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AOC International
Trade name
Founded 1934; 88 years ago (1934) (as Admiral Overseas Corporation)
Founder Ross Siragusa
Headquarters Taipei, Taiwan
Area served
Products Monitors, TVs, displays
Number of employees
569 (as of 2019)
Parent TPV Technology
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AOC International is a Taiwanese electronics company. It is based in Taipei and manufactures displays like computer monitors and televisions. It is a subsidiary from TPV Technology.


  • 1934 – Continental Radio and Television Corporation founded in Chicago, Illinois by Ross Siragusa. Name would later be changed to Admiral Corporation.
  • 1947 – Admiral company and brand established in the United States; it is one of the first companies to produce color television sets.
  • 1951 – Admiral sells over 5 million television sets.
  • 1967 – Admiral Overseas Corporation (AOC) established in Taiwan; first manufacturer of color television sets for export.
  • 1978 – Admiral Overseas Corporation renamed to AOC International.
  • 1979 – AOC starts direct marketing under its own brand name.
  • 1982 – AOC brand registered worldwide.
  • 1988 to 1997 – AOC establishes sales offices in the United States, China, Europe, and Brazil; main focus is computer monitors.
  • 1999 to 2001 – AOC enters the display market in New Zealand and Australia.
  • 2005 – AOC launched in India.
  • 2006 – AOC launched in Mexico.
  • 2007 to 2009 – AOC sells in more than 40 countries worldwide; products include CRT and LCD monitors, LCD TVs, and All-In-One PCs.
  • 2016 - AOC launches AOC AGON premium line of gaming monitors.
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