Our Milestones

We have been on the journey towards motherboard and embedded computers manufacturing for more than 40 years.
The achievements and awards are always the incentives for us to pursue excellence.

1981

Established headquarter in Taipei, Taiwan

DFI was founded in 1981 in Taipei. The main business was electronic components trading.

Initially, the startup capital was only $1 million NTD, but in the first year of foundation, DFI had achieved a revenue goal of NTD 30 million. After that, DFI constantly raised more capital in the following years and expanded business into computer manufacturing industry.

1983

Manufactured keyboard, mouse, graphic card, multifunction card and driver card

1987

Established branch office in USA.

Successfully developed in the American market, meanwhile focused on the United Kingdom and Germany as a prelude to European market.

1988

Set up factory in Xizhi, Taiwan

Established a 1300-square-feet of manufacturing center.

1990

Set up system assembly line

Became the first Taiwan company to establish system assembly line in the U.S.

Signed a patent license agreement, and started technical cooperation with Intel.

1991

Refurbished and expanded Xizhi factory

The 1st expansion of Xizhi factory, total area was upgraded to 1900 square feet.

1993

Refurbished and expanded Xizhi factory

The 2nd expansion of Xizhi factory, with a total area 2300 square feet.

1994

Dramatically increased at turnover. Annual sales grew by 25%, NTD 2.1 billion.

The First PC Company Certified ISO9001

1996

Officially entering motherboard industry.

Successfully developed 586 dual CPU motherboard.

Joining and collaborating with Philips Asia Pacific Marketing system

1997

Set up factory in Dongguan city, China

Established sales office in Europe

Expanded Xizhi factory

The 3rd expansion of Xizhi factory, total area was 2800 square feet.

1997

The production of OEM services increased

Monthly production of Philips and Synnex reached 10,000 units.

1996-1998

Awarded Top 10 Motherboard Manufacturer in CRN Magazine (1996~1998)

2000

Established Diamond Flower H.T. Group (BVI) Inc in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Released Industrial Motherboards

Launched the initial public offering (IPO) in TWSE

2002

Established branch office in Tokyo, Japan

2003

Awarded Chief Editor Choice Award in PC Magazine

Awarded Best Creativity Award in Tom’s Hardware Guide

2005

Industrial computer became a major business of DFI

2006

GE became one of the majority shareholders of DFI

2012

Stopped consumer product line and only developed embedded products

2014

Awarded Computex d&i Award, Red Star Design Award, and Golden Pin Design Award

Established branch office in Shenzhen, China

2015

Certified Microsoft Azure IoT Platform

2017

Joined Qisda Group

2019

Acquired AEWIN and Ace Pillar

Took a big step toward information security, networking, mechatronics, and drivetrain, offering a comprehensive range of solutions.

   
2021

Acquired Brainstorm Corporation

To build up the channel strategy and integrate the corporate resources, DFI leveraged the network of Brainstorm Corporation, one of the influential e-commerce company in the US, in 2021.

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