TCL Corporation - a Chinese company. Full name - TCL Corporation. The company is one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers. The name translates as TCL The Creative Life "creative life."
The company was founded in 1981 under the name of TKK as a manufacturer of tapes, make a copy of TDK tapes. In 1985, TDK being pursued for violation of intellectual property protection, the company changed its name to the TCL, taking the first letters of the Telephone Communication Limited.
Founded in 1981, TCL is one of China's largest corporations with a global presence in the consumer electronics market.
In 2010, TCL became the 25th largest consumer electronics manufacturer in the world. In 2013 it was named the third-largest producer of televisions worldwide.
Currently, TCL Corporation includes four companies: TCL Multimedia Holdings (Media Holding TCL), TCL Communication Holdings (communications holding company TCL), China Star Optoelectronics Technology (China Star Optoelectronics Technology) and TCL Home Appliances Group (TCL home appliances Group) .
More than 75 000 people work in the TCL, opened more than 40 sales offices around the world. TCL Corporation has 23 R & D-centers - China, USA, France, Singapore and owns 20 manufacturing bases around the world.
TCL is divided into five main business units:
· Multimedia: TV
· Communications: mobile phones and devices MIFI
· Household appliances: air conditioners and washing machines
· Consumer Electronics: ODM products, DVD, etc.
· China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT): display panels for TV
In addition, TCL has four third-party business areas:
· Real estate and investments
· Logistics and Services
· Online Education
TCL is a manufacturer of: TVs, DVD-players, air conditioners, mobile phones, personal computers, home appliances, electric lighting, and digital media.
TCL sells its products in Africa, Asia, Australasia, North America, South America and Russia (TV, air conditioners).