SMT, PCB Electronics Industry News

ADLINK Celebrates 20 Years of Technology & Business Milestones

Sep 08, 2015

Company has outpaced growth of competition, as well as investment in R&D, and evolved its business strategy to focus on global reach with local expertise.

ADLINK Technology, Inc., a leading global provider of intelligent systems and embedded building blocks for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. The company opened its doors in August, 1995, in Taipei with the goal of advancing technologies in the fields of test and measurement (T&M), applied computing and automation.

Since then, ADLINK has expanded its offices to eleven locations worldwide, employs more than 1600 people, and has established a local development center in each major region that it serves, including EMEA, the Americas, China, and Asia-Pacific. Moreover, ADLINK has seen an average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% over the last decade, far surpassing that of its larger, more established competitors.

The company’s focus has broadened from developing hardware building blocks to creating application-ready intelligent platforms (ARIPs) and system-level solutions across embedded form factors and vertical markets. ADLINK has actively participated in the advancement of industry standards to help shape specifications inline with what has been voiced by its customers, including chairing or otherwise serving on committees for PICMG (incl. AdvancedTCA® and COM Express®), PC/104 Consortium, PXISA (PXI Systems Alliance), AXIe Consortium, SGeT (Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies), and ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) for Mobile Edge Computing.

Over the past 20 years, ADLINK has evolved from a T&M instrument supplier to offering robust, reliable solutions in industrial automation, healthcare, defense, transportation, communications, and infotainment, in addition to growing its market share in T&M. Recently, ADLINK entered into an agreement with Agilent Technologies to increase collaboration and investment, which has been integral in ADLINK’s creation of five new technology labs for in-house product validation and verification. In addition, ADLINK has risen in the Intel® IoT Solutions Alliance to become a Premier member, of which there are only five companies at this peak level.

Twenty years is a significant milestone for any company, and, as the second largest industrial PC vendor in Asia, ADLINK is focused on expanding our partner ecosystem which we will build forward together with for years to come,” said Jim Liu, founder and CEO of ADLINK. “Our emphasis on being a global company with localized support and design services has allowed us to better serve our customers, whose application requirements become more and more complex each year. Now we are developing application-ready offerings that enable our customers to focus on their core competency, which is developing customized applications that meet their business goals.

With the ushering in of the IoT age and Industry 4.0, ADLINK will continue to use its experience and knowledge to develop offerings that meet the latest trends towards mobility, automation, and intelligence in end-point devices. The company expresses its sincere gratitude to its shareholders, customers, partners and employees who have supported the company in its past achievements, and ADLINK is looking forward to many more years of success with these key stakeholders.

For more information on ADLINK’s large and diverse product offerings, please visit

ADLINK Technology is enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) with innovative embedded computing solutions for edge devices, intelligent gateways and cloud services. ADLINK’s products are application-ready for industrial automation, communications, medical, defense, transportation, and infotainment industries. Our product range includes motherboards, blades, chassis, modules, and systems based on industry standard form factors, as well as an extensive line of test & measurement products and smart touch computers, displays and handhelds that support the global transition to always connected systems. Many products are Extreme Rugged™, supporting extended temperature ranges, shock and vibration.

ADLINK is a Premier Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance and is active in several standards organizations, including PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group (PICMG), PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA), and Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies (SGeT).

ADLINK is a global company with headquarters in Taiwan and manufacturing in Taiwan and China; R&D and integration in Taiwan, China, the US, and Germany; and an extensive network of worldwide sales and support offices. ADLINK is ISO-9001, ISO-14001, ISO-13485 and TL9000 certified and is publicly traded on the TAIEX Taiwan Stock Exchange (stock code: 6166).

May 22, 2017 -

ADLINK Open Compute Project Specification Approved for Carrier Grade CG-OpenRack-19

Apr 10, 2017 -

ADLINK Launches cPCI-6630 6U CompactPCI® Processor Blade with 6th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor

Mar 09, 2017 -

ADLINK Introduces Ready-to-Go Smart Camera with MVTec MERLIC

Mar 01, 2017 -

ADLINK Technology Highlights COM, Cloud and Computing Technology for the Industrial Internet of Things at Embedded World 2017

Feb 01, 2017 -

An Invitation to ICE Totally gaming Exhibition 2017 in London, Booth N1-224

Feb 01, 2017 -

ADLINK Introduces High Performance Machine Vision Products Featuring New Value Series Smart Camera

Jan 20, 2017 -

Rugged VPX Processor Blade Offers Server-Grade Performance to Boost Computing Power, GPGPU Acceleration and Workload Throughput

Oct 27, 2016 -

Preview for SPS IPC Drives 2016, Nuremberg, November 22nd-24th, Hall 8, Booth 8-518

Oct 26, 2016 -

ADLINK Launches PCIe-GIE72/74 GigE Vision PoE+ Frame Grabbers

Sep 29, 2016 -

ADLINK Launches cPCI-6940 6U CompactPCI® Processor Blade with Intel® Xeon® Processor D-1500 and AMD Radeon™ E8860 Embedded GPU

86 more news from ADLINK Technology, Inc. »

Jul 19, 2017 -

Digicom Electronics Receives AS9100:2016 (RevD) Aerospace and ISO 9001:2015 Certifications

Jul 19, 2017 -

Conecsus Presents SMT Metals Waste Recycling Solutions at SMTAI 2017

Jul 19, 2017 -

New Metcal HTD Tips & Hand-piece Increase Throughput and Save Money

Jul 19, 2017 -

Altus Supports Bespoke Desktop Robots for Automated Soldering, from ATN Germany

Jul 19, 2017 -

STI Acquires Fischerscope X-ray XDAL 237

Jul 19, 2017 -

COT Reduces Prices on SMT Nozzles & Consumables

Jul 19, 2017 -

Cogiscan Partners with iBASEt for Automated Electronics Assembly

Jul 19, 2017 -

International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference (IWLPC) Program Announced and Registration Now Open

Jul 19, 2017 -

Logic PD Appoints Eric Wilkowske as Vice President of Products, Design & Engineering

Jul 18, 2017 -

ASSEMBLY-TECH LLC to Represent PDR Americas

See electronics manufacturing industry news »

ADLINK Celebrates 20 Years of Technology & Business Milestones news release has been viewed 438 times

Panasonic OEM Solutions