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ASUSTek Computer Inc. (/ˈss/,[3] /ˈss/,[4] /ɑːˈ-/,[5] /əˈ-/;[6] Chinese: 華碩電腦股份有限公司; pinyin: Huáshuò Diànnǎo Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī; stylised as ASUSTeK or ASUS) is a Taiwanese[7] multinational computer, phone hardware and electronics manufacturer headquartered in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan. Its products include desktop computers, laptops, netbooks, mobile phones, networking equipment, monitors, wi-fi routers, projectors, motherboards, graphics cards, optical storage, multimedia products, peripherals, wearables, servers, workstations and tablet PCs. The company is also an original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

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ASUSTek Computer Inc.
Native name
Huáshuò Diànnǎo Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī
TWSE: 2357
IndustryComputer hardware
Networking hardware
Founded2 April 1989; 34 years ago (1989-04-02)
FoundersTed Hsu, M.T. Liao, Wayne Tsiah, T.H. Tung, Luca D.M.
HeadquartersBeitou District, Taipei,
Area served
Key people
  • Jonney Shih (Chairman & Chief Branding Officer)
  • Jonathan Tsang (Vice Chairman)
RevenueIncrease NT$412.8 billion (2020)[1]
Increase NT$24.9 billion (2020)[1]
Increase NT$28.4 billion (2020)[1]
Total assetsIncrease NT$396 billion (2020)[1]
Total equityIncrease NT$214 billion (2020)[1]
Number of employees
15,400 (2021)[2]
Quick facts: Asus, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Ch...
Traditional Chinese華碩電腦股份有限公司
Simplified Chinese华硕电脑股份有限公司
Literal meaningASUS Computer Stock-share Limited Company
Traditional Chinese華碩
Simplified Chinese华硕
Literal meaning"Chinese-Eminent"
Eminence of/by the Chinese people
(華人之碩; 华人之硕)

Asus is the world's 5th-largest PC vendor by unit sales as of January 2022.[8] Asus appears in BusinessWeek's "InfoTech 100" and "Asia's Top 10 IT Companies" rankings, and it ranked first in the IT Hardware category of the 2008 Taiwan Top 10 Global Brands survey with a total brand value of $1.3 billion.[9]

Asus has a primary listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the ticker code 2357 and formerly had a secondary listing on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker code ASKD.