Investing in Japan
Latest UpdatesLeading Taiwanese storage server manufacturer AIC launches branch office in Tokyo
Nov 01, 2018
AIC Inc. is a Taiwanese company engaged in manufacturing and sales of server hardware (products used to build servers), storage hardware (products that store data) and peripheral equipment such as enclosures and racks. The company conducts OEM/ODM manufacturing as well. It has expanded its business since its establishment in 1996, with bases in the United States, Russia, the Netherlands and China, among other countries. AIC Inc. has 500 employees worldwide. It is also listed on the Taipei Exchange (TPEx) in Taiwan.
In addition to in-house R&D and manufacturing bases, the company has established a comprehensive functional system that can handle the entire development process from product design to manufacturing, allowing it to provide OEM/ODM services and supply custom products.
In Japan, AIC started business with Japanese companies through distributors in 2003, and has expanded sales. It established a branch in Tokyo in April 2017 to strengthen support for distributors and expand sales channels in the country.
For the establishment of its Japanese base, the JETRO Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided temporary office space; consultation (on registration, visa and tax matters); and introduced service providers (administrative scrivener and tax accountant).