Company Overview

Since 1989, Getac (TWSE: 3005) has been providing rugged computing solutions for demanding professionals in extreme environments. Getac was established as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defence electronic products. Getac is one of the key subsidiaries of the MiTAC-Synnex Group, the third largest computing group in Taiwan, with US$34.07 billion in revenues (2017). Our products have passed the most stringent international rugged testing standards for rough handling and outdoor mobility.

As one of the leading rugged computer providers, Getac offers the most extensive rugged computing product lines including laptops, tablets and handheld computers. Getac serves a wide range of vertical markets including military & defence, law enforcement, public safety, emergency services, utility, field services, oil and gas, telecommunications, transportation and industrial manufacturing.

Getac has made several technological breakthroughs that improve the performance and safety of using computers in dangerous environments including:

  • Lumibond®2.0 - Industry's first resistive multi-touch display for use with gloves
  • Advanced antenna technology for better connectivity
  • Advanced power saving technology for full-shift performance
  • QuadraClear® sunlight readable display technology
  • Industry-best 3 & 5 year fully rugged warranty including accidental damage



is one of the key subsidiaries of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group, the third largest computing group in Taiwan with US$26.4 billion dollars revenue in 2013.

Company History

  • 1985
    MiTAC forms Defence Electronics Division.
  • 1989
    GE Aerospace and MiTAC established Getac brand in Taiwan as a 50/50 joint venture.
  • 1991
    T-series debut as the first rugged portable luggage computer with four full size expansion slots.
  • 1992
    N-series launches as first rugged military notebook computer with military connectors and GPS.
  • 1993
    Introduced I-series rugged notebook for heavy industrial application.
  • 1994
    L-series launches as Getac's first light weight rugged portable notebook.
  • 1995
    Began manufacturing first A-series rugged notebook featuring magnesium-alloy chassis.
  • 1995
    Certified as an ISO 9001 company.
  • 1995
    Getac, Inc. established in California for North American sales and service.
  • 1996
    CA-series rugged tablet PC launches.
  • 1997
    Certified as an ISO 14001 company.
  • 2001
    Compact W-series rugged notebook launches with 10" LCD display and weighted five pounds.
  • 2002
    Began manufacturing law enforcement rugged computer for key internationally recognized brand.
  • 2002
    IPO on Taiwan Stock Exchange, under ticker number 3005.
  • 2003
    Certified as an OHSAS 18001 company.
  • 2004
    Launch M220, Getac first 14"/15" large screen size rugged notebook.
  • 2006
    Instituted green product production initiative at all manufacturing plants.
  • 2007
    P470 launches as Getac's first semi-rugged notebook.
  • 2007
    Merged MiTAC Precision Technology into MiTAC Technology Corporation to expand component module business.
  • 2008
    B300 launches with the word's first 1200 NITs sunlight readable display in a rugged notebook computer.
  • 2008
    E100 launches as industry's lightest 8.4 inch fully rugged tablet weighing just 1.4kg.
  • 2008
    PS535E fully rugged GPS PDA are launched.
  • 2008
    B300 rugged notebook obtains salt fog certification. [MIL-STD-810F part 509.4]
  • 2009
    2nd Generation PS535F fully rugged GPS PDA is launched with altimeter and E-compass.
  • 2009
    Announced agreement with HP in US to supply and service rugged computers through HP's 3rd Party Solution group.
  • 2009
    Established Getac UK to expand rugged sales in England and Scandinavian countries.
  • 2009
    Acquired the stake of Waffer Technology Corp., the world's third largest Mg-Al mechanical parts manufacturer.
  • 2010
    Added V200 12.1" convertible to fully rugged lineup.
  • 2011
    Launched S400 semi-rugged notebook--the most durable semi-rugged available.
  • 2011
    X500 ultra-rugged notebook launches with a large 15.6" high-definition display, expansion chassis and powerful processor.
  • 2012
    Getac X500 Fully Rugged notebook won Taiwan Excellence Awards - Gold Award.
  • 2012
    The PS336 handheld device debuts with Getac's pioneering Flexiconn™ technology for expanded device capability.
  • 2012
    Getac takes service to the next level by forming a partnership with FedEx TechConnect to provide repair service for Getac products.
  • 2012
    Getac secures their hold in the smaller form factor space with the launch of the Z710 Android-based tablet.
  • 2013
    Getac launches the most technological advanced fully rugged tablet with android 4.1
  • 2013
    Getac Introduces X500 Fully Rugged Mobile Server.
  • 2013
    Getac Announced significant upgrades to one of its flagship products – the B300 fully rugged notebook.
  • 2013
    Thinnest and lightest ever made - Getac V110 fully rugged convertible and F110 fully rugged tablet launch
  • 2014
    Getac T800 8.1" fully rugged tablet designed for the mobile worker
  • 2015
    Getac RX10 10.1" Fully Rugged Tablet launched.
  • 2015
    Getac RX10H 10.1" Mobile Healthcare Assistant launched.
  • 2017
    Launched Bumper-to-Bumper, industry's best 3 & 5 Year fully rugged warranty.
  • 2017
    Getac launch MX50 5.7" tablet for dismounted soldiers.
  • 2017
    Getac launch ZX70 7" fully rugged Android tablet.
  • 2017
    Getac launch A140 14" fully rugged Windows tablet.

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Fast Facts

Company Getac Technology Corporation
Established 1989
Publicly Listed 2002
Stock Symbol TWSE: 3005
2017 Revenue
$729 Million USD
Capital $177 Million USD
Chairman James Hwang