Milestones

Cool Timeline

2020

Romania factory inaugurated; Groundbreaking of new R&D-Manufacturing complex

2019

Awarded Certificate Of Integration Of Informatization And Industrialization (GB/T 23001-2017) And Certificate Of Intellectual Property Management (GB/T 29490-2013)

2018

Awarded “Excellent Manufacturing Enterprise – 40th Anniversary of Reform” and “CQC A-Class Enterprise”

2017

Established dedicated R&D center; Awarded “Guangdong excellent brand demonstration enterprise”

2015

Awarded “National High-Tech Enterprise” and “Guangdong Province Low Voltage Electrical Apparatus Engineering Research Center” status

2013

Awarded “Top 500 Manufacturing Companies in Guangdong”

2011

Automation and LEAN manufacturing reform

2006

Acquired BJ Automotive GmbH

2005

First UL 61058 Client Test Data Program (CTDP) laboratory in Asia Pacific; ISO 14001 certified

2000

Acquired Kautt & Bux Brand; TS 16949 certified

1996

ISO 9001 certified

1984

Established first Mainland China manufacturing base

1978

Defond traces its origins to 1978