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|Headquarters||Neihu District, New Taipei City|
Number of employees
|500 (June 2010)|
Thermaltake Technology Co., Ltd (Chinese: 曜越科技; pinyin: Yàoyuè Kējì) is a manufacturer of PC cases designs, power supplies and cooling solutions. Its main headquarters is located in Taipei, Taiwan. It has multiple manufacturing facilities in Mainland China, including a major plant at Dongguan.
Most of Thermaltake's production, consisting of aftermarket personal computer parts, is bought by customers with enough expertise to build their own PC systems.
Division of Thermaltake brands
- Thermaltake (1999) - PC DIY, Cooler, Fans, PSU
- LUXA2 (2009) - Power, Audio, Holder Solutions
- Tt eSPORTS (2010) - a new brand for gaming mice, keyboards, and headsets.
Thermaltake was founded in Taiwan in 1999. Its American headquarters was established at the same time with offices in Southern California. In 2000, Thermaltake manufactured the world's first turbine cooler 'Golden Orb' for Intel Pentium processors. The company expanded rapidly by establishing business relationships with more than 30 agents in Europe, and eventually built a production plant in Guangdon, China. By 2002, Thermaltake's headquarters in Taipei had successfully obtained ISO-9001. Thermaltake was keen to develop new products, and after years of research, it launched the world’s first liquid cooler for CPUs in 2004. Thermaltake completed its overseas branch investment and group restructuring in June 2006. Thermaltake was floated on the Taiwan Stock Exchange via an IPO the following year. Thermaltake's most famous product is generally considered the Level 10 chassis for which Thermaltake commissioned BMW Designworks to create fairly unique compartmentalized design.
In 2009, Thermaltake launched a new consumer/lifestyle brand called LUXA2. The full range includes HTPC products (Home Theatre Personal Computers) and Apple accessories among others.
Thermaltake has sponsored professional gamers for many years and, in 2010, it used that experience to launch a new brand called Tt eSports which targets the needs of hardcore enthusiasts. The product line-up includes keyboards, mice and headsets with more products planned.
In June 2015, Thermaltake was accused by CaseLabs of having copied the design of their Mercury line of cases on CaseLabs's facebook page. Thermaltake issued a statement denying the accusations.