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|Public company TPE: 8033|
|Industry||Technology Consumer electronics|
|Headquarters||Xitun, Taichung, Taiwan|
|Products||Radio control models |
Unmanned autonomous vehiclesDental handpiece
|Revenue||US$28 million (2017)|
Thunder Tiger Corporation (Chinese :雷虎科技股份有限公司; pinyin :Léi Hǔ Kējì Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a Taiwan manufacturer of radio controlled models including airplanes, helicopters, cars, boats, accessories and engines. Thunder Tiger is the maker of MT4-G3, Raptor e720, Ghost+ drone, award-winning R/C submarine - Neptune SB-1, and SeaWolf.
Thunder Tiger Group was founded in Taichung in 1979. In 1997 it was involved in a takeover of ACE R/C corporation in America. Its 1/8 EB4 car was honored as an Offroad Champion of Europe in 1999. It established a marketing center in Germany for Europe in 2004 and was involved in a takeover of Associated in America in 2005.
In 2012, ThunderTiger set up a new company TTBIO CORP in order to provide the Dental Instruments, accessories, machining parts, and components to customers.
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