History

  • 1973 Salcomp is established in Salo, Finland

  • 1973 Salcomp's plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland is founded

  • 1975 Salcomp's Kemijärvi plant is founded

  • 1982 Manufacturing of power supplies begins

  • 1983 Acquired by Nokia
     

  • 1988 The world's first switch mode quick charger for mobile phones

  • 1995 A strategic decision to focus on mobile phone chargers

  • 1998
    Contract manufacturing begins in China
     

  • 1999 Spin-off from Nokia and expansion of customer base to all major mobile phone manufacturers

  • 2001 New local office set-up in Sao Paulo, Brazil
     
     

  • 2002 A production plant in China

  • 2004 Manufacturing in Finland ends

  • 2005 A production plant in Brazil

  • 2006 Salcomp shares listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki

  • 2007 A production plant in India

  • 2008 Extended R&D center at the China plant

  • 2009 New local office set up in Taipei, Taiwan

  • 2009 A strategic decision to expand offering to all external adapters and chargers

  • 2011 Salcomp's shares delisted from the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki

  • 2012 New local offices set up in Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, USA and Seoul, Korea

  • 2012 A strategic decision to expand offering to wireless charging and LED drivers​

  • 2013 New local office set up in Tokyo, Japan
     
     

  • 2013 A strategic desicion to expand offering to power banks and battery packs

  • 2014 AP6 acquires 45 percent of the shares in Salcomp​