14 Nov RIGOL’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
RIGOL, China’s leading enterprise for the Electronic Testing and Measuring Industry, has celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 19, 2018. Mr. Yue Wang, the founder and president of RIGOL, Dr. Wu Hanming, the senior expert in China’s integrated circuit industry, the overseas and domestic employees of RIGOL, and 200 guests were delighted to participate in the grand event in the Puyuan College of RIGOL.
The event, which was full of nostalgia and celebration, received greetings and wishes from hundreds of customers and partners from different countries around the world, including Europe, the United States, Japan, Russia and others. After a speech of Wu Xinming, the secretary of the Huqiu District, the three founders of RIGOL opened the ceremony for the 20th anniversary. They all outlined, that in the digital age of the testing and measuring industry, the Internet, Industry 4.0, High-end Chip Research and Development, Data Center Interconnection, 5G Wireless Communications, and the Internet of things technology (IoT) will bring great potential to the testing and measuring industry.
RIGOL, founded in 1998, is not only an industry’s leading high-tech enterprise engaged in research and development, production and sales of measuring instruments. It is also the only Chinese company with its own R&D capability in the testing and measuring industry. After 20 years, RIGOL has become the market leader in China’s testing and measuring industry, catching up with the international industry giants.
RIGOL spends an average of 15% of its revenue on R&D each year and has its own core intellectual property technology. Up to now, RIGOL has applied for 545 patents, of which 462 are invention patents and 382 patents have been obtained. RIGOL has won “The Top 100 of R&D” which was issued by the American Journal of Science and Technology Magazine. In the wave of instrument digitization, RIGOL has obtained the technical breakthrough many times, has brought the brand-new application experience to the customer, and introduced a series of digital instrument products. For example, China’s first Desktop Digital Oscilloscope (DS5000 series), the first 1GHz bandwidth, 5GSa/s High-Performance Digital Oscilloscope (DS6000 Series), and China’s first High-end Oscilloscope Chipset (Phoenix Block).
RIGOL’s president, Mr. Yue Wang, gave a keynote speech looking back at the past 20 years of entrepreneurship, from the original partnership of three founders to today’s 400 employees, and 25 series products. During the period from 1998 to 2005, RIGOL seized the historic opportunity of converting the oscilloscope from analog to digital. From 2006 to 2013 the company introduced a large number of excellent talents and invested R&D funds to expand its product line. In 2014 RIGOL moved its headquarters and manufacturing base to Suzhou, and the Phoenix Oscilloscope ChipSet with its own core technology was finally launched in 2017. At the beginning of 2018, the digital oscilloscope with this core and UltraVisionII technology platform was put on sale all over the world. As of September 30, 2018, the sales of RIGOL in the world has exceeded 930,000 units. In his speech, President Yue Wang was also looking forward passionately to the future, pointing out that the future of RIGOL would focus on three main directions: The first is to focus on customers, the second is technical breakthrough, and the third is the development of talents.
RIGOL’s globalization strategy has set up subsidiaries in Portland in the US, Munich in Germany, Tokyo in Japan and Hong Kong in China. It has more than 100 authorized dealers and service providers, the products are exported to more than 80 countries and regions, and at present, the company has about 400 employees, including about 100 in R&D.