Our Mission

At Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI), we're dedicated to transforming communication through the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced optical devices, packaged optical components, laser transmitters, fiber optic transceivers, and HFC networking. We strive to connect the world faster and clearer, empowering businesses globally. 


Our Vision

Our vision is to push the boundaries of innovation, performance, and quality for advanced optical products.


Our History

Since our founding in Houston, Texas in 1997, we have been at the forefront of optical and laser technology, providing cutting-edge solutions to clients across various industries.

  • AOI Founded in University of Houston 1997
  • Opening of Sugar Land, TX Headquarters 2000
  • Acquired Global Technologies in Ningbo, CN 2006
  • Acquired OE Assets from Space Shuttle High Tech in Taiwan 2007
  • AOI Launches IPO on NASDAQ: AAOI 2013
  • Headquarters Expansion 2016
  • Shipping HFC products at Quantum Bandwidth 2023

Our Values

At AOI, we're committed to innovation, quality, and integrity. We aim to deliver superior solutions while fostering a culture of transparency and respect. Our TL9000:2016 & ISO9001:2015 certifications speak to our dedication to maintaining the highest standards. 

Why Choose AOI

Our unparalleled expertise in fiber optics, laser technology, and network solutions sets us apart. We offer superior performance and excellent reliability, backed by exceptional service and support. Our vertically integrated manufacturing model ensures fast lead times and competitive cost.