Transcend Information was founded in 1988 by Peter Shu and has its headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan. Its extensive product portfolio has grown to include over 2,000 memory modules of every type, flash memory cards, USB pen drives, portable hard drive disks, multimedia products, graphics cards and accessories. Transcend products are available for proprietary equipment, as well as for mass marketed PCs. Transcend is a global company with offices throughout the world. Its offices were opened in the United States (1990), Germany (1992), The Netherlands (1996), Japan (1997), Hong Kong (2000) and China (2000). Transcend is a strategically integrated high-tech company that designs, develops and manufactures its branded products.