In 1985 FTC was permitted by the government to become a public listed company
due to its outstanding performance. The transfer enabled ordinary citizens to
become stockholders of the company conveniently.
Rapid growth in previous years saw revenue in 1989 stand near than 400 million U.S. dollars and in 1991 it was higher than 500 million U.S. dollars. By making an investment in Asia Pacific Investment Co., Nan Ya Technology Corporation., Formosa Petrochemical Corp., FTC enters the new fields of petrochemical, plastic, electronic, semi-conductor and real-estate in recent years. The company now has become a hi-tech, diversified and international enterprise. It is anticipated that by the year 2000 revenue will surpass one billion U.S. dollars.