Foxit - History

History

Foxit was founded in Fuzhou, China in 2001, and established its subsidiary in California, United States in the same year. The company has quickly expanded internationally with offices in the U.S., Taiwan, Japan, and Korea. In 2004, Foxit released its flagship product, Foxit Reader along with its bestselling desktop product, Foxit PDF Editor. In 2009, Foxit Software Company was incorporated as Foxit Corporation.

Foxit was awarded the Minority Global Technology Firm of the Year in August 2011 by the Minority Business Development Association (MBDA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The award recognizes firms for establishing best practices and for their exemplary accomplishments in advancing minority business enterprises.

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