Our company

Who are we
The origins of FOIF (Suzhou FOIF Co., Ltd.) date back nearly 50 years, with the founding of Suzhou First Optical Instrument Factory in 1958. With more than 500 employees, FOIF integrated of R&D, manufacturing, sales, logistics and after-sales services of surveying instruments. FOIF now is the leading manufacturer in China. We will focus attention on the needs of construction industries and surveying markets.

FOIF is high-tech enterprise awarded a Grade AAA certificate from the Chinese government in the Jiangsu province for honoring contracts and keeping promises. FOIF’s quality management system attained ISO9001:1994 Certification of DNV (Det Norske Veritas) in 1996, and attained ISO9001:2000 Certification in 2002.


What We Do


FOIF’s main products are surveying instruments, construction instruments, laser instruments and tools. In recent years, FOIF have been establishing 8 series and approximately 100 models products, including GNSS receiver, total station, electronic theodolite, optical theodolite, automatic level, laser plummet, laser level and architecture installing instruments, etc. FOIF’s products are recognized domestically and internationally in the surveying, engineering and construction markets, and are currently sold all over the world. Today the company is seeking exclusive distributors for long-term cooperative business relationships in some areas.




China first EDM 5B in 1966

China first 1” grade optical theodolite J2 in 1968

China first level DS3 in 1968

China first laser theodolite J2-JD in 1975

China first rotating laser JP1 in 1986

Producing Wild T2 from 1986

Producing EDM DCH1 in 1987

Assembled Sokkia DT2 theodolite and REDmini in 1992

Assembled Leica DI1600 in 1996

China first total station DQZ2 in 1996

China first reflectorless OTS total station in 2002

China first computer total station RTS700 in 2005


Mission Statement


We focus attention on the needs of our markets and create value for our customers. We will innovate and contribute to a better tomorrow.