Timeline

 
2010
  • RoboQ’s evolution - RQ-901R series installed with self-correct speed control system
  • RoboQ launched in Japanese restaurant chain (Genki Sushi - HK)
  • RoboQ launched in hotel buffet restaurant (Sino Group of Hotels - HK)
  • Ajisen(China) Holdings Limited(HKEX stock code:0538) invested in TBS and became shareholder
  • Set up Joint-Venture Company, iGrill[China]Limited, with Ajisen (China) Holdings Limited(HKEX stock code:0538) aiming at developing TBS branded concept store chains in China
  • RoboQ trial launch in convenience store chain (Ministop – Manila, the Philippines)
  • RoboQ launched in Japanese buffet restaurant (Oishi Group – Bangkok, Thailand)
  • RoboQ launched in hypermarket (Big C Supercenter – Bangkok, Thailand)
 
2009
  • RoboQ’s evolution – launched RQ-901R series with detachable power control unit, multi-access heating control selector and compact hood design with integrated glass fixture
  • Country distributor set up at UK – JM Posner Ltd.
  • Country distributor set up at the Philippines – UC Industries Inc.
  • RoboQ & TBS food skewers launched in cinema chain kiosk (Golden Harvest - HK)
  • RoboQ & TBS food skewers launched in theme park (Hong Kong Disneyland)
  • RoboQ launched in hotel buffet restaurant (Regal Hong Kong Hotel - HK)
  • RoboQ launched in Recreation Club (Hong Kong Cricket Club)
  • RoboQ & TBS food skewers launched in casual dining restaurant chain (Pizza Hut – HK)
  • RoboQ & TBS food skewers launched in fast food restaurant chain (Can.teen, Maxim Group – Hong Kong)
  • RoboQ launched in Taiwanese beverage kiosk chain (Tea Plus – Hong Kong)
  • RoboQ launched in food store chain (Sister’s Kitchen – Beijing, China)
  • RoboQ launched in supermarket (Lotus Supermarket – Shanghai, China)
 
2008
  • RoboQ’s evolution – launched RQ-901M series, size reduced and with power stabilizer and intelligent programming heating control system
  • RoboQ & TBS food skewers trial launch in convenience store (A total of 50 FamilyMart stores- Taiwan)
  • TBS store chain opened in Guangzhou, China
 
2007
  • RoboQ's evolution – RQ-901 series installed with built-in variable transformer
  • Regional distributor set up at Middle East & Egypt – Scorpio international LLC
 
2006
  • RoboQ’s evolution – launched built-in filtration system, multi-level power system and multi-speed configuration compact counter-top customer self-serve model, RQ-901 series
  • RoboQ & TBS food skewers launched in convenience store (7-Eleven, Circle K - HK)
 
2005
  • RoboQ’s evolution – launched single phase energy saving and infra-red heating, vertical display counter top model, RQ-801 series
  • RoboQ & CTBS food skewers launched in cinema chain kiosk (Broadway - HK)
 
2004
  • RoboQ's evolution - launched counter top, dual single phase model, RQ-701
  • RoboQ’s evolution – launched high productivity double-deck model with auto-feeder, RQ-721
  • RoboQ & CTBS food skewers launched in corporate canteens in a joint promotion with Asia Pacific Catering (subsidiary of Café de Coral)
  • TBS store chain opened in Shenzhen, China
  • TBS booth opened in food court (Lot One - Singapore)
  • CTBS joined The 39th Hong Kong Product Expo, Hong Kong
 
2003
  • RoboQ’s evolution – launched 30 degree angle slope display delivery system and built-in ventilation hood model, RQ-601
  • TBS counter opened in department store (Citistore - HK)
  • TBS counter opened in shopping arcade (Daiei Shopping Center - Tokyo, Japan)
  • Set up Joint-Venture Company, Chia Tai Barbecue Specialist Company Limited (CTBS) with Chia Tai Enterprises International Limited ( HKEX stock code: 0121) of Chia Tai Group.  CTBS aims at business development of RoboQ distribution, skewers food supply and branded concept store franchising in Thailand and Greater China Region
  • CTBS joined The 38th Hong Kong Product Expo, Hong Kong
 
2002
  • TBS counter opened in supermarket (Wellcome, ParkNShop - HK)
  • TBS counter opened in department store (Jusco, Shenzhen - China)
  • TBS counter opened in hypermarket (Sam’s Club, Wal-mart - China, R’mart – Jiujiang, Superbrand Mall - Shanghai, China)
  • TBS joined The 37th Hong Kong Product Expo, Hong Kong
  • TBS booth at Universal Carnival 2002 – 03, Hong Kong
  • TBS booth at Wong Tai Sin Dragon Village Fun Fair, Hong Kong
 
2001
  • 1st generation of RoboQ - 3 phase model RQ-401 with horizontal display delivery system launched in market 
  • The Barbecue Specialist (TBS)’s first barbecue fast food take away store opened in Mongkok – HK
  • TBS counter opened in department store food court (Jusco, CRC - HK)
  • TBS joined The 36th Hong Kong Product Expo, Hong Kong
  • TBS booth at Spring Carnival 2001 – 02, Hong Kong