1978

1978

Mr. Vorapant founded Windglider,Thailand

The company was founded on the 6th March 1978 under the name Windglider Thailand by Mr. Vorapant Chotikapanich, the company's current chairman and majority shareholder.

1985

1985

Established “Cobra International”

The company changed the name to Cobra International to be inline with the product brand name of "COBRA" being offered to the market

1987

1987

Offered OEM manufacturing

The company started to offer OEM products serving world's top windsurf brands

 

1995

1995

Entered into Surfboard market

The company entered into Surfboard market through a large-scale production facilities standardized manufacturing process, high quality control, and new innovative manufacturing techniques

2000

2000

Moved to Amata Nakorn
industrial estate 

With limited capacity, the company moved all of its operation to Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate

2005

2005

Entered into Marine market

 

The company diversified into Marine market producing a high performance 5 - 10 meter sail and power craft boats, catamarans, dinghies, kayak as well as other marine's composites spare parts and equipment

2006

2006

Entered into
Automotive market

Through many years of composites experience, the company successfully expanded its core value of Strong, Light, and Beautiful products into Automotive industry by receiving the first order from a top-class German Automotive brand.  The company has then established itself as a premium manufacturer of serial carbon fiber parts for luxury sports cars.

2009

2009

Entered into SUP market

 

With an introduction of Stand-Up-Paddle (SUP) into the market, the company grabbed the opportunity and become one of the world's key player in SUP market

2015

2015

Opened Design
& Development Center

The company opened its Design & Development center (D&D) to be the group's Design and Engineering partner with services ranging from product design, industrial design, engineering raw material testing, prototyping, process design to production launch and technical support