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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.


Chuan Fan Electric Co. Ltd. offers multipurpose blowers. (Photo courtesy of Chuan Fan)

Chuan Fan's Multipurpose Blowers are All the Rage

Mar 28, 2019

Chuan Fan Electric Co. Ltd. has over 35 years of experience in manufacturing air blowers, primarily focusing their businesses in making high-pressure ring blowers, turbo blowers, turbo multi-stage blowers and more, coming in medium, and low-powered blowers. Chuan Fan also offers industrial-use vacuum cleaners, pressure exhaust fans and industrial fans. The type of multipurpose blowers Chuan F...

CHUAN-FAN ELECTRIC CO., LTD.


UKTW I2P Celebrates First Successful Year of UK-TW Science Research Cooperation</h2>

UKTW I2P Celebrates First Successful Year of UK-TW Science Research Cooperation

Mar 28, 2019

ITRI and British Office Taipei today hosted an event to recognize the first successful year of the UK-Taiwan Innovative Industries Programme (UKTW I2P), which was launched in March 2018 to promote UK-Taiwan science research bilateral cooperation activities. UKTW I2P is the first UK government-funded program of this kind, aiming to strengthen UK-Taiwan collaboration in key areas such as biotech...


FERRO-CARBON ENT.CO., LTD.</h2><p class='subtitle'>TILING TOOLS</p>

FERRO-CARBON ENT.CO., LTD.

TILING TOOLS

Mar 12, 2019

Ferro-Carbon Ent. Co, Ltd.’s humble beginnings began with producing construction-focused hand tools, primarily producing products in their tungsten carbide series for Taiwan’s tiling tools factories. The firm began to accept OEM production and integrating their tile-focused peripheral tools in 1991, enabling them to expand into the American and European markets. However, with the ever-changing...


Taiwan's Metal Forming Machinery Industry Outlook in 2019 </h2>

Taiwan's Metal Forming Machinery Industry Outlook in 2019

Feb 15, 2019

Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry Metal Forming Machinery Committee Chairman and Forwell Precision Machinery Company President Hsiao Wen-long touched base on Taiwan’s metal forming machinery industry scene at the 2019 Taipei Int'l Machine Tool Show pre-show press conference. The 2019 Taipei Int'l Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) is slated to kick off on March 4 to March 9 at Taipei World Trad...


Hand Tool Trends: Cautious but Hopeful of 2019 Outlook?</h2>

Hand Tool Trends: Cautious but Hopeful of 2019 Outlook?

Jan 29, 2019

Taiwan’s hand tools industry has always enjoyed a positive global reputation, thanks to industry members’ strive to improve and refine their products in face of an increasingly, competitive industry. In 2018, the island’s hand tool production kicked off to a slow start, as it was coming back from 2017’s fourth quarter boom season; the first quarter produced NTD$16.1 billion, a slight 2.7% decr...


Trade War Impact Halves Machinery Exports</h2>

Trade War Impact Halves Machinery Exports

Jan 16, 2019

Taiwan’s machinery equipment export figures for last year showed an accumulation of US$27.4 billion worth of exports and signaling a 7.2% annual growth rate, according to a report released by Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) on Monday. While the report indicates a new-high of yearly growth, however, due to trade tensions between China and the U.S., it was still just half the origin...


Electric Cars Under Taiwanese Supply Chains Expect to See Huge Demand</h2>

Electric Cars Under Taiwanese Supply Chains Expect to See Huge Demand

Jan 16, 2019

Electric cars are expected to enter a fast-growth period this year – media reports indicated that traditional automotive heavyweight Hota Industrial Mfg has seen a huge increase of orders from one of its major clients, Tesla Inc. Reports indicate that Tesla is likely to become Hota’s biggest client this year should the rumors turn out true. Also, Ford’s electric cars is currently in its mass p...


Latest Chinese-U.S. Trade Talks Mark Chance of Higher-Level Meetings and Ease Market Tensions</h2>

Latest Chinese-U.S. Trade Talks Mark Chance of Higher-Level Meetings and Ease Market Tensions

Jan 14, 2019

The world waited with bated breath as Chinese and U.S. representatives met during this week to deliberate over whether the trade war would finally come to a reasonable conclusion. Throughout the entirety of the trade war early last year, from escalation to the tentative 90-day truce borne from the G20 Summit in Argentina between President Xi Jinping and U.S. counterpart President Donald Trump...


Taiwan Firms Kicks off 2019 at ArabPlast </h2>

Taiwan Firms Kicks off 2019 at ArabPlast

Jan 10, 2019

The biannual ArabPlast 2019 is marked as the most indicative benchmark as the largest trade expo for plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry in the MENA region. The show kicked off on Jan. 5, attracting 336 exhibitors from 27 countries. Taiwanese exhibitors also attended, led by Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry in a 34-member strong delegation, a size just shy of China and India. ...


ARTC Teams Up With 18 Companies to Form Self-Driving Vehicle Union</h2>

ARTC Teams Up With 18 Companies to Form Self-Driving Vehicle Union

Dec 28, 2018

November 20 marks a huge milestone in Taiwan’s self-driving industry. The Automotive Research & Testing Center (ARTC) joined hands with 18 brands, including Acer ITS Inc., Global UniTek, Shin Wei Automotive Industrial and others of Taiwan’s top-to-bottom industrial chain to form the Autonomous Vehicle Industry Alliance. Their overall aim is to shore up support for a new, innovative operation m...