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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.


TAITRA Promotes the Taipei AMPA 6-in-1 Show at the International Auto Aftermarket Expo in Tokyo</h2>

TAITRA Promotes the Taipei AMPA 6-in-1 Show at the International Auto Aftermarket Expo in Tokyo

Apr 11, 2019

The 17th International Auto Aftermarket Expo (IAAE) was held at Tokyo Big Sight from March 13th to 15th. A total of 296 exhibitors occupied 549 booths. According to the organizers, the number of exhibitors that attended this year grew by 7.2% compared with last year. The exhibition was more popular and attracted 34,129 visitors during the three-day exhibition. To promote Taipei International Auto...


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Taipei AMPA will be bigger than ever!

Apr 10, 2019

The first four shows are April 24-27, while Motorcycle Taiwan and Taiwan Car Tuning run April 25-28. All six exhibitions will assemble together at Nangang Exhibition Center Halls 1 and 2. Organizers expect the 2019 event to be the largest ever, with 1,530 exhibitors spread over 4,550 booths. Organizers expect more than 7,000 international buyers from 120 countries to attend the show — up from ...


Kaohsiung Industrial Automation Exhibition Rakes in Big Money</h2>

Kaohsiung Industrial Automation Exhibition Rakes in Big Money

Apr 01, 2019

Southern Taiwan’s biggest expo “Kaohsiung Industrial Automation Exhibition 2019” (KIAE) entered its second day over the weekend. Coupled with favorable weather, crowds of waiting visitors were already seen outside the venue before opening hours, crowding the show grounds throughout the entire day. Reports indicate visitor numbers exceeding 10,000 people in a single day alone, prompting exhibitors...


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...


Moving Past 2018's Trade War Effects on the Auto Industry Top Trends to Look at This Year</h2>

Moving Past 2018's Trade War Effects on the Auto Industry Top Trends to Look at This Year

Mar 20, 2019

By Chao Ting-Yu As the world settles into 2019, the automotive industry is still feeling the effects brought on by last year's trade tensions between auto powerhouses -- the U.S. and China. Such tensions have hurt the industry, as shown in the mass layoffs and government intervention to buoy the local industries. In China, the automotive industry saw the first decline in sales in the past 2...


February Tempers LED Packaging and Lightbulb Price Decline: Report</h2>

February Tempers LED Packaging and Lightbulb Price Decline: Report

Mar 13, 2019

TrendForce LED research (LEDinside), in its newly published price trend report, indicated that mainstream high-power and medium-power LED packaging products in the Chinese market had seen a price-drop in January, but swung back to ride a stable trend in February. Such a trend reflected a struggling global economy at the start of the year, LEDinside analysist Wang Ting said, pointing out that c...


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...


Milling Head Parts Producer Kaen Gong Yang Offers Only the Best</h2>

Milling Head Parts Producer Kaen Gong Yang Offers Only the Best

Feb 15, 2019

Kaen Gong Yang Machinery Co., Ltd., founded in 2018, is a subsidiary under milling head heavyweight Gong Yang Machinery Co., Ltd., professionally manufacturing CNC series milling heads, universal milling heads, extension heads, 90° milling heads, angular milling heads, coupling heads and vertical and horizontal heads, as well as customizable options. Among those products are the firm’s “automa...

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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...


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...