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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.

Industry experts weigh in on Taiwan's 5G possibilities

Oct 15, 2018

Taipei - With government plans to postpone announcing frequency spectrums for 5th generation mobile network (5G) until 2020, renewed interest in how Taiwan mobile network operators and the industry will proceed was ignited as the island’s top regulator National Communications Commission called their updated plans a move as a “smarter follower.” Rather than charging ahead of the pack, the Taiwa...


Plastics, printing and packaging amongst the fastest-growing industries in Indonesia and the region

Jun 28, 2018

Having gained momentum as the leading trade exhibition and a one-of-its-kind platform for global companies to boost their activities in the Indonesian market, the biennial Indonesian international plastics, printing, packaging and processing show continues to expand its showcase with the best from these diverse industries. The synergistic 3-in-1 colossal exhibition will bring together leaders fro...

Industrial Technology Research Institute Unveiled “AM as a Service” at MEDICARE TAIWAN 2018

A cloud platform for 3D printed medical assistive product development

Jun 25, 2018

In view of 3D printing widely applied in manufacturing activities and expected to bring new opportunities to Taiwan’s healthcare industry, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) took the wraps off its “AM as a Service” along with a variety of 3D printed medical assistive products and supports developed via the platform at this year’s MEDICARE TAIWAN and SenCARE, running from June 21 thro...

Taiwan's Robot Industry Is Shaping Up as Ever More Companies Are Engaged

Feb 08, 2018

As more and more local companies have decided to pour resources into R&D of advanced robots and related technology at a time when smart manufacturing and industrial automation have become trends, Taiwan’s robot industry is shaping up to have a relatively promising future. Presently, among the foremost Taiwanese company venturing into robot production is Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., t...

Taiwan's Tech Industries Are On Roll

Oct 24, 2017

For different reasons, Taiwan’s technology-related industries, including electric vehicles and auto electronics parts, smartphone components, and artificial intelligence solutions, are generally on a roll, as reflected by the robust revenues posted by many of listed companies in the Taiwan bourse for the third quarter of this year, to hopefully continue to serve as growth engines for Taiwan’s eco...

Taiwan Machinery Makers' Imports and Exports Both Contract in 2015

Trade group president urges further depreciation of NT-dollar vs. greenback

Feb 26, 2016

Throughout 2015, Taiwan shipped US$19.43 billion of machines and imported US$21.88 billion of machines, which represented 6.9 percent and 0.8 percent declines from the previous year, respectively, according to the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI), a trade group made up of over 3,000 local machinery makers. Clearly last year was an uphill battle for Taiwanese machinery exporters ...

W-Team Project Launches Woodworking Machine Tools to Help Taiwan Near Goal of Being World's No. 3 Woodworking-Machinery Maker in 2016

Team 1's turnkey wood flooring line replaces 7 machines

Feb 22, 2016

Various trade groups and governmental bodies have been working aggressively to help Taiwan to meet the goal of becoming the world’s No.3 woodworking-machinery supplier in 2016 and boosting production revenue of its machine-tool industry to US$6.91 billion by the end of 2020. Currently, Taiwan is the world’s No.4 woodworking machine tool supplier by market share, trailing only Germany, Italy an...

LNC Technology of Taiwan Targets 3 Sectors to Vie for CNC Controller Orders

Maker is leading the way in turning “smart factory” into reality for Taiwan's manufacturing industries

Feb 17, 2016

In 2016, LNC Technology Co., Ltd., recognized as a leading maker of computer numerical controllers (CNCs) in Taiwan, has plans to target three global sectors for orders: manufacturers of machine tools, plastics-processing machines, industrial robots, and industrial machines; robot manufacturers seeking customized controllers; and manufacturers building production lines based on Industry 4.0 speci...

TAMI Chairman Touts Taiwan Machinery Industry's Capacity to Surpass Global Heavyweights with Industry 4.0 Plan

Ke counts on new president Tsai to live up to her promise

Feb 02, 2016

Chairman X.B. Ke of the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) points out that Taiwan’s machinery industry has the capacity to surpass its Japanese, Italian and even German competitors if it makes the most of the island’s mature, established information-communication technology (ICT) industry to develop its Industry 4.0 plan. He comments that Taiwan outcompetes these world machinery p...

Fair Friend Group of Taiwan Rises as Leader in Turnkey Automotive Plant After Taking Over German MAG's Ind. Automation Biz

Deal to help build presence in European segment and auto equipment sector

Jan 08, 2016

The Fair Friend Group has emerged as the world’s No.1 maker of automated turnkey plants for the automotive industry after taking over the German MAG Group’s industrial automation system business, according to chief executive officer (CEO) of the Taiwanese machine-tool manufacturing conglomerate, Jimmy Chu. He says the acquisition will help his group quickly snatch shares of the European machin...