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Taiwan Machine Tools Column

Mar 06, 2015 | By CENS

TIMTOS 2015 in Taipei to Set New High in Turnout

The Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) 2015, staged March 3-8, is projected to draw over 1,000 exhibitors from 17 nations to occupy 5,400 booths this year, setting new high and unseating the Japan Machine Tool Fair as the No.2 machine-tool event in Asia, according to co-organizer Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), whose partner is the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI), which represents over 2,600 machinery makers. 
This year's show will feature three major themes: high-efficiency, automated production and Taiwan developed CNC control system.(Full Story)

Record turnout is projected for TIMTOS 2015.Record turnout is projected for TIMTOS 2015.



Campro Precision Machinery Co., Ltd.
CPV series of vertical machining centers

Founded in 2003 to specialize in CNC machining centers, Campro Precision Machinery Co., Ltd. is promoting the CPV and CPV-B series of vertical machining centers, which can cut a rough workpiece into a refined product without using polishing or grinding machines for the refinement processing. 

Occupying less than three square meters in footprint, the CPV series is specifically developed for 3C-components (consumer electronics, computer and communications-components) processing. The series comes in 550-millimenter, 750-millimeter, 900-millimeter, 1,100-millimeter and 1,300-millimeter models in terms of X-axis travel distance.(Full Story)
CPV series of vertical machining centersCPV series of vertical machining centers



Ching Hung Machinery & Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
AD5L-series CNC high speed small-hole drilling EDM

Ching Hung Machinery & Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., currently Taiwan's No.1 and world's No.5 electric discharge machine (EDM) manufacturer, is promoting several advantageous machines, including the AD5L-series CNC high speed small-hole drilling EDM for making molds used in aircraft industry. 

This machine has many striking designs, including small footprint of 1,900mm X 2,100mm, invert-controlled high pressure pump, linear motor, large submerged work tank, invert spindle, and universal canned cycles/codes and offline programming.(Full Story)
AD5L-series CNC high speed small-hole drilling EDMAD5L-series CNC high speed small-hole drilling EDM



Asia Machine Group
CNC cutting and drilling machines

With more than 20 years of experience, Asia Machine Group (AMG) is a specialized manufacturer of CNC cutting and drilling machines, mostly for heavy machinery construction, heat exchanger fabrication and shipbuilding 

The company boasts strong R&D capability, and can develop various CNC cutting and drilling machines with customized configurations to meet customers' requirements. Backed by its know-how and experience, this manufacturer capably handles OEM orders as well.(Full Story)
CNC cutting and drilling machines
CNC cutting and drilling machines



Four Machine Tool Makers in Taiwan Share Insights and Stories of Victory
One maker soon to debut automated mold-making management system

Reportedly the world's No.4 machine-tool exporter with revenue of US$3.87 billion, Taiwan machine-tool makers generally enjoy sound reputation worldwide, due mainly for efforts to emulate advanced makers to roll out user-friendly designs that help customers cut labor cost, operational complexity and materials which in turn boost production efficiency, with many Taiwanese suppliers promoting machines matching specs of German and Japanese counterparts but at more competitive prices.(Full Story)
CHMER`s high-precision wire cut EDM is perfect to make molds for aircraft industryCHMER`s high-precision wire cut EDM is perfect to make molds for aircraft industry



Li Ming Machinery Co., Ltd.
Gear reducers, worm gear reducers, variable-speed reducers

Since its establishment in 1969, Li Ming Machinery Co., Ltd. has been dedicated to making gear reducers as one of the most experienced suppliers in Taiwan. 

Following decades of dedication, the company has built a comprehensive lineup to lead the industry, which encompasses various gear reducers, worm gear reducers, variable-speed reducers and planetary reducers, all of which are available in a power range from 6W to 150KW; and have been widely applied in machine tools, transport equipment, machinery, electric vehicles, sport equipment, robots, aerospace facilities and semiconductor fabrication equipment. In addition to being marketed under its own brand, the company's reducers are also orderable in customized designs.(Full Story)
Li Ming’s Servobox series planetary reducers are highlighted with outstanding performance and unparalleled quality.Li Ming’s Servobox series planetary reducers are highlighted with outstanding performance and unparalleled quality.


Industry In-Focus

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Taiwan's auto parts market has seen positive impacts as the Chinese automotive market continues to grow in its sixth consecutive month. Hotai Motors and Yulon Nissan Motor are the two significant firms enjoying the leverage. The island's related industries are benefiting from the strong performance of China's automotive market. Industry members say as long as competitive Taiwanese firms mainta...


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Industry Reports

Foxconn Engages European Auto Parts Talks for Tier 1 and EV Market Entry </h2>

Foxconn Engages European Auto Parts Talks for Tier 1 and EV Market Entry

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Foxconn is looking to explore cooperation with European tier 1 auto parts suppliers in developing 3D auto-use curved glass covers. The electronics manufacturer is also reportedly engaging in talks with European auto firms to make curved, one-piece system consoles and dashboards. In a bid to diversify its product line, Foxconn's plans to enter the lucrative auto parts industry began with provid...


(File cabinets, photo courtesy of Chyn Fuh Enterprise Co., Ltd.)

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The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected global and Taiwan's political and economic landscapes. Unlike some industries, the furniture sector did not escape unscathed, facing a squeeze from management and costs. While Taiwan continues to implement a stable, successful outbreak response, the industry has also misjudged the economic downturn duration. The furniture industry has yet to fully recover...


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Supplier News

(Electric Vehicle-Photo courtesy of CENS)

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(Photo courtesy of Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd.)

Ho Shuan is Your Choice for Educational Furniture and More

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Insisting that its customers are always a top priority, Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd.'s R&D team provides the best educational furniture and peripherals, computer tables, and desks to meet all customer requirements. Established in 1986, Ho Shuan has experienced recent sluggish local market performance, but eventually rebounded and came back better than ever. Despite difficulties, the firm neve...

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(S16-M01 Short Swivel-Handle Cabinet, photo courtesy of Chyn Fuh Enterprise)

Chyn Fuh: A Quality OA Metal Furniture Maker

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Chyn Fuh Enterprise, founded in 1993, entered the market with the sole aim of offering other OA metal furniture options for customers. Since its inception, Chyn Fuh has focused on designing and producing OA metal furniture, providing various office use products, including file cabinets, storage cabinets, office desks, and different assistive metal products. Chyn Fuh partook in many government ...

CHYN FUH ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.



Insiders' Views

Caption: Pictured from front row, third right, Changhua County Government Economic Affairs Department Director Liu Yu-ping, County Magistrate Wang Huei-mei, Secretary Chen Bo-tsun pose in front of the exhibition booth. (Photo provided by CHCIA)

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Paul Master offers high-quality chassis and engines parts for passenger cars, trucks, and industrial trucks. (Photo courtesy of Paul Master)

Paul Master Builds Reputation with Auto Chassis and Engine Parts

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Founded in 1980, Paul Master Auto Parts Co. is headquartered in Taiwan, a professional manufacturer of chassis and engines parts for passenger cars, trucks, and industrial trucks including forklifts. General Manager Terry Liang said the company has its own professional design department, which provides customized products and specifications for global buyers, including automobile steering and...

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Nan Hoang Traffic Instrument Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Taiwan First brakes Technology Co., Ltd. </p>

Nan Hoang Traffic Instrument Co., Ltd.

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