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THS - Taiwan Hardware Show

THS - Taiwan Hardware Show
Show Date: 2015/10/12~2015/10/14
Show Place: Taichung International Exhibition Center
161, Gaotie 5th Rd., Wuri Dist., Taichung, Taiwan
CENS Booth: A36-B35
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Show Name: 2015 Taiwan Hardware Show
Show Date: October, 12-14, 2015
Open Hours: 9:00a.m.

Venue: Greater Taichung International Expo Center

Number of exhibitors: 350 premium exhibitors
Number of visitors:30,000 visitors

Exhibitor profile:
THS is divided into 8 categories: Tools & Accessories, Locks & Fittings, Fasteners & Fittings, Building Supplies, Garden & Outdoor Equipment, Automotive Supplies & Accessories, Machines & Plant Equipment, and Safety Equipment & Products.

Visitor profile:
Overseas buyers & International/ Domestic visitors

Post Show Report:
382 Exhibitors 26,865 Visits
15,100 Floor Space Occupied(sqm)
Overseas Visits
THS 2015 Post Show Report
Attracting visitors from 63 countries including.

The 15th Taiwan Hardware Show delivered outstanding performance to highly satised
visitors and exhibitors
Taiwan’s excellence in producing top-grade hardware tools and technologies gained profound testimonies from worldwide industry players and trade
buyers that participated at the Taiwan Hardware Show (THS) last 12th-14th October. Held in Taichung, Taiwan’s industrial hub for its renowned hardware
and manufacturing industries, 382 companies comprising multinational industry powerhouses and Taiwan’s most competitive manufacturers and
suppliers hosted visitors from around the globe sourcing for the newest innovations across the expanded 15,100 sqm show oor at the Greater Taichung
International Expo Centre. With 70% of exhibiting companies returning after multiple participations and a marked 33% increase in the number of new
principal brands and producers featured, THS’s success signied Taiwan’s immense attractiveness as a lucrative and conducive hardware market that
bridges global players with its trusted capabilities and business network.
Abundant opportunities await Taiwanese businesses abroad
Sharing his optimism that Taiwan’s businesses will gain greater prominence in external markets, in Europe especially, Mr John Herbert, General
Secretary, Europe DIY-Retail Association (EDRA), Germany shared that, “I am very impressed particularly by the quality that we nd in the exhibition.
Today in Europe and other parts of the world, people are moving towards better quality products. Since Taiwan’s image regarding product quality
has improved considerably, this means getting that message over there represents huge opportunities for Taiwan suppliers in the European
Mr Herbert’s encouraging words were echoed by fellow speakers in other concurrent seminars helmed by the Industrial Technology Research
Institute (ITRI), the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre as well as Mr Philippe Mechin, an industry specialist from BM2C Media whose
presentation on ‘The Economic Situation, Trends and Customer Behaviour in the French Hardware Market’ highlighted the high demand of Taiwan’s
manufactured products amongst French and European users.
THS consistently fullled visitors’ expectations in presenting the best of high-quality products
THS poised for bigger and better return in 2016
Presenting comprehensive product range serving end-to-end supply chain in 8 categories: Tools & Accessories, Locks & Fittings, Fasteners &
Fittings, Building Supplies, Garden & Outdoor Equipment, Automotive Supplies & Accessories, Machines & Plant Equipment, and Safety Equipment
& Products, THS provided trade buyers with a one-stop avenue to source for sough-after products. Over the three day exhibition, visitors were
treated to live machine demonstrations, product presentations and engaged in exclusive business matching services that connected them to
targeted suppliers and businesses.
“I come to Taiwan Hardware Show every year because, compared to other fairs that I had visited, Taiwan products have really high quality. I can also
say it is very well organized compared to others, and I will denitely keep coming back,” said Mr Daniel Kissi Adofo, CEO, Kissido Company Ltd.,
Republic of Ghana. For rst-time visitors such as Mr Eng. Ahmed Swilam, Chairman, Panorama for Supplying & Petroleum Service, Egypt., “this
exhibition is a very successful one, it is full and has most of what we need for our business and we will denitely come back again next year,”

THS poised for bigger and better return in 2016
The Taiwan Hardware Show will return for its 16th edition next year on October 12-14 2016. According to Mr Keim, “As the show was oversold
this year, next year we will have an additional hall with more new and returning exhibitors as well as higher participation from international
companies whom we will give signicant highlight in line with THS’ success in being a global platform to present world-class quality tools.” Reecting on the THS’ growth after his multiple visits, Mr Christoph Schobert, Head of Sourcing and Operations Asia, kwb Germany Gmb shared
that, “I notice how this exhibition has evolved compared to previous years; it has gained another complete hall full of exhibitors and I am sure it
will keep growing in the future. In addition, the close location to the factories is very nice, letting you visit them in just about 30 minutes from
here. I would really recommend coming.”