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Intai to Set Up New Branch for R&D of High-end Products and Fasteners in Taichung

Mar 23, 2018

Intai Technology Corp., a precision fastener manufacturer of Taiwan, has invested NT$850 million to set up a branch in Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) in Taichung. The branch will be dedicated to the R&D of minimally invasive surgical instruments, aerospace processing equipment, and precision fasteners. Intai started its business as a precision fastener manufacturer. With years of R&D exper...

Hota of Taiwan Allegedly Garners Big Order for Reduction Gearboxes for EVs from Ford

Mar 22, 2018

It is reported that after receiving massive orders from the globally known automaker, BMW, Hota Industrial Mfg. Co., Ltd., one of the largest precision auto transmission component makers by size, has continued to land a new contract order for its reduction gearboxes for use in electric vehicles (EVs) from Ford, an American multinational automaker. Presently, Hota’s existing capacity has been almo...

2018 Taiwan International Fastener Show to Solicit Professional Buyers in ASEAN Member Countries

Oct 25, 2017

As the rapid economic development of ASEAN ( Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market has brought large market demands for fasteners used in industries of vehicle, machine and architecture, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), a non-profit government co-sponsored trade promotion organization in Taiwan, held an information session to promote the 2018 Taiwan International Fast...

Industry In-Focus

Yang Light a Rising OEM of Industrial Parts

Versatile maker's boldness helped build recognition and competitiveness

Mar 03, 2017

Taiwan-based OEMs (original equipment manufacturer) have become veritable classic business models in world trade, able to take on just about any order in any volume made according to customers’ specifications, and thus have been recognized by foreign customers as the most trustworthy production arms. Yang Light Engineering Company is one such typical OEM in Changhua County, central Taiwan, who...

Formosa Plastics Group of Taiwan Starts Investment to Build Ethane Cracking Plant in Louisiana, USA

Project targets raising to 80% overseas investment from current 25%

Feb 22, 2016

Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group, the high-profile conglomerate set up in 1958 that produces petrochemicals and plastics, has kicked off an investment project to set up its fourth ethane cracking complex in Louisiana, the U.S., as part of its objective to raise the proportion of overseas investment to some 80 percent over the next three years from 25 percent as it has maintained in the past. ...

Taiwan's 2014 Fastener Production Again Sets Record High Volume

Production volume in 2014 exceeds new high of 1.812 million tonnes for second straight year

Feb 25, 2015

Compiled by STEVE CHUANG With TV news reports that certain parts of the USA have seen home prices rise sizably since last year, in particular those in San Francisco, and the Greek debt deal tentatively extended, and car sales stateside increase due to falling gas prices, some say the global economic climate looks promising and should drive manufacturing and construction industries worldwide, w...

Supplier News

Zenith Automation International Co., Ltd.

Various pneumatic components from CAMOZZI for automation systems

May 08, 2017

Zenith Automation International Co., Ltd. is the sole agent of Italy’s CAMOZZI Group in the Taiwanese market, supplying a variety of pneumatic components for automation systems. Founded in 1964, CAMOZZI has become a globally known conglomerate of automation, machine tool, textile machinery and solution businesses following over five decades of development, with the manufacturing and selling of...


Ele Shine Metal Industrial Co., Ltd.

Engine fitting parts, motorcycle parts, bicycle parts, precision metal parts

May 08, 2017

Since its inception in 1981 in Taiwan’s central county of Changhua, Ele Shine Metal Industrial Co., Ltd. has been specialized in production of various industrial parts with CNC (computerized numerically controlled) machines for over two decades. Ele Shine employs advanced production equipment, such as CNC compound expression manufacturing machines, automatic lathes and machining centers, at it...


Zenus Corporation

Plastic injection molds, alloy die-cast molds, metal stamping dies

Mar 06, 2017

Zenus Corporation, located in Taipei County, northern Taiwan, has been engaged in production of molds, dies and molded products, having built a solid reputation in the line. With years of dedication to the field, the company has helped a number of manufacturers worldwide to develop and turn out various plastic injection molds, alloy die-casting molds, metal stamping dies, hydraulic pressing mo...

Insiders' Views

MIRDC Analyst Shares Views to Dispel Doom of Red Supply Chain on Taiwan's Fastener Industry

Taiwan-to-China fastener exports in Jan.-July 2015 total 11,000 tonnes versus only 3,000 tonnes of imports

Oct 01, 2015

The rise of China’s “red supply chain,” a term coined by market observers for aggressive development of Chinese tech industries backed by the central government to minimize dependence on imports and secure sustained economic growth, is widely regarded a growing threat to Taiwanese manufacturers, especially those from the island’s industries supplying products and services overlapping those from t...

Exhibition Highlights

Shanghai Fastener Professional Exhibition 2018 Proved a Huge Success

Jul 05, 2018

"Fastener Expo Shanghai 2018 Shanghai Fasteners Exhibition & the 9th Shanghai Auto Fasteners Exhibition", as one of the top three fastener exhibitions in the world, which are organized by ITE (Asia) Exhibition Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Ebseek Exhibition Co., Ltd., has gained the overwhelming success at the National Convention and Exhibition Center during June 20th -22th, 2018. The exhibition has ...

ARABPLAST 2019 Set to Pump Growth Momentum into Your Biz

Jul 05, 2018

Dubai provides the ideal backdrop for an event of global magnitude and relevance such as the ARABPLAST 2019. While the UAE is creating history across transnational borders as the commercial hub of Asia, Europe & Africa, Dubai is the embodiment of the steady progress that happened in the last few decades in the GCC nations. The government of Dubai has always been pursuing a free and balanced ec...


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...