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Agio to Tap Building Material Market in Greater China with Resysta</h2>

Agio to Tap Building Material Market in Greater China with Resysta

Aug 14, 2017

Wang Ping-Sheng, chairman of Agio, a high-profile furniture company in the global market, is poised to tap the building material market in Greater China with its Resysta, a new material mainly of rice husk and plastic for furniture and building construction. A patented technology developed in Germany, Resysta is made out of finely ground rice husk mixed with over 20 secret additives and featur...

Persistent makers in Taiwan's wooden furniture sector adopt different strategies to survive a severe recession caused by insiders continuously migrating.

Taiwan's Wooden Furniture Sector Struggling, but Undaunted

Oct 03, 2016

Taiwan’s wooden furniture manufacturers experienced a golden age back in the 1970s and ‘80s, but beginning in the late ‘70s they began suffering from such calamities as (for them) industrial transformation, oil crises, lumber export embargoes, inflation, and competition from emerging markets in the third world. In the 1990s most of the Taiwanese producers in the line joined the mass migration to ...

Despite the continuous shrinkage of local furniture production, Taiwan still has a couple of globally competitive makers in the bathroom segment.

Taiwan's Bathroom Furniture and Fittings Makers Fare Well Amid Emerging Rivalry

Jul 13, 2016

In the face of growing rivalry from underselling competitors at a time when global furniture production has mostly shifted to emerging countries, Taiwan’s furniture industry has been on an persistent downturn for the decades, but suppliers in the sector of bathroom fittings and accessories are still able to fare well, mostly thanks to devotion to the continuous sharpening of their core competenci...

Industry In-Focus

Taiwanese furniture parts makers aims for niches by tapping higher-end segments.

Metal Furniture Parts Makers in Taiwan Create Blue Oceans

Taiwanese suppliers target high-end niches to battle low-end competition

Dec 16, 2016

With their advanced manufacturing technology, skilled workers, and a strong global reputation for quality and on-time delivery, Taiwanese metal furniture parts makers have plenty of reasons for optimism in their showdown with emerging rivals from mainland China and Southeast Asia. Even though the global competition has become increasingly harsh over the decade, a few domestic companies are car...

Taiwan's parts suppliers in the furniture industry mostly depend on persistently solid market demand for office furniture.

A Glimpse of Taiwan's Office Furniture Parts Makers Faring Well

Quality and innovation are bread and butter for insiders

Nov 21, 2016

In the OA furniture parts sector, Taiwanese makers’ attention and devotion to R&D and quality have helped to sustain their businesses for the past few decades. Interviewing the following three OA chair parts makers confirm an inextricable link exists between their gung-ho attitudes toward product innovation and quality, the future and current achievements in the line. Chern Shing Top Co., Ltd....

Taiwan boasts a large number of globally competitive manufacturers of furniture parts, to enjoy solid presence in the global furniture supply chain.

Taiwanese Furniture Parts Suppliers Take on Economic Uncertainty with Different Strategies

Jun 24, 2016

Despite global economic uncertainties, most of Taiwanese furniture parts makers have yet to slow their pursuit of sustainable development through improving production capability and product quality to win trust from global buyers. The following sums up three manufacturers noted for consistent efforts on sharpening competitive edges differently. Liang Harng One supplier who competes well ...

Supplier News

Tai Cheer offers abundant production capacity.(photo courtesy of TAI CHEER INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.)

Tai Cheer Slides - Wide Range of Applications

Sep 05, 2018

Tai Cheer Industrial Co., Ltd. specializes in the production of various drawer slides, including light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty drawer slides. They are used for living room furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture, tool carts, white household appliances (refrigerators), ATMs, medical equipment, etc. Our company has more than 30 years of professional experience in the production o...


Honiton's Honidriver series socket can install and remove different kinds of nuts and bolts, even those that are seriously worn and rounded (photo courtesy of Honiton).

Honiton's Honidriver Socket with Patented Point Design Fits Various Nuts

Sep 05, 2018

Founded in 1979 in Taichung City, central Taiwan, Honiton Industries Inc., has been worked on sockets as a top-caliber manufacturer in the line, with product lineup mainly consisting of sockets, impact sockets and socket wrenches. Honiton's president Cheng Chin-shun says his company's products are made in accord with the DIN standard, and of top-quality chrome vanadium steel alloy and chrome m...


Samples of cold forged fasteners. (photo courtesy of Inntech)

Inntech Provides Total Solutions to Quality-approved Fasteners and Parts Demanded by Carmakers

Sep 03, 2018

Established in April, 2003 in Taiwan's southern city of Tainan, Inntech International Co., Ltd. is a professional trading company and engineering service provider in the fastener industry. Consistently sticking to its motto Innovation and Technology, ¨ the company capably provides buyers with total solutions and one-stop shopping service for quality-approved fasteners and fixings, particularly...


Insiders' Views

Chen Chang-hsiu, chairman of Formosa Design center, assumed the chairmanship of Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers' Association (TFMA) at the beginning of this year.

TFMA Seeks to Revitalize Taiwan's Furniture Industry

Industry association is forming a cross-business strategic alliance to create a platform for resource integration

Feb 09, 2015

By Michelle Hsu Founded in 1973, the Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers Association (TFMA) has witnessed Taiwan's furniture industry through its ups and downs. Today, the association faces new challenges in its mission to help local furniture makers adapt to changing business conditions and stay competitive. "With the furniture industry starting to revive from the downturn that started with...

Shake Shake Duck transforms into a rocking chair, making it no longer only a static chair.

Cultural Exposition Showcases Creativity of Furniture Design

This expo aimed to boost cultural/creative vitality by highlighting localization and infusing energy into cultural enterprises

Jan 21, 2014

By MICHELLE HSU The Taiwan International Cultural and Creative Industry Expo, organized by the Ministry of Culture since 2010, is now in its 4th iteration. During its short life the expo has strived to turn “creative ideas” into “commercial value” and play the role of a platform for communication between original creators and industry, making the abstract nature of culture more concrete and ex...

Welltrust's metal furniture comes in a colorful array of light and bright colors.

Taiwan-made Metal Furniture Shapes to New Lifestyles

Manufacturers adapt to the mobile generation

Dec 17, 2013

Exports of metal furniture from Taiwan have held steady despite market fluctuations, underscoring the global competitiveness of the domestic industry. Metal is more flexible than many other furniture materials, such as wood, rattan, glass, and plastics, making it well-suited to making furniture a variety of shapes. Metal parts are also commonly used to complement other materials in furniture....

Exhibition Highlights

CENS.com Gets First-Hand Biz News at 43rd CIFF in Guanzhou for Furniture Industry</h2>

CENS.com Gets First-Hand Biz News at 43rd CIFF in Guanzhou for Furniture Industry

Apr 01, 2019

The 43rd China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) in Guangzhou kicked off on March 28 and is slated to last until the 31st at the China Import and Export Fair exhibition hall. The fair is Asia’s largest furniture manufacturing event, boasting the most diverse selections of areas and categories to browse from. This year saw over 4,300 companies exhibiting at CIFF, featuring 12 large-scale pavilio...

MIFF 2019 PRESENTS “MUAR: FURNITURE CITY OF MALAYSIA” TO THE WORLD Celebrating 25 years of global furniture trade</h2>

MIFF 2019 PRESENTS “MUAR: FURNITURE CITY OF MALAYSIA” TO THE WORLD Celebrating 25 years of global furniture trade

Sep 04, 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 Sep: Muar, recently declared the “Furniture City of Malaysia” by the government, will take centre stage at Southeast Asia’s largest industry show next year when the annual Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) opens its doors again from March 8-11. Fresh from its biggest expansion in 2018, MIFF will celebrate its 25th anniversary sharing the limelight with Muar, the dri...

Glimpse at Upcoming Fastener Expo Shanghai 2018</h2>

Glimpse at Upcoming Fastener Expo Shanghai 2018

May 24, 2018

Fastener Expo Shanghai 2018 --Asia’s Leading Trade Fair for Fastener Industry •Date:June 20-22, 2018 •Venue:National Exhibition & Convention Center (Shanghai) •Organizers:ITE Asia Exhibitions Limited Shanghai ITE Ebseek Exhibition Co.,Ltd. •Official Media:www.chinafastener.com •Exhibition Website:http://shen.fastenerexpo.cn/ Exhibition Introduction: Exhibitor number: around 800 Vis...

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Jason Auto-Machinery Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Combination jointers and planers, slider-rail assembly machines, brake cable & steel rope welding machines</p>

Jason Auto-Machinery Co., Ltd.

Combination jointers and planers, slider-rail assembly machines, brake cable & steel rope welding machines

Jun 24, 2016

Jason Auto-Machinery Co., Ltd. was founded in 1987 by its owner Mr. Jason, who was originally inspired to pursue a career in machining while in an internship course during his school years, where he was awestruck by a cutter on a lathe that shaped a rotating iron bar into a fluted workpiece or ball-tipped cylinder. Such deeply-etched impression sparked his curiosity ever since to, also due to ind...


Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Flipper tables, teacher desks, whiteboards, functional units, student desks, childhood furniture</p>

Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Flipper tables, teacher desks, whiteboards, functional units, student desks, childhood furniture

Jun 24, 2016

Insisting that customers are always our first priority, we provide the best possible functional and Modular workstations and equipment storages to fulfill all customer requirements. Our business goal is to create lucrative business opportunities for and share profits with our customers. Established in 1986, Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd. has experienced and devotes in OEM and ODM markets after ye...


Tung Yu O.A. Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Office chair components</p>

Tung Yu O.A. Co., Ltd.

Office chair components

Dec 04, 2015

Tung Yu O.A. Co., Ltd., founded in 1986, is a leading manufacturer of office chair components in Taiwan, being known for products boasting multi-functionality. The company’s products, including synchronizing mechanism, self-weighing mechanism, tilt mechanism, seat slider, and back bar, feature ergonomic and safety-oriented designs. Its SN89 synchronizing mechanism, for instance, allows the ...