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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.


ITRI Leads Laser Industry With New 2.5-500ns Nano-Second Pulse Laser Tech</h2>

ITRI Leads Laser Industry With New 2.5-500ns Nano-Second Pulse Laser Tech

Sep 14, 2020

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is leading the ten-billion-valued laser market by pushing innovative technologies. Thanks to the backing of the Economic Ministry's Department of Industrial Technology, ITRI serves its role to integrate the nationalization of Taiwan's production. Combining Taiwan's domestic supply chain and implementing a pilot run platform aims to bolster Taiwa...


Taiwan's machinery exports could see resurgence: TAMI</h2>

Taiwan's machinery exports could see resurgence: TAMI

Sep 09, 2020

Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) issued on Sept. 8th the newest machinery equipment export figures for the first eight months, which was at USD$16.63 billion, a 9% decrease compared to last year's results. In New Taiwan Dollars, that would equal to NTD$497.4 billion, a 12.3% year-on-year loss. Machinery export figures were valued at USD$2.15 billion in August alone, representing...


Auto AM Part Case Daimler vs Depo Could Decide Taiwan's Industry Future</h2>

Auto AM Part Case Daimler vs Depo Could Decide Taiwan's Industry Future

Sep 09, 2020

The infringement case against Taiwan's Depo Auto Parts Industry Co. Ltd. by Daimler AG over a headlight design in 2017, and the following ruling in favor of Daimler, could prove to be obstructive towards Taiwan's lucrative aftermarket (AM) auto parts industry. The court not only ruled Depo to pay damages of NT$30 million towards Daimler, but more importantly, it was restricted from manufac...


Hota Chairman Suggests Favorable Change in the Machine Tool Industry</h2>

Hota Chairman Suggests Favorable Change in the Machine Tool Industry

Sep 07, 2020

Hota Industrial Chairman Shen Kuo-jung predicted a dire outcome for Taiwan's smaller machine tool firms should the global pandemic, and U.S.-China trade tensions fail to settle down by summer next year. For Taiwan's machine tool industry, Shen said, "there would be a reshuffling and elimination of smaller industry players." However, he also believed those circumstances were favorable for the l...


SINOSTEEL Corporation: Rising price in Steel</h2>

SINOSTEEL Corporation: Rising price in Steel

Jun 05, 2020

Brazil’s new crown pneumonia epidemic has rapidly increased. Brazil’s Vale, the world’s largest iron ore producer, is facing an out-of-control impact. The market is worried that iron ore production and sales will be affected. new highs. Experts from Sinosteel (2002) evaluated that steel prices will rise steadily under the effect of rising costs, with a promising outlook. According to a legal p...


Apple Invests Millions in LED Plant in Taiwan</h2>

Apple Invests Millions in LED Plant in Taiwan

Jun 01, 2020

Apple is considering to invest over US$330 million in a factory in northern Taiwan to manufacture both LED and micro-LED displays for its iPhones, iPads, MacBooks, and other new devices. Apple is teaming up on the new factory with Epistar, Taiwan's top LED producer, and Taiwanese LCD panel maker, AU Optronics. The plant will be located in the Longtan branch of the Hsinchu Science Park and Appl...


Taiwan Machinery Was Applauded in COVID-19</h2>

Taiwan Machinery Was Applauded in COVID-19

May 18, 2020

What the epidemic showed was the amazing flexibility of Taiwan's machine tool industry. Taiwan, which has allowed the semiconductor industry to specialize in the past, has finally realized that these machine tool industries with amazing strength are the "invisible champions" of Taiwan's economy. In early February, three companies -- Habor Precision, Tongtai Machine & Tool and Taiwan Takisawa -...


To Set up an Upgrade Platform for Machine Tools</h2>

To Set up an Upgrade Platform for Machine Tools

May 05, 2020

Under the epidemic situation, the regulations on production and creation were useless. Minister of Economy Shen Rongjin promised in the Legislative Yuan yesterday (4) that he would build a machine tool to upgrade the automated production platform, discuss with the industry within a period, and put forward specific plans. When the international economy recovers, the unit can be transported to all ...


South Korea March Output Surges as China Factory Shutdowns</h2>

South Korea March Output Surges as China Factory Shutdowns

Apr 30, 2020

South Korea’s March factory output jumped by the most in 11 years as demand for display panels and cars received an unexpected boost from lengthy shutdowns in competing Chinese factories amid the coronavirus pandemic. Industrial output surged by a seasonally adjusted 4.6% in March from a month earlier, government data showed on Wednesday, marking the biggest expansion since a 7.3% jump in Febr...


Minister of Economy: Deglobalization is a Must</h2>

Minister of Economy: Deglobalization is a Must

Apr 29, 2020

Minister of Economy Shen Rongjin pointed out yesterday (28) that from the US-China trade war to the spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic, the "de-globalization" of manufacturing is now a key issue for companies. In addition to the use of Industry 4.0 Internet of Things remote control machines , And also readjust the global stronghold. He also said that companies including information and c...