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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.


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THTMA Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

THTMA chairman shared his visions for future development of Taiwan's hand tool industry and association

Dec 11, 2017

Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers’ Association (THTMA), an organization that has led Taiwan’s hand tool industry into the world’s second-largest exporter of hand tools in terms of value and has assisted Taiwan to earn a solid reputation as “the Kingdom of Hand Tools” among global professional buyers for years, proudly celebrated its 40th anniversary on Aug 18, 2017, witnessed by a large number of an...


Jupiter Hu, Ph.D. and deputy general director of Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories.

ITRI Leads Way in Developing OLED Lighting in Taiwan

High-profile R&D institute debuts flexible OLED lighting panels at this year's TILS

Apr 18, 2017

In light of OLED (organic light-emitting diode) increasingly applied in lighting in modern times, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a Taiwanese government-funded, pioneer R&D institute on advanced technology, has actively engaged in researching and developing related applied technologies over the past years, to lay a solid foundation for the development of OLED lighting in Taiwan. ...


Taiwan Vice President Chen Chien-jen (second from left) visited TILS and LED Taiwan 2017 (photo courtesy of TAITRA).

TILS and LED Taiwan 2017 Together Usher in New Golden Age of Global Lighting Industry

Numerous trendsetting LED lighting solutions and innovative lighting fixtures on display will inspire visitors

Apr 13, 2017

With LED lighting popularity rapidly climbing worldwide, the Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) continues to be held in conjunction with LED Taiwan at the same venue this year, serving as a one-stop sourcing platform for buyers looking for new opportunities. LEDinside, a Taiwan-based market research institute, indicates that global market demand for LED lighting was estimated at US$30.5...


ALT's high-power drivers for LED lamps.

Aeon Lighting Technology Inc.

High-end LED lighting products

Nov 12, 2015

​ Aeon Lighting Technology Inc. (ALT) promoted a number of striking products at the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), held Oct. 27-30, among which included the Zenus series drivers for high-power LED lights, the Theseus series anti-explosive LED lamps, and its high color-rendering-index (CRI) commercial lights. The Zenus drivers are rated 12W-500W in power consumpt...

AEON LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INC.


Raymond Yeh says his company is differentiating itself from mainland Chinese competitors by developing a range of niche products.

Everlight Electronics of Taiwan Develops Niche LEDs to Differentiate From Chinese Competitors

It is part of its ambition to consolidate leading status as world's No.1 LED packager

Jun 29, 2015

Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. Chairman Raymond Yeh says his company, currently the world’s No.1 light emitting diode (LED) packager by volume, is developing several products that he thinks will differentiate its market from that of mainland Chinese competitors. Such products include LEDs used in infrared (IR) sensors, ultraviolet (UV) disinfection lamps, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and ...


ITRI's Energy Harvesting Thermal-Electric Generator and its core structure.

ITRI's Mobile Electro-thermo Recharger Wins RedDot Design Award

Dec 10, 2014

The Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) won the Best of the Best prize in the RedDot Design Award championship in September 2014 with its “Energy-Harvesting Thermal-Electric Generator,” a handheld device that recharges low-voltage mobile devices like mobile phones and LED flash lights by simply converting nearby heat sources, as from people or car engine, into...


Dignitaries inaugurate the OLCA (from left):Merck's Hsieh, RiTdisplay's Wang,Tongtai's Yen, EORL's Liu,Deputy Director W.H, Fu of the MOEA's Department of Industrial Technology, TLFEA's Lin, and J.Y. Lighting's Yuan.

Taiwan's OLED Lighting Strategy Targets International Business Partnerships

Island manufacturers form alliance to promote the lighting source of tomorrow

Nov 25, 2014

By KEN LIU At a time when the organic light emitting diode (OLED) lighting industry is still in its infancy, Taiwan’s lighting manufacturers are working closely together to develop a complete supply chain for OLED lighting manufacturing with the aim of attracting partnerships with related enterprises from around the world. In July this year an OLED-lighting consortium named the “OLED Lighti...


AsenseTek CEO Aeron Wang (left) and co-founder Bill Hsu

Asensetek's Handset-sized Spectrometers Provide Convenient LED Light Testing

New products help manufacturers provide proof of their quality

Sep 16, 2014

By KEN LIU With manufacturers rushing to come out with LED lighting products that can differentiate them from their rivals, it is becoming increasingly important for them to prove the quality of the light their offerings produce. Spectrometer maker AsenseTek Inc. is addressing this issue with a series of palm-sized spectrum measurement gadgets, dubbed “Lighting Passport,” together with meas...


Natural sunlight is considered the most user-friendly lighting source.

Daylight Tubular Device Adds Power to Green Lighting

New natural lighting systems save electricity and the environment at the same time

Sep 12, 2014

By MICHELLE HSU Since around the beginning of this year, consumers may have noticed reports in newspapers and magazines about a “daylight tubular device” (DTD) which, as its name implies, works on the principle of efficiently collecting natural light in a dome, introducing it into a tube, and enhancing the lighting through special devices in the tube to bring highly efficient natural illuminat...


Taiwan has witnessed an upsurge in creative wood art in recent years, as seen in the plethora of wooden lighting products at creative woodworking exhibitions.

Wooden Lamps: Natural and Rustic Meet Stylish and Modern

Wood is re-emerging as one of the most fashionable materials in lighting product today

Sep 12, 2014

By MICHELLE HSU Wood is one of the most ancient of materials. But until recently, it was rarely used in lighting products. Today's new generation of energy-efficient lighting seems especially incongruent with wood due to its high-tech nature. In fact, though, wood has been making a splash in new lighting products displayed at creative woodworking exhibitions in Taiwan. With ingenuity, light...