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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.


At CES 2024, leading Taiwanese panel manufacturers AUO and Innolux present cutting-edge display technology.

AUO and Innolux Unleash Cutting-Edge Display Technology at CES 2024

Jan 10, 2024

At CES 2024, leading Taiwanese panel manufacturers AUO and Innolux present cutting-edge display technology. AUO introduces the company’s revolutionary Micro LED. It will highlight a range of in-vehicle display HMI solutions and extended mobility applications, envisioning the future of smart mobility. Meanwhile, CarUX, a subsidiary of Innolux, unveils the world's first Privacy technology and Invis...


Tools of Tenacity: Taiwan's Hand Tools Industry and Its Resilient Drive</h2>

Tools of Tenacity: Taiwan's Hand Tools Industry and Its Resilient Drive

Jan 05, 2024

Taiwan, the third-largest manufacturing country globally, boasts an annual production value surpassing US$4 billion. This remarkable output is generated by over 2,300 hand tools manufacturers on the island, and it holds the prestigious position as the world's leading OEM for middle and high-end hand tools. Since the 1970s, the Taiwanese hand tools industry emerged out of the need for maintenan...


Gantry-type Robotic Arm Laser Targeting and Rust Removing System has earned the excellence award in the system integration group of the 2023 Award of Robotic System Integration (ARSI).

CSMC Breaks Ground with Taiwan's First Robotic Rust Removal System

Jan 04, 2024

In response to the surge in smart manufacturing, the China Steel Machinery Corporation (CSMC), a member of the China Steel Corporation (CSC) Group, has not only incorporated intelligent machine control, laser marking, and rust removal technologies in the machine factory this year but has also successfully pioneered welding automation technology in the cold welding factory. Notably, the "Gantry-ty...


This year, the precision components, hand tools, and hardware marketing group expanded its reach beyond Tokyo and Osaka to include Nagoya, a key hub for transportation and industrial machinery.

Quality and Collaboration: Taiwan-Japan Trade Gains Momentum

Oct 06, 2023

To address the challenges posed by global inflation and the repercussions of the Russo-Ukrainian War, the International Trade Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), has commissioned the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) to orchestrate collaborative efforts within the precision components, hand tools, and hardware sectors. The objective is to enhance overseas marketi...


Barry Lam, Chairman of Quanta Computer, refuted the rumor that

AI's Unstoppable Surge: Quanta Computer Chairman's Perspective

Oct 03, 2023

On September 27, Barry Lam, Chairman of Quanta Computer, addressed the rapid escalation of AI computing power, stating that it is doubling every three months, a pace even faster than Moore's Law, which doubles every two years. Additionally, Lam refuted the rumor that "Microsoft canceled lots of AI orders from Quanta" and emphasized that Quanta has consistently received substantial orders. Duri...


Development of Global Automobile Industry Is Moving Towards Self-Driving Technology</h2>

Development of Global Automobile Industry Is Moving Towards Self-Driving Technology

Aug 10, 2023

The era of self-driving vehicles has arrived! In recent years, almost every major car manufacturer has been dedicated to R&D for such technology. With the aim to dominate the market, they are striving to develop complete and mature solutions as soon as possible. As of now, Tesla has already built Level 2 driving automation features like "traffic-aware cruise control" and "autosteer" into their...


Opportunities Abound:  Emerging Trends Propel Automotive Aftermarket</h2>

Opportunities Abound: Emerging Trends Propel Automotive Aftermarket

Aug 10, 2023

The outlook for the automotive aftermarket appears promising! According to a report by The Business Research Company, market size of the aftermarket sector is projected to reach US$1237.49 billion by 2026, with a compounded annual growth rate of 10.3%. Additionally, Grand View Research forecasts the sector will witness a global compounded annual growth rate of 4.0% from 2023 to 2030. Various sign...


Taiwan's Machinery Industry:  From Challenges to Opportunities in Industrial Paradigm Shift </h2>

Taiwan's Machinery Industry: From Challenges to Opportunities in Industrial Paradigm Shift

Jul 21, 2023

The year 2022 was marked by a series of significant global challenges, including the China-US trade dispute, the COVID-19 pandemic, escalating ocean freight expenses, disruptions in the global supply chain, and the prolonged Russia-Ukraine war. Consequently, price hikes of natural gas, petroleum, and food lead to soaring inflation. To address these economic hardships, major economies like the EU ...


An Insight into Development of Taiwan's Plastic and Rubber Machinery Industry: Energy Efficiency and Smart Machines Can Be Key</h2>

An Insight into Development of Taiwan's Plastic and Rubber Machinery Industry: Energy Efficiency and Smart Machines Can Be Key

Jul 21, 2023

In recent years, Taiwanese manufacturers of plastic and rubber machinery have generally seen substantial growth. Factors behind the thriving landscapes include the surge in consumption in emerging countries, the rapid expansion of the packaging business due to the proliferation of global e-commerce, the momentum of the automobile industry, and the boom in health care and medical services amid the...


Building Resilience:  Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry in a Changing Landscape</h2>

Building Resilience: Taiwan's Machine Tool Industry in a Changing Landscape

Jul 21, 2023

For Taiwan’s machine tool industry, it is the best of times, it is the worst of times, it is the age of challenge, and it is the age of opportunity. Few would think that Taiwan’s machine tool industry is facing an increasingly competitive and challenging landscape in a post-Covid era. From another point of view, most would also agree that the saying from crisis comes opportunity holds true, fo...