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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.


Economic Daily News (CENS) publication team member poses with a buyer at Automechanika Frankfurt, while holding the Taiwan Transporation Equipment Guide (TTG). (Photo courtesy of CENS)

CENS and Taiwanese suppliers seek biz at Automechanika Frankfurt

Sep 16, 2022

The biennial Automechanika Frankfurt 2022 show kicked off on Sept. 13 and is slated to last five days. As the world's top-quality trade fair in the industry, the show presents a wide range of products, including various auto parts, maintenance and repair equipment, tools, automotive electronics, MaaS solutions, and autonomous vehicle-related products. In addition, this year's edition would be the...


Show grounds of a previous edition of Intelligent Asia. Photo credit to Chan Chao exhibition company.

Intelligent Asia Mega Machinery Show kicks off Wednesday with 1,200 exhibitors

Aug 24, 2022

The Intelligent Asia Mega Machinery Exhibition kicked off Wednesday at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. More than 1,200 exhibitors across nine major technology categories attended, including Automation, Robots, Logistics, Cold Chain, 3D Printing, Molds & Dies, Laser, Fluid Power, and Smart Machinery -- to highlight concepts of future factories. President Tsai Ing-wen said in her speech d...


The 2022 edition of Medical Taiwan combined machinery, healthcare, textiles, chemical engineering, and ICT industries together, showcasing Taiwan's quality suppliers to the world. Photo courtesy of TAITRA.

Medical Taiwan Kicked Off on June 16, Highlighting Cross-field Healthcare Biz Opportunities

Jun 20, 2022

During the period of uncertainty in which the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out, countries actively searched for preventive measures and solutions by applying innovative technologies and various preventive, inspective, and medical monitoring devices to combat the new, invisible threat. Over two years into the pandemic, the world is now seeking ways to co-exist with the virus. Medical Taiwan, ...


2022 Taipei AMPA four-day event attracted many buyers and attendees to the in-person show grounds. Photo credit: TAITRA

Taipei AMPA an astounding success – Taiwan is Back in Business!

Apr 27, 2022

The 4-day 2022 Taipei AMPA and Autotronics Taipei physical show closed out on a high note, with visitors coming from the automotive industry, auto electronics department, as well as other branches in connection with the automobile market. Nearly 600 exhibitors came to the physical show, and over 1300 booths were occupied. Combined with nearly 190 exhibitors on the online show AMPA DigitalGo, t...


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Car industry and consumers must brace for squeeze ahead

Mar 29, 2022

Top market intelligence institution TrendForce reports that the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian war has resulted in challenging situations on both sides of the conflict, reverberating throughout the global car industry as a whole. The institution reports numerous automotive plants are suspending operations within Russia, as well as a ban on vehicle imports. Global, foreign-invested companies in Russ...


Show grounds at the 2022 Smart City & IoT expo. Photo credit: UDN

Smart City & IoT expo kicks off showcasing energy solutions

Mar 23, 2022

The 2022 Smart City and IoT exhibition kicked off on March 22, featuring top Taiwanese brands showcasing related applications in the sector. It is worth noting that in addition to 5G-related extension and other mainstream smart city applications, energy storage has become a highlight at this show, notably, TECO, Far EasTone, and Gogoro all have offered relative solutions. According to statisti...


2022 Smart City Summit & Expo to kick off on Tuesday</h2>

2022 Smart City Summit & Expo to kick off on Tuesday

Mar 21, 2022

With the 2022 Smart City Summit & Expo scheduled to kick off on Tuesday at the Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2 from March 22 to March 25, and Kaohsiung Exhibition Center from March 24 to 26, exhibitors are quickly rolling out new products for this year, including TECO Group. In the past few years, TECO has exhibited at the show exhibiting the group's subsidiaries, concentrating on AI, IoT, n...


TIMTOSxTMTS 2022 kicks off on Monday's opening ceremony. Photo credit: Chao Ting Yu/CENS

TIMTOSxTMTS 20222 Mega Show kicks off at Nangang with 950-strong exhibitors

Feb 22, 2022

TIMTOS x TMTS 2022, the first international trade show and the first of its kind on the calendar, kicked off this Monday, with Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) Chairman Larry Wei pointing out that business orders generated from the mega show are expected to hit USD$$1.7 billion (NTD$47 billion). President Tsai said that in the face of the impacts caused by the pandemic, as well ...


Taipei AMPA 2-in-1 show to kick off in April in hybrid manner</h2>

Taipei AMPA 2-in-1 show to kick off in April in hybrid manner

Feb 10, 2022

Taipei AMPA and Autotronics Taipei, both benchmark automotive exhibitions in Asia, will be launched in April in a hybrid manner. TAITRA said that the online show is slated to first debut on April 11, with 150 manufacturers signed up. The physical exhibition is planned to be held from April 20 to 23 at the Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 1. This year, nearly 600 manufacturers have signed up, using ...


Photo credit: Messe Frankfurt (HK)

Leading brands at Automechanika Shanghai 2021 hint at opportunities along the value chain

Nov 02, 2021

In recent years, public opinion has continued to shift in favour of more sustainable and eco-friendly mobility options. The new energy passenger vehicle market illustrates this direction with a record surge of sales by over 40 percent during 2020 and a separate one million new energy commercial vehicles on the road. Of this, China accounted for nearly 38 percent of last year's electric vehicle pu...