Taiwan Industry Updates
As part of its long-term effort to build international partnerships in metal-related fields to help boost Taiwan’s presence, Metal Industries Research & Development Center (MIRDC), a Taiwanese government-funded R&D institute, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S.-based Performance Review Institute (PRI), a non-profit organization providing solutions to improve process and produ... Full Story
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), a major maker of thin film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in Taiwan, just announced September consolidated revenue of NT$35.62 billion (US$1.19 billion), up 0.3% month-on-month (MoM), but down 3.5% year-on-year (YoY).
The firm reported cumulative Q3 revenue of NT$106.89 billion (US$3.56 billion), up 4.8% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) but down 0.2% YoY.
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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.... Full Story
CENS (China Economic News Service), the established Taipei-based export media, will bring the island’s biggest exhibitor delegation of 230 firms to Automechanika Frankfurt 2014, held September 16-20 in Germany, to show global visitors Taiwan’s world-caliber manufacturing capabilities in auto parts and car-repair tools at the world’s largest trade fair for the automotive industry.
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By KEN LIU
Founded only last year, Green Ideas Technology Co., Ltd. focuses on the development of smart lighting control systems for LED lights and solar-powered LED streetlights. Recent field tests carried out by the company prove that its dedicated control system can send signals to all of the 120-some streetlights on the National Taipei University campus, whether in building blocks or at ro... Full Story