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TIMTOS trade fair in 2019. (Photo courtesy of Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry)

Business normalcy possible due to vaccine rollout in 2021: TAITRA

Feb 17, 2021

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) Chairman James C. F. Huang expressed optimism regarding resuming business operations in 2021 due to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. In terms of TAITRA's main area of expertise in trade fairs, Huang said hybrid shows would become the norm, emphasizing digital transformation is still a crucial trend to invest in during the post-pandemic era. TAITR...

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Global Orgs Warn of Continual Economic Decline in 2021

Feb 01, 2021

In the latest global economic forecast reports, a number of global organizations have indicated a decline for the majority of global industries in the coming year. Both organizations named the worsened second-wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, India, Brazil, and Latin America, as the prominent reason behind the downward trend. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Organisation for E...

Taiwan's government representatives and architecture industry leaders pose at the opening ceremony for a healthy building promotion conference on Dec. 18 at Taipei 101. Photo taken by Ting-Yu Chao.

Industry Leaders Rally Behind Taiwan's 2nd Healthy Sustainable Building Movement

Dec 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the public's awareness of clean, quality air and other related health issues, accelerating Taiwan's architecture industry's foray into the latest global trend: "healthy buildings." In response to the government's pandemic-prevention regulations, the Taiwan Architecture & Building Center (TABC), Taiwan Wellness Building Association, SEED, International WELL B...

Industry In-Focus

Five Golds Given Among 48 Winners of TAIPEI CYCLE d&i Awards 2016</h2><p class='subtitle'>Full-carbon wheel for disc brakes among Gold Award winners</p>

Five Golds Given Among 48 Winners of TAIPEI CYCLE d&i Awards 2016

Full-carbon wheel for disc brakes among Gold Award winners

Apr 28, 2016

After considerable deliberation by an international jury panel, 48 entries were announced as winners of the prestigious TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2016; while among them, five products were granted the TAIPEI CYCLE d&i gold awards, and the special “Gold Award – Young Enterprise” was given to startups showing outstanding achievements. Makers and designers could until Dec. 31, 2015 submit products fo...

Taiwan Talents Win Record Number at iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 by Taking 175 Awards, including 5 Golds</h2>

Taiwan Talents Win Record Number at iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 by Taking 175 Awards, including 5 Golds

Apr 28, 2016

Designers from Taiwan again bring home encouraging news to perhaps further confirm the undeniable fact that the relatively small island contains a sizable pool of talent in design. A record number of awards at the iF DESIGN AWARD 2016 has been won by Taiwanese designers. iF DESIGN AWARD is widely recognized globally as the “Oscars” of the design world, of which the 2016 edition saw Taiwanese ...

Worldwide New-car Sales (2006-2015) (Source: Markline, ARTC)

Global New-car Sales Up 2.3% to 88 M. in 2015

China's new-car sales up 4.7% in 2015 to 24.6 million units for new record

Apr 27, 2016

Continuing an uptrend in growth from 2013, when about 80 million units were sold, sales of new cars worldwide increased by 2.3 percent to reach a new record high of 87.28 million units in 2015, driven by robust demand from major markets like the U.S. and Western Europe; while sales in China, the world's largest automobile market continued to rise slightly, according to the Automotive Research & T...

Supplier News

German Pavilion Debuts at Medical Taiwan for the First Time Seeking, Fostering Biz Opportunities and Relations</h2>

German Pavilion Debuts at Medical Taiwan for the First Time Seeking, Fostering Biz Opportunities and Relations

Jul 05, 2019

The German Pavilion is showcasing at Medical Taiwan for the first time and has brought two companies under its banner. This marks the beginning of, hopefully, what would be a growing mutually, beneficial relationship between Taiwan and Germany, both huge presences in the ICT, IT and medical fields. There is hope that such a relationship would reap positive results, thanks to German quality “Made ...

photo provided by Joson-Care Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Joson-Care Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Jul 05, 2019

Joson-Care Enterprise Co., Ltd.’s manufacturing focus is divided into three parts, including hospital beds, home care beds and medical equipment. The monthly volume of hospital beds and home care beds produced by the firm falls between 500 and 1,000 units and are largely supplied towards markets such as Taiwan, Middle East and Southeast Asia and East Europe and South America. Joson-Care is pr...

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Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

Jul 05, 2019

Founded in 1976, non-profit Chang Gung Medical Foundation Chang Gung Memorial Hospital is currently Taiwan’s biggest and offers the most complete medical services, with branches located in Keelung, Taipei, Linkou, Taoyuan, Yunlin, Chiayi and Kaohsiung. The hospital oversees cases ranging from emergency cases, chronic diseases, long-term healthcare, health preservation, and medical nursing educati...

Exhibition Highlights

2020 Medical Taiwan to Host In-Person and Virtual Events</h2>

2020 Medical Taiwan to Host In-Person and Virtual Events

Sep 10, 2020

2020 Medical Taiwan is slated to kick off on Oct. 15 to Oct 17 at Nangang Exhibition Hall 2. Aside from events at the show, show organizer Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is also hosting the “Medical Taiwan Virtual” online edition at the same time due to travel restrictions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual edition will present 200 exhibitors and over 700 medic...

Metalworking Rising with Innovations</h2>

Metalworking Rising with Innovations

Jul 04, 2019

Innovative machine tools, precision engineering, and metalworking technologies could launch new levels of production; ones which over 10,000 industrialists from a diverse range of industries will discover from over 500 brands from 25 countries at METALEX Vietnam. The annual meeting point will feature the latest innovations, both technologies and solutions. Production will be upgraded. Business gr...

Medical Plastics Connect at CHINAPLAS 2019</h2>

Medical Plastics Connect at CHINAPLAS 2019

May 06, 2019

Benefiting from economic growth, population expansion and an intensifying aging phenomenon, coupled with everyone's increasing concern about health issues, the global demand for medical devices is increasing sharply. In North America, it is expected the spending on healthcare will register a growth of 5.9% from 2017 to 2025. In Europe, rising demand for both dental and physical body implants is e...

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Special Protectors Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Healthcare and rehabilitation equipment</p>

Special Protectors Co., Ltd.

Healthcare and rehabilitation equipment

Sep 01, 2015

Special Protectors Co., Ltd. started life in 1978 as a contract manufacturer of sports braces that typically target sports-related injuries, and then in 1982 branched into the healthcare and rehabilitation equipment sector. The company offers all kinds of equipment for post-surgical patients and those undergoing physiotherapy or rehabilitation, including abdominal belts, arm slings, orthopedic...


Young Shang Plastic Industry Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Wide-mouth plastic jars, PET bottles, aluminum easy-open ends, plastic molds</p>

Young Shang Plastic Industry Co., Ltd.

Wide-mouth plastic jars, PET bottles, aluminum easy-open ends, plastic molds

Feb 24, 2015

The Young Shang Plastic Industry Co., founded in 1969, has earned a strong reputation for quality and reliability, and is now positioned at the forefront of its industry. Its high-quality plastic products include aluminum easy-open ends, water dispensers, plastic molds, plastic jars, wide-mouth jars, PET preforms, PET/PVC/PS containers, and other plastic containers. The company uses advanced ...


Aero Pro Co.,Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Disposable surgical masks, air filters, non-woven filtration products</p>

Aero Pro Co.,Ltd.

Disposable surgical masks, air filters, non-woven filtration products

Nov 28, 2014

Founded in 1993, Aero Pro Co., Ltd. has been dedicated to manufacturing surgical face masks, air filters and related medical equipment, having built a profile among peers in Taiwan for commitment to quality. To offer customers unbeatable quality, Aero Pro strictly carries out by-the-book quality control to turn out products that meet international standards, including ISO13485 and ISO9001: 200...