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Taiwan Exhibitors Upbeat with Results from Their Participation in IHF 2018

Mar 21, 2018

With over 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries and 80 percent of them from outside Germany, International Hardware Fair Cologne 2018 (IHF 2018), held on March 4 through 7 in Cologne, Germany, again lived up to its reputation as the world’s most influential show for the global hardware industry. To assist Taiwan-based hand tool makers further tap overseas markets, Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trad...

Taiwan Ignition System's Ignition Parts Win Praise for High Durability and Quality

Mar 09, 2018

Located in central Taiwan, Taiwan Ignition System Co. is an ISO 9001:2008-certified developer and manufacturer of ignition parts including ignition modules, ignition coils, crank angle sensors, etc. To secure sustainable in the global market, Taiwan Ignition System takes advantage of its strong R&D capability to work out innovative with fine quality. As part of its effort on ensuring custo...

CENS and THTMA to Jointly Promote Taiwan's Outstanding Hardware Firms at IHF 2018

Mar 07, 2018

With over 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries and 80 percent of them coming abroad, International Hardware Fair Cologne 2018 (IHF 2018), held on March 4 through 7 in Cologne, Germany, again lives up to its reputation as the world’s most influential show for the global hardware industry. A wide array of hardware products and solutions, including hand tools, locks, security systems, furniture par...

Industry In-Focus

Mao Chuan's Religious Adherence to Global Standards Works

Breeding staff loyalty one of secrets to sustained success

Mar 07, 2017

Mao Chuan Industrial Co., Ltd., founded in 1970 in Changhua County, central Taiwan, started up as a small OEM of clothing parts and related accessories and then, after gaining years of experience in punching, diversified into manufacturing leather accessories and footwear parts mainly for Nike and Reebok, hence significantly widening its product range. In recent years and having built considerabl...

Taiwan Garden Tool Makers Continue to Develop Cutting-edge Products

One maker aims to satisfy market demand for premium, easy-to-use items

Feb 21, 2017

Known as the "Kingdom of Hand Tools," Taiwan has long been the world's major supplier of general hand tools, and now some makers on the island are taking aim at the high-end market. With the help of industry and government-backed institutions, such as the Metal Industrial Research & Development Center and Taiwan Regional Hand Tools Association, Taiwanese hand tool makers have been upgrading to...

Re-Dai Chairman Elected New Head of THTMA

New chairman will set up new committees to help insiders ride on e-commerce trend

Dec 21, 2016

At the THTMA (Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers’ Association) annual general meeting held in mid-September, 2016, S.C. Yu, chairman of Re-Dai Precision Tools Co., Ltd., a high-profile manufacturer of hand tools, was elected the 14th chairman of the association, to continue to lead the industry to sustainable development. Meanwhile, chairman S.D. Huang of Allprofessional Mfg. Co., Ltd., a supplier...

Supplier News

Jawdong Industrial Co., Ltd.

Crimping tools, wire strippers, ratchet screwdrivers, cable-cutting pliers, tools for electronics and PCs

Jun 05, 2018

Jawdong Industrial Co., Ltd., located in Taiwan’s central county of Taichung, has been engaged in production and development of cable crimping tools as a veteran maker of this kind on the island. With more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing, the company has built a trustworthy name among international buyers, turning out crimping tools, wire strippers, ratchet screwdrivers, high-spee...


Reusable Tile Leveling Systems from Jing Shiang

May 30, 2018

With well-honed R&D and tooling capabilities, Jing Shiang International Trade, a professional supplier of tile tools and ceiling and wall claddings, has launched a variety of reusable tile leveling systems, to meet trends for eco-friendly tileworks. During the installation of ordinary tires of ceramics or stones, tile leveling systems are a necessary tool for preventing lippage and ensuring fl...


Fwu Yih Brass Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Brass Connectors, Ball Valves, Various Copper Parts

May 29, 2018

Fwu Yih Brass Enterprise Co., Ltd., founded in 1989 in Changhua County, central Taiwan, has been engaged in production industrial parts on an OEM (original equipment manufacturing) basis. Starting up by making copper ball valves and copper ball cooks, Fwu Yih has accumulated consummate know-how, turning out a wide range of products, including copper ball valves, copper ball cooks, E-type simpl...

Insiders' Views

New Chairman of Taipei Kitchen Commerce Association Eyes SE Asian Market

Jun 27, 2017

Angus Tseng, Oddo Kitchen president and newly elected chairman of Taipei Kitchen Commerce Association, is aiming to explore more business opportunities in the international market through industrial upgrading. “Kitchenware industry is now facing the issues such as manpower shortage, inadequate brand differentiation, rapid rise of China, and chaotic market competition.” Tseng said. “Therefore,...

MIRDC Analyst Shares Views to Dispel Doom of Red Supply Chain on Taiwan's Fastener Industry

Taiwan-to-China fastener exports in Jan.-July 2015 total 11,000 tonnes versus only 3,000 tonnes of imports

Oct 01, 2015

The rise of China’s “red supply chain,” a term coined by market observers for aggressive development of Chinese tech industries backed by the central government to minimize dependence on imports and secure sustained economic growth, is widely regarded a growing threat to Taiwanese manufacturers, especially those from the island’s industries supplying products and services overlapping those from t...

Chairman Wu Talks about Bright Spots amid Challenges Facing Taiwan Plumbing and Bathroom Fittings Industry

Training programs set up to replenish labor pool for sustained growth

Sep 30, 2015

As mostly an unsung hero, Y.D. Wu, chairman of the Plumbing Association of Taiwan (PAT), the island’s only trade group representing several hundred manufacturers and subcontractors of plumbing, bathroom fittings and products in Changhua, central Taiwan, is in the last year of his second 2-year tenure and has under his belt many achievements that continue to lay the foundation for the industry’s s...


Exhibition Highlights

MIFF and Muar Furniture Association Hold Pre-MIFF 2018 Symposium and Dinner for Furniture Companies in Southern Region

Apr 23, 2018

With the biggest ever Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) just eight weeks away, show organiser UBM Malaysia and strategic partner, Muar Furniture Association (MFA), held a pre-exhibition symposium and dinner for industry players in the southern region here tonight. The packed affair held at SKT Banquet Hall, Muar was to update MIFF exhibitors who will be showcasing at the new Malays...

Customized furniture set to take China by storm, says Koelnmesse

Feb 01, 2018

Organizers of Asia’s largest and most comprehensive woodworking machinery, furniture materials and interior decor trade fair recently held a media event to introduce the general concept and background, exhibitors selection and visitor promotion plans of the new Custom Furniture Suppliers Zone. Since the launch of the feature zone at CIFM / interzum guangzhou, which is slated to take place from...

EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne: Trends - even more digital, even more individual, even more efficient

Jan 24, 2018

As a result of the increasing digitalisation our world seems to be moving faster and faster all the time. At the coming EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne, the competence areas tools, industrial supply, fasteners and fixings, fitting as well as home improvement will convey an impression of how this theme is also dominating the hardware industry. The industry's most important in...

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Kae Dih Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Electric random orbital sanders, professional vacuum cleaners, centralized vacuum cleaner systems, industrial vacuum cleaners

Jun 19, 2017

Founded in 1983, Kae Dih Enterprise Co., Ltd. is an ISO 9001-certified developer and manufacturer of wet/dry vacuum cleaners, industrial vacuum cleaners, dedicated vacuum cleaners and electric random orbital sanders. After gaining solid foothold in the global vacuum-cleaner market, KaeDih tapped its strong R&D capability to successfully diversify its extensive catalog into high-end electric sa...


Ningbo Mammoth Hardware Products Co., Ltd.

Hose nozzles, hose connectors, hose guides, spray guns, sprinklers

Dec 03, 2015

The China-based Ningbo Mammoth Hardware Products Co., Ltd. is a specialized developer and manufacturer of hardware and accessories mainly for gardening, with a factory each in China and Taiwan. The company’s product lineup covers a full range of watering or irrigation products, including hose nozzles, hose connectors, hose hangers, stationary sprinklers, hose repair kits, floral-shaped hose gu...


Hans Tool Industrial Co., Ltd.

Socket wrenches, wrenches, spanners, adjustable wrenches, cutting pliers and socket wrench sets, screwdrivers, etc.

Mar 13, 2015

Hans Tool Industrial Co., Ltd. is a famous world-class manufacturer of a full range of hand tools for professional and industrial use, having maintained a leading position in its field in Taiwan and enjoyed excellent reputation in global markets since its founding in 1973. Hans Tool is in a position to provide customers with solid and heavy-duty tools at very competitive prices. With over 40 ye...