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Industry Reports

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...


Zimmer Group Promotes Multiple-purpose Robotic Arm System

Feb 02, 2023

Zimmer Group, a world-caliber robot maker from Germany and enjoying a high profile with its advanced automation technology, has launched its newly developed "MATCH" series, a multifunctional robotic end-of-arm platform, with an intent to continue to lead the industry. The "MATCH" series can be incorporated with various mechanical gripper jaws produced by Zimmer Group, and is applicable to rob...

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Taiwanese suppliers take aim at lucrative biz networking at NHS 2023

Dec 29, 2022

■Stephanie Chao The National Hardware Show 2023 (NHS) will see over a dozen of quality Taiwanese suppliers exhibiting at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), led by Economic Daily News (CENS) exhibiting at Booth No. SL10178. With trade shows carrying on after the economic slowdown since COVID-19 and industries reinvigorated by strong interest in recalibrating and rebuilding business connect...

Industry In-Focus

Popular biz networking events and seminars an optimistic prelude to 2023 </h2>

Popular biz networking events and seminars an optimistic prelude to 2023

Dec 19, 2022

As 2022 draws to a close, industries are ramping up to re-engage with international buyers and suppliers. In the manufacturing industry, for instance, seminars sharing digital transformation experiences and solutions, as well as trade networking events, were popular gatherings at the year-end to help companies to prepare for 2023. According to an Economic Daily News article, at a metal process...

Suppliers must get an edge in the new economic landscape</h2>

Suppliers must get an edge in the new economic landscape

Sep 05, 2022

Hardware, fasteners, and hand tools sectors are among the top exporters in Taiwan, delivering quality products to various global markets promptly thanks to their competitive edge of operating under an industry hub model. Managing lead times and delivery expectations have become crucial under disrupted supply chains. Prices for raw materials and energy have risen as prolonged global events like...

Economic Daily News (CENS) publication team at the 2018 IHF helps a buyer fill out a business matchmaking form. (Photo courtesy of CENS)

Taiwanese manufacturers seek new partnerships at IHF

Aug 02, 2022

⬛ Chao Ting-yu The top hardware show EISENWARENMESSE- International Hardware Fair (IHF) is relaunching on September 25 to 28 in Cologne, with event organizers bringing back in-person events and welcoming buyers alike to source quality products in categories like tools, industrial supply, fasteners and fixings, and home improvement. Economic Daily News (CENS) is also returning to IHF, exhibi...

Supplier News

Stand Tools (South Hall Upper level - 35227 ) in 2023 SEMA show.

Stand Tools- BIG-DISPLAY electronic torque wrench in 2023 SEMA

Nov 02, 2023

Stand Tools (South Hall Upper level - 35227)presents BIG-DISPLAY electronic torque wrench in 2023 SEMA show. Make it much easier to READ!! Back light and big numbers make users more comfortable after applying torque, and they won’t misunderstand torque values anymore. 5 unit-selection, torque-and-angle measurement, and torque value preset functions are included. 2 AA batteries operated. Long time...


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Tai Cheer heavy-duty ball-bearing drawer slides serves best fit for tool cabinets

Jan 18, 2023

Tai Cheer Industrial Co., Ltd. is a professional maker of varied ball-bearing drawer slides, ranging from light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty variants, with functionalities in four categories: soft-closing, lock in & out, self-closing, and Interlock(anti-tilt) system. Drawer slides are primarily seen in household furniture, living room furniture, kitchen furniture, office furniture, tool ki...


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Qiao Song Tool enters the international auto repair market

Jan 10, 2023

■Kuo Fan-lin Maxx is a hand tool service brand of Qiao Song Technology that focuses on car repair and maintenance. One of our advantages is that we are not only from Taiwan, a world-renowned hand tool origin, but we can also provide a series of related auto repair hand tools. Various repair items are available due to the wide range of services in the automotive repair market, including auto...


Insiders' Views

Caption: Pictured from front row, third right, Changhua County Government Economic Affairs Department Director Liu Yu-ping, County Magistrate Wang Huei-mei, Secretary Chen Bo-tsun pose in front of the exhibition booth. (Photo provided by CHCIA)

Changhua County Government Shores up Biz-Matching to Global Buyers

Nov 18, 2019

■Yang Feng-Chun In a bid to assist manufacturers in Changhua County to expand their market reach overseas against severe competition in the globalized market, Changhua County Government has been an active player in pushing for a makeover and innovation of its local small and medium-sized enterprises. This is done in hopes of establishing stronger connection with international markets. An ex...

Angus Tseng(right) is aiming at SE Asia market (photo taken by Lailai King)

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,...

Kristy Chi, MIRDC's industry analyst.

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...

Exhibition Highlights

Bridging Borders: CENS and the Taiwan Hardware Show 2023</h2>

Bridging Borders: CENS and the Taiwan Hardware Show 2023

Oct 18, 2023

Commencing today, the 22nd Edition of the Taiwan Hardware Show (THS) takes place at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2. This year's theme, "Bridging Borders, Empowering Supply Chains in Taiwan," has been thoughtfully chosen to highlight Taiwan's central role as the primary production and supply hub in North Asia and worldwide. With a strong global customer focus, this trade exhibition is set...

CENS Empowers Business Networking at TiTE 2023</h2>

CENS Empowers Business Networking at TiTE 2023

Oct 04, 2023

Under the guidance of the International Trade Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), the Taiwan International Tools & Hardware Expo (TiTE 2023), organized by the Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers Association and co-organized by over 20 industry associations, commenced today (10/04) at the Taichung International Exhibition Center. Additionally, the Economic Daily News/CENS, a renowned f...

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China International Hardware Show 2023 concludes its remarkable 20-year journey and sets to embark on the new chapter of China's hardware industry

Oct 02, 2023

• Grand closing of China International Hardware Show 2023 with its 20th anniversary. • Industry forums and innovation awards bring in new insights to capture hardware trends. • Positive feedback from the CIHS 2023 onsite, exhibitors and visitors have confirmed their next participations. China’s hardware industry is getting much-needed boost with the successful opening of China International ...

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Kae Dih Enterprise Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Electric random orbital sanders, professional vacuum cleaners, centralized vacuum cleaner systems, industrial vacuum cleaners</p>

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...


Superbco Industrial Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Wrenches, suction lifters,sockets, workshop tools,screwdrivers, hammers, etc.</p>

Superbco Industrial Co., Ltd.

Wrenches, suction lifters,sockets, workshop tools,screwdrivers, hammers, etc.

Jul 21, 2016

To address the perpetual demand of both DIY users and professionals for effortless, easy-to-use torque tools, Superbco Industrial Co., Ltd., a specialized manufacturer of hand tools, has been promoting its brand new product, Diamond Force combination ratchet wrench. Diamond Force has quite a few appealing features that are developed with Superbco’s abundant knowledge of hand tools. For higher ...


Hung Pump Industrial Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Water pumps and industrial pumps</p>

Hung Pump Industrial Co., Ltd.

Water pumps and industrial pumps

May 18, 2016

Established in 1989, Hung Pump Group (HPG) is renowned as one of Taiwan’s leading pump makers and branded vendors for a comprehensive lineup encompassing clear and dirty water pumps, garden pumps, sewage pumps, high-pressure pumps, grinder pumps irrigation pumps, well pumps and industrial pumps, as well as related accessories and peripherals. HPG’s products are widely sought-after among buyers...