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What the hand tools sector can do to bridge the digital gap

Aug 02, 2022

⬛ Chao Ting-yu In an interview with an industry analyst from the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), published in the 2022 edition of Taiwan Hand Tools, we discussed the overall AI trends in Taiwan’s industries. This brief excerpt discusses how Taiwan’s hand tools sector (and the majority of industries here) is really built on SMEs, yet there are significant challenges, such as im...


Tight-knit hand tool hub in Taiwan is an attractive feature for international buyers. (Photo courtesy of CENS)

Taiwan's hand tools and hardware sectors brace for H2 2022

Aug 02, 2022

⬛ Chao Ting-yu Throughout 2021, Taiwanese hand tool suppliers were able to maintain business-as-usual operations, leading to export value growth of 27.4%, reaching USD$4.79 billion. The steady performance has continued into 2022. The latest statistics between January to June 2022 continued to show a steady growth: Taiwan's hardware and hand tools exports amounted to USD$2.44 billion, with an a...


Automation and digital transformation have crucial roles to play in traditional sectors. (Photo courtesy of CENS)

How can suppliers bolster resilience against future technology advancements?

Aug 02, 2022

⬛ Chao Ting-yu The roles automation and AI play for traditional sectors can alleviate the pressure of hiring and talent retention. In the future, companies will have more difficulties hiring production line operators, maintaining operation quality, and limiting their operational capacity, as the workforce retires, and younger talents are less likely to work in these sectors due to poor working...



Industry In-Focus

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, exhibiti...


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Steel makers weigh in on new 2050 Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Roadmap

Mar 31, 2022

With the National Development Council (NDC) releasing its 2050 Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Roadmap on Thursday, steel metal providers outlined the potential challenges in the industry under the carbon-neutral era. Steel metal providers pointed out that while it is relatively easier to slash carbon emissions, going neutral is "revolutionary," stressing that it is an inevitable trend. With the in...


Taiwan's Hand Tool Exports Recover in 2021</h2>

Taiwan's Hand Tool Exports Recover in 2021

Feb 16, 2022

When the U.S.-China trade war began in earnest in 2018, Taiwanese industries looked on as orders were transferred out of China to avoid getting hit by tariffs, and were redirected to Taiwan instead. These included the hand tool industry as well. While Taiwanese companies were in a similar boat as the COVID-19 pandemic swept through countries in 2020, Taiwan continued relatively business as usual ...



Supplier News

Stand Tools is offering new magnetic telescoping pick-up tools that can attract and release metallic dust and materials. (Photo courtesy of Stand Tools)

Magnetic tool expert Stand Tools releases new product for Japan and EU markets

Aug 02, 2022

⬛ Ralph Yang Stand Tools, based in Taichung, has cemented its role as Taiwan’s top supplier of magnetic tools and digital torque wrenches through long-term investment in R&D capabilities and prioritizing the well-being of the company employees. The company released new magnetic pick-up tools at the end of 2021, aimed for the Japanese and European markets due to their stringent standards for ...


  HPMJ emergency car starter gets CE certified for safe usage</h2>

HPMJ emergency car starter gets CE certified for safe usage

Jul 22, 2022

HPMJ Co., Ltd. professionally produces emergency car starters and has developed high-powered lead vehicle starters that are non-leak acid battery designs, able to withstand DC 12V/14AH charging specifications. The company's featured innovative design of the battery shell makes for better bearing current capacity and reduces the chances of product failure. HPMJ's jump starters are compatible with ...

HPMJ CO., LTD.


KSS, Keep it Simple & Safe</h2>

KSS, Keep it Simple & Safe

Jul 22, 2022

Kai Suh Suh Enterprise Co., Ltd. (KSS), the leading maker of cable ties and wiring accessories in Taiwan, who was named a “Top 100 Taiwan Brand” by the Branding Taiwan Program sponsored by MOEA of Taiwan in 2011, has successfully run business by prioritizing professionalism, quality and service for 50 years, supplying a wide range of wiring products to over 40,000 accounts in 126 countries. Th...

KAI SUH SUH ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.



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

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, exhibiti...


Show grounds at the National Hardware Show in 2021. Photo credit: National Hardware Show Official Website

National Hardware Show to kick off on April 5

Mar 31, 2022

The 2022 National Hardware Show (NHS) is slated to kick off from April 5 to 7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in tandem with two other large-scaled expos — Coverings and IDAExpo — as a partnership to offer more procurement, selling, and networking opportunities. NHS is widely regarded as the best gateway into the North American hardware and tools market, especially for Taiwanese suppliers. ...


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CHINAPLAS 2022 to kick off on April 25

Jan 05, 2022

CHINAPLAS 2022, the world's biggest platform showcasing advanced rubber and plastic technology, is returning to the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on April 25 for three days, using up 360,000 square meters of exhibition ground space. The show is slated to exhibit over 4,000 domestic and international quality exhibitors and prepare the rubber and plastic industry to engage wi...



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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...

KAE DIH ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.


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 ...

PLUS CRAFT INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.


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...

HUNG PUMP INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.