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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.


Hota of Taiwan Sees Explosively Growing Orders for Auto Parts on Rise of EVs

Mar 13, 2018

Benefiting from the electric vehicle (EV) trend, Hota Industrial Mfg. Co., Ltd., one of the largest precision auto transmission component makers by size in the global market, has witnessed a flood of contract orders for reduction gearboxes for use in EVs. With the new orders, Hota is very likely to see a rosy future in the coming years. For the first two months of 2018, Hota reported consolida...


HPMJ's Emergency Power Solution Are Well-received in Global Market

Mar 09, 2018

The Taiwan-based HPMJ Co., Ltd. is a professional manufacturer of lead-acid battery-based products such as emergency power supplies for vehicles and energy storage battery packs for solar power installation. Dai Jian-lang, owner of HPMJ, said that backed by over 20 years of experience in R&D, the firm has successfully developed reliable lead-acid battery products that can be applied in emergen...


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...


Wenchi & Brothers Reputed as a Reliable Supplier of Power Inverters, Center Wheel Caps and Fog Lights

Mar 09, 2018

Wenchi & Brothers Co., Ltd., a major auto parts manufacturer in Taiwan, offers a wide range of product lines including center wheel caps, power inverters, battery chargers, car heaters, fog lights, and various exterior decoration products of plastic and metal, etc. Founded in 1986, the company has effectively built a solid reputation in the global market thanks to its satisfying customer servi...


Taiwan's Industrial Production Index Sees 9th Consecutive Month of Growth

Mar 08, 2018

Due to steady global economic growth as well as a comparatively low base last year, Taiwan’s industrial production index and manufacturing industry index both have continued growing over the past months, suggesting that most of domestic industries are likely to finish 2018 with robust performance. Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) reported an industrial production index of 115.98 fo...


Thailand's Auto Market Shows Great Growth Potential

Mar 08, 2018

Prospects of the auto industry in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is getting brighter, primarily because the ASEAN bloc is very likely to become the 8th-largest auto market in the world, with its growth to be led mainly by Thailand, according to Frost&Sullivan, a business consulting firm involved in market research located in the U.S. Thanks to preferential trade agreements sign...


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...


Market Value of Smart Manufacturing Will Reach US$250 B. This Year

Mar 07, 2018

Mainly on the popularization of mobile Internet around the world as well as slumping prices of internet components, application of data analysis is rising to become the key element in the development of the smart manufacturing industry, with some market researchers predicting market size of smart manufacturing to reach US$250 billion this year. To achieve smart manufacturing, ever more manufa...


u-blox Unveils Latest High Precision Positioning Technology Platform

Mar 06, 2018

To provide a total solution of high precision positioning for autonomous cars and virtual reality (VR), u-blox, a Swiss company that creates wireless semiconductors and modules for consumer, automotive and industrial markets, has launched its latest high precision positioning technology platform, u-blox F9. The new tech-platform features multiple advanced positioning systems, namely, Global Na...


MediaTek to Kick Off Organization Restructuring While Eyeing Market Segment for Automotive Application

Mar 06, 2018

To explore the great potential of ICs applied in automobiles and secure sustainable development, Mediatek Inc., a Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company, has decided to carry out an organization restructuring plan, to pave the way for itself to better tap the lucrative market segment. A market insider noted, Rick Tsai, the newly installed CEO of Mediatek, who used to be the chairman of Chungh...