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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.

Hong Kong Lighting Fair(Spring Eidition) Exhibitor TUYA showcases the latest application of Bluetooth mesh.

Latest Bluetooth Tech Updates Geared for Smart Lighting, Cities and Wireless Devices

May 07, 2019

Founded in 1998, Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is a non-profit trade association that oversees Bluetooth® technology. As it supports more than 34,000 member companies, the Bluetooth SIG promotes collaboration among its members to create new and enhanced specifications, extend technology, drive global interoperability through world-class product certification programs, and develop brands ...

2019 Hong Kong Lighting Fair(Spring Eidition)smart lighting prospects look good IoT and artificial intelligence into focus,attracts approximately 21,000 buyers.

HK Int'l Spring Lighting Fair Takes Smart, Eco-Friendly Trends to New Heights

May 07, 2019

The 11th Hong Kong International Spring Lighting Fair, hosted by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from April 6 to 9. This year's Spring Light Show attracted more than 1,430 exhibitors from 9 countries and regions to provide a convenient procurement platform for exhibitors and buyers, attracting approximately 21,000 buyers from ...

M.J. Kao, Ph.D. and deputy general director of Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories of ITRI.

ITRI Works on High Value-added Applications of Smart Lighting Technology

Government-funded R&D body releases spectrum-adjustable LED lighting module and LED-based indoor positioning system this year

Apr 24, 2017

In view of smart lighting showing strong potential to lead growth of the global lighting industry in the next decade, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), a Taiwanese government-funded R&D institute, released its spectrum-adjustable LED lighting modules and LED-based indoor positioning system at this year’s Taiwan International Lighting Show and LED Taiwan, to inspire more Taiwanese L...

Soddy Huang, TLFEA chairman, received an exclusive interview with CENS at this year's HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Autumn Edition.

Chairman Soddy Huang of TLFEA Poised to Boost Development of Taiwan's Lighting Industry

New chairman eyes strong market potential in ASEAN bloc

Nov 16, 2016

Ever since elected the new chairman of Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA) this May, Soddy Huang, also head of Kingtec Group, a conglomerate of lighting, hardware and electronic parts businesses, has had his schedule filled with more meetings with officials and traveled even more frequently among countries across ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) bloc, simply in an eff...

Michael Lin, general manager of Buckingham and executive vice chairman of Taiwan Compatrion Investment Enterprises Association of Kushan.

Buckingham General Manager Shares Insights on How Taiwan Lighting Fixture Makers Can Do to Stay Globally Competitive

Sticking to environmental protection and safety in R&D is among savvy strategies

Nov 14, 2016

This year’s HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Autumn Edition, held October 27-30 in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, again proved the unparalleled presence of China in the global market for lighting fixtures: Chinese companies continued to make up the majority of over 2,500 exhibitors on the showground. The rise of them, mainly on a price-slashing strategy, has distressed...

TLEFA Chairman Steven Lin.

TLFEA Chairman Aspires to Complete Multiple Missions Before Tenure Ends in 2015

Boosting global profile of local lighting trade fair by tapping Taiwan's LED industry is among his missions

Oct 15, 2015

President Steven Lin of Yah Juang Lighting Technology Co., Ltd. was elected chairman of the Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA) in early 2013, and has been involved in completing several missions since taking office, which he hopes will take shape before his three-year term expires in 2015. The missions Chairman Lin has set for himself include working together with other local a...


 James Yuan

Taiwan's Lighting Design Guru Pursues Harmony Between Lighting and Nature

Innovative James Yuan shows the way for a more attractive, more efficient lighting future

Sep 26, 2014

By KEN LIU In 1985, the Wenshui Community in northern Taiwan's Miaoli County had over 800 residents and served as a transportation and business hub for the townships of Dahu, Shitan, and Tai'an. The population later plunged and by 1999 there were only 86 people left, most of them oldsters and children. One reason for this shrinkage was a new access road that made it easier for the community's ...

Just Power president Ching Yang

Just Power Builds Handy and Useful Designs into Lighting Fixtures

Environmentally conscious manufacturer focuses on practical designs

Sep 17, 2014

By KEN LIU From the very first day of Just Power Integrated Technology Inc.’s founding in 2009, the company's president, Ching Yang, has clung to the idea of incorporating only useful and handy designs into the company’s LED lighting fixtures, which are all for indoor use. The firm's initial offering, a light tube dubbed “Anytime,” was based on that idea, and it has since introduced a slew ...

SKN Managing Director Frank Kauer and Ford-branded lamps.

An Interview With Frank Kauer, Managing Director of SKN Global Ltd., a Ford licensee

The HK firm is looking for distributors in Taiwan or other markets to promote the Ford brand in lighting

Apr 28, 2014

By KEN LIU Ford was surprisingly not promoted as a car brand but for household lighting at the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair 2014 (Spring Edition), held April 6-9. The Ford marque was seen at the contract supplier SKN Global Ltd.’s booth in Hall of Aurora, a venue for brand name exhibitors. SKN, a Hong Kong-based company, is licensed to market lighting and electrical appliances worl...

C.F. Lin and the plaque praising his company's achievements in the development of patented products.

Taiwanese Lighting Executive Optimistic About the Industry's Future

C.F. Lin: Manufacturers need to form partnerships for mutual assistance

Dec 20, 2013

C.F. Lin, chairman of the Cross-Strait Lighting Committee of the Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA), recently brightened up a committee meeting by making such comments as “The lighting business is better in 2013 than in 2012”; “Almost every Taiwanese manufacturer in this line has grown this year”; and “LED lighting still has 15 years of space for development.” These statements ref...