Taiwan Industry Updates
By STEVE CHUANG
Taiwan's makers of plastic and rubber machinery, including blown film machines, have generally experienced a business slump so far this year mainly because of increasing rivalry from emerging competitors as well as sluggish corporate investment in fixed assets over the past few years. Soon, however, things are expected to turn upward again.
According to the latest statistics... Full Story
By MICHELLE HSU
The rapid growth of new-energy vehicle applications in China has attracted Taiwanese investors from related industries to set up factories in industrial development zones in Fujian Province, China’s nearest province to Taiwan.
On May 18, Taiwan’s Hi-Genius Power Inc., a lithium battery maker, announced the signing of a letter of intent committing the company to set up op... Full Story
While the global economic climate has improved a bit in 2013, China’s growth has remained sluggish. This weakness, coupled with the short-term impact of the government’s revision of regulations to cool off the overheated real estate market, has confronted China’s furniture manufacturers with declining sales and profits. The industry seems destined to either stagnate or shrink, and the result will... Full Story
To help Taiwanese manufacturers, exporters and traders build business globally, CENS attended six overseas trade shows in June to promote product sourcing guides and help advertising clients build contacts.
The six shows were Automechanika Middle East, Lightfair International, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, China Int’l Machine Tool & Tools Exhibition (CIMES), InterPlas Thailand,... Full Story
By KEN LIU
Founded only last year, Green Ideas Technology Co., Ltd. focuses on the development of smart lighting control systems for LED lights and solar-powered LED streetlights. Recent field tests carried out by the company prove that its dedicated control system can send signals to all of the 120-some streetlights on the National Taipei University campus, whether in building blocks or at ro... Full Story