Looking in-depth at the latest developments in production, sales, product design innovation, and technology advancements, as well as overall supply capabilities of Taiwan’s major export industries, these reports focus on machinery, auto parts, hardware, furniture, lighting and hardware etc. to keep global buyers and readers informed and better prepared to do business with Taiwan suppliers.
By CARMEN LO
With its stunning economic performance over the past decades, China is today a huge and much-coveted market for global manufacturers in the furniture industry. Nearly 200 European furniture brands have reportedly heeded the call of China, hoping to tap demand there, along with other... Full Story
By STEVE CHUANG
Despite a sluggish 2013, most of Taiwanese furniture parts makers have not slackened their efforts to continue developing through improved production capability and better.
The three manufacturers described below are noted for their consistent efforts to sharpen their competit... Full Story
By JENNY WU
China’s furniture industry generated a production value of 1,130 billion renminbi (RMB) in 2012, keeping that country in first place in the world in terms of both production and market value for the fifth year in a row, according to Zhu Changling, chairman of the China National Furnitu... Full Story
Taiwan's furniture industry may be shrinking in terms of production and number of companies, but local parts suppliers are honing their advantages to stay competitive in the increasingly challenging global market today.
One such company is Chieh Ling Screws Enterprise Co., Ltd., a ve... Full Story
Leading manufacturer of metal stamping parts offers unparalleled customer service and innovative manufacturing skills.
CDC Groups mainly manufactures stamping parts, CNC metal parts, stainless steel casting parts, aluminum alloy parts, titanium fasteners, stainless steel pistons and cylinders. ... Full Story
Located in central Taiwan, Da Yin Wei Tong Co., Ltd. (DYWT) is a dynamic office furniture parts maker, producing mainly PU office chair rollers and casters, with its products increasingly popular with global customers.
To meet the demand of upscale market, the company has applied advanced techn... Full Story
After nearly three decades of experience, Taiwan Lock Co. has become a globally competitive manufacturer and developer of locks and lockers with a brand-new headquarters building set on a 3,300-square-meter plot of land in central Taiwan.
Among the company’ new product releases for this year is ... Full Story
Ever since its inception in 1976 in Taipei City, northern Taiwan, Winlites Ind. Co. has dedicated to the development and production of lighting products. Its long experience makes it one of Taiwan’s most seasoned manufacturers in the line.
The company’s factory in mainland China turns out a wide... Full Story
Founded in 1989 in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, Yison Interior Textiles Co. is now one of the island’s leading furniture upholstery manufacturers. It supplies fabrics for use on furniture items including sofas, chairs, curtains, cushions, and partition surfacing, among others.
“To stay competitive... Full Story
Smart bathroom ware, generally referred to as fixtures that are integrated with functions that enhance convenience, comfort, safety as thermal control, were introduced into China in the 1990s and are supplied mainly to high-end hotels, F&B outlets, leisure/entertainment facilities, with major produ... Full Story
As part of the centennial celebration of Taiwan in 2011 sponsored by the Council for Cultural Affairs, the thematic exhibition focusing on a core piece of furnishing—chairs—displayed a wide range, from those brought by early migrants from China during the 17-18th centuries or earlier to modern vers... Full Story
Custom-made furniture is a unique niche in Taiwan’s furniture industry, characterized by the demands of discriminating customers and the methods used to meet those demands.
While Taiwanese furniture companies are well known for their efficient mass OEM (original equipment manufacturing) product... Full Story
As Taiwanese furniture makers seek to build a reputation in the market with their own brand names, their weapon of choice for adding value to their products is patents. A number of companies, after years of struggle, have launched products incorporating their own patented designs, and a number of t... Full Story
Despite the downsizing of Taiwan’s furniture industry resulting from the massive outflow of production capacity to China and Vietnam, a significant number of office furniture manufacturers have chosen to keep their production in Taiwan. The main reason for them to stay on the island is that they fe... Full Story
The rivalry between woodworking-equipment makers in Taiwan and China echoes a similar story, as that heard in many other sectors, that the rapid rise in the latter is gradually overtaking the former in global ranking and also forcing Taiwan’s counterparts to speed up developing high value-added mac... Full Story
Responding to industry demand for a knowledge-based platform at the annual exhibition, The Pinnacle Group International (TPGI Pte Ltd), Singapore’s leading events organizer, together with the organisers of International Furniture Fair Singapore 2012/29th ASEAN Furniture Show (IFFS/AFS 2012), Deco A... Full Story
Before the Nationalist government moved from China to Taiwan in 1949, the island’s furniture industry was focused on traditional Chinese styles strongly influenced by the furniture in China’s coastal provinces of Fujian and Guangdong, where the ancestors of most Taiwanese came from. It also had a s... Full Story
As Chinese Father’s Day—Aug. 8—approached, Taiwan’s print media were filled with advertisements for electronic massage recliners or chairs as gifts for fathers. The advertisements claimed that the products were continuously enhanced in terms of function to provide a feeling of massage as comfortabl... Full Story
Not only have manufacturers of all kinds in China had to cope with rising manufacturing cost due to rising global prices of raw materials as coal, oil, metal, plastics, wood, rattan etc., which is worsened by soaring wages without sparing furniture makers in China of such misfortune, with the odds... Full Story