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.
Taiwan exported US$1.5 billion worth of machinery in January, down 4.4% from the same month of 2013 due chiefly to a 31.1% decline in exports to mainland China, the biggest overseas market for the island's machinery.
The Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI), which represents over 2,50... Full Story
Kao Fong Machinery Co., Ltd. recently broke ground to construct a factory at the Central Taiwan Science Park to boost revenue to NT$2.4 billion (US$80 million) for 2014 and NT$3 billion (US$100 million) for 2015.
The company budgets an estimated NT$340 million (US$11.3 million) for the new facto... Full Story
Hiwin Technologies Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Chuo announced at the company’s Jan. 17 yearend banquet that the manufacturer of ballscrews will see sales of intelligent robots more than double this year over 2013 and soon see revenue reach the US$1 billion benchmark.
C... Full Story
Flooded by orders in the first quarter of 2014 and upbeat about business for the second quarter, Taiwan’s leading machine-tool makers will inaugurate expansion plans earlier than originally scheduled.
Industry executives point out that the recovering economies in the Europe Union, United States ... Full Story
Taiwan’s leading machine-tool makers vow to increase their 2014 sales by at least 10% from 2013 based on the recent surge in orders that will keep production lines running at full throttle throughout the second quarter.
Falcon Machine Tools Co., Ltd., with the Chevalier brand, plans to boost sa... Full Story
Rechi Precision Co., Ltd., world’s fourth-largest compressor supplier by shipment, achieved robust sales in 2013, in which the company shipped record-breaking 12.3682 million units to rack up the second-highest annual consolidated revenue of NT$16.472 billion (about US$549 million), according to it... Full Story
Chairman S.C. Hsu of Ecoca Industrial Co., Ltd., a major lathe maker in Taiwan, projects the company’s revenue to top NT$1 billion (US$33.3 million) by 2015, surging from the estimated NT$400 million (US$13.3 million) for 2013 and projected NT$600 million (US$20 million) for 2014.
Hsu bases the ... Full Story
Hiwin Technologies Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eric Chuo recently said that the company’s industry-robot business will considerably help boost revenue for 2014, when it starts shipping articulated robot arms, spider-type robots, and robot arms for silicon wafer factories in the... Full Story
Machine-tool maker Far East Machinery Co. Ltd. (FEMCO), headquartered in the southern Taiwan city of Chia Yi, has recently opened an office in Taichung to boost its market share in central Taiwan.
According to chairman, K.H. Chuang, central Taiwan is home to most of the island’s processing facto... Full Story
After seeing shipments rise to over one million compressors in October alone, Rechi Precision Co., Ltd. has sold all its capacity for November and December, triggering the company's expectation to meet the goal of shipping 12 million compressors by the end of 2013.
Company executives say the fou... Full Story
Although the contraction of Taiwan’s machine-tool exports slowed to 5.8% for the month of November 2013, the Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory Builders’ Association (TMBA) estimates that the island’s overseas shipments of machine tools for the year as a whole would drop 16.5% from 2012, to US$3.5-3.6... Full Story
Machine tool makers AWEA Mechantronic Co., Ltd. and Goodway Machine Corp. have recently landed surging orders mostly thanks to recovering automobile markets in China, Europe, and the United States, with AWEA receiving over NT$300 million (US$10 million) of orders a month.
Both companies estimat... Full Story
Most of Taiwan’s machine-tool makers made encouraging profits in the first third quarters of 2013 in spite of several disadvantageous developments, including the recent revaluation of the New Taiwan dollar against the U.S. dollar that has made Taiwan's exports less competitive against Japanese and ... Full Story
Mainly due to uneven recovery and ongoing systemic problems in global economies along with depreciating Japanese yen against the greenback, Taiwan’s plastic and rubber machine industry experienced declining exports during the first half of this year, which will continue for the rest of 2013, accord... Full Story
Taiwan’s packaging machinery industry has been developed over the decades by local companies using skills and know-how learned from overseas, initially with the aim of replacing imports. The industry went on to become an exporter, and many companies in the line have built a reputation in the global... Full Story
The 2013 Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) drew a record turnout during its six-day run from March 5 to 10, confirming its place as Asia's second largest and the world's fifth largest machine tool show.
This year's show presented a broad array of products, from cutting, forming, p... Full Story
Pinnacle Machine Tool Co., Ltd., founded in central Taiwan back in 1976, has released a series of feature-laden five-axis (X, Y, Z, plus B and C axes) CNC machining centers to cater to high-end manufacturers looking for machines that are economical in price yet uncompromising in precision and quali... Full Story
When machine-tool maker Kasuga Co. of Japan decided to open its first overseas workshop around one year ago, it chose Taiwan over China on the advice of Jackson Wong, a Hong Kong citizen operating for more than 10 years as machine trader before becoming chairman of the Taiwan subsidiary, Kasuga Sei... Full Story
Leaderway CNC Technologies Co., Ltd. specializes in five-axis, vertical-type, and bridge-type machining centers for making vehicle parts, templates for electronics components, and parts for aircrafts and national-defense equipment.
The company has been focusing on five-axis technology, among th... Full Story
Reporting a 34% revenue increase year on year in 2012 and expecting sales for the second half of 2013 to climb from the flat first half, L&L Machinery Industry Co., Ltd., a leading heavy-duty-lathe maker in Taiwan, is moving in a new direction that departs from what it had comfortably accustomed to... Full Story
Shenq Fang Yuan Technology Co., Ltd., a major machining-center maker in Taiwan founded in 1996, is known for simultaneous-motion five-axis machines mostly for processing intricate products such as watch cases, jewelry, small and mid turbine blades, and tire molds for high-end cars, with notable pro... Full Story
Decreased customer inventories and depreciating Japanese yen and South Korean won against U.S. dollar are motivating Taiwan’s machine-tool makers to accelerate expansions at home and overseas.
Tongtai Machine & Tool Co., Ltd. will begin building a factory on 66,100-square-meter land right acro... 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
The year 2012 has not been the same for all of Taiwan's plastic extrusion machine suppliers. During this period of global economic uncertainty, some suppliers have had an increase in contract orders while others have seen a decline in customer demand.
Among those plastic extrusion machinery supp... Full Story
From small beginnings in 1950, Taiwan’s packaging machinery manufacturing has developed into an industry that supplies the world with high-quality, efficient packaging machines (both fully- and semi-automatic filling and sealing machines, labeling machines, cartoning machines, shrink wrapping machi... Full Story
Most Taiwanese printing machinery suppliers experienced downturns during the first half of 2012 due both to global economic uncertainty and a growing rivalry between emerging competitors.
According to the latest data issued by the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) on its website, ... Full Story
Quick reaction to market fluctuations and flexible manufacturing capabilities have helped many Taiwanese manufacturers of machining centers to escape the impact of economic recession in major markets. Those markets include mainland China, which is the world’s second-largest economy and the biggest ... Full Story
Taiwan’s manufacturers of machine tools, most of which are small or medium in size, have experienced substantial sales growth following the global financial crisis of 2009. Their exports grew a further 9.4% in the first half of 2012, to US$2.09 billion, according to the Taiwan Association of Machin... Full Story
Pinnacle Machine Tool Co., Ltd. has launched feature-laden five-axis CNC machining centers to meet rising demand from high-end manufacturers looking to maintain precision production but reduce cost to be more competitive amid various discouraging economic news, including the lingering EU periphera... Full Story
Among the plastic processing machines makers in Taiwan, those making plastic inflation and blown film machines have been struggling with the same challenge facing other manufacturers and suffering downtrend, with the number of operators having decreased over the past years due mainly to rivalry aga... Full Story