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Taiwan Machine Tools | January 20, 2017

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TIMTOS 2017 exhibitors ready to reveal exciting products with cutting-edge technology

2017-01-13 |


As the trend of manufacturing is moving toward to a more intelligent and efficient era, not merely the software and control system keeps advancing, but also the hardware, but the components and cutting tools are also renewing for greater purposes and goals in machining. Here is a brief review on some of the manufacturers who present outstanding products in the show. ISCAR TAIWAN’s high capacity cutting tools developed new grades and coatings for their tools for heat reduction and achieve longer lifespan for cutting tools. ZEN WU ZHENG SUN’s two types boring tools (for soft/hard materials) are in consistent to the demands in advanced manufacturing – which can accomplish more precise and delicate machining.

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TIMTOS 2017 to host record number exhibitors

2017-01-04 |

The Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS 2017) is set to open at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center on March 7, 2017.

According to show organizer TAITRA, the 2017 show will feature 1,088 exhibitors across 5,450 booth spaces, the highest figures in record. The show is excepting a visitor turnout of over 50,000 professionals from around the world.

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Taiwan machine tools join Manufacturing Indonesia show

2016-12-05 |

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Corporate Synergy Development Center (CSD) recently led a delegation of Taiwanese machine tool manufacturers to the Manufacturing Indonesia show, held from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3, 2016.
To promote Taiwan’s machine tools in the market, TAITRA and CSD organized a Taiwan machine tool pavilion at the 4 day show. The two organizations also held a press event on the show’s opening day to introduce Taiwan’s top machine tool manufacturers and their innovations to the local businesses and factory operators.

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Taiwan Machine Tools: Powering Indonesia’s Automotive Supply Chain with Smart Manufacturing

2016-11-30 |

Product Launch at Manufacturing Indonesia 2016 (Nov. 30th)

Hall A 3216-3317, Jakarta International Expo

Nov. 17, 2016 | Jakarta, Indonesia – Representatives of several world’s leading machine tools and accessories makers from Taiwan will present their … Read More

TAITRA and TAMI promote TIMTOS at JIMTOF 2016

2016-11-29 |

To promote the Taiwan International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) 2017, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) teamed up to hold a pre-show press reception on Nov. 11 during JIMTOF 2016, which was held at the Tokyo Big Sight from Nov. 17 to 22.

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Hiwin, Siemens ink ‘smart’ deal

2016-11-25 |

Machinery maker Hiwin Technologies Corp (上銀) and Siemens AG yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding, vowing to create a “smart” machinery industry.

Hiwin and Siemens are to work together to integrate machine tools and “smart” controllers in a bid to enhance the value chain of Taichung’s machine tool industry.

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Taiwan Machine Tool Makers Pursuing Future Excellence with Japan

2016-11-21 |

Tokyo, November 17, 2016 – JIMTOF is Asia’s biggest machine tools show. This year, 75 Taiwanese exhibitors participated in JIMTOF, which accounted for one-fourth of the participating overseas exhibitors.

80% of Taiwan-made machine tools are exported to over 138 countries across the world, making the small island nation of Taiwan the world’s 5th largest exporter of machine tools in 2015.

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TMTS 2016 – The Mass Production Era of the 5-Axis Machine Tool Has Arrived

2016-11-16 |

ember 15, 2016 12:49 AM Eastern Standard Time

TAICHUNG, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taiwan International Machine Tool Show (TMTS) was launched in 2010 by the Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory Builders’ Association (TMBA), and has become one of the most important metalworking trade … Read More

VIDEO: Could Virtual Reality Be the Future of Factory Floor Planning?

2016-11-12 |

In mass production manufacturing, factories require a great number of tools and equipment, as well as the floor space to house them.

In the video above, we discuss how virtual reality (VR) devices are becoming the key to factory floor planning, cell development and maybe even the future of manufacturing trade events, with David Maa, Ph. D., general manager of the Industry 4.0 division at Fair Friend Group. Read More

TMBA gives conservative outlook for coming year

2016-11-10 |

The Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory Builders’ Association (TMBA) yesterday gave a conservative industry outlook for next year, citing rising protectionism in the US.

From January through last month, machine tool shipments to the US, the second-largest export market, dropped by 9.8 percent annually to US$287 million due to weak demand, the association said.

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