The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) expects exports of Taiwan machine tools to increase by 14 percent this year.
At the end of October, I had the opportunity to sit down with Walter Yeh, president and CEO of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), to discuss the current state of the Taiwan machine tool industry and the initiatives the industry is embracing as it endeavors to increase exports and become more competitive in the world market.
Over the years, machine controls have become increasingly complex. What started out as two hand wheels on the old manual mills has become a full-fledged computer terminal with advanced functionality. Unfortunately, what seems like an advanced system may not be particularly user-friendly.
Long-term partnership to integrate enterprise technologies and an open-access, cloud-based IoT operating system for Fair Friend Group’s 90 brands.
Siemens and Fair Friend Enterprise Co. Ltd. Taiwan (FFG) have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding with the intention of strengthening their long-standing business relationship. The aim of the extended partnership is to consolidate the integration of the Siemens Digital Enterprise Suite across the Taiwanese business and to integrate Siemens digitalisation and automation technologies into FFG’s machine tools and machine tool technologies.
Dr. Walter Yeh, president, Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) shares interesting insights on the current machine tool market in Taiwan.
Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen has ambitions to make the country a global manufacturing hub for intelligent machinery and high-end equipment. What are the initiatives undertaken to achieve this goal?
Long-term partnership to integrate enterprise technologies and open-access, cloud-based IoT operating system for Fair Friend Group’s 90 brands.
Siemens AG struck a collaboration agreement with Taiwan-based Fair Friend Group to integrate Siemens technologies on the extensive portfolio of FFG machine …
Germany/Taiwan – TAMI, Taiwan Association of the Machinery Industry was the largest participant in terms of space at EMO 2017, apart from the European Free Trade Association, the association said.
Altogether, the 187 Taiwanese exhibitors, 180 of whom are members of TAMI, took up 18,250 sq m. at the leading global metalworking fair held recently in Hanover, Germany.
“Smart Dimensions in Shaping New Perspectives in Taiwan Industry” Product Launch & Press Conference at EMO 20172017-09-25 | Taiwan Machine Tools
Hannover–The Taiwan Product Launch at EMO Show 2017 will highlight the technological strengths of Taiwan’s metalworking and machine tool industries. To showcase an assortment of workpieces as well as smart manufacturing products and solutions from Taiwan, the conference will aim to enhance the local machining industry’s competitive edge, especially for the aerospace manufacturing sector.
In an effort to explore the essence of Industry 4.0 and promote technical exchanges and cooperation with German tech firms, a Taiwan smart machinery delegation is currently visiting related government units and leading automation firms in Germany, looking to better …
Machinery maker Hiwin Technologies Co (上銀科技) expects its annual sales to reach NT$20 billion (US$664.3 million) this year, up from last year’s NT$16 billion due to robust customer demand, company chairman Eric Chuo (卓永財) said yesterday.
Technological change can upend established markets, bringing smaller companies to prominence while giants fall. Just ask Nokia and Ericsson, the Scandinavian companies that once dominated the cell phone market. Richard Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based machine tool manufacturer YCM, says the movement to connect machine tools with computer networks to gain manufacturing insights could be as disruptive as the move from standard cell phones to smart phones – a movement that could carry Taiwan’s tool industry from price-based competition to prominence in the market.