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Taiwan Machine Tools | April 29, 2017

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TIMTOS Takeaway: Smart Manufacturing Is Automated

2017-03-24 |

Data-driven manufacturing was the stated theme, but Taiwan’s largest metalworking exhibition was also an excellent showcase for the automated equipment that this technology supports.

There wasn’t much time to examine the intricate lotus blossoms lining the halls of the show floor before a blaring speaker called the diverse pack of reporters to attention. Italy, Germany, Turkey, Brazil, South Korea, Mexico—all these countries and more were represented among the eager faces of the international trade press, waiting with notepads and cameras ready for the week’s first formal appointment. All had been invited to Taiwan’s largest metalworking trade show largely to see technology innovations like the one touted by the man with the microphone: a networked cell with machines automatically adjusting parameters based on real-time sensor feedback. Read More

Machine Tool Show sets new records

2017-03-20 |

The 2017 edition of the Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) wrapped up on March 12 after breaking the show’s visitor and exhibitor counts as well as booth usage numbers.

The 6-day event drew a record overseas attendance of over 7,300 international buyers. The top 10 buyer demographics by country/region were China, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, India, the United States, Turkey, Singapore, and Russia, in that order. Read More

Machine tool builders gather in Taipei

2017-03-14 |

The 2017 Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) kicked off March 7 with exhibits showcasing the latest in Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing.

Running from March 7 to 12, the industry extravaganza was joined by 1,100 exhibitors from Taiwan and around the world using 5,430 booths across the three major exhibition venues of Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, and Taipei Expo Park. Read More

Taiwan’s Tongtai to commercialize hybrid 3D printing technology this year

2017-03-10 |

Taiwan-based machine tool manufacturer Tongtai Machine and Tool Co., Ltd. has announced plans to commercialize its 3D printing technology sometime later this year. The company has also set its annual sales target at NT$200 million (~6.48 million USD).

Founded in 1969, Tongtai Machine and Tool Co. has grown to become the world’s second-largest producer of processing systems for printed circuit boards (PCBs). The company, which has clients in the aerospace, automotive, electric, medical, and home appliance industries (to name but a few), will be partnering with American company Optomec Inc. to develop and manufacture metal 3D printing equipment. Read More

Indian MSMEs scouting for better technologies in TIMTOS, Taiwan

2017-03-09 |

Teipei, Mar 8 (KNN) A large Indian delegation comprising of fifty eight micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is visiting the 26thTaipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) to look out for the latest manufacturing technologies.

The delegation, being coordinated by India’s premier industry body Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME), is visiting the Trade Fair and also participating in Business to Business meetings from 7~9 Match 2017 in Taipei.  Read More

SEYI Intelligent Stamping System Unlimited Possibilities for Metal Formability

2017-03-08 |

TIMTOS Taipei International Machine Tool Show

New solutions of intelligent manufacturing machines

March 7th 2017, Taipei – With the upcoming Industry 4.0 trend, the world famous metal stamping machine tool brand- SEYI (Shieh Yih) Machinery (4533TT) will introduce you to “Enriching Life through Innovation and Technology”. This exhibit shows how new servo technology and intelligent machines can be helpful to optimize the daily-used products in human life. See us at booth Q0362 of EXPO Dome at Taipei Park, during TIMTOS 2017 Taipei International Machine Tool Show. Read More

SEYI Shieh Yih Machinery Tied with ABB Best Partners for Metal Stamping Automation

2017-03-07 |

March 6th 2017, Taipei – With the emerging era of intelligent manufacturing, worldwide famous metal stamping machine manufacturer – SEYI (Shieh Yih) Machinery (4533TT) partnered with international leading industrial robotics supplier ABB, offering customers professional metal stamping automation solutions. Read More

Taiwan achieves best ever ranking in economic freedom index

2017-03-07 |

Taiwan was listed 11th in the 2017 global rankings for economic freedom, jumping 3 places to gain its highest ranking ever, according to the Heritage Foundation, which released the index recently.

Taiwan was ranked ahead of both the United Kingdom (12th) and the United States (17th), the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom showed.  Read More

Need a drill press? Machine tool show to return to Nangang

2017-03-01 |

This year’s 26th Taipei International Machine Tool Show will be the biggest machine tool show anywhere in Taiwan, according to show organizers Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry.

At a pre-show press conference on Thursday, TAITRA President Walter Yeh (葉明水) stated that the six-day show would feature 1,100 businesses from 21 countries hosting 5,430 booths. Read More

Taipei: City of Possibility

2017-02-21 |

Photo: National Palace Museum © SUPERJOSEPH | DREAMSTIME.COM

ACROSS THE CHOPPY WATERS from mainland China in Taiwan’s capital of Taipei, a bold wind of creativity spurred on everyone from whiskey makers to IT innovators.

Last fall the government initiated a high-tech project to rival America’s Silicon Valley under a new scheme dubbed “the Asian Silicon Valley,” a masterful economic plan to be completed by 2023 in neighboring Taoyuan City. A $357.9 million budget has already been slated this year alone to help startups and research and development for internet industries. Meanwhile, the Taiwanese whiskey distiller Kavalan earned a reputation among whiskey connoisseurs as the world’s best. In 2015 Kavalan’s Solist Vinho Barrique earned the title “World’s Best Single Malt Whisky” from the prestigious World Whiskies Awards.

But Taipei hasn’t always enjoyed this sweet smell of success. Read More