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Taiwan Smart Machinery | June 18, 2018

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New Industrial Revolution

2015-10-02 |

Taiwan’s burgeoning robotics sector is seeking to carve out a niche in the global market.

The increasing diversity of technologies on display at the Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robot Show in recent years evinces the growing strength of the domestic robotics sector. At the 2015 edition of the trade fair, held from July 16 to 19 at the Taipei World Trade Center’s Nangang Exhibition Hall, the nation’s leading tech companies and research institutes showcased a huge variety of robots, ranging from entertainment and service devices to towering manufacturing machines. The July event attracted around 63,000 local and foreign industry representatives, marking a 10 percent increase from the previous year. And while many visitors made some time to check out the creative humanoid entertainment bots, the vast majority of people in attendance had come to explore how advanced industrial machines are set to revolutionize manufacturing. Read More

Hiwin inks deal to set up robotics research center

2015-09-21 |

Hiwin Technologies Corp (上銀), the nation’s largest machine tool supplier, said it plans to invest NT$50 million (US$1.53 million) over the next five years on a robotics research center to step up its expansion into sophisticated rehabilitation robots.

As machine … Read More

Fair Friend Group acquires MAG, becomes a major player in global automotive industry

2015-08-28 |

TAIPEI — Jimmy Chu, chairman of Fair Friend Group (FFG,友嘉集團), Taiwan’s largest machine tool maker, announced his company’s successful acquisition of the global automotive supplier MAG IAS GmbH on August 23. The acquisition has created a synergy between FFG and MAG.

MAG, which is the world’s largest provider of turnkey solutions, tools and services, will boost FFG’s market position as a major player in the global automobile industry. Read More

Fair Friend Group Opens Flagship Facility

2015-04-14 |

The FFG Machine Tools Division is aiming to ramp up production over the next seven years.

News Item From: 4/6/2015 Modern Machine Shop, Edited by Stephanie Monsanty , Assistant Editor

The Fair Friend Group (FFG) Machine Tools Division has set … Read More

Taipei International Machine Tool Show Shapes the Automation Trend

2015-03-04 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan — All eyes of the machine tool world are on Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS), Asia’s top machine tool event that connects the makers, products and buyers for massive business opportunities. This is where smart tech meets … Read More

Hiwin Technologies Aims at Developing Medical Equipment

2015-02-04 |

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Hiwin Technologies (Hiwin) aims at developing medical equipment, the goal is to delivery 1000 units of Hiwin robotic gait training system MRG-P100 series per month. After registering as a manufacturer to sell medical devices in European Union … Read More

Turning on the 25th TIMTOS at mega-scale! Biz booms with record exhibition scale

2014-11-11 |

Taipei, November 11, 2014: Taiwan’s flagship show TIMTOS (Taipei Int’l Machine Tool Show) is on the up-and-up as it consolidates its lead on JIMTOF (the Japan Int’l Machine Tool Fair) as Asia’s second largest machine-tool show. Taiwan’s flagship tool expo is project to smash a full slate of its own records by attracting a huge turnout of domestic and international buyers. Already 1,000 companies from 17 countries have signed on for TIMTOS to use 5,400 booths – a record number in this biennial exhibition’s history.

The 2015 TIMTOS is co-organized by TAITRA (Taiwan External Trade Development Council) and TAMI (Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry) and unfolds March 3rd to 8th. Its 100,000 sq. meter venue blankets every inch of space at the NANGANG Exhibition Hall, TWTC Halls 1 & 3, and – starting this year, at Yuanshan EXPO Dome. Read More

Tool exports boosted by better global conditions

2014-04-18 |

The nation’s machine tool exports rose 4.6 percent last quarter from a year ago on the back of strong demand in Europe, data showed.

The results indicate a strong recovery for the nation’s machine tool sector, which suffered an annual … Read More

2014 MTduo and Interwood Taipei

2014-04-18 |

2014 MTduo and Interwood Taipei Are Coming

The 2014 MTduo and Interwood Taipei will be held at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Nangang Exhibition Hall on May 8-11, 2014.

The features MTduo will cover smart automation; industrial robots … Read More

Hiwin Q1 net profit soars

2014-04-18 |

Hiwin Q1 net profit soars

Taipei, May 3 (CNA) Profits at Hiwin Technologies Corp., one of Taiwan’s leading machine tool makers, rose sharply from a year earlier thanks to strong global demand, the company said Saturday.

In the January-March period, … Read More