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These are in-depth pre- and post-show reports on major international trade fairs, held in Taiwan and other countries with significant participation by Taiwanese manufacturers and exporters. They are offered to help global buyers and other readers better understand what is going on at the fairs and the latest offerings by Taiwanese exhibitors.


TaipeiPlas 2014 offered business opportunities for suppliers and buyers worldwide.

TaipeiPlas 2014 Holds Position as Biggest Plastics Trade Fair in Asia

Oct 01, 2014

A total of 530 exhibitors showcased their newest products and machines in 2,670 booths at this year’s Taipei International Plastics & Rubber Industry Show (TaipeiPlas), held on Sept. 26-30 at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall. This retained the position of TaipeiPlas as the biggest trade fair of its kind in Asia. Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), a government-...


The Taiwan Pavilion at ChinaPlas 2014 was packed with international buyers sourcing high-performance plastic processing machinery.

Taiwanese Exhibitors Turn Heads at ChinaPlas 2014

Producers keep ahead of intensifying competition with well-honed techniques and know-how

May 26, 2014

By STEVE CHUANG Taiwanese suppliers of plastic processing machinery and related components captured the buyer spotlight at ChinaPlas 2014 (The 28th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries) with products materializing their well-honed techniques and rich know-how and further consolidating Taiwan's decades-long central role in the global machinery supply chain. ChinaPlas wa...


ChinaPlas 2014 was held on Apr. 23-26 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, with more than 2,900 exhibitors coming from 39 different countries.

ChinaPlas 2014 Shows Vigorous Demand from Global Plastics and Rubber Industries

Buyers look for green automated solutions in line with global environmental and labor trends

May 15, 2014

By STEVE CHUANG Asia’s largest trade fair for plastics and rubber industries as well as world’s second-biggest (after K Fair in Germany), ChinaPlas 2014 (the 28th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries) bustled with demand and bulged with an increased number of visitors and buyers from all over the world. Over nearly three decades this annual show has built a high global...


The CENS booth at Interpack 2011 was crowded by buyers interested in Taiwan's high-profile machinery.

CENS Again to Offer Industry Magazines and Buyer Services at Interpack 2014

Apr 11, 2014

As one of best-known promoters of Taiwan-made machinery exports, CENS (China Economic News Service) will be present again at Interpack 2014, scheduled for May 8-14 at Messe Düsseldorf in Germany, providing its latest industry magazines and buyer services designed to bridge Taiwan’s high-quality machinery suppliers with global buyers. Organized every three years by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, Interp...


ChinaPlas 2013 in Guangzhou drew over 114,000 visitors and buyers worldwide.

CENS to Support Taiwan's Machinery Industry Recovery at ChinaPlas 2014

Apr 10, 2014

With Taiwan’s machinery industry gradually recovering from last year's slump, CENS (the China Economic News Service) will boost its participation in ChinaPlas 2014 (the 28th International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries) by circulating a larger number of its industrial magazines and buyer guides in an attempt to connect more Taiwanese suppliers with global buyers. ChinaPlas 2014, ...


Hyplas sales manager Daniel Liao said that the GCC bloc absorbs a large share of the company's output.

Taiwan-made Plastic Processing Machinery Rivets the Crowd at Saudi PPPP

High performance and quality prove a winning mix at industry show

Mar 10, 2014

By STEVE CHUANG Taiwan exhibitors came home from Saudi PPPP 2014 (the 12th International Trade Exhibition for Printing & Packaging Technologies and the 12th International Plastics & Petrochemicals Trade Fair) with multiple orders in hand for their high performance and quality plastic processing machines. A total of 22 exhibitors, mostly manufacturers of plastic processing machines, joined the T...


The Egypt Pavilion (organized by the Egypt Expo & Convention Authority)

Saudi PPPP 2014 Offers Lucrative Business Opportunities as Economy Restructures

A growing population and burgeoning economy spur demand for packaging and plastics in Saudi Arabia

Mar 04, 2014

By STEVE CHUANG Saudi Arabia is working hard to restructure its economy toward more industrial production and less dependence on the oil sector, and this effort was reflected in Saudi PPPP 2014, a business event combining two exhibitions: the 12th International Trade Exhibition for Printing & Packaging Technologies (Saudi Print & Pack) and the 12th International Plastics & Petrochemicals Trade...


Saudi PPPP is known for being a diverse, effective business platform for packaging, packing, plastic and petrochemical industries in the Middle East. (provided by the show organizer)

Saudi PPPP 2014 to Display Complete Packaging, Packing, Plastic and Petrochemical Materials and Machines

Feb 12, 2014

The most important business event in the Middle East for packaging, packing, plastics and petrochemical industries, Saudi PPPP 2014 is scheduled for February 17-20 in the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center with complete range of related technology, materials and machines. Saudi PPPP this year will remain a 2-in-1 trade fair as usual: the 11th International Trade Exhibition for...


TIMTOS is the world's fifth largest machinery tool show. (Pictured: the Nangang Exhibition Center)

2013 TIMTOS Showcases Taiwan's Tool Tech Edge

Providing a networking hub for participants to keep abreast of the latest industrial trends and innovative technologies

Sep 10, 2013

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, plate-metal and tube and wire processing tools to controllers, parts and accessories, and casting and...


Fair Friend's U-600A 5-axis vertical machining center.

TIMTOS 2013 Spotlights Machine Tool Trends at Excellence Awards

ICT, ergonomic, space-saving and green products rank high on the winners' list

Sep 10, 2013

Seventeen winners emerged from a slate of 62 competitors at the second annual Taiwan Machine Tools Industry Award 2013 for Excellence in Research and Innovation contest held during the Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS) 2013 in early March. The number of award contenders this year doubled over that of the previous contest, held in 2011. Award categories this year included Machini...