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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.


Show grounds at the National Hardware Show in 2021. Photo credit: National Hardware Show Official Website

National Hardware Show to kick off on April 5

Mar 31, 2022

The 2022 National Hardware Show (NHS) is slated to kick off from April 5 to 7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in tandem with two other large-scaled expos — Coverings and IDAExpo — as a partnership to offer more procurement, selling, and networking opportunities. NHS is widely regarded as the best gateway into the North American hardware and tools market, especially for Taiwanese suppliers. ...


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CHINAPLAS 2022 to kick off on April 25

Jan 05, 2022

CHINAPLAS 2022, the world's biggest platform showcasing advanced rubber and plastic technology, is returning to the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on April 25 for three days, using up 360,000 square meters of exhibition ground space. The show is slated to exhibit over 4,000 domestic and international quality exhibitors and prepare the rubber and plastic industry to engage wi...


1-on-1 Virtual Procurement Sessions on Day 1 of Taipei AMPA, removing restrictions on location and time for local and global buyers to get in touch. (Photo taken by Lin Yu-shuan)

2020 Taipei AMPA Post-Show Report

Nov 09, 2020

Preface The three-in-one Taipei AMPA wrapped up on Oct. 24 at the Nangang Exhibition Center Hall 2. According to TAITRA’s statistics, the four-day event attracted approximately 6,000 professional visitors, including representatives from Tesla Taiwan, TOYOTA, FORD, NISSAN, the joint EV venture between Foxconn and Yulon, and Michelin Tires. Unlike previous events, TAITRA organized a virtual e...


Gearing up for Post-COVID Recovery, THS Coming Soon in October</h2>

Gearing up for Post-COVID Recovery, THS Coming Soon in October

Oct 07, 2020

As the only hardware and hand tools trade show taking place this year globally, the three-day Taiwan Hardware Show (THS) will soon kick off on 13th October at the Taichung International Exhibition Center. Positive industry outlook for the post COVID-19 era has led to over 370 companies signing up as exhibitors, in a bid to gear up for a long-awaited economic recovery and plan the next strategic m...


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Announcement on Postponement of China International Hardware Show 2020 (CIHS 2020)

Jul 10, 2020

In view of the continuous spreading of COVID-19 all over the world and the latest epidemic prevention requirements of China and the government of Shanghai, in order to guarantee the health and safety of exhibitors, purchasers and professional visitors, China National Hardware Association and Koelnmesse have prudently decided to postpone China International Hardware Show 2020 (CIHS 2020) from Augu...


EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020 : the entire hardware industry on four days in Cologne </h2>

EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020 : the entire hardware industry on four days in Cologne

Feb 10, 2020

From 1 to 4 March 2020, Cologne will once again become the meeting point for the entire international hardware industry. For four days, around 3,000 suppliers from more than 55 countries will present tools, products from the industrial supply, fasteners and fixings, fittings and home improvement segments. The product offering of the exhibitors is complemented by an extensive and diverse event pro...


Taichung International Exhibition Center housed the complete spectrum of high-grade products for multi-sector applications available for direct orders, which is expected to reach more than NTD$25 billion (Photo photographed by Sung Chien-Sheng)

THS 2019 Polishes Reputation as the Place to Go for Hardware Industry

Jan 10, 2020

Turnout surges despite turbulent economy Taiwan Hardware Show (THS), the best business platform for the hardware industry in Taiwan, took place at the Taichung International Exhibition Center from Oct. 17th to 19th. The show saw participation from 430 domestic and foreign exhibitors, taking up more than 1,000 booths in total, the highest record in the show’s history. Last year was the seven...


EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020-the entire hardware industry on four days in Cologne</h2>

EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020-the entire hardware industry on four days in Cologne

Dec 16, 2019

From 1 to 4 March 2020, Cologne will once again become the meeting point for the entire international hardware industry. For four days, around 2,800 suppliers from more than 55 countries will present tools, products from the industrial supply, fasteners and fixings, fittings and home improvement segments. "The exhibitor quality once again shows that the EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fa...


Taiwan Hardware Show Sets a New Record</h2>

Taiwan Hardware Show Sets a New Record

Oct 15, 2019

Poised as the leading trade hub for 'Made in Taiwan' hardware produced for international markets, the Taiwan Hardware Show (THS) gains new heights for its 19th edition this year. Presenting Taiwan's valued capabilities in producing top-grade hardware tools and high-value products with competitive prices sought by worldwide industry players and trade buyers, the exhibition brings together the coun...


EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020: Top result after early bird bookings</h2>

EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne 2020: Top result after early bird bookings

Aug 02, 2019

The first early booking phase of the EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne (1 to 4 March 2020) closed with an excellent result: By 31 May, companies had secured their participation in the global leader of the hardware industry at preferential rates. Interest this year was especially high, as seen by the increase in the list of participating companies as of the reporting date of ne...