HANNOVER, Germany, September 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
With 162 manufacturers, Taiwan is the third-largest exhibiting country at the world's biggest and most important platform for innovations in metalworking.
According to British business analysts at Oxford Economics, worldwide sales of machine tools are expected to grow two percent this year, bringing sales up to approximately €68 billion, the highest level ever recorded in this sector.
Statistics compiled by the Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) indicate a total value of Taiwan machinery exports for 2012 of over US$ 20.7 billion, YoY growth of 1.9%. Taiwan's machine tool industry currently has the highest production of all categories in the machinery industry.
Brian Lee, Deputy Executive Director, Exhibition Department, Taiwan External Trade
Development Council (TAITRA), emphasized that industry standards in Taiwan today are equal to those in Europe, but that products can be offered at lower cost.
Agnes Hwa-Yue Chen, Representative, Taipei Representative Office in Germany, stressed the importance of Germany, Taiwan's largest trading partner in Europe and the fifth biggest trading partner in Asia. German investments in Taiwan already soared 300 percent from January to July 2013, compared with 2012, she said.
CHMER Group: A Top 5 global EDM supplier
Brad Wang, Marketing Director, Ching-Hung Machinery Electric Industrial, CHMER Group, presented CHMER (Hall 11, Stand E25) as a driving force in the electrical discharge machining (EDM) industry and a global Top 5 EDM supplier, with a huge global distribution network including 75 agencies in 55 countries. At EMO 2013, CHMER is presenting Q4025L, a highest precision grade wire cut EDM, with the world's fastest 0.07mm AWT (automatic wire-feeding) device. http://www.chmer.com
FFG: Second largest exhibitor at EMO 2013 with 3,128 square meters
With 3,128 square meters, Fair Friend Group (FFG, Hall 27, Stand B08) is the second biggest exhibitor at EMO 2013. David Chu, President of Feeler, indicated that the former Fair Friend Enterprise has grown 30,000-fold since 1979 to become the Fair Friend Group. Its major business fields are PCB (printable circuit boards), industry equipment, green energy and machine tools - FFG's primary growth driver. Among the latest acquisitions in Germany in 2013 were the MAG Group's industrial equipment business line with the brands Hüller Hille (in Mosbach), Hessapp (in Taunusstein), Modul (in Chemnitz) and Witzig & Frank (in Offenburg). http://www.feeler.com
Hiwin: One of the world's largest motion control and system technology manufacturers
Werner Mäurer, Managing Director, Hiwin Technologies, presented Hiwin Technologies Corp. (Hall 7, Stand C36) as one of the largest motion control and system technology manufacturers in the world. At EMO 2013, Hiwin is showcasing RA605, a multipurpose 6-axis robot that can handle a payload of 6 kg and is suitable for rapid pick and place applications. With its high degree of flexibility, it offers outstanding performance even in limited spaces. http://www.hiwin.com.tw
Tongtai: Demand for international air transport rising steadily
James Huang, Manager, Sales & Marketing Department, Tongtai Machine & Tool, and Olivia Sung, Overseas Sales Manager, Tongtai Group APEC, particularly underscored the steadily rising demand for international air transport and focused on the development of machine applications for the aviation industry. Tongtai Group (Hall 27, Stand B11) is highly respected for its customized products and turnkey solutions. Tongtai produces a variety of products for metal machining. At EMO 2013, Tongtai is presenting the G series, a high speed 5-axis bridge machine for precision mold/die making for automobile and aerospace components machining. http://www.tongtai.com.tw
60 years of YCM: Award-winning excellency in production management
Brian Chen, Chairman & CEO, Yeong Chin Machinery Industries, introduced different machining centers for various industrial sectors. He noted that YCM is the first machine tool builder in Taiwan to be awarded the TPM (Total Productive Management) Excellence Award, Category A, by the JIPM (Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance). YEONG CHIN MACHINERY INDUSTRIES (YCM, Hall 27, Stand C68) has been specialized in machine tool manufacturing for 60 years. It is bringing its TCV 3000A-5AX 5-axis high-speed high-accuracy traveling column vertical machining center, suitable for aerospace, automotive and job shop applications, to EMO 2013 in Hannover. http://www.ycmcnc.com
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