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Furniture Industry Was Hit Hard by Coronavirus</h2>

Furniture Industry Was Hit Hard by Coronavirus

Mar 30, 2020

Due to the spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic in the United States, many retail industries adjusted their business hours and even closed for two weeks before opening. The furniture factories listed in Taiwan such as Shengsheng, Jisheng, Shangyi, and Kestar were affected. The industry pointed out that this wave of epidemic will cause the furniture industry to freeze operations, in addition...


Agio to Tap Building Material Market in Greater China with Resysta</h2>

Agio to Tap Building Material Market in Greater China with Resysta

Aug 14, 2017

Wang Ping-Sheng, chairman of Agio, a high-profile furniture company in the global market, is poised to tap the building material market in Greater China with its Resysta, a new material mainly of rice husk and plastic for furniture and building construction. A patented technology developed in Germany, Resysta is made out of finely ground rice husk mixed with over 20 secret additives and featur...


Persistent makers in Taiwan's wooden furniture sector adopt different strategies to survive a severe recession caused by insiders continuously migrating.

Taiwan's Wooden Furniture Sector Struggling, but Undaunted

Oct 03, 2016

Taiwan’s wooden furniture manufacturers experienced a golden age back in the 1970s and ‘80s, but beginning in the late ‘70s they began suffering from such calamities as (for them) industrial transformation, oil crises, lumber export embargoes, inflation, and competition from emerging markets in the third world. In the 1990s most of the Taiwanese producers in the line joined the mass migration to ...



Industry In-Focus

Taiwanese furniture parts makers aims for niches by tapping higher-end segments.

Metal Furniture Parts Makers in Taiwan Create Blue Oceans

Taiwanese suppliers target high-end niches to battle low-end competition

Dec 16, 2016

With their advanced manufacturing technology, skilled workers, and a strong global reputation for quality and on-time delivery, Taiwanese metal furniture parts makers have plenty of reasons for optimism in their showdown with emerging rivals from mainland China and Southeast Asia. Even though the global competition has become increasingly harsh over the decade, a few domestic companies are car...


Taiwan's parts suppliers in the furniture industry mostly depend on persistently solid market demand for office furniture.

A Glimpse of Taiwan's Office Furniture Parts Makers Faring Well

Quality and innovation are bread and butter for insiders

Nov 21, 2016

In the OA furniture parts sector, Taiwanese makers’ attention and devotion to R&D and quality have helped to sustain their businesses for the past few decades. Interviewing the following three OA chair parts makers confirm an inextricable link exists between their gung-ho attitudes toward product innovation and quality, the future and current achievements in the line. Chern Shing Top Co., Ltd....


Taiwan boasts a large number of globally competitive manufacturers of furniture parts, to enjoy solid presence in the global furniture supply chain.

Taiwanese Furniture Parts Suppliers Take on Economic Uncertainty with Different Strategies

Jun 24, 2016

Despite global economic uncertainties, most of Taiwanese furniture parts makers have yet to slow their pursuit of sustainable development through improving production capability and product quality to win trust from global buyers. The following sums up three manufacturers noted for consistent efforts on sharpening competitive edges differently. Liang Harng One supplier who competes well ...



Supplier News

Hardware Maker Clear Dawn Embodies Enterprising Spirit in the Industry</h2>

Hardware Maker Clear Dawn Embodies Enterprising Spirit in the Industry

Apr 25, 2019

■Chou Ming Chou Clear Dawn Co., Ltd. (CDC), established in 1982, is based at the heart of Taipei’s business center in Xinyi Commercial District and is in close proximity with Taipei 101. The prime location allows CDC to stay true to its founding principles, as Xinyi Commercial District houses major institutions for various industries; like instilling innovation into their management philosophy...

CLEAR DAWN CO., LTD.


Pleo Inc. will be showcasing their unique outdoor lighting solutions geared for personal and commercial use.(photo courtesy of Pleo Inc.)

Lighting Fixture Supplier Pleo Inc. Takes on Outdoor Solutions

Apr 25, 2019

■Chou Ming-chou Pleo Inc. is a professional supplier of lighting fixtures to market worldwide for more than 15 years. The firm aims to provide the best services and high-quality products, enabling them to lay the foundations for maintaining long-term business cooperation with partners in terms of OEM and ODM projects. On display at National Hardware Show is Pleo’s comprehensive display of t...

PLEO INC.


Everplast Machinery/E-Plast successfully developed SPC extrusion machine lines. (photo provided by Everplast)

Everplast Rolls Out New SPC Extrusion Machine Lines

Apr 25, 2019

■Liu Hsiu-chuan Everplast Machinery Co., Ltd./E-Plast is a well-known domestic brand manufacturing plastic and rubber machinery that are marketed for worldwide clients. The firm recently developed a new product line of SPC (Stone Plastic Composite) extrusion machine lines. As SPC is free of Formaldehyde, products are equipped with moisture-proof, fireproof, insect-proof, dust-proof and easy in...

EVERPLAST MACHINERY CO., LTD.



Insiders' Views

Chen Chang-hsiu, chairman of Formosa Design center, assumed the chairmanship of Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers' Association (TFMA) at the beginning of this year.

TFMA Seeks to Revitalize Taiwan's Furniture Industry

Industry association is forming a cross-business strategic alliance to create a platform for resource integration

Feb 09, 2015

By Michelle Hsu Founded in 1973, the Taiwan Furniture Manufacturers Association (TFMA) has witnessed Taiwan's furniture industry through its ups and downs. Today, the association faces new challenges in its mission to help local furniture makers adapt to changing business conditions and stay competitive. "With the furniture industry starting to revive from the downturn that started with...


Shake Shake Duck transforms into a rocking chair, making it no longer only a static chair.

Cultural Exposition Showcases Creativity of Furniture Design

This expo aimed to boost cultural/creative vitality by highlighting localization and infusing energy into cultural enterprises

Jan 21, 2014

By MICHELLE HSU The Taiwan International Cultural and Creative Industry Expo, organized by the Ministry of Culture since 2010, is now in its 4th iteration. During its short life the expo has strived to turn “creative ideas” into “commercial value” and play the role of a platform for communication between original creators and industry, making the abstract nature of culture more concrete and ex...


Welltrust's metal furniture comes in a colorful array of light and bright colors.

Taiwan-made Metal Furniture Shapes to New Lifestyles

Manufacturers adapt to the mobile generation

Dec 17, 2013

Exports of metal furniture from Taiwan have held steady despite market fluctuations, underscoring the global competitiveness of the domestic industry. Metal is more flexible than many other furniture materials, such as wood, rattan, glass, and plastics, making it well-suited to making furniture a variety of shapes. Metal parts are also commonly used to complement other materials in furniture....



Exhibition Highlights

MIFF 2020 EXHIBITORS GET HEAD START ON NEW ASIA SEASON   </h2>

MIFF 2020 EXHIBITORS GET HEAD START ON NEW ASIA SEASON

Sep 25, 2019

Reinventing lifestyles and smart designs at March 6-9 opener KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 18: Next year’s Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) is already generating a lot of buzz among exhibitors as they will be the first to showcase their latest products to global buyers when the trade show kicks off the 2020 Asia season. The exciting prospect of getting in front of the competition to im...


Insights into Asia's Hardware Industry — Three major driving forces behind 2019 China International Hardware Show</h2>

Insights into Asia's Hardware Industry — Three major driving forces behind 2019 China International Hardware Show

Aug 02, 2019

The China International Hardware Show (CIHS) is the leading hardware show in Asia and the second largest in the world, organised by Koelnmesse and China National Hardware Association (CNHA). For 18 years it continuously develops its platform for domestic and international customers, taking into account the latest technologies, strengthening global cooperation and gaining an international reputati...


photo provided by MIFF

MIFF 2019 BREAKS BILLION DOLLAR SALES AT 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

New milestone promises greater growth ahead

Jul 08, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, July 5: Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), the industry’s largest marketplace in Southeast Asia, has smashed through the billion-dollar sales mark for the first time in its 25-year history. Exhibitors at MIFF 2019 raked in US$1.01 billion in sales over four days from March 8-11, up 3% increase from the previous high of US$984 million in 2018. The record performance...



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Jason Auto-Machinery Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Combination jointers and planers, slider-rail assembly machines, brake cable & steel rope welding machines</p>

Jason Auto-Machinery Co., Ltd.

Combination jointers and planers, slider-rail assembly machines, brake cable & steel rope welding machines

Jun 24, 2016

Jason Auto-Machinery Co., Ltd. was founded in 1987 by its owner Mr. Jason, who was originally inspired to pursue a career in machining while in an internship course during his school years, where he was awestruck by a cutter on a lathe that shaped a rotating iron bar into a fluted workpiece or ball-tipped cylinder. Such deeply-etched impression sparked his curiosity ever since to, also due to ind...

JASON AUTO-MACHINERY CO., LTD.


Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Flipper tables, teacher desks, whiteboards, functional units, student desks, childhood furniture</p>

Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd.

Flipper tables, teacher desks, whiteboards, functional units, student desks, childhood furniture

Jun 24, 2016

Insisting that customers are always our first priority, we provide the best possible functional and Modular workstations and equipment storages to fulfill all customer requirements. Our business goal is to create lucrative business opportunities for and share profits with our customers. Established in 1986, Ho Shuan Enterprise Co., Ltd. has experienced and devotes in OEM and ODM markets after ye...

HO SHUAN ENTERPRISE CO., LTD.


Tung Yu O.A. Co., Ltd.</h2><p class='subtitle'>Office chair components</p>

Tung Yu O.A. Co., Ltd.

Office chair components

Dec 04, 2015

Tung Yu O.A. Co., Ltd., founded in 1986, is a leading manufacturer of office chair components in Taiwan, being known for products boasting multi-functionality. The company’s products, including synchronizing mechanism, self-weighing mechanism, tilt mechanism, seat slider, and back bar, feature ergonomic and safety-oriented designs. Its SN89 synchronizing mechanism, for instance, allows the ...

TUNG YU O.A. CO., LTD.