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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.


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...


Koelnmesse (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

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...


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...


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Tool Japan Gathering all Genres of Tools & Hardware from around the Globe

Jul 08, 2019

TOOL JAPAN, INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE & TOOLS EXPO TOKYO, is Japan’s leading trade show specialised in hardware and tools gathering all kinds of tools & hardware from around the globe. The show has been established as Japan’s leading trade show for tools and hardware industry since its launch in 2010, continuously expanding its size year by year. In 2019, 250 exhibitors and 48,000* visitors will ...