Taiwan is a machine tool powerhouse. In fact, the machine tool industry is one of the island's largest industrial sectors. Machine tool production in Taiwan is now worth over US$2 billion a year, a figure that outshines even Switzerland in machine tool production. The 2005 Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS), held from March 15-20, leads the way as a one-stop center for the latest in machinery. In fact, the show is regarded as one of the world's premier machine tool exhibitions and is often way beyond supply - a reason to make sure you reserve a spot early on.
Machinery produced by Taiwan, in terms of value, grew more than 19 percent in 2003 and is projected to surge another 25% in 2004 Moreover, machine tool exports were valued at a whopping US$1.68 billion dollars. No wonder the world looks to TIMTOS to make sure buyers and exhibitors get the most from each other.
Part of the all-star product line-up to be featured at the show include presses, lathes, boring machines, grinding machines, sawing machines, CAD/CAM equipment, machining centers, milling machines, drilling machines, electrical discharge machines, PC-based machine tools, foundry, forging, welding and cutting equipment.
Whether it is electronics, semiconductors, parts, or hand tools, the unique network of local and Taiwanese-managed Asian manufacturers, TIMTOS lets you get the best-quality product at the best price. Things are definitely looking up for Taiwan's machine tool industry with export growth across the board in everything from tool parts to cutting machines.
Even more impressive is the metal tools sector: metal cutting machine exports are expected to grow by 7.6 percent in 2004, with metal shaping machines set to grow by 5.1 percent. All of this is proof that the 2005 Taipei International Machine Tool Show is the place to connect for all of your tool needs!
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