After a three-year wait, the world of woodworking is back in a big way in Taipei! That's where a record number of exhibitors will use a record size venue at INTERWOOD TAIPEI, the 2005 Taipei International Woodworking Machinery & Supplies Show, to present the nation's sharpest edge in wood from July 1st to 4th at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC) Exhibition Hall.
The pros are increasingly turning to Taiwan since they know that besides being the world's third largest exporter of woodworking equipment and supplies, it's the home of quality, innovation, and value. Such success has spelt rapid growth for Taiwan's top woodworking show, where a record 170 exhibitors will be using a record 965 booths to reach many woodworking enthusiasts.
This hands-on venue connects every facet and category of the industry for both commercial and domestic use, foreign woodworking machinery, raw materials, the media and trade associations.
Products on display include sawing machines, molding and planning machines, boring machines, drilling machines, turning machines, sanding machines, jointing machines, forming machines, gluing machines, drying equipment, dust collecting system, coating machines, portable tools, cutters, parts & accessories, raw materials and other related items.
Meet the Who's Who in Wood!
Every important trade player in Taiwan will be at INTERWOOD TAIPEI - a total of 160 Taiwan manufacturers will be using a record 928 booths to reach a projected 20,000 trade visitors. These firms include leading names like Champ Fond Machinery, Tai Chan Machinery, Blue Steel Machinery, Anderson Industrial Corp, Jun Shiau Machinery and Boarke Machine Co. which have all registered for more than 10 booths for a higher profile.
Meanwhile, 10 leading overseas companies will be using 37 booths to show their best. It's here where you can find such global names in wood like the German brands Festo, Bessey, Sata and Homag. There're also key exhibitors from Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines.
World's Third Largest Supplier
Taiwan is now the third largest country for woodworking machinery exports in the world, next only to Germany and Italy. To keep ahead as a global supplier, Taiwan has consolidated its markets across North America, China, Southeast Asia, and Europe. Meanwhile it's rapidly pioneering new markets across the Indian subcontinent and east Europe.
Export value of Taiwan woodworking machinery amounted to USD829.77 million in 2004, reports official Taiwan Customs statistic, a growth of 18.7% over from the previous year. Leading items of export included sawing machines, grinding machines, sanding and polishing machines, milling machines, planning machines, lathes, turning machines and DIY machines.
Comprehensive Satellite Factory Chain
Central Taiwan is now the major base for woodworking machinery producers and raw material suppliers. Taiwan's woodworking industry has long enjoyed the advantage of highly flexible management and production. This region boasts a comprehensive tight-knit satellite system of factories that keep one step ahead by applying the latest in mechanics and electronics to churn out the latest machines that handle everything from wood, aluminum and steel and handles every task from assembly lines to home repair.
Spotlight Products at the Show!
Must see INTERWOOD stars include veneer splicers, jointing machinery, and dust collecting equipment. See seamless perfection when Innovator Machinery presents its longitudinal veneer splicer LVS-1250 that applies specially designed heating and pressing mechanisms onto veneer surfaces to eliminate visible joint lines that create seamless joints. Not only does this wonder makes production more efficient with lower production costs, it also reduces the need for follow-up polishing and is especially suited for making high-end furniture (See it at Booth No. D608).
The fully automated YRT-D100 double end tenoner from Yow Cherng Machinery comes equipped with a PLC control combined with touch sensing screen that improves efficiency and production to make tenon making a dream (See it at Booth No. D710).
Meanwhile San Ford Machinery does away with the fuss and dust with its latest FE-1000 series dust collecting system that efficiently extracts 98% of dust and also recycles clean air into the workplace for a healthy working environment. (See it at Booth No. A1116)
MORE SERVICES AND BENEFITS
1. Pre-registration online---TAITRA offers online pre-registration to both foreign and local visitors at http://www.TaipeiTradeShows.com.tw/interwood and Pre-registered guests will receive a FREE copy of the official directory upon arrival at the show.
2. One-day free tour for foreign buyers and exhibitors on Monday, July 4--This tour, arranged by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau, covers greater Taipei, including the northern historic sea-sculpted Yehliu coastal area and the old gold-mining village of Chiufen. To sign-up on-site, all you need is your foreign passport. Bon Voyage!
3. Discount tickets--Both EVA AIR and China Airlines offer discount tickets and special packages. Exhibitors and visitors from abroad are encouraged to check out website http://www.TaipeiTradeShows.com.tw/interwood and click on "Special offer from EVA AIR".
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