THE Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan’s foremost trade promotion organization, recently hosted its successful “Taiwan Excellence Building Material and Fastener” webinar in Taipei, Taiwan, where it unveiled the latest industry innovations in the building material and fastener industries.
The live-streamed event transcended travel limitations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It also provided global participants composed of more than 200 buyers and media from around the world a closer look at Taiwan’s top brands and their innovative building material and fastener products that help improve user quality and safety. These brands included King Slide Works Co., Ltd., TRONCO Electric Machinery, Inc., Sheh Kai Precision Co., Ltd. and Sheh Fung Screw Co., Ltd.
After presentations by respective company executives who effectively showcased their products – all winners of the Taiwan Excellence Award due to their highest quality and innovation – the webinar concluded with business match-making sessions for participants to further interact with brand representatives. Simon Wang, executive vice president of TAITRA, said the brands are all ramping up production and actively seeking global, collaborative opportunities with buyers as well as other product manufacturers.
Attendees were impressed by the presentation of stellar products offered by the four top industry brands:
1) King Slide Works Co., Ltd., a building material products manufacturer specializing in slide tracks, presented three revolutionary safety designs for home furniture. The company is the second-largest server rail brand in the world and holds more than 1,000 product patents. King Slide recently made a large investment in R&D to infiltrate the kitchen and furniture slide rail markets. King Slide pioneered three innovative designs, such as “Ever-Active Push-Open Design,” “Vibration Safety Design (VSD)” and “Switchable Push-Open Design,” from which the product “SIMLEAD Safety Drawer System with Push Open, Soft-Closing and VSD” was selected as the Taiwan Excellence Silver Award in 2019.
2) Sheh Kai Precision Co., Ltd. specializes in high-end construction fasteners such as bi-metal screws, and ultimate performance bi-metal and carbon steel screw anchors. Sheh Kai presented a comparison between screw anchors and expansion anchors, demonstrating the high-quality of their products available to buyers. Its concrete screw anchor won the Taiwan Excellence Award 2017 and features high ductility within the load bearing area of the fastener, and lowers the sensitivity of a fastener to be damaged by becoming brittle due to hydrogen as well as corrosion.
3) TRONCO Electric Machinery, Inc., presented an intelligent automatic door system that marries systematic integration and mechanical design. With a reputation for expertise in high-performance motor applications, TRONCO’s door systems assure customers of safe and secure operation within a variety of settings. The SW30 series of Automatic Swing Door System incorporates microprocessor servo controllers that bring the benefit of precision door position control and smooth noise-free operation. It is also a green electric system with high efficiency power supply units. Its stand-by power consumption goes below 0.5W, offering a superior energy, cost-effective automatic door solution. The built-in obstruction detection feature reacts to the lightest touch on the doors when closing to prevent accidents.
4) Sheh Fung Screw Co. is an affiliated enterprise to Sheh Kai, and a fastener brand that is synonymous with quality and safety for the user. Sheh Fung has developed an exclusive, superior corrosion-resistant coating for its fasteners and offers customization for different uses. Sheh Fung’s Timber Construction Screws has the characteristic and function for easier user handling and saves more time with their patent design that helps reduce screw torque and the risk of splitting wood.
The winners of the Taiwan Excellence Award look forward to partnering with international buyers to bring their innovations to global building material and fastener markets.
As a leading player in the global hardware industry, Taiwan is one of the first Asian countries to invest in the development of high-value metal production products such as hardware, building materials, and fasteners. Bolstered by the country’s IT technology and complete supply chain, Taiwan’s hand tool industry has an export value of more than US$3.79 billion, placing Taiwan among the top three in the world in 2019. Within the fastener industry, Taiwan ranks among the top four globally with an export value of more than US$4 billion.
To access the Taiwan Excellence Building Material and Fastener Webinar event page, click here: https://events.taiwanexcellence.org/building_material_fastener/
To access the Taiwan Excellence Building Material and Fastener Webinar YouTube link, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWlINkrUv1I&feature=youtu.be.
Information about TAIWAN EXCELLENCE / Bureau of Foreign Trade, MOEA and TAITRA:
The symbol of Taiwan Excellence honors Taiwan’s most innovative products that provide tremendous value to users worldwide. All products carrying this symbol have been selected as winners of specific Taiwan Excellence Awards based on outstanding R&D, design, quality, marketing, and Made-in-Taiwan merits. The symbol of Taiwan Excellence was initiated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan in 1992 and is recognized by over 100 countries around the world. Visit www.taiwanexcellence.org for more information.
The Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), under The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) of Taiwan, is responsible for implementing policies and regulations governing foreign trade, economic cooperation, and foreign investments. Established in January 1969, BOFT’s role and position have undergone ongoing adjustments to meet the needs of a shifting international economic and trade environment. BOFT has been guiding and working with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) in numerous trade promotion projects and activities both internationally and domestically. Having worked closely with TAITRA for many decades, BOFT continues to entrust TAITRA with various critical government projects relating to trade and investments, promoting Taiwan on every international aspect.
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is the foremost non-profit, semi-governmental trade promotion organization in Taiwan. Founded in 1970 to help promote foreign trade, TAITRA is jointly sponsored by the government, industry associations, and several commercial organizations. TAITRA assists Taiwanese businesses in strengthening their international competitiveness and in dealing with the challenges they face in foreign markets. TAITRA boasts a well-coordinated trade promotion and information network consisting of over 1,200 trained specialists stationed throughout its Taipei headquarters and 60 branches worldwide. Together with its sister organizations, the Taiwan Trade Center (TTC) and Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), TAITRA has created a wealth of trade opportunities through effective promotion strategies. www.taitra.org.tw