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News
Taiwan’s Wood Screw Export to USA Grows 80%
 
 
Taiwan’s Wood Screw Export to USA Grows 80%
      In the first 10 months of 2019, Taiwan exported 22,532 tons of wood screws to the U.S., which is a significant increase of 82% compared to the same period of 2018. Its average export price was USD 1.36 per KG, down 6.5% from the same period of 2018. Many market analysts attributed such a result to the significant decline in China’s... more
2020-02-18
News
Taiwan’s Fastener Export to Japan Hikes 24.17%
 
 
Taiwan’s Fastener Export to Japan Hikes 24.17%
      In November 2019, Taiwan’s fastener export to Japan reached more than 7,000 tons, making Japan the 2nd largest fastener export destination to Taiwan. This result was up 24.17% from October 2019 and up 23.07% from the same period of 2018. In terms of average price, it was USD 3.37 per KG, down 0.34% from the same period of 2018. In ... more
2020-02-18
News
US DCMA Reveals F-35 Stealth Combat Aircraft Could Have the Wrong Bolts in Critical Areas
 
 
US DCMA Reveals F-35 Stealth Combat Aircraft Could Have the Wrong Bolts in Critical Areas
      Loaded with the latest technology, F-35 is considered the most unrivaled combat airplane in the world for its aerospace electronic technology and stealth design. Lockheed Martin Corporation, the maker behind F-35, estimates this airplane will be in service for 50 years and become the best sold stealth combat airplane in the wor... more
2020-02-14
News
WÜRTH Group Continues to Grow
 
 
WÜRTH Group Continues to Grow
       According to the preliminary annual financial statement, the Würth Group reported a sales volume of EUR 14.27 billion in 2019 (2018: EUR 13.62 billion). This corresponds to a growth of 4.8 percent. Adjusted for foreign currency effects, growth comes to 4.2 percent.         Sales developed in an u... more
2020-02-13
Exhibitions
FASTENER FAIR TURKEY
 
 
FASTENER FAIR TURKEY
2020-02-27 ~ 2020-02-29
visit us at IFM Istanbul Expo Centre

Fastener Fair Turkey 2020: Providing Great Networking Opportunities For Buyers & Sellers Driven by a positive market outlook, over 160 exhibitors from 9 countries, namely Turkey, France, Germany, Italy, Iran, China, S. Korea, Taiwan and USA have already booked their stands at Fastener Fair Turkey 2020 and limited space is still available. The fifth edition of the international fair takes place from 27 - 29 February 2020, in hall 12 at the Tuyap Exhibition Centre in Istanbul, providing a great networking opportunity for buyers and sellers within the industry. Limited Space Avaliable: Book Your Stand Now Fastener Fair Turkey 2020 comes at a time, when buyers are looking to increase their purchases to meet rising demand. With such a wide range of exhibitors, this unique fair attracts trade visitors from the automotive, agricultural, hardware, construction and civil engineering sectors, all being major users of fasteners. As many as 2,900 visitors from 48 countries were seen at the 2018 edition and these numbers are expected to rise in 2020.

02-27 ~ 02-29 , 2020
Exhibitions
GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL FASTENER EXPO
 
 
GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL FASTENER EXPO
2020-04-13 ~ 2020-04-15
visit us at Pazhou International Sourcing Centre, Guangzhou, China

● Organizations—— This national-level Expo is an event of international fastener trades, approved to commence by the China’s Ministry of Commerce, on the basis of profession, internationalization and brand. For the purpose of this Expo, Chinese Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Enterprise Association and Guangzhou First-class Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. acts as organizer and undertook by Guangzhou Zhongqi Exhibition Co., Ltd., co-organized from home and international organizations. This Expo is conferred upon government support and has participants from trade authoritative. In the period of exhibition, leaders from the Ministry of Commerce, provincial and municipal leaders, trade authoritative source will take part in the Expo and attend opening ceremony. ● Purchase team——Invitee to this expo is from aftermarket purchasers and suppliers of passenger vehicles, business cars, motorbikes, forklifts, heavy-duty trucks, engineering vehicle, farm vehicles, complete light-duty vehicle plant & parts from China, USA, Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Russia, Sweden, Czech, Hungary, Africa, Middle East, Japan, South Korea, India, Turkey, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, as well as visiting team organized by internationally-renown purchasing logistics association to present and purchase at the Expo. ● Summit forum——Invited to this Expo are authoritative specialists of fastener trade from China and abroad to discuss hot topics ranging from the latest technologies, growth trend to labor division layout and government policies themed on fastener trade; to deliver reports themed on fastener trade's growth status quo and existing challenges at China, do research on fastener trade's market movement at China, as well as elaborate discourse themed on efforts to develop fastener products and technology innovation. In time, enterprises deemed influential on international fastener trade will be invited to present and communicate product information, the latest technology movement. Intended persons to invite are China top government officials, specialists, scholars, representative from international organs, representative of renown international organs, renown suppliers and purchasers of fastener products, representatives of China enterprises of fasteners, motorbikes, forklifts, airplanes, ships, parts, aftermarket and other professional audience. The Expo is worth to expect because it acts as industry guide and has authorities. The Expo plays as the indicator that represents fastener trade growing at China and international communication and collaboration and is the best platform to obtain fastener trade's information and grasp international market movement. ● Participation Returns——Carry on face-to-face communication with purchase decision maker from China and aboard, conclude deal potential client, expand band influence on base of professional clients; generate offshore distribution network, expand international market, promote new products and technologies; explore new market; learn competitor and industry movement trend; obtain the latest international front information and technology; meet patron and grow business. ※ Introduction to Expo Fastener has been honor as the“rice of industry”. Burdened with connection and fastening, as the most fundamental and most common basic mechanical component, fastener is playing an important role in new national strategy and merging industry. Basic mechanical component represented by fastener is not only the basic industry of China’s equipment manufacturing, but also important basis for all sectors of national economic construction. The development strategies of“Made in China 2025”and“the Belt and Road”will drive the rapid development of machinery manufacturing, automobile, new energy, high-speed rail, urban transport, aerospace, shipbuilding, petrochemical industry, IT, electronics and electric products, infrastructure and other application industries, thus bringing new business opportunities for the fastener industry. At present, China has become the fastener manufacturing power, with the yield of fasteners ranking the first place all over the world for many years. In the forthcoming several years, global market demand on fasteners will increase greatly, and global demand on industrial fasteners will reach USD 104 billion by 2020. Where, Asian-Pacific region will continue to be the largest market with its enormous market demand and excellent development prospect. To meet the huge market demand of fasteners, Guangzhou Zhongqi Exhibitions Company will cooperate with authoritative institutions of the industry to hold “ The 2th China Guangzhou International fastener Expo 2020 ” (CIFE 2020) in Guangzhou Pazhou International Procurement Center from April 13 to 15, 2020 under the leadership of competent departments at all levels. We will fully take geographic advantages to assist enterprises to expand export channels efficiently on one hand, and focus on huge domestic market with billions of demands on the other hand, thus driving the expansion of export and domestic demand. In addition, we will provide all Chinese and foreign exhibitors with an international trade platform where you can expand business, perform technical exchange, show your strength, obtain information, develop relations with customs, popularize products and seek cooperative partners by virtue of our unique creativity; Moreover, we will also provide more cooperation opportunities for global fastener industry, and effectively promote Chinese fastener products to comprehensively enter global procurement system so as to cooperate with the fastener industry of all countries all over the world, thus achieving all-win result and joint development.. ※ Exhibition Categories ◆ Machinery, Fastener materials, Molds and consumption goods ◆ Fastener manufacturing machinery ◆ Auxiliary equipment ◆ Inspection equipment / Measuring devices ◆ Installation / Measurement and maintenance ◆ Molds / Consumption goods ◆ Fastener technology / Services ◆ Fasteners ◆ Standard fasteners ◆ Non- standard fasteners ◆ Aerospace fasteners / Military fastener ◆ Construction fasteners ◆ Other related fasteners and parts ※ Target audience Machinery industry, automobile industry, motorcycle industry, construction industry, electronics and hardware industry, rail transportation, aerospace, military industry, shipbuilding, wind and electricity industry, petrochemical, instrument, professional trade, measurement and control, etc. ※ Exhibition schedule Registration and installation of exhibits:April 13-15, 2020 Exhibition time:April 13-15, 2020 Dismantle of exhibits:April 15, 2020 Welcome you all to participate in the exhibition. Applications and registrations are now being processed and please contact the organizing committee. It is better to make full use of CIFE 2020 to consolidate your position on the market.

04-13 ~ 04-15 , 2020
Exhibitions
Fastener Poland 2019
 
 
Fastener Poland 2019
2019-10-08 ~ 2019-10-09

The 3rd edition of Fastener Poland was held at International Exhibition and Convention Centre EXPO Krakow on October 8-9, 2019. Many of the visitors coming to Fastener World’s booth were local manufacturers and importers and some others were from Belarus, Ukraine, Germany, Czech, Turkey, France, etc. Our correspondents on-site were also contacted by se... more

10-08 ~ 10-09 , 2019
Exhibitions
M-Tech Osaka 2019
 
 
M-Tech Osaka 2019
2019-10-02 ~ 2019-10-04

M-Tech Osaka, which is open from October the 2nd to the 4th, has once again shown a huge number of visitor flow from around the world. Several professionals having the most advanced technology and manufacturing management knowledge are present in anticipation of establishing new business contacts.According to Fastener World’s rep at the show this year,... more

10-02 ~ 10-04 , 2019
Exhibitions
Fastener World’s Exhibitions Footprints in 2019
 
 
Fastener World’s Exhibitions Footprints in 2019

The location of Sharjah has made it become one of the most important economic and transportation hub that connects the East with the West since the 20th Century...M-Tech Tokyo,Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City,Istanbul Hardware Fair,Fastener Fair Stuttgart,M-Tech Nagoya,Fastener Fair India,Ningbo Fastener Spring and Manufacturing Equipment Exhibition,Taipei AMPA,Subcon Thailand,International Fastener Manufacturing Exposition,Fastener Fair USA.......more
2019~2020

Industry Activities

Industry Activities
Top 10 Exported Fasteners (Incl. Nails) Categories of Taiwan in 2019
 
 
Top 10 Exported Fasteners (Incl. Nails) Categories of Taiwan in 2019
Category Weight (KG) Value (USD) Weight Share YoY Ratio Value Share YoY Ratio 1. 7318159000 Other Screws & Bolts 828,109,317 53.52% -8.17% 2,284,978,330 50.68% -7.71% 2. 7318160000 Nuts 274,831,232 17.76% -12.33% 895,520,332... more
2020-02-18
Industry Activities
Top 10 Fasteners (Incl. Nails) Export Destinations of Taiwan in 2019
 
 
Top 10 Fasteners (Incl. Nails) Export Destinations of Taiwan in 2019
Country Weight (KG) Value (USD) Weight Share YoY Ratio Value Share YoY Ratio 1. USA 675,606,983 43.67% -3.23% 1,873,736,037 41.56% -1.97% 2. Germany 132,939,387 8.59% -14.59% 395,909,093 8.78% -13.28% 3. Netherla... more
2020-02-18
Industry Activities
Phillips Screw Company Announces Senior Leadership Changes
 
 
Phillips Screw Company Announces Senior Leadership Changes
      Effective Jan. 1, 2020, Scott Filion will assume the responsibilities of Chief Executive Officer of The Phillips Screw Company. Filion succeeds Ken Hurley, who will transition to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Phillips Screw Company.         Filion started with Phillips in Februar... more
2020-02-13
Industry Activities
Elgin Fastener Group (EFG) Acquires Rockford Fastener
 
 
Elgin Fastener Group (EFG) Acquires Rockford Fastener
      Elgin Fastener Group (EFG) is pleased to announce it has acquired Rockford Fastener, a manufacturer of specialty fasteners known for offering excellent turnaround times, quality and customer responsiveness.         "The combination of Rockford and EFG creates an exciting opportunity for our company, for our... more
2020-02-03

Technology

GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS

GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS
USITC Makes Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review Concerning Steel Threaded Rod from China
 
 
USITC Makes Determination in Five-Year (Sunset) Review Concerning Steel Threaded Rod from China
      The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that revoking the existing antidumping duty order on imports of steel threaded rod from China would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time.          As a result of the Commission&rsquo... more
2020-02-13
GOVERNMENTS / ASSOCIATIONS
25.769 Million Cars Sold in China, Down 8.2%
 
 
25.769 Million Cars Sold in China, Down 8.2%
      China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) published the car sales statistics for 2019. The country produced 25.721 million cars, down 7.5%, and sold 25.769 million cars, down 8.2% from the previous year, hitting an 18-month new low for the world's largest car market.       With an enormous domestic d... more
2020-02-03
Our Events
Our Events
2018 Activity Review: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & AIAG CQI 9/11/12 Seminars
 
 
2018 Activity Review: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & AIAG CQI 9/11/12 Seminars
In the year end of 2018, Fastener World Magazine and the industry well-known speaker Mr. Billy Liu worked together to hold the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & AIAG CQI 9/11/12 seminars, which attracted the registration of many professionals from Taiwan fastener industry. Contents lectured in the seminars made participants understand more about relevant topics.... more
2020-02-14
Our Events
2019 Christmas Celebration Party at Fastener World HQ
 
 
2019 Christmas Celebration Party at Fastener World HQ
On the night of Christmas in 2019, the whole team of Fastener World Magazine gathered together in front of the tall Christmas tree with brilliant decorations and several gifts piled on the ground. We enjoyed lots of gourmet dishes and hotpots and had really a very fun time in the gift exchange activity. The continuous laughs fully revealed the energy of... more
2020-02-14