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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 HARDWARE EXPO
 
 
GUANGZHOU INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE EXPO
2020-04-13 ~ 2020-04-15
visit us at Pazhou International Sourcing Centre

● Best business opportunities CIHE 2020 will be held during the period of the “Canton Fair”, the “First and Foremost Expo of China”. About more than 200,000 buyers from more than 100 countries and regions all over the world attend the fair each year. We will take full advantage of the vast resources of global buyers of the Canton fair in various ways and channels. Meanwhile, with the organizing committee customer relation invitation system, we will send invitations to more than 300,000 buyers at home and abroad, to interact with buyers of the “Canton Fair”, to promote our Expo with the power of the “Canton Fair”, and to make up for the inadequacy of the “Canton Fair” domestic sales, forming the function of “domestic & overseas, supplementing each other”. Relying on the huge attendance of the “Canton Fair”, hundreds of thousands of buyers from home and abroad will gather in the Expo, booming both domestic sales and exports. The Expo, with unlimited business opportunities and inestimable market potential, and showing great business opportunities, will be an important platform for developing domestic and foreign markets! ● Prime location The Guangzhou Pazhou International Sourcing Center is just across a road from the Canton Fair Exhibition Hall. It has been seamlessly butted with the Canton Fair Exhibition Hall, connecting exhibition areas of similar products of Canton Fair and forming perfect connections. The Sourcing Center is just more than 200 meters away from Exit A of Pazhou Station of Guangzhou Metro Line 8, providing transportation convenience for domestic and foreign customers’ visit, purchase, negotiation and transaction. ● Purchase team The Expo will invite numerous hardware application market industry buyers, suppliers and international famous purchasing logistics associations of China, the United States, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Sweden, Czech Republic, Hungary, Africa, the Middle East, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Hongkong, Macao, Taiwan and other countries all over the world, to organize and lead delegations to the Expo for visit, purchase, negotiation and transaction. ● Exhibition returns You can: communicate face to face with all domestic and foreign purchasing decision makers, make deals with potential customers, expand brand influence among professional customers; establish domestic and overseas distribution network, develop domestic and foreign markets; show your new products, new technologies; develop new markets; know your competitors and the industry trends; know the latest international technology and information; make appointments with old customers and develop new business. ● Organizers The Expo, being co-organized by a number of organizers at home and abroad, is an international brand event of hardware industry held by Guangzhou Zhongqi Exhibition Co., Ltd, according to the principle of "Specification, Internationalization and Branding". The Expo has both government support and participation of industry authorities. During the Expo, leaders from the ministry of commerce and the provincial and municipal governments, and industry authorities will visit the Expo and attend the opening ceremony. ● High-end forum The Expo will invite authoritative experts in the hardware industry, to discuss several hot topics such as the latest news, development trends, division pattern and relative countermeasures of domestic and overseas hardware application markets, make in-depth reports on the development status and problems of China’s hardware industry, make research reports on the market condition of China’s hardware industry, and give detailed speeches on product development, technological innovation, etc. During the Expo, we’ll arrange influential enterprises in international hardware field to make lectures and communications on their products introduction, latest technology trends, etc. We plan to invite senior Chinese government officials, relevant experts, scholars, representatives of famous international institutions, famous hardware product suppliers, buyers, enterprise representatives of China hardware industry and other professional visitors to attend the Expo. Its’ industry guidance and authority are anticipating. The Expo is the trend vane for China's hardware industry development and international exchange and cooperation and will be the best platform to obtain hardware industry information and grasp international market. ※ Introduction to Expo China, which has become a major hardware processing and export country in the world, has huge market and consumption potentiality. For Guangdong, one of the most developed regions in China, hardware industry is an important pillar industry. Guangzhou, as China’s main foreign trade window and the central city of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Great Bay Area, has being leading the rapid development of the surrounding cities such as Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Foshan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Huizhou, etc., with technological innovation. The scale of its hardware manufacturing industry is expanding and presenting a good trend of large-scale and diversification. With the transformation and upgrading of the hardware products industry, a new foreign trade structure will be created, and the export volume of new high-tech products will increase. To promote the huge demand of hardware application market, actively respond to the state's initiative to accelerate the transformation of economic development pattern, help Chinese manufacturing enterprises achieve transformation and upgrading and improve enterprise competitiveness, and preferably meet the peoples’needs for better life, under the leadership of competent authorities at all levels, Guangzhou Zhongqi Exhibition Co., Ltd, together with industry authorities, will hold the “China Guangzhou International Hardware Expo 2020” (CIHE 2020) in Guangzhou Pazhou International Sourcing Center from April 13th to 15th, 2020. With our geographic advantages, we will help the enterprises expand export channels more efficiently and focus on the huge market with trillions of domestic demands, which will surely bring exports and domestic sales booming. We will provide domestic and foreign Expo participants with an international trade platform for expanding business, exchanging technologies, showing strength, acquiring information, developing relations with customers, promoting new products and seeking business partners, with new ideas. We will provide more cooperation opportunities for the global hardware industry and vigorously promote the Chinese hardware products into the global sourcing system, to coordinate and cooperate with the hardware industry of various countries in the world for mutual benefit, win-win result, common development and progress. ※ Exhibition Categories ◆ Tools:Hand Tools, Power Tools, Pneumatic tools, Mechanical tools, Grinding abrasives, Welding tools, Tool accessories; ◆ Lock, work safety and accessories:Locks & Keys, Security Equipment & Systems, Work safety & protection, Lock accessories; ◆ Processing Equipment:Metal processing equipment, Testing equipment, Surface treatment equipment, Pump & valve; ◆ DIY and Building Hardware:Building Materials & Components, Furniture hardware, Decorative metalware, Fasteners, Nails, wire & Mesh; ◆ Garden Tools ◆ Bathroom. ※ Target audience Hardware & building materials dealers, agents, import and export traders, multinational chain retailers, international purchasing giants, designers of decoration engineering, architectural engineering and real estate fine decoration projects, buyers, automobile, mechanical engineering, mould, hardware manufacturing, equipment manufacturing, distribution, logistics, authentication, finance, media and upstream and downstream of the industry chain and end users, etc. ※ Exhibition schedule Registration and installation of exhibits:April 11-12, 2020 Exhibition time:April 13-15, 2020 Dismantle of exhibits:April 15, 2020 ※ Participation procedure ● The applicant should fill in the “Participating-exhibition application” carefully, the person in charge must sign and seal it, and then fax them with business license to the committee. Transfer the fee in advance(or 50% deposit) to the assigned account number within seven days after applying, then assure the place for exhibition, and pay off the balance before April 1, 2020. ● If the participant wants to transfer the exhibition stand to other companies without permission, the sponsor has the right to revoke his exhibition booth and won’t return participation fees. Uproot fake, inferior and tort goods;If the participant’s exhibits do not assort with exhibition requirements, the sponsor will reserve the right of disqualifying and not returning participation fees. ● Stand and Advertising are arranged by the subcommittee, our distribution principles: “apply first, pay first, get first” The assistant unit will be given priority arrangement; the finial right for stands adjustment will be reserved by subcommittee. Without the permission, the qualification of exhibition will be withdrawn if the businessman wants only to transfer the exhibiting place, uproot fake and inferior goods. ● After transfering all fees, the participants fax the transfer bank receives to subcommittee for reference. Invoice will be issued by the subcommittee financial section in the spot or post according to your request. The fee for exhibition will not be returned if they resign during the course. If the exhibition stops because of some unresisting factors (such as war, nature disaster, epidemic situation, administrative decree), both sides needn’t abey to the contract, and ascertain responsibility of the other side’s breaking the contract, the fees of the participants will be returned. ● The Admission Notice and handbook about participating in the exhibition will be posted, sent or e-mail to all the participants before one month of the exhibition. 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 CIHE 2020 to consolidate your position on the market.

04-13 ~ 04-15 , 2020
Exhibitions
Hand Tools & Fastener Expo 2019
 
 
Hand Tools & Fastener Expo 2019
2019-09-20 ~ 2019-09-22

          Following the last edition in New Delhi, Hand Tools and Fastener Expo took place September 20-22 this year at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India. The 3-day event was participated by around 290 professional fasteners, hardware, hand tools and power tools exhibitors from Taiwan, Italy, Russia, USA, Japan, Vietnam an... more

09-20 ~ 09-22 , 2019
Exhibitions
2019 International Fastener Expo
 
 
2019 International Fastener Expo
2019-09-18 ~ 2019-09-19

          The North America’s largest B2B trade event was held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Bayside D-E on September 17-19 this year. The organizer arranged full-day Sessions lectured by keynote speakers and a welcoming dinner gala on 09/17 and also arranged many industrial actifvities  on 09/18-19. More than 800 exhib... more

09-18 ~ 09-19 , 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 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
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
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
Toyota & Honda Halt Manufacture in China as Part of China's Fight Against Novel Coronavirus
 
 
Toyota & Honda Halt Manufacture in China as Part of China's Fight Against Novel Coronavirus
      The novel Coronavirus continues to spread. As part of China's fight against it, Toyota and Honda announced to temporarily halt production in China until February 9, 2020.       Toyota has a plant in northern Tianjin City and southern Guangdong Province. Beside the announcement to halt production, Toyota took di... 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