The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that Taiwan’s borders will be fully reopened
starting October 13. As Taiwan’s largest international expo in hardware industry, Taiwan International
Tools & Hardware Expo (TiTE) takes place on October 12-14, 2022 at the Taichung International
Exhibition Center. The first TiTE introduced by the Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers' Association (THTMA)
showcases Taiwan's robust supply chain strength of the hand tool industry. Over 250 exhibitors
participated the fair, build up the most iconic gathering of hardware & tools in Taiwan. TiTE has provided
an integrated service for visiting the exhibition, factory visits and procurement. Over 15,000 visitors and
hundreds of international buyers from 42 countries worldwide visited the show.
The first TiTE was advised by the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs and co-organized by the Strengthening Investment
Services Project Office, NDF, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research, Taiwan Industrial Fasteners Institute, Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory
Builders' Association, Taiwan Plastics Industry Association, Digital Transformation Association and Invest Kaohsiung. It has also worked
together with over 20 significant industrial associations to organize the event.
“As countries all across the world are lifting their coronavirus lockdowns, global supply chains in a post-pandemic world have been changed. This
is a great opportunity for Taiwanese manufacturers to rebrand Hand Tools Kingdom. As the organizer, we are devoted to making Taiwan’s hand tool
industry shine on the global stage. This expo just make a first innovative move. As more ideas will be unlocked, a new chapter of Taiwan’s hand tools
shall begin,” said Jack Lai, Chairman of Taiwan Hand Tool Manufacturers' Association.
Meanwhile, 2022 TiTE has reinforced its extensive network of domestic and international media partners for exhibition promotion. Working with
TAITRA, 2022 TiTE serves as the most effective business matchmaking platform for all participants. Over hundreds of matchmakings from 18
countries during the expo. What’s more, the online expo with an innovative virtual exhibition hall was launched on October 1st, combined with a
conference system access to international and domestic buyers ahead of the show. For further information about exhibitors, please check their
e-catalogues on the official website. As for the global media, the major partners included Hardware Retailing (the US & Canada), Fastener Eurasia
(Turkey), BricoMagazine (Italy), KINSAN FASTENR NEWS JAPAN (Japan), Torque (the UK), REVISTA DO PARAFUSO (Brazil), Industry Stock
(Germany), Southeast European Industrial Market(Bulgaria), Chomdan (Korea) and Global Source-Hardware, Auto and Machinery(Hong Kong).
The iconic suppliers throughout the tools and hardware industry are well poised to make their moves and reap new business opportunities in the
post-pandemic period. Over 250 exhibitors are ready for the expo to muscle into export markets worth over NT$100 billion. Prominent exhibitors
include JONNESWAY, WHIRL POWER, PATTA, ALLPRO, KUANI, WOLF’s HEAD, MACHAN, PROXENE, A-KRAFT, REDAI and Lucky-brand, etc.
TiTE Conf- INNOVATION OF INDUSTRIAL HARDWARE & TOOLS
The forum was hosted on October 12-14 as well. The packed agenda tackle two key topics, including Innovation, Transformation and Sustainable
Development of metal Industry and Digital Transformation of Traditional Industries. The opening sessions will include statements by a number of
high-level representatives from government and heads of industrial associations. The first thematic session on the opening day covered “Carbon
Reduction Strategy and Profitability Control”, “Taiwan’s Pathway to Net-Zero Emissions” and “Digital Transformation in Manufacturing and Industrials”.
Subsequent thematic sessions on day 2 of TiTE-Conf open with “The future of Industry transformation”. Closed with a session, “Taiwan-US Smart
Home Industrial Networking Forum”, focusing on the best solution and AI application cases for smart homes. The two-day forum brings together
high-level representatives from governments, businesses, associations and international companies, sharing ideas on concrete ways to achieve
greater prosperity for all.