The world’s first hybrid machine tool show after the pandemic outbreak, Taipei International Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS 2021), March 15 – 20, has reached its final countdown. To let people know more about the show, the organizers Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI) held a global press conference highlighted with CEO Panel on January 20.
Top executives from the machine tool industry, chairmen of Fair Friend, Hiwin, and Chin Fong, talked online in the CEO Panel on “Restructuring for Smart Machine Industry in Post Pandemic Era” with TAITRA Chairman James Huang and TAMI Chairman Pa-Hsi Ko. All of them have affirmed that the launch of TIMTOS will ultimately bring a positive significance to the global machine tool industry, particularly it can boost confidence in Taiwan machine tool industry, which suffered a slump in the first half and recovered somehow in the second half of last year.
TAITRA Chairman James Huang said that Taiwan’s performance in pandemic prevention has attracted worldwide attention, especially the resilience and flexibility manifested by the Taiwan manufacturing industry during the pandemic, which is proven to be a crisis and a turning point as well. Chairman Huang added that in TIMTOS, the unprecedented changes in the market and the increasing demand for technological development contributed to industrial transformation will be seen in a variety of new products developed by TIMTOS exhibitors.
TAMI Chairman Pa-Hsi Ko also pointed out that the capability of Taiwan’s pandemic prevention is the key to attracting leading manufacturers from home and abroad to join TIMTOS. Included this year are not only domestic makers such as Fair Friend, Victor Taichung, YCM, Dah Lih, Hiwin, Syntec, and LNC, but also foreign high profile makers, DMG MORI, FANUC, MAZAK, TRUMPF and Siemens. The exhibition is definitely an important platform to showcase the achievements of Taiwan’s smart machinery and smart manufacturing.
Chairman Huang and Chairman Ko, both of whom have learned of this year’s online and offline trade show so much that they seem to have become the best spokespersons for TIMTOS 2021 Hybrid.
In addition, the organizers detailed how TIMTOS Hybrid can provide visitors with an experience beyond the constraints of time and space, and how the On-site Escort with Online Tour as a featured platform that help exhibitors and buyers grasp business opportunities by connecting each other online.
Industry media and buyers all over the world all eyes on TIMTOS to be held in March amid the pandemic. To access up-to-date information, visit www.timtos.com.tw and social media platforms.