TAICHUNG, Taiwan--(TMTS 2012 begins November 7th and continues through the 11th at the "Greater Taichung International Expo Center" this year hosted by TMBA. 448 companies, both domestic and international will attend the 2012 TMTS. The area for the exhibition is 36,200 square meters, with more than 2,400 booths exhibiting all types of high precision machine tools, components, accessories, tools and automation equipment. There is an innovative "Exhibition integrated with Manufacturing supply chain" exhibition style. There is an 85 percent increase in overall scale, and 30 percent increase in exhibitors contrasted to the last TMTS.)--The
Taiwan is the major producer and consuming market for global machine tools. There are more than 1600 manufacturers in the Taiwanese machine tool supply chain, and nearly 90 percent of these manufacturers are concentrated in the Greater Taichung area. Taichung is not only a major base in global machine tool manufacturing; it is also a major consuming market in machine tools and other mechanical equipment. Inside this 60 kilometer radius of the Taiwan machine tool cluster, the best engineering solutions are available for global machine users. Resources can be found for buyers, from one single machine tool to full-scale automation equipment planning. At the same time, all other machine tool demands, such as fixtures, tools, accessories and software planning, can be fulfilled. Taichung represents a unique machine tool cluster in the world because all required precision components can be found for producing machine tools: whether custom-made or market available specification components, these can be supplied swiftly with attractive pricing.
Taichung was chosen to host the TMTS 2012, so that buyers not only can visit all the demonstrations at the exhibition, but also a visit to the manufacturing plant is possible within a 30 to 40 minutes drive, for a peek into how the Taiwanese machine tool industry crafts the demanded products with ingenuity.