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2017-06-26

TMTS will showcase under "Exhibition integrated with Manufacturing supply chain"

The TMTS 2018 – Taiwan International Machine Tool Show- will be held from November 7 to 11, 2018 hosted by Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory Builders’ Association (TMBA) at Taichung High Speed Rail District. TMTS will showcase under an innovative "Exhibition integrated with Manufacturing supply chain" exhibition style which is highly recognized by exhibitors and buyers from all over the world. The exhibition area is anticipated to be 78,000 square meters with more than 4,000 booths exhibiting all types of high precision machine tools, components, accessories, tools and automation equipment.

TMTS 2018 will be the largest machine tool show in 2018, and provide a significant platform for global machine tool manufacturers and consumers. The order amount is expected to be over USD 400 million with transaction size surpassing the last show.

Taiwan is one of the major producing and consuming markets for global machine tools. There are more than 1,600 manufacturers in Taiwan machine tool supply chain, and nearly 90 % of these manufacturers are concentrated in the Greater Taichung area. Taichung is not only a major base in global machine tool manufacturing, but also a major consuming market in machine tools and other mechanical equipment. With the gradual recovery of the global economy and Taiwan machine tool manufacturers’ efforts to expand their business, Taiwan is ranked the 5th exporting country of machine tools. Inside the 60 kilometer radius of the Taichung machine tool cluster, the best engineering solutions are available for global machine users from industries of molds, hand tools, bicycle, automobile & motorcycle parts, metalworking and all kinds of machinery.

TMTS is held at Taichung which takes advantage of being close to the sales market and easy transportation, expecting to attract over 85,000 visitors. To provide optimal service for visitors and buyers from all over the world, the organizer will offer a series of events, such as new product release, purchasing conference, factory visit and free city tour. With these services, foreign visitors and buyers are able to attend the show and experience Taiwan's industrial dynamism at the same time.