Taiwan Country Report

Taiwan considers releasing jailed former president Chen Shui-bian for medical treatment

Former president Chen Shui-bian in 2009 as he is led into detention. His supporters have threatened to go on hunger strike if he is not formally released from prison. Photo: AP

Taiwan's Ministry of Justice is considering releasing former president Chen Shui-bian from prison for medical treatment.

Friday, 19 December, 2014, 5:49am

Univacco delivers foil, film and coating innovations

Bruce Lee, CEO

Chemical expertise and innovation lead to the newest applications for foil, film and coating at Univacco Technology. "Innovation is very important for us," says CEO Bruce Lee. "It is in research and development, in our processes, sales and practically everywhere."

27 May 2013 - 4:47pm

TVL transitions towards complete logistics provider

Kenneth Lee, chairman and CEO

Integrity, loyalty, trust and hard work have pushed the TVL Business Group to rise among Taiwan's top three freight forwarders in the past 30 years. Standing by these values, the company is scaling up its operations to become a complete logistics and supply chain management solutions provider.

27 May 2013 - 4:53pm

Sunkist stays ahead in providing needs of foam manufacturers

Ken Hwang, general manager

Sunkist Chemical Machinery founder and general manager Ken Hwang has the uncanny ability to foresee what foam manufacturers require. Even before the business world coined the term "one stop shop", Sunkist has been offering complete turnkey solutions to foam manufacturers looking for quality but reasonably priced machines.

27 May 2013 - 4:49pm

Karma Medical's wheelchairs ensure satisfaction for users

Kenny Chen, CEO

Genuine concern for end-users and a sound business model have made Karma Medical Products the largest supplier of quality wheelchairs and mobility products in Asia. "While our competitors think only of selling more wheelchairs, we focus on the people who will be using them," says CEO Kenny Chen.

27 May 2013 - 4:50pm

Goodway, Awea machines fuse world-class expertise

Edward Yang, chairman

Industries ranging from electronics to aerospace depend on precision machine tools to create high-quality parts and products such as industrial equipment, medical appliances and defence apparatus.

27 May 2013 - 4:58pm

Formosa Laboratories targets further growth

Cheng Chen-yu, CEO

Backed by 16 years of experience, Formosa Laboratories is strengthening its business on the mainland through its new subsidiary, Shanghai Epion Enterprise, and the establishment of a joint venture with its business partner in Beijing.

"The China market will be a major source for our revenue growth. It is a good place to further grow our business," says CEO Cheng Chen-yu.

27 May 2013 - 4:51pm

FKI moulds promising partnerships

Larry Wei, president

A partnership with Fong Kee International Machinery (FKI) offers an opportunity to tap into the company's vast global footprint.

As Taiwan's largest designer and manufacturer of plastic extrusion processing and blow moulding machineries, FKI has clients in more than 160 countries and exports 90 per cent of its output through 15 agent companies worldwide.

27 May 2013 - 4:48pm

Chimei stands out as innovator in logistics

Amigo Huang, president

Known for its "just-in-time" solution, Chimei Logistics Corporation (CMLC) thrives in Taiwan's competitive logistics industry with constant service innovations and creative marketing strategies. Offering competitive pricing and quick turnaround time in key areas such as Tainan, the company is committed to delivering items to its customers within 30 minutes.

27 May 2013 - 4:50pm

Anko machines make food business delectable

Robert Ou-Young, chairman

With meagre resources, Robert Ou-Young started Anko Food Machine in 1978. More than three decades after his humble beginnings, Ou-Young is the proud owner of a leading multi-ethnic food machine company with two factories on the mainland and more than 200 workers.

27 May 2013 - 4:52pm