German Industrial Innovation Leaders at Taipei International Automation Exhibition

TAIPEI, Taiwan – DEinternational, the service unit of the German Trade Office Taipei, has brought world leading German companies to the 2020 Taipei International Automation Exhibition from August 19 to 22, 2020. Tomorrow, (August 20th), the German Trade Office Taipei and the Taiwanese Smart Machinery Promotion Office will also jointly host the German Industry 4.0 Seminar.
“We are delighted that Taipei Automation 2020 is the first B2B industrial trade fair which is going to take place despite the current COVID-19 pandemic and that eleven German companies have decided to join our German Pavilion,” stated Axel Limberg, Chief  Representative and Executive Director of the German Trade Office Taipei.
He emphasized, “Industry 4.0 will be the key to a modern industry and future prosperity. Automatization will be indispensable for an even more individualized production at lower cost. Taiwan and Germany—with their mutual focus on electronics and machinery—are natural partners for jointly developing future automation solutions and meeting the market demands. To foster this exchange, we have also been organizing the ‘German Industry 4.0 Seminar,’ which will complement our German Pavilion and bring leading German and Taiwanese manufacturers together.”
A guided VIP tour including Vice President Mr. Lai, Executive Yuan Premier Mr. Su, Ministry of Science and Technology Minister Mr. Wu, as well as Ministry of Education Deputy Minister Lio visited our German Pavilion today. Mr. Limberg welcomed them and introduced the concept of the German Pavilion to them.
The German Pavilion has been set up at TaiNEX1, Hall 1, 1st floor, Zone J to K and covers an area of over 320 m². The following eleven companies related to Germany currently present their latest automation technologies and innovations:
Baden-Württemberg International (J433), DRF Corporation (J431), EUCHNER GmbH + Co.KG (J326), Güdel Lineartec Co., Ltd. (K306), KTR Taiwan Ltd.  (J218), Peakboard GmbH (J429), Phoenix Contact Co., Ltd. (J318), Precitec Optronik GmbH (J425), Symtek Co Ltd (K304), TÜV Rheinland Taiwan Ltd. (J332), WAGO CONTACT LIMITED. (K310).
Happy Hour at the German Pavilion (K401):
As a traditional event at the German Pavilions, a Happy Hour will be held tomorrow (August 20th), right after the German Industry 4.0 Seminar, starting at 16:10. The German Trade Office Taipei welcomes all visitors and exhibitors to enjoy German style beer from Buckskin and delicious refreshments from The Sherwood Taipei.
German Industry 4.0 Seminar
The German Industry 4.0 Seminar is going to take place tomorrow (August 20th) from 13:00 to 16:20 and will feature the following speakers:
  • Alex Chen, Industrial Services & Cybersecurity, TÜV Rheinland Taiwan Ltd.
  • Jiun Chen, Deputy Business Director Mechanical & Mechatronics Systems Research Laboratories, ITRI
  • Erdal Elver, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Ltd., Taiwan
  • Alan Lin, Country Manager, Taiwan, Precitec Asia Ltd.,
  • Phylex Ong, Managing Director, Beckhoff Taiwan
  • Jung-Chang Wu, General Manager, KTR Taiwan Ltd.
During the seminar, German smart manufacturing solutions providers will share their insights into the latest automation technology developments and focus on the question of how automation solutions and smart production lines can improve the efficiency of Taiwanese production facilities.