TAICHUNG, Taiwan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taiwan is the 4th largest machine tool export market in the world. 80% of Taiwan machine tool companies are located in Central Taiwan, where the world’s best machine tool cluster is formed, breeding numerous machinery savvy experts. As an important medium among government, industry, academia and research bodies, Taiwan Machine Tool & Accessory Builders’ Association (TMBA) has always committed to manpower cultivation by establishing Central Taiwan to be a global city of intelligence machinery through 「2016 Taiwan International Machine Tool Show」 (TMTS) as a sales and trading platform to global market.
2016 TMTS will be held on November 23rd-27th, 2016 in Taichung hosting 700 exhibitors with 4,000 booths. The organizer TMBA will provide industry-academy cooperation related platform, including academic research display, practical training of exhibition activity, and guided tour for student etc., in order to integrate resources and strengthen cooperation among industry, academia and research bodies for manpower cultivation, and further attract talented people to machinery industry.
To lead Taiwan machine tool industry make good use of competitive advantages, TMBA acts as a communication bridge for government, industry, academia and research bodies, and continuously provides the integration platform of industry-academy cooperation at international exhibitions. The services include training opportunity of on-site registration service and foreign guests greeting service for English-majored students, industry-academy cooperation pavilion, a series of professional forums, transportation subsidy and professional instructors for student’s guided tour, and pamphlets introducing machine tools & accessories etc., all of which not only let students have better understanding about the industry, but also increase the interaction between academia and industry.
According to the statistics of 2014 TMTS, there were more than 22 schools with 38 departments attending the show and holding forums. In addition, more than 5,500 students from 40 schools visited the show. For students’ guided tour, the organizer invited instructors on-site, such as professionals from Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Precision Machinery R&D Center (PMC), leading companies, and also mechanical engineering-majored graduate students, expecting students could learn more about the machinery industry, which demonstrates the organizer’s great emphasis on technological and vocational education.
More information about TMTS：http://www.tmts.tw/en/index.php