By: Lu Hsin-hui and Frances Huang
Taipei, July 26 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed hope Wednesday that
Germany-based industrial giant Siemens AG will set up a smart machinery research and development (R&D) center in Taiwan to forge closer ties with the local machinery manufacturing sector.
Receiving a Siemens delegation led by Cedrik Neike, a member of the managing board of the German firm, Tsai said that the local machinery industry has been working with the German firm on smart manufacturing development and that a move by the company to set up an R&D center in Taiwan would strengthen that cooperation.
Tsai said that Taiwan’s industrial sector has laid a good foundation in information and communication technology development, and she encouraged Siemens to utilize Taiwan’s advantages by opening a smart machinery hub here. [FULL STORY]