Taiwan Missing Domestic Industry 4.0 Opportunities

How can Taiwan’s sporting goods companies adopt the practices of Industry 4.0 pioneers in Taiwan and abroad?

The News Lens
Date: 2016/11/22
By: David Green

Taiwan’s smart machinery manufacturers are missing an opportunity to build markets in their own

Photo Credit:RT/ 達志影像

Photo Credit:RT/ 達志影像

backyard, as evidenced by the disconnection and confusion felt around this year’s World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) Manufacturers Forum in Taichung, central Taiwan, last week.

The 200-plus strong delegate of the forum, drawn from Taiwan’s leading sporting goods manufacturers and the brands they supply, had themselves selected Industry 4.0 as the topic for discussion at this year’s meeting, hoping to take advantage of the efficiencies, insights and predictive models that automated production lines and big data are providing industries like autos and electronics.

A question from the floor to Delta Electronics’ speaker Andy Liu (劉佳容) captured why they were there. “Has Delta worked with any textile industry clients and if so can you share something of the process and your experience?”    [FULL  STORY]

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