German injection molding press maker Arburg GmbH + Co. KGhas launched a Taiwan subsidiary, based in Taichung.
The business opened officially on April 1.
The firm has had an agent in Taiwan, in the form of C&F International, since 1981.
Arburg overseas sales director Andrea Carta, said: "Due to Taiwan's great importance as an innovative market with many high-end companies, we are taking prompt action to secure and strategically expand our local presence there."
The firm has hired Michael Huang as subsidiary manager. He has previously worked in management and sales at materials producers GE Plastics and Sabic.
The showroom has three Allrounder machines, training rooms and an extensive spare parts store.
Huang said: “We greatly value comprehensive application technology consulting and a broad service offering. At our premises, our customers can run tests and configure sample molds, but they can also benefit from in-depth application technology consulting and receive training on all aspects of Arburg technology.”