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Home / Neighborhood / San Gabriel Valley / Pasadena Independent / Taiwan Excellence Pavilion to Kick Off at the Asian American Expo 2015 in Pomona Jan. 17-18

Taiwan Excellence Pavilion to Kick Off at the Asian American Expo 2015 in Pomona Jan. 17-18

by Terry Miller
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Taiwan’s top brands will be exhibited for the second time in California, displaying innovative and high-quality products aimed at upgrading American consumers’ daily lives/ The exhibition is entitled Taiwan Excellence Pavilion and will be held at the Asian American Expo 2015 on January 17th – 18th 2015 at the Pomona Fairplex in California. Organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) of Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and implemented by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the Taiwan Excellence Pavilion is the largest presentation of its kind to promote and increase consumers’ knowledge of Taiwanese products in the US.

The Pavilion will showcase the latest “Taiwan Excellence” products featuring over 115 consumer products spanning from Information & Communication Technology (ICT), sports, leisure, the home, medical, to cultural products. Taiwan’s technical prowess will be on display with well-known names, including ACER and ASUS, both of which will be unveiling their newest laptops and tablets. ADATA will show its External Hard Drive HE720, an innovative external hard drive that is a USB 3.0 compatible device and the world’s thinnest of its kind. Also in present will be MSI, one of the world’s largest ICT manufacturers of consumer and commercial products such as notebooks, All-in-One PCs, servers, workstations, and industrial PCs. Sapido, a leading brand in the IoT industry, will display its Cloud Environment Sensor as well as its Cloud ZigBee Door & Window Magnetic Sensor, highlighting the company’s ability to connect the home or office. Sapido connects surveillance, detection and control functionalities into a network to satisfy customers’ needs in Cloud Security Surveillance, Cloud Automation, Digital Convergence and Home Care.

In addition to ICT products, Taiwan is also growing its art and beauty industries. Liuligongfang, Asia’s largest Liuli arts (Pâte-de-verre) brand, will present its crystal art, including the Seasonal Tastes, Fragrant Orchid, and Peaceful Intoxication. Each piece will demonstrate Taiwan’s rising status in the art industry. Hair O’right International Corporation, a company that has built the first green cosmetics plant in Asia, will be presenting its one-of-a-kind green hair care products, all of which were made with solar and wind energy. It’s Tree in the Bottle series, the first tree-growing shampoo in the world, has been internationally recognized with awards, such as the 2014 iF Design Award and the Red Dot Design Award – Best of the Best 2013. In addition, KHS smart bicycles and Tatung’s rice cooker and many great products will also be on display.

The Pavilion will hold two “Lucky Draw” events at 5 pm on each day of the Exhibition. The raffle tickets will be distributed to visitors upon receiving their admission tickets at the Pavilion on the day before 4:30pm. Due to limited supply, the raffle tickets will be distributed on a first-come-first-serve basis. The lucky winners will get a chance to bring the Taiwan Excellence products home!

This Taiwan Excellence Pavilion in California is the third Taiwan Excellence event within the past 6 months in the United States, and comes on the heels of highly successful showcases in Houston in September and New York in October. It not only reaffirms robust consumer preference for made-in-Taiwan products in the United States but also the long-standing, prosperous trade relationship between the two countries. For decades, the two economies have enjoyed strong trade relations and worked together for mutual economic growth and prosperity. A major foundation of those commercial ties has been laid on mutual respect and high standards for excellence in consumer products.

Up to 25 Taiwanese brands will jet across the Pacific Ocean to attend the event in California and show the true meaning of Taiwan Excellence in product innovation, high-quality and functionality. All products exhibited are recipients of the Taiwan Excellence Award, a prestigious accolade established by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economy Affairs (MOEA) in 1992. The selection for this distinguished award is based off of the four criteria of R&D, Quality, Design and Marketing.

The Taiwan Excellence Pavilion is a must-see exhibition for users looking to experience Taiwanese brands and products that blend innovation and elegant functionality firsthand. The high-level commitment and uniqueness of the event also acknowledges the firmly established American consumer preference for high-quality products from Taiwan. Visitors of the showcase will soon experience how “Taiwan makes your life excellent.” All consumers in the California area are welcome to visit the Taiwan Excellence Pavilion and experience Taiwan’s excellent products that blend the values of innovation, high-quality and functionality.

Detailed info for Taiwan Excellence Pavilion:

 Location: Pomona Fairplex Hall # 7
 Address: 1101 W. McKinley Avenue Pomona, CA 91768
 Time: January 17th – 18th, 2015
 10:00 am – 12:00 am (Saturday)
 10:00 am – 7:00 pm (Sunday)
 http://www.asianamericanexpo.com/lan_english/

Acer designs environmentally friendly products and, with its vendors, has established a green supply chain. The brand’s PC-centric product offering includes notebook and desktop PCs, servers and storage, LCD monitors, projectors, and smartphones and tablets. Sub-brands include the consumer-focused Aspire series, and commercial sector TravelMate and Veriton series.

ADATA Technology Co., Ltd. is committed to providing top-notch memory solutions that enrich the customer’s digital life. The company’s dedication to integrity and professionalism has made ADATA the leading memory brand with the most award-winning product designs. Backed by technical expertise, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, and premium customer service, ADATA offers complete memory solutions including DRAM modules, USB flash drives, memory cards, solid state drives and portable hard drives.

APEX Medical Corp is a manufacturer of innovative medical equipment including a wide range of respiratory therapy products and advanced material wound management solutions. APEX was established in 1990 focusing on creating support surface healthcare solutions to reduce risk of pressure ulcers. The company also develops continuous positive airway pressure devices (CPAP) to help treat obstructive sleep disorders (OSA). The company is devoted to improving homecare and is recognized by both European and US medical organizations. APEX’s iCH Auto is an ultra quiet integrated heated humidifier that “fits nicely into life.” The iCH Auto is uniquely based on a clinically proven auto-adjusting algorithm and works to help treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). APEX supplies its products to over 60 countries and strives for uncompromising quality.

ASUS takes its name from Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek mythology that symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. ASUS embodies the strength, purity, and adventurous spirit of this fantastic creature, and soars to new heights with each new product it creates. Taiwan’s Information Technology industry has grown enormously over the last few decades and the country is now a dominant force in the global market. ASUS has long been at the forefront of this growth and while the company started life as a humble motherboard manufacturer with just a handful of employees, it is now the leading technology company in Taiwan with over 12,500 employees worldwide. ASUS makes products in almost every area of Information Technology too, including PC components, peripherals, notebooks, tablets, servers and smartphones

BXB Electronics Co., Ltd. is a manufacturer and exporter specializing in PA system & conference system. The company has more than 20 years of experience and offers high quality products at competitive price to meet different requirements for industry applications. Their goal is to provide innovative products and services, which meet and exceed their customers’ expectations.

DrayTek operates under the concept of “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally” in order to meet various customers’ demands in network solutions. With DrayTek’s commitment in quality and service, its routers have become popular among consumers with high reputation.

ECS, the Elitegroup Computer Systems, was established in 1987, and almost 30 years of business. More than two decades, ECS has overcome a great deal of obstacles facing new businesses and has experienced the joy of significant growth and development. Their main focus has expanded to not only motherboards, but also desktop and notebook computers, graphics cards and other mobile products. ECS is strongly committed to develop cutting-edge technology in order to generate innovative products under environmental friendly designs. ECS comprehensive system of quality control provides their clients with reassurance and fosters long term cooperation.

Hair O’right International Corporation, the leading green hair care brand in Taiwan, built the first green cosmetics plant in Asia that holds ISO 50001 and ISO 22716 (GMP) certification. All of O’right’s products are made with 100% solar and wind power. O’right also implements a water circulation and reusing system. Its Tree in the Bottle series—the first tree-growing shampoo in the world—has been honored by internationally recognized awards such as 2014 iF Design Award and Red Dot Design Award – Best of the Best 2013. O’right promises to create a better future for the coming generations by producing eco-friendly products.

IN WIN Development’s an ISO 9001 manufacturer of professional computer chassis, power supplies and digital storage devices, is the leading provider of enclosure solutions to system integrators worldwide. Founded in 1985, IN WIN provides high quality chassis that conform to all safety regulations, as well as unsurpassed customer service.

LIULIGONGFANG was established in Tamshui, Taiwan by Loretta Hui-shan Yang and Chang Yi in 1987 as Asia’s first Liuli workshop and stands today as Asia’s largest Liuli arts (Pâte-de-verre) brand.

Micro-Star International Co., Ltd (MSI) was established in August 1986 by 5 founders, one of the world’s largest information technology manufacturers. MSI started from the motherboard and graphics card industries and extended into consumer and commercial electronics including notebooks, All-in-One PCs, servers, workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems, multimedia, communication devices, and others. MSI holds itself responsible not only to its clients, employees and stockholders, but also to the society and environment as a whole to consistently fulfill its corporate commitment. With innovation and style as its core value, customer satisfaction and premium service as its goal, MSI will definitely be the most brilliant star in the global brands.

Sapido Technology Inc. is a leading brand in the IoT industry, and they are proud of their authentic Taiwan R&D engineering, design, and high quality manufacturing. Sapido products provide the stable networking connection, a user-friendly-interface and simple setup with easy. They help you connect the surveillance/detection/control devices all together with network to satisfy your needs of Cloud Security Surveillance, Cloud Automation, Digital Convergence and Home Care for smart home at each fingertip with the exclusive Pdapp anytime and everywhere.

TAIWAN SAKURA CORPORATION is a leading supplier of consumer power products and solutions, a company that strives to create smart energy-handling results. Also known as Delta Group, the company brings with its 40 years of technical experience and is a world leader in power electronics, energy management, and smart, green system solutions. It is also home to innovative brands like Innergie, and is a creator of novel power solutions and portable batteries like LifeHub. Another brand of Delta Group is Vivitek, which makes the D755WT ultra-short throw projector that can cleverly project 80 to 100 inch images from ultra short distances. The product includes amazing WXGA native resolution and numerous connectivity options to pair with any of personal or business devices.

TATUNG CO. has been dedicated to developing green products and services with the best quality for all the customers, such as its famous AI Multi-function Rice Cooker, Stainless Steel Multi-Function Rice Cooker and Infrared Ceramic Coating Rice Cooker have all become popular among consumers.

Tung Keng Ent. Co., Ltd. (DK City Corporation), founded in 1987 has been venturing on the manufacturing of the products that intend to satisfy the common pursuits of mankind in leading a life style of health, happiness and longer life-expectancy. DK City builds a series of products that extended from high-end furniture, fitness equipment and massage chairs to the recreational electric-scooters and golf cars. It recently devotes tremendous amount of resources to the innovation of the electrical, pollution-free bicycles and motorcycles, all attempting to protect and preserve a piece of clean land for the next generations.

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