Cultural and creative industries transformation. Three new companies invest and station in Taichung Software Park (TSP) .
Organization: EXPORT PROCESSING ZONE ADMINISTRATION,MOEA Publish Date: 2016-02-18 09:21
The Export Processing Zone Administration (EPZA) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) convened an investment application review meeting, and five new investment applications, including Tuna House Trading Co. Ltd., Yong Heng International Enterprise Co. Ltd., Da En Cultural and Creative Co. Ltd., EMP-Rich Foods Co. Ltd., and Yangxin Advanced Manufacturing were approved to invest and station in. The total investment figure amounted to NT$179 million, which is expected to increase 70 job vacancies.
According to the EPZA, three local cultural and creative industries were approved to invest and station in TSP. These include Yong Heng International Enterprise invested NT$36 million for developing health care mobile apps; Da En Cultural and Creative Co. Ltd. invested NT$28 million for interior design, landscape planning and community development; EMP-Rich Foods Co. Ltd. invested NT$30 million for developing and selling pet merchandise, and introducing e-commerce.
Moreover, Tuna House Trading Co. Ltd. invested NT$65 million to enter Kaohsiung Software Park (KSP), marketing and developing ultra-low temperature tuna digital contents; Yangxin Advanced Manufacturing invested NT$20 million to station in Linkuang Export Processing Zone (LEPZ), providing services in 3D medical instruments and automatic intelligence robots.
The EPZA indicated that TSP clusters information software, digital contents, 3D technologies, and cultural creation industries, plans mechanism of industry guidance and resources, and cooperates with 36 universities in central Taiwan for establishing "Academia-Industry Consortium of Taichung Software Park". Furthermore, the EPZA expected the TSP can collaborate with Nankang Software Park (NSP) and KSP to form an "Industrial Innovation Corridor", which connects industries in western Taiwan and drives prosperous development in central Taiwan at the same time.
The EPZA also indicated that TSP's developers have started building construction projects, and the fastest completion is expected to be in the middle of 2017. For the purpose of spurring investors to station in, the EPZA provides inducements. For example, investors will receive discounts for land rent and management fees if they purchase buildings from the TSP's developers. Currently many well-known manufacturers show their high willingness to invest and station in. It is predicted that there will be another wave of booming investments after then.
Spokesman: Mr. Chien Min Chao (Deputy Director General, EPZA)
Contact Number: 886-7-3644880
Contact Person: Wu, shu-fen (Chief of Investment Section of the Third Division)
Contact Number: 886-7-361-1212 ext311