Manufacturer Introduction

 
     
    Since Mr. Chang Lien-cheng started making saxophones in Houli, there have been others who followed his footsteps. Currently there are more than ten saxophone manufacturers in Houli. They not only inherited the skills of the last generation, but they put in more efforts to make the products more refined and sound better.  
     
 

 

Lien-Cheng Musical Instrument Shop

 
 

 

  Lien-Cheng Musical Instrument Shop produces various types of saxophones. Starting from Mr. Chang Lien-cheng, the company is now in the hands of the family's third generation. The fourth generation heirs are now learning the business of the company. The Chang's family has been making saxophones for sixty years. Besides making musical instruments, the current generation is skilled in performing saxophones as well. They have brought Taiwan's saxophones onto the international main stage by participating in concerts at both local and national levels.

Mr. Chang Chong-yao
Mr. Chang Chong-yao
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Chang Chong-yao
Telephone
886-4-25562363
Fax
886-4-25587425
Address
41 Gongan Road, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Dong-Shen Musical Instrument Company

 
 

 

  The Dong-Shen Musical Instrument Company specializes in alto, tenor, and soprano saxophones. The company is now in the hands of the family's second generation. The new person in charge, Chang Chun-che, is not only a master at making saxophones, but he is also a musician, so he is able to tune the saxophones to give them a soul that is unique to his family. His relentless efforts have resulted in saxophones that produce very accurate notes, which have become a trademark for his company. His company produces saxophones that pass rigorous tests given by major manufacturers in Europe, America, and Japan. Because the qualities of these saxophones are above reproach, the customers consist of middle to upper level saxophonists. Mr. Chang said, in order to preserve good note quality and musical instrument playability, quality assurance is the most important task, as well as constantly innovating and researching. This is the only way to develop saxophones for the professional players, and to become a major brand in the international marketplace.

Mr. Chang Chun-che
Mr. Chang Chun-che
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Chang Chun-che
Telephone

886-4-25561758

Fax
886-4-25578500
Address
2-15 Jiushe Road, Dunnan Village, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

 Mei-Guan Musical Instrument Company

 

 
 
  The Mei-Guan Musical Instrument Company specializes in making 26-toneholes and alto saxophones. Located just around the corner of the Houli train station, even though Mei-Guan is a small operation, it is self-sufficient. From trimming parts to welding to assembly, the owner Wu Shin-shiung does them all. Not only can Mr. Wu custom-make a saxophone for his customers, but the visitors can participate in assembling saxophones to learn firsthand the mystery and fun of making saxophones. Mr. Wu came into contact with saxophones when he was in middle school. He first learned how to play, then learned how to make it, so he understands the needs of a saxophonist. He is constantly looking for ways to make the saxophone even better by innovating and researching. Mei-Guan has held several street performances in the past, with the hope of bringing saxophone into our everyday lives.
Mei-Guan Musical Instrument Company
Mei-Guan Musical Instrument Company
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Wu Shin-shiung
Telephone

886-4-25577825

Fax
886-4-25587855
Address
16 Lane 160, Chuanliao Road, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Wan-Li-Fu Company

 

 
 
  The perennial brand Wan-Li-Fu specializes in oversized baritone saxophones, which are being exported to other countries. The owner Chang Wan-fu said, making saxophones requires looking at them with an eye for art. He uses the customers' feedbacks as a reference, then he makes his own research in order to make a niche for his products in the marketplace. He also strives on good quality control, paying great attention to details. Inside the factory, the young workers sat abreast in a line to inspect the tolerance of the tone holes. They concentrate on the job at hand, which makes one feel hopeful about the future of Houli's saxophone industry.
Mr. Chang Wan-fu
Mr. Chang Wan-fu
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Chang Wan-fu
Telephone

886-4-25561692

Fax
886-4-25572128
Address
33 Lane 64, Wenhua Road, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Kai-Shin Musical Instrument Company

 
 

  

  The Kai-Shin Musical Instrument Company specializes in alto and soprano saxophones. If one has seen Kenny G performed before, one must have a strong impression of the soprano saxophone that he had. The owner Lin Si-song said, his two life-long dreams are to be a famous saxophonist and be able to make his own saxophone. Even though he is only able to realize one dream, he is content about it. Because of his persistence on high quality, he has high standards for the quality control. Inside the not-so-noticeable factory, there is a worker at every corner concentrating on the work at hand. Mr. Lin is confident about the saxophones that he makes. He said, “Made in Taiwan, number one in the world”.
Kai-Shin Musical Instrument Company
Kai-Shin Musical Instrument Company
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Lin Si-song
Telephone

886-4-25576806

Fax
886-4-25576774
Address
44-1 Yuntou Road, Yuemei Village, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Huang-Wei Musical Instrument Company

 
 

  

The Huang-Wei Musical Instrument Company specializes in making 26-tonehole and alto saxophones. The company has been around for forty-seven years. The workers treat making saxophones as creating a piece of artwork. Each finished piece carries with it the effort and sweat of its creators. The goal of Huang-Wei is to constantly thrive to be better than before.
Huang-Wei Musical Instrument Company
Huang-Wei Musical Instrument Company
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Huang Chong-shiung
Telephone

886-4-25564443

Fax
886-4-25573773
Address
22 Houli Road, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Yi-Shin Musical Products Company

 
 

  

The Yi-Shin Musical Products Company specializes in alto and tenor saxophones. The owner Mr. Wong Ching-song entered the saxophone-making business because he had always been intrigued it. He concentrated mainly on the study of tenor when he was a protege, so he is especially familiar with tenor products. He even hires a music teacher to test for the note accuracy and tone in order to ensure the end products meet certain quality requirement and the customers are satisfied. One characteristic of Yi-Shin is that the team members are very young and energetic, giving the team an air of freshness. They are hoping that one day Taiwan's tenor saxophones will put them on the map.
Yi-Shin Musical Products Company
Yi-Shin Musical Products Company
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Wong Ching-song
Telephone

886-4-25582321

Fax
886-4-25580860
Address
13-11 Lifen Road, Chonghe Village, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Mei-De-Shen Musical Instrument Industries

 
 

 

  Mei-De-Shen specializes in alto and baritone saxophones. The owner Li Guo-chong became interested in the production of musical instruments since he joined a marching band. It has been more than twenty years now. After having contact with the European customers for a long time, he understands the importance of having excellent quality and craftsmanship. In 2001, Mei-De-Shen and a famous Chicago saxophonist jointly developed a tubular saxophone, which produces loud and clear music. Mr. Li is full of hope concerning the future for the industry. He hopes that the saxophones that are produced in the ideal setting in Taiwan could grab people's attention both domestically and internationally.

Mr. Li Guo-chong
Mr. Li Guo-chong
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Li Guo-chong
Telephone

886-4-26830140

Fax
886-4-26830151
Address
171 Tucheng Road, Tucheng Village, Waipu Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Yin-Dian Musical Instrument Company

 
 

 

  The Yin-Dian Musical Instrument Company specializes in soprano and alto saxophones. Since this is a family business, all four brothers in the family are involved in the production of saxophones. They all have in depth knowledge of musical instruments. The goal of Yin-Dian is to make the products more refined, and to make the products better based on the customers' needs. According to Mr. Chang, what makes him the happiest is when the instruments he made garner praises from accomplished musicians and they are able to produce beautiful music.

Mr. Chang Che-jia
Mr. Chang Che-jia
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Chang Che-jia
Telephone

886-4-25582668

Fax
886-4-25582669
Address
2-13 Jiushe Road, Dunnan Village, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Bao-Li-Jin Musical Instrument Design Company

 
 

  

The Bao-Li-Jin Musical Instrument Design Company specializes in designing and developing saxophones. The company is currently managed by the third generation in the Chang family. They collaborate with European colleagues by combining the know-how and technology to develop new products. Their products are sold worldwide. The company sees saxophone as a piece of precious art. Each instrument was fabricated only after a thorough discussion with the customer. The goal is to make a personalized saxophone that matches the player's personality and make the saxophone a keepsake.
Bao-Li-Jin Musical Instrument Design Company
Bao-Li-Jin Musical Instrument Design Company
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Chang Bao-cheng
Telephone

886-4-25562560

Fax
886-4-25573614
Address
31 Sichun Road, Dunsi Village, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Shin-Cheng Musical Instrument Company

 
 

  

The Shin-Cheng Musical Instrument Company specializes in baritone saxophone. The owner Chang Wen-shin said, his father had been in the saxophone manufacturing business for more than fifty years. His father was a master at playing saxophone. Because his dad was friend with many people in the music industry, his dad was called the old bigheaded ghost by the famous director Wu Nian-chen. Since he was surrounded by the saxophones from a very young age, he had made it his career. He has been in this business for more than twenty years. Mr. Chang said, one needs to follow the footsteps of the changing time in the musical instrument business. Relentless research is the key to keeping up with the latest technology and is crucial in establishing a name on the international marketplace.
Mr. Chang Wen-shin
Mr. Chang Wen-shin
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Chang Wen-shin
Telephone

886-4-25583877

Fax
886-4-25583876
Address
41 Gongan Road, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Cheng-Chi Musical Instrument Company

 
 

  

The Cheng-Chi Musical Instrument Company specializes in alto and curved and straight soprano saxophones. The owner Cheng Fu-chuan had learned how to make saxophones since he graduated from the middle school. It is something that he takes very seriously. After being in this business for more than twenty years, he has realized that the basic requirement for making saxophones is to have unwavering quality level. When it comes to accuracy and tone, he is not taking any chances.
Cheng-Chi Musical Instrument Company
Cheng-Chi Musical Instrument Company
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Cheng Fu-chuan
Telephone

886-4-25561883

Fax
886-4-25571470
Address
56 Lane 30, Jiaho Road, Houli Town, Taichung County
 
     
 

 

Jia-Da Industries

 
 

  

The Jia-Da Industries specializes in making various saxophones and professional maintenance and service. The owner Tsai Shu-de has been in this business for more than thirty years, and he is treating his job as a hobby. Since Mr. Chang knows how to play saxophones, he is able to dictate the quality and special characteristic of the saxophones he makes. He is also aware of what the customers like, so even though Jia-Da is only a small company, it is able to attract the attention of major manufacturers overseas. It is a vote of confidence for the excellent quality that he demands.
Mr. Tsai Shu-de
Mr. Tsai Shu-de
 
 

 

Person in Charge
Tsai Shu-de
Telephone

886-4-5576029

Fax
886-4-25577517
Address
10 Alley 5, Longmen Lane, Anmei Road, Meishan Village, Houli Town, Taichung County