About Us Texture Analyzers Probes and Fixtures
  • Name: Sun Hailin (person in charge)
  • Education: Master's degree from the Institute of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University / Bachelor's degree from the Department of Soil Environmental Science, National Chung Hsing University
  • Mobile: +886 937-592-068
  • A professional specializing in Texture Analyzer has accumulated many years of experience in sales, production, and application, and has the ability to design and develop probes (Probes & Fixtures), software and firmware for instrument design and manufacturing.

Company Profile (Introduction)
  • Products: Our own brand Texture Analyzers, RapidTA series, and related products (host, software, accessories) account for 90% of the total turnover, and a small amount of sales comes from the agent sales of soil moisture tensiometers.
  • Market: Export accounts for 80% (China accounts for 80%). Others are sold to Southeast Asian countries such as the Philippines, Bangladesh, and India in small quantities. Our customers are mainly schools related to the food industry (agriculture, food processing, and fisheries), research units (research and extension stations in various locations), factories and etc.

  • The company was established in Taichung City on July 9, 2009. Business items include general instrument manufacturing and precision instrument retail.
  • Started selling elga pure water and ultrapure water related equipment in June 2012. (Discontinued)
  • Starting from November 2012, Taiwan Hipoint and VITLAB related products have been sold. (Discontinued)
  • In January 2013, a Taoyuan office was added, located at the intersection of Linghang South Road and High-Speed ​​Railway North Road.
  • In March 2013, web traffic reached 100Mb (monthly).
  • In July 2013, the installation and acceptance of the nanoparticle collection device passed.
  • Started selling food texture analyzers in December 2013.
  • In May 2014, the food texture analyzer was successfully delivered and accepted by customer.
  • In June 2014, Horn Instruments stopped selling many products, repositioned its sales direction, and modified its website content.
  • Started selling soil moisture tensiometer (IRROMETER related products) in July 2014
  • In January 2015, the company name in Chinese was changed to 長宏儀器開發有限公司
  • In April 2015, the English name was changed to Horn Instruments Co., Ltd.
  • In June 2015, the website was changed to http://www.horninstr.com.tw
  • Sales of RapidTA® Texture Analyzer began in May 2016.Rapid TA
  • In 2017, an office was established at Jiafeng 10th Road, Hsinchu High-speed Railway Station (now abolished).
  • Sales of TDMachanic® Tap Density Tester started in December 2017 (discontinued).
  • Sales of iDealTA® Texture Analyzer began in September 2018 (renamed RapidTA max in 2021).
  • In November 2018, the company moved to the Taoyuan office, located on Qingfeng Road, Dayuan District, Taoyuan City.
  • Sales of RapidTA + texture analyzer began in April 2019.
  • In June 2019, the website traffic reached 800Mb/month.
  • In December 2019, we achieved local sales of 5 sets of texture analyzers, including RapidTA, RapidTA +, and RapidTA max.
  • In February 2020, the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic broke out, and sales dropped sharply, with no sales for 5 months.
  • The software integration was completed in May 2020. New versions of TAdviser and TAdviser+ can be downloaded and updated. Please contact your seller.
  • A new trademark (Trademark) was launched in May 2020 and grew smoothly.
  • The sales results in December 2020 were 14 sets of RapidTA, 11 sets of RapidTA +, and 2 sets of RapidTA max, a total of 27 sets.
  • The brand-specific website http://www.RapidTA.com.tw was launched in May 2021.
  • In October 2021, one new employee will be added, bringing the number of employees to 3.
  • The sales results in December 2021 were 25 sets of RapidTA, 14 sets of RapidTA +, and 0 sets of RapidTA max, a total of 39 sets.
  • In January 2022, the website traffic reached 2Gb/month. Showed a significant increase in visibility.
  • In April 2023, a fully enclosed sliding table used in clean rooms was implemented in RapidTA +.
  • In May 2023, the cumulative sales volume was 140 sets of RapidTA series products.
  • In August 2023, it was successfully sold to India, Philippines, Bangladesh and other countries.
  • RapidTA in Armenia was successfully sold in September 2023.
  • In November 2023, Vietnam Etch Home Technology began selling RapidTA series products.
  • The website will be modified in March 2024 to increase the sales of various texture analyzer accessories.

  • The brand awareness, quality, and price of instruments are gradually uplifting.

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Horn Instruments Co., Ltd. Vat 53070335

8F., No. 213, Sec. 2, Qingfeng Rd., Dayuan Dist., Taoyuan City 337051, Taiwan.
TEL:+886 3-3819203  FAX: +886 3-3819338 E-mail sam@horninstr.com.tw