Funata Corporation, a professional manufacturer in orthopedic soft good products for various application, including sporting and health care protectors everything from wrist, elbow, knee, ankle and calf and a complete line of lumbar supports and abdominal binders, magnetic waist belts and binders. Since 1987 Hwa Yang entered into operation exclusively as a specialist manufacturing elastic band materials. Producing over 200 various kinds of elastic materials ranging from 2" (50 mm) to 13" (300 mm), using materials such as Lycra; spandex; latex, etc. As years passed, it turned out to be one of Taiwan's pioneer makers of elastic materials and had once supplied 95% of the domestic demand for elastic band materials. Backed by wealth of know-how and experience in this field, confidence is acquired to reach out to markets aboard. In addition, people are getting more and more conscious about their health and the international market provides more potential to develop in the long run. So in 1998, Funata is formed to meet the needs of the new market. Realizing the importance of competitive differentiation, Funata concentrate on producing finished products and utilizing homemade elastic materials in the designs. All products are ergonomically designed to give more effective results. Presently, Funata handles all the export business. 70% of the products are exported to the Japan market and 30% to the rest of the world.