Shiho won the 21st Rising Star Award hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on 27th September, 2018, at Hall 1 of the Taipei World Trade Center. In 2018, a total of twelve enterprises won the award for excellence in global trading. The award was received by Hidekatsu Matsui, General Manager of Shiho, given by Ming-Ji Wu, Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs.
To reward and promote global trading competitiveness, the award was given to small/ medium enterprises based in Taiwan that proactively participate and excel in global trading. Hosted by Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Rising Star award was a symbol of recognition and assurance of the company's product and management quality.