Domestic Appliance Industry News

All the latest news from the domestic appliance industry that we find all over the world and stories that are of interest to the trade and public.

Our favourite refrigeration manufacturer has now opened for business directly for dealers in the UK, the ful details and press release afer the break.

Every now and again we hear that the service sector of the appliance industry is doomed, largely from trade members in our forums, and until recently this is not a view that has been especially popular however the events of recent times may push that view back to the fore.

Whirlpool was found not liable by a US jury in the first lawsuit to go to trial that accused Whirlpool of selling washing machines containing a design flaw that made them prone to developing mold.

Liebherr have announced that they are to end their long standing relationship with Coolectric, a division of Waterline and that they are set to market products sold under the Liebherr brand themselves from early next year.

Some days ago we reported that Vestel had reached an agreement to use the Sharp brand under license in Europe, including appliances and it has now been revealed that Paul Molyneux who was appointed as the person set to run this.

Co-operative Electrical has said it is launching a new system of much cheaper extended warranties and will make no profit if buyers of TVs, washing machines, fridges, and other goods take out insurance.

European Union antitrust regulators have cleared the €758 million (£601 million) bid by appliance maker Whirlpool for 60% stake of Italian manufacturer Indesit.

Domestic appliance repair and replacement company Pacifica is set to expand after a round of recent investment.

Vestel has received a license to use the Japanese electronics maker Sharp’s brand to make and sell appliances in Europe.

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