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Electrolux to outsource components from India

The outsourcing story is getting stronger. Electrolux AB says it will outsource components worth Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 10 billion) from India over three years. This includes piston rings, metal fabrications and cold rolled steel. The components will be used by the company's outdoor division, which makes garden and forestry equipment such as chain saw, riders, lawn mowers and lawn tractors. It is also looking to make India a sourcing base, reports CNBC-TV18.

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Looking up after tough times

An electrical retail store is powering its way out of a troubled spell.

PowerHouse, which had gone into administration, was bought by New Zealand-based Pacific Retail Group (PRG).

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Samsung's Internet Controlled Robot Vac

"Samsung plans to launch its robot vacuum cleaner in Europe early next year. And for the first time ever for a cleaner you'll be able to control it over the web.

The Crubo (VC-RP30W) is equipped with 'cruise missile mapping technology',which enbables it to draw a 3-D map of the environment to identify its relative location, enabling faster and more efficient cleaning of a defined area.

Read more: Samsung's Internet Controlled Robot Vac

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