A Polish firm, Solgaz, is marketing an innovative kitchen appliance, a built in gas hob that has no open flame.
Italian politicians have lined up to praise a new deal aimed at avoiding layoffs and raising investments by Whirlpool, however one union warned of other disputes still outstanding.
The Bolton News reports that an employee of Waterline who stole returned kitchen goods from his workplace and then sold them on eBay has been sentenced to do unpaid work.
British cooker manufacturer and one of the few left, Aga Rangemaster, is to be sold to US firm Middleby in a deal valued at £129m.
The Star reports that Indesit delivery drivers in South Yorkshire have voted to take strike action in a national pay dispute.
Dear this is your latest news from the UK whitegoods website
As promised in our last newsletter the repairs@ service has been re-launched, the story is to the left and the service is now fully online.
The whitegoods Conference date for February 2012 has been set, details in the lead story to the left.
Other stories over the past couple of weeks that you may have missed.
Best Buy pulling out of the UK market?
Beko fridge wrongly blamed for house fire
Glen Dimplex buys Valor
Fraud at Whirlpool & Panasonic
Whirlpool seek $16 Million damages from LG
Of course the forums are, as usual, buzzing with chat and news and here's some of the more interesting forum threads of the past few days.
Hotpoint fridge fires
Engineer search thread
Work available to members
Scrap metal dealers targetted
Small businesses let down on recycling
That 0800 thread, again
Yellow Pages, is it worth it?
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