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Whirlpool names Carey Martin vice president of global human resources

David Binkley, chief human resources officer and a member of Whirlpool Corporation’s executive committee, will begin his planned retirement on March 1, 2019 after nearly 35 years of service. Carey Martin, vice president…

Haier acquires the Italian Candy

Qingdao Haier Co and Candy signed an agreement on the combination of the activities of the two companies. According to the agreement, Haier will invest 475 million euro to further accelerate its growth…

AHAM expresses concern for new tariffs on home appliances

The Trump administration’s has imposed tariffs on another 200 billion dollar of products imported from China. This latest round of tariffs took effect on September 24 at a rate of 10 percent and…

The Russian Federation joined IRHMA

The International Roundtable for Household Appliance Manufacturer Associations (IRHMA) announced the involvement of Russia among the countries that gather together to discuss important theme about home appliances industry and sustainable technology solutions for…

Miele grows by 4.3%

Miele closed with satisfaction its 2017/18 financial year ended June 30, 2018. The company recorded sales of 4.1 billion euro, that means a year-on-year increase of 167 million euro (+4.3%). Of this growth…

Whirlpool once again with Habitat for Humanity

Whirlpool goes on with its commitment for Habitat for Humanity following a new project in the Midwest, as part of Habitat for Humanity’s35th Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Habitat for Humanity’s Carter…

Success for Electrolux Innovation Factory

The new Electrolux Innovation Factory has reached more than 100 applications. The opening will be on September 11 in Porcia, Italy. In May, Electrolux announced a public call for ideas based on the…

Haier presents the COSMOPlat project

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) adopted a proposal and Haier COSMOPlat was designated to lead the establishment of international standards for mass customization models. It was the first time that…

Whirlpool: good results in North America but EMEA is below the expectations

Whirlpool Corporation announced the result of second-quarter GAAP net earnings (loss). The company recorded 657 million dollar, compared to 189 million dollar, for the same prior-year period. Second-quarter net sales were 5.1 billion,…

Siemens signed a partnership with Alibaba Cloud

Siemens and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner to foster the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) in China. The two companies will…

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