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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…

New Samsung Connected Customer Care Center will be opened in South Carolina

Samsung Electronics America is opening a new Connected Customer Care Center in Greenville, South Carolina. The facility of 34,928 square foot will support the company’s move towards integrated connectivity between Samsung products and…

Hisense’s takeover of Gorenje is almost completed

Based on the takeover bid for Gorenje shares, announced by the company Hisense Luxembourg Home Appliance Holding Hisense will acquire further 62.46 percent of all issued Gorenje shares. Thus, as Hisense stated today,…

Anfel: strong growth for White Goods in Spain

The Spanish market of White Goods goes on growing with a very good performance of many products categories. According to ANFEL, the national association of manufacturers and importers of home appliances, during the…

Peter Goetz is the new president of APPLiA Europe

Home Appliances European Association APPLiA is living a phase of deep transition. After the changing from Ceced to APPLiA, a new president has been appointed to drive the organization to the new era…

How to indicate the smartness of the appliances?

Smartness is an important factor when we are specking of energy efficiency or appliances functions. Amdea, the British Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances, has been invited to participate in discussions of UK…

Faber: success for Hackathon

Faber has recently organized Hackathon, an event that involved Faber’s under 35 employees, with low seniority and every company function. It was focused on two innovation challenges: connectivity and e-commerce and was held…

Remedia: 92,000 tons of technological waste collected in 2017

Remedia presented the Green Economy Report, which illustrates the results of the Consortium’s activities in 2017. Last year Remedia collected 92,000 tons of technological waste, 25,000 tons more than the previous year, an…

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