Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
issue: November 2006 APPLIANCE Magazine European Edition

Cover Story

page 10
Plastics Technology
Forming New Ideas
Appliance makers need new ideas to facilitate product differentiation and cost-reduction, while adhering to a new set of material rules.

Feature Articles

page 1
Guest Editorial
Will the German Appliance Market Flourish in 2007?
by Reinhard Zinkann, co-proprietor of Miele & Cie. KG, and chairman of ZVEI, Large Domestic Electrical Appliances
With about 39 million households and one-fifth of sales volume, Germany represents the largest market for home appliances in Europe. For the past few years, news from the German market has been anything but promising. Economic growth has been well below the European average, unemployment rates have been high and disposable incomes stagnant, with business sluggish. In 2004 and 2005, the market volume fell each year by 1 percent.

page 13
Controls & Sensors
Chipping Away at Diagnostic Complexity
by David Simpson, contributing editor
A line of disposable microchips aims to simplify medical diagnostic testing while cutting costs.

page 15
Controls & Sensors
Hands-Free Differentiation
by David Simpson, contributing editor
Will voice control technology move from the toy industry into everyday appliances?

page 19
Metals
Shifting Choices
by David Simpson, contributing editor
Pricing and industry mergers are changing the landscape of the metals industry and forcing appliance companies to make some critical decisions.

page 22
Convection Ovens
Design Procedure for Air Distribution in Convection Ovens
by Levent Akdag, R&D group leader, Haluk Karatas, product development engineer, and Talip Çaglar, product development engineer, Arçelik AS
This paper summarizes a study for the design of an air distribution system for a forced-air convection oven. Advantages of using advanced design tools in an iterative design process are discussed.

APPLIANCE Engineer®

page 22
Convection Ovens
Design Procedure for Air Distribution in Convection Ovens
by Levent Akdag, R&D group leader, Haluk Karatas, product development engineer, and Talip Çaglar, product development engineer, Arçelik AS
This paper summarizes a study for the design of an air distribution system for a forced-air convection oven. Advantages of using advanced design tools in an iterative design process are discussed.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

Products

New Products and New Literature

 

 

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Dec 19, 2014: Whirlpool Corp. provides guidance for 2015

Dec 19, 2014: Panasonic to showcase built-in appliances at LivingKitchen 2015

Dec 19, 2014: New residential construction in November 2014

Dec 19, 2014: 2014 U.S. steel production up 0.7% from 2013

Dec 19, 2014: Strong North American PCB Order Growth in October

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

November 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight Annual Subscriptions
November 2014: U.S. Appliance Industry: Market Value, Life Expectancy & Replacement Picture 2014
October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows