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issue: June 2007 APPLIANCE Magazine

Cover Story

page 47
Testing Equipment
Testing Equipment Adapts
by Leanna Skarnulis, Contributing Editor
When appliance OEMs sneeze, makers of testing equipment catch a cold. For every change an OEM makes in manufacturing processes or product specifications, testing equipment suppliers must adapt.

page 49
Testing Equipment
Pressure's On When Electronics Meet Faucets

Feature Articles

page 38
Climatización 2007
On the Forefront of HVACR
by Steve Wichelecki, Contributing Editor
HVACR professionals from around the world attended Climatización 2007, in search of the latest in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heating technology.

page 42
Electric Housewares and Personal Care Appliances
Getting the Customer to Trade Up
by David Simpson, Contributing Editor
Innovations in technology and styling are used by electric housewares makers to pique consumers.

page 44
Electric Housewares and Personal Care Appliances
The Role of Innovation

page 52
Portrait of the Global Appliance Industry
APPLIANCE presents a statistical snapshot of the geographic sectors of the global appliance industry.

page 60
Packaging Materials and Equipment
Supplier Solutions: Packaging Materials and Equipment


page 25
The Open Door
Get Paid for R&D
by Craig Alspaugh, professional partnership program manager, Titan Manufacturing Solutions

page 26
Boiler Technology
The Cornerstones of Boiler Technology
by Steve Connor, Cleaver-Brooks
The following paper demonstrates how boiler system manufacturers are reevaluating their product offerings and redesigning them to save energy and the environment, while positively influencing reliability and safe operation.

page 32
Electronics Report
Picture-Perfect Technology
A new LCD HDTV solution is designed to offer engineers a system platform with film dejudder and motion blur removal that can be easily adapted to existing TV designs.

page 34
Technology Report
Flaunting Efficiency
Boiler manufacturers can add value to their products by using LCD technology to confirm their appliances’ efficiency features.

page 36
Motor Technology
Versatile Testing
With a wide range of motoring and loading capabilities, a new motor-testing system can reportedly perform the testing typically done with several different systems — all with a single capital investment.

page 49
Testing Equipment
Pressure's On When Electronics Meet Faucets


page 56
Plastic Parts
An Operatic Performance
Opera gives its fans great music, timeless stories, and unmatched spectacle. Figaro Systems of Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S. gives them something new: access to the language.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

page 17
Appliance Industry
Majors and Comfort Conditioning Appliances

page 18
U.S. Appliance Industry Factory Unit Shipment Statistics
Factory Unit Shipments Statistics for the month of March 2007

page 20
Europe Report
Sustainability in Home Appliances
by Paul Roggema, Europe Correspondent

page 20
China Report
China Is a Growing Market for Central Air-Conditioning
by Viloet Han, China Correspondent


page 11
Appliance Line
Fresh Faces at K/BIS
Tim Somheil, Editor
Global appliance players are bringing new technologies and new attitudes to the U.S. market.


New Products and New Literature




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