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issue: September 2008 APPLIANCE Magazine

Expanded Coverage

Playing with Water
Daikin Sets Up AC Manufacturing in India
Adhesives, Fastening & Assembly

Cover Story

page 32
61st Annual Laundry Appliances Report
Playing with Water
by Lisa Bonnema, senior editor
As concerns surrounding water and energy usage grow, laundry appliance engineers are finding creative ways to wash with—and without—water.

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61st Annual Laundry Appliances Report
Designing Smart Dispensing

page 34
61st Annual Laundry Appliances Report
Finding Balance

Feature Articles

page 36
Guest Editorial
VAT Reductions May Deter Innovation of Efficient Appliances
by Paolo Falcioni, European affairs manager, IndesitCo.

page 38

U.S. Appliance Industry Statistical Review: 1999 to 2008
The Portrait of the U.S. Appliance Industry is an annual statistical report based on unit factory shipments that covers U.S. appliance share of market, life expectancy/replacement picture, household saturation, and the Who's Who of the Appliance Industry. Revenue information is not included.
Price: $145.00 Published: 9/2008 Format: PDF Pages: 9

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page 17
The Open Door
U.S. Must Prepare for Day of Reckoning
by Jack Davis, founder, 1 Squared R Element Co.
Are predatory trade policies putting American manufacturing at risk? One executive thinks so.

page 22
Light Guide Technology
Using Light to Enhance Appliance Safety
by William S. Lerner, independent inventor
Three patents provide appliance manufacturers with a new level of safety by using light to indicate excessive temperatures.

page 26
Motor Technology
Secure Motor Connection
A new connector for HVAC motors helps engineers save costs while increasing safety.

page 28
Electronics Report
Amplified Savings
Cost savings and reliability are key features behind new amplifiers for HDTVs and other home audio products.

page 30
Technology Report
Smart Valve
Sensing technology enables a new valve to remove unwanted water by-products from compressed-air systems.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

page 15
U.S. Appliance Unit Shipments
Statistics for the month of June 2008

page 49
International Report: India
Daikin Sets Up AC Manufacturing in India
by Adite Chatterjee, India Correspondent
Air-conditioning activity in India: Daikin invests in manufacturing as ISHRAE and AHRI harmonize standards.

page 50
International Report: Japan
Existing Homes Can Be All-Electric, Too
by Wasaku Ishida, Japan correspondent, and president, JARN (Japan Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News)
Japanese consumers are increasingly transitioning their homes to all-electric, and OEMs respond with complete line-ups of premium electric appliances.


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Appliance Line
Expanding Our Reach
Tim Somheil, Editor
APPLIANCE magazine is our flagship, but our content goes far beyond the printed page.


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