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issue: January 2009 APPLIANCE Magazine

Expanded Coverage

Expanded Web Coverage: Consumer Electronics: The $700 Billion Milestone Slips Away
Expanded Web Coverage: Canada's Appliance Slowdown
Web Exclusive: Is India Stable for Now?
Web Exclusive: China's Appliance Industry in 2009
Web Exclusive: No Immunity for the Middle East
Expanded Web Coverage: Electric Housewares: Weathering the Storm
Expanded Web Coverage: Major Appliance Challenges/Slow Growth in Comfort Conditioning
Expanded Web Coverage: Outdoor Power Declines
Expanded Web Coverage: Europe: Hoping for a Soft Landing
Materials Forecast: A Commodities Pause?

Cover Story

page 33
Materials Forecast
Materials Forecast: A Commodities Pause?
David Simpson Contributing Editor


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Feature Articles

page 25
Forecast: North America
2009: Hope for Recovery
by Diane Ritchey, News Editor
It's the worst U.S. recession in a lifetime, complete with a national housing crisis, failing banks, rising unemployment, falling stock prices, and disappearing 401K funds. 2009 should bring us the bottoming out of the recession, but also ushers in cautious hope for economic recovery.

       Related Links
       Expanded Web Coverage: Major Appliance Challenges/Slow Growth in Comfort Conditioning
       Expanded Web Coverage: Electric Housewares: Weathering the Storm
       Expanded Web Coverage: Consumer Electronics: The $700 Billion Milestone Slips Away
       Expanded Web Coverage: Outdoor Power Declines
       Expanded Web Coverage: Canada's Appliance Slowdown

page 30
Forecasts
Expanded Web Coverage: Europe: Hoping for a Soft Landing
by Diane Ritchey, News Editor

 After holding up well in early 2008, growth slowed markedly in Europe the rest of the year. The spread of the crisis in financial markets has significantly dampened the outlook for the European economy for 2009.

page 31
Appliance Industry Forecasts: Latin America
Latin America Rides the Storm
After several years of economic growth, Latin America’s economy - and appliance industry - feel the impact of a housing slowdown.

page 32
Forecast: Asia

Expanded Web Coverage: 2009 Asia Industry Forecast
by Diane Ritchey, News Editor

Our Expanded 2009 Asia Forecasts: India: Stable for Now? - Slow Growth in China - No Immunity for the Middle East.


       Related Links
       Web Exclusive: Is India Stable for Now?
       Web Exclusive: China's Appliance Industry in 2009
       Web Exclusive: No Immunity for the Middle East

page 33
Materials Forecast
Materials Forecast: A Commodities Pause?
David Simpson Contributing Editor


       Related Links
       Materials Forecast: Metals
       Materials Forecast: Plastics
       Materials Forecast: Glass & Insulation

APPLIANCE Engineer®

page 16
Appliance Engineer
Leveling the Playing Field
Len Swatkowski, program manager, Home Environment—Heaters, Jarden Consumer Solutions

page 18
Appliance Engineer
Investigation of Low GWP Blowing Agents
Ben Chen, Joseph Costa, Philippe Bonnet, Maher Elsheikh, and Laurent Abbas, Arkema Inc.

One company tests potential replacements for both gaseous and liquid hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) blowing agents used for rigid polyurethane foam insulation.

page 23
Motor Technology
Low-Noise Pumping

 A new dc brush gearmotor provides low noise and long life for appliance applications using peristaltic pumps.

page 24
Materials Technology
Plastic Conductors

 A moldable polymer blend is designed to do what no plastic has ever done before—conduct electricity.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

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

Departments

page 8
Appliance Line
Hope for 2009
Tim Somheil

 After a year of disastrous economic news, the industry needs to set a positive course.

Products

Product Review

 

 

 

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