Builders Choice, the sole Australian distributor of Italian-made Nobel appliances, has announced it will plant a tree for every oven it sells for the life of the company in an attempt to reduce the environmental impact of production.
LG Electronics has donated a large shipment of residential and commercial air-conditioning products to the Regency Institute of TAFE in South Australia to assist students with hands-on training initiatives.
Asko Australia has confirmed to Current.com.au that a recall of over 130,000 dishwashers recently in the United States will have no affect on the Australian market, with the Australian models being designed differently to those in the U.S.
Electrolux Home Products will release a tumble dryer called Iron Aid (RRP $2,108) on Monday that uses steam to reduce the wrinkles in clothing in a similar way to the LG Steam Washer Dryer launched last year.
Eight representatives from Fisher & Paykel’s NSW sales team will lead by example this year when they take part in Oxfam’s 100km Trailwalker Harbour to the Hawkesbury Sydney event, to be held from the 24-26 August 2007.
Despite a 4.3 per cent dip in after tax profit for the 2007 financial year ending 31 March 2007, Fisher & Paykel saw revenue growth during the period driven up by its Italian Elba plant, acquired from De’Longhi last August.
Fisher & Paykel Appliances has suffered a 4.3 per cent drop in profit to $NZ61.2 million for the financial year ending 31 March including a $NZ2.3 million bad-debt write-off following the collapse of Retravision NSW in October 2006.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with General Electric has recalled over 2.5 million GE dishwashers due to dangerous overheating, but local GE supplier, Kleenmaid, has said the recall will not impact the Australian market.