After announcing its decision in March to move its Manhattan headquarters to Wayne, New Jersey, Haier America has officially opened the doors at its new 56,000-sq.-ft. facility.
"Haier America is committed to become a brand-name presence in the U.S. and as we realize new growth and our repositioning in this market, the new headquarters will allow us to accommodate that expansion," said president and CEO Adrian Micu.
An early cool season may well lay the groundwork for increased sales of pest control products.
A recent survey from the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) found nearly half of all infestations happen in the fall and winter months. In the Northeast, 35% of survey respondents reported a rodent infestation last year, the highest percentage in any geographic area.
Shivvers is recalling a host of its Country Clipper riding lawn mowers, citing a possible fire hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the ignition module in the lawn mower can fail to ground, which might lead to overheating and melting.
So far, there have been four reports of ignition modules overheating and melting, though no injuries have been reported.
Bryan, Ohio-based L.E. Smith Company, a custom laminate fabricator, has announced a new partnership with VT Industries, a post-form laminate slab manufacturer.
The strategic alignment makes the most of VT Industries' mass production capabilities and proprietary slab profiles, as well as L.E. Smith's custom fabrication and logistics chops.
The partnership is expected to lead to an expanded post-form offering, additional size options and an increased production capacity, said L.E. Smith.
Citing a threshold level of North American Demand, Swiss brand Laufen is adding two scaled-down versions of its popular Ilbagnoalessi One vanity basins -- known less formally as the "Tuna" -- to its U.S. product offerings.