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January 17, 2014

Nortek, Inc., a producer of ventilation, heating and cooling, and air management systems, has hired Andrew Bonham as group president, Residential Ventilation.

Bonham has approximately 30 years of experience under his belt in manufacturing, sales, marketing and e-business. His resume spans major companies such as GE, Allied Signal and Invensys plc. He has also opened manufacturing facilities and completed acquisitions both in the U.S. and abroad. In his most recent role, he served as president of Grace Construction Products.

January 3, 2014

GE Appliances is running a Search for Artie Sweepstakes to promote its line of GE Artistry Series appliances. 

Artie is a stylish, black-and-white Dalmatian semi hidden on the company's website. In the Search for Artie Sweepstakes, GE Appliances website visitors can find Artie on select Web pages and answer a multiple-choice question to be entered to win a weekly prize of a $250 gift card and a grand prize of a GE Artistry Series appliance suite and $5,000 cash.

The contest ends Jan. 7.

December 30, 2013

Major luxury appliance retailer Elite Appliance has been authorized as a Dallas GE appliance dealer. As such, it has added GE kitchen and laundry appliances to its product selection, now available both online and at its Dallas showroom.

Of GE's kitchen appliance suites, Elite will offer the Monogram Series, Cafe Series, Artistry Series and Profile Series.

December 18, 2013

GE has launched its first-ever Monogram French door built-in refrigerator, adding its own signature twist to the burgeoning French door trend.

“Our designers worked with our customers to create our first Monogram French door built-in model—one that authentically combines superior craftsmanship and performance as only Monogram can,” said Michael Mahan, product manager for Monogram Refrigeration.

August 28, 2013

Xicato, a provider of LED modules for the retail and hospitality industries, has appointed two new sales managers to its European team. 

Ben Hamida will step up to the plate as regional sales manager for France and the Middle East. Previously, Hamida spent 18 years at GE Lighting as international sales manager for Southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hamida is fluent in French, English, Italian and Arabic and brings extensive experience to the table in driving LED sales.

August 7, 2013

GE Appliances has launched a new marketing campaign designed to showcase the company's products in a context that reflects the consumer's changing needs, including a new definition of the kitchen as a living space.

“The national campaign is designed to communicate a key element of our business strategy—one that is obsessed with innovation designed around what the consumer needs,” says Eddie Martin, CMO for GE Appliances. “The work introduces the brand idea of ‘Reimagining Home’ through the lens of our three new products.“

June 25, 2013

GE has released a full-size oven featuring vents on the top of the oven cavity in an effort to improve air flow, provide even baking results and shorten cooking times. The True European Convection with Direct Air technology is coupled with Brillion-enabled WiFi capabilities that can be controlled directly through a smartphone app.

May 20, 2013

Indianapolis -- Speaking to the collected body of Do it Best Dealers during the co-op's Merchandising Market Preview here, Steve Markley described light bulbs as a high-interest, high-reward category. 

April 23, 2013

For the first time, GE is producing a frontload washing machine and matching dryer from one of its U.S. plants.

February 8, 2013

New incentives for high-efficiency water heaters mean Orlando, Fla., consumers pay “next to nothing,” according to GE.

December 13, 2012

Atlanta-based Floor & Decor is promoting a new in-store credit card deal.

The deal is: Use a Floor & Decor credit card before Dec. 22 at one of the company's 32 U.S. stores and pay no interest for 18 months.

Floor & Decor operates in 15 metropolitan markets across the United States. GE Capital Retail Finance is the partner in the program.

November 2, 2012

October 16, 2012

Two of the building industry’s largest manufacturers are collaborating on a new ceiling system designed for use in commercial applications. USG Corp. will offer its Logix Integrated Ceiling System with GE Lumination’s LED Linear Recessed Luminaires. The system is ideal for office, retail, healthcare and hospitality environments, the two companies said.

September 28, 2012

ConservCo Waterfall Series Showerheads

June 7, 2012

GE Monogram will open its second design center in the nation at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart in March 2013. It will be located at LuxeHome, on the ground floor, a boutique showcase for home-building products and kitchen and bath renovations. 

GE opened its first Monogram Design Center in New York City's Architects & Designers Building in 2008. The NYC center has increased share of GE Monogram appliances in the northern region by 50% since it opened.

February 10, 2012

GE Appliances has opened its GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater manufacturing facility at Appliance Park in Louisville, Ky. -- the first to open there since 1957. The new product and a revitalized facility, a $38 million investment, is the first of GE’s commitments to invest a total of $1 billion ($800 million in Louisville) and create more than 1,300 new jobs in the United States by 2014.

March 8, 2011

GE Home & Business Solutions announced that Maryrose Sylvester has been named president and CEO of GE Lighting, a global industry leader in lighting, systems and services for commercial, industrial and residential use. 

Sylvester, who will report to GE Appliances & Lighting president and CEO James Campbell, succeeds Michael Petras who has led GE Lighting since 2008. Petras is leaving GE to take a position outside of the company.  

February 1, 2011

Home Channel News asked readers if they agreed with the selection of Jeffrey Immelt to lead the President's Council on Jobs and Effectiveness. Here's what we heard.

December 14, 2008

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June 15, 2008

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May 29, 2008

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May 8, 2008

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January 13, 2008

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September 30, 2007

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