Grenfell Tower Fire Started By Hotpoint Fridge Freezer

Police officials have today announced that the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in which many lost their lives, was started by a faulty Hotpoint Fridge Freezer. The Metropolitan Police say manslaughter, health and safety, and fire safety charges will be considered. The appliance company has urged anyone who has a white Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP or graphite fridge freezer model number … Continue reading

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BEKO WARNS OF TUMBLE-DRYER FIRE RISK

A safety notice has been issued from appliance manufacturer Beko after more than 3,000 tumble-dryers had been identified a potential fire risk. In the mean time, they have urged customers not to use affected models. A voluntary repair programme on models DCU8230W, DCU9330R, DCU9330W, DSC85W, TKF8439A and has been put in place for more than 3,450 Beko and Blomberg 8kg and 9kg … Continue reading

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Whirlpool Buys Recipe Platform Yummly

It has been confirmed that home appliance giant Whirlpool have purchased US digital recipe platform ‘Yummly’ in what is widely regarded as a move to strengthen Whirlpool’s digital portfolio on connected appliances. It is regarded as a peculiar move from Whirlpool, having only really dealt in physical business to drive sales, so just how they want to incorporate this digital … Continue reading

De’Longhi acquires 40% of Coffee Machine Manufacturer Eversys SA

The De’Longhi Group has acquired 40% of Swiss-based premium professional coffee machine manufacturer, Eversys SA, with a 2-4 year plan on acquiring the remaining 60%. The deal sets the company’s sights firmly on entry into the espresso coffee machine market, with a focus on fully automatic machines. “Eversys brings a wealth of technology, a management team with proven experience in … Continue reading

Hoover Tumble Dryer Fire Destroys Home

A Hoover appliance is the latest in a string of dryer fires to happen in the UK, and reports show that the fire spread incredibly fast, destroying a family of 3’s home in an instant. Shortly after putting laundry in the Hoover tumble dryer, Rachel Matty was upstairs relaxing with her youngest son when she heard the smoke alarm, the fire … Continue reading

£700,000 Fine For Whirlpool Following Death Of Worker

Whirlpool Uk has been fined over the recent death of a self-employed contractor at the former Indesit Yate factory. The appliance manufacturer has been fined £700,000 and ordered to pay in excess of £11,000 after pleading guilty to a breach of section 3 in the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974). The man in his 60’s was working at … Continue reading

Bosch Recalling Gas Hobs Among Safety Concerns

Its been a time of uncertainty surrounding the safety of appliances lately, with several dishwasher and dryer brands/models coming under scrutiny, but unfortunately it does not seem to be an issue that is going away any time soon. Bosch are the latest appliance giant caught up in the controversy, after they issued a voluntary safety notice for two of its built-in … Continue reading

Whirlpool Dryer Restructure

Whirlpool have stated that they are to initiate plans to restructure its dryer production facilities for Europe, Middle East and African regions and also cut 500 jobs in the process. The American home appliance company has yet to confirm that this is in relation to the recent dryer fiasco, but it is widely suggested in the public eye that this would … Continue reading