VIKING RANGE CORPORATION ACQUIRED BY MIDDLEBY CORPORATION

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GREENWOOD, Miss. (December 31, 2012) Fred Carl, Jr., Founder, President and CEO of Viking Range Corporation, announced today that Viking has been acquired by Middleby Corporation of Elgin, Illinois. Viking, based in Greenwood, Mississippi, is the industry’s leading manufacturer of professional category appliances, a segment of the residential major appliance industry it created in 1987 when it introduced the first … Read More

LG Recalls Top-Loading Washing Machines Due to Risk of Injury

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NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2012 Release #13-073 LG Recall Hotline: (855) 400-4639 Sears Recall Hotline: (888) 812-2935 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 LG Recalls Top-Loading Washing Machines Due to Risk of Injury WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety … Read More

Tales from the Trenches: Fred’s Appliance

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Tales from the Trenches: Fred’s Appliance BY Jessica Stillman May 29, 2012 – 1:41AM PT Virtual working is only for professions with digital deliverables, right? Designers, coders and writers may be the first people who come to mind, but if you imagine companies that deal in the physical can’t benefit from going virtual, you haven’t talked to Fred’s Appliance. Virtual working is … Read More

LG Electronics Recalls Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

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NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2012 Release #13-031 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 400-4638 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 LG Electronics Recalls Electric Ranges Due to Burn and Fire Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with … Read More