Appliance Makers Shrug Off Housing Slump

Markham, Dan
March 2007
Metal Center News;Mar2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
The article presents a market outlook regarding the future conditions of the appliance industry and their metal suppliers in the U.S. Joseph McGuire, president of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHMA), believes that the consumers' views toward appliances as luxury items instead of simple commodities provided opportunity for the industry to experience future growth. Paul Leuthe of Sub-Zero Freezer Co. explains the reasons why consumers would prefer to buy upgraded appliances.


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