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February 2016

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RETAILOBSERVER.COM FEBRUARY 2016 20 Refrigerator drawer models feature soft, auto-close drawers that are fully-extendable for easy access to ingredients. Other thoughtful features on these latest models include a Max Cool option that reduces internal temperatures to the lowest setting for 24 hours to help maintain temperatures during heavy use and a Door Open Alarm that signals if the door remains open more than 10 minutes. A Sabbath Mode allows the doors to be opened or closed during the Sabbath or other religious holidays without directly turning on or off any lights, digital readouts, solenoids, fans, valves, compressor, icons, tones or alarms. Also found throughout the new collection are light-guided electronic controls with temperature presets that provide both concealed design and intuitive response for easy temperature adjustment. JENN-AIR 24" UNDER COUNTER REFRIGERATORS Jenn-Air latest under counter refrigerator offerings now include a model with a glass door option. Featuring a UV-Resistant Thermal Glass Door and 5.1 Cu. Ft. of capacity, it provides an alternative to a stainless steel door while also allowing for easy identification when placed next to a dishwasher. All under counter refrigerator models feature four temperature presets to handle a range of storage needs including Deli, Beverage, Assorted and Meat. Interior LED lighting combined with Elegance Shelving (2 Adjustable, 1 Fixed) that appears to float within the refrigerator help to enhance interior visibility. Models with solid doors feature two full-width door bins for additional storage options. JENN-AIR 24" UNDER COUNTER WINE CELLARS AND BEVERAGE CENTERS Wine cellars feature a 46-bottle capacity with temperature ranges of 42° F to 54° F on the top chamber and 42° F to 64° F on the bottom chamber. Beverage centers hold up to 14 bottles and feature Elegance Shelving (1 Adjustable, 1 Fixed) for storing a range of ingredients and other beverages. Temperature ranges on the beverage centers are 33° F to 40° F on the top chamber and 42° F to 64° F on the bottom chamber. Temperature preset options on the wine cellars include Assorted, White Wine, Champagne, and Sweet Wine in the Upper Zone. Presets in the lower zone include Red Wine, White Wine, Champagne and Sweet Wine. Beverage center temperature presets include Beverage and Party in the Upper Zone and Red Wine, White Wine, Champagne and Sweet Wine options in the Lower Zone Additional. Features include an Auto Display Light that is motion activated to easily find stored items, UV-resistant thermal glass doors and automatic defrost. JENN-AIR DOUBLE-REFRIGERATOR AND REFRIGERATOR/ FREEZER DRAWERS Offering 4.7 Cu. Ft. of total capacity (2.2 Cu. Ft. in upper drawer and 2.5 Cu. Ft. in the lower drawer), Jenn-Air double-refrigerator and refrigerator/freezer drawer models feature fully extendable soft-close drawers that provide easy access to all items whether stored in the front or very back of the drawers. Four temperature Preset options on refrigerator drawers include Produce, Assorted, Beverage and Meat. Temperature presets on the freezer drawer include Soft Serve, Spirits, Assorted and Deep Freeze. The freezer features an automatic ice maker along with a water filter with a replace filter indicator. Other features found in all models include silver metal interiors and drawer dividers for easy organization. All under counter models are available in Euro-Style stainless featuring a slightly curved stainless steel handle or with a Custom Overlay Design to accept a custom panel and handle. For a more commercial look, additional options include a Pro-Style ® or Classic Stainless Tubular Handle kit that is available as an optional accessory. To learn more about the Jenn-Air ® appliance collection, or speak with a member of the concierge team, please visit HAIER AMERICA AND LEGACY SUPPLY CHAIN SERVICES EXPAND 3PL PARTNERSHIP New consolidated East Coast distribution facility opens in Olive Branch, MS LEGACY Supply Chain Services, a leading third party logistics provider, has entered into a long-term agreement to provide dedicated contract distribution services for Haier America's Appliance Division in the North America. The move to a new centralized 430,000 sq. ft. east coast facility will employ nearly 100 full-time employees. "We are excited to be a part of Haier's growth in this vibrant logistics market," said Andy Dishner, SVP of Client Solutions at LEGACY SCS. "Olive Branch is a key strategic east coast distribution location for many of our long standing clients." The decision to relocate to Olive Branch followed an extensive supply chain network redesign, and positions Haier for further growth in the North American market. "Haier is committed to delivering whole home solutions and consolidating our distribution to this state of the art facility at Olive Branch. We will be able to support our customers much more I N D U S T R Y [ N E W S ]

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