Retail Observer

July 2019

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RETAILOBSERVER.COM JULY 2019 16 MIELE BIELEFELD FACTORY PRODUCES 20 MILLIONTH DISHWASHER 90 YEARS AFTER MIELE LAUNCHES EUROPE'S FIRST ELECTRIC DISHWASHER It began 90 years ago and would become an arresting success story marked by impressive technical milestones and millions of satisfied customers. Miele's recently produced 20-millionth dishwasher is a G 7310 SC CLTS – which means it belongs to the G 7000 generation, launched in Europe only, in autumn of last year. Thanks to AutoDos with integrated PowerDisk, this model not only celebrates the anniversary but dispenses automatically. Intuitive color M Touch display, unparalleled loading convenience, smartphone controls and the aforementioned automatic dispensing feature render the Miele G 7000 peerless in the marketplace. They also mark the company's heritage in developing the most advanced technology of its time. FIRST SAW THE LIGHT OF DAY 90 YEARS AGO It was in 1929 that Miele launched the predecessor of the G 7000 as Europe's first electric dishwasher. Far removed from today's illustrious feature set, the original version consisted of a round metal tub with two baskets for plates and cutlery. Piped hot water was inconceivable in those days, so the dishwasher had to be filled manually. Water was sprayed over cups, plates and cookware for several minutes by an electrically powered propeller. Unfortunately, this JULY I N D U S T RY [ N E W S ]

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