GE Home equipment announced plans today to increase its enterprise into the realm of small appliances. It is an fascinating transfer contemplating the corporate is understood primarily for making big-ticket objects like refrigerators, washing machines and garments dryers.
GE says the brand new small equipment lineup will embrace the whole lot from toaster ovens to coffee makers, blenders and meals processors. Seventeen separate merchandise in all, these machines will fall below the corporate’s GE, GE Profile and GE Cafe manufacturers. As for styling, the merchandise are nearly all clad in stainless-steel. One exception is the espresso maker, which additionally has some copper accents. It is maybe a nod to the corporate’s Cafe model, which with extra distinctive end choices.
After all, the concept of creating small home equipment is not totally new. GE Home equipment factors out that the corporate has had an extended historical past in most of these merchandise. For instance GE launched a line of electrical heating home equipment again in 1904. On that listing have been a water heater, espresso pot and egg boiler, to call just some.
And whereas GE stopped promoting small home equipment in 1984, GE Home equipment’ microfactory First Construct has loved latest success with its Opal nugget ice maker. The corporate expects to start promoting the brand new small home equipment within the US later this month.