Cost pressures on appliances

Saturday, April 23, 2005

Global cost pressures are relentless, and they will continue to reshape our industrial landscape. Here's an interesting article on how Maytag is trying to cope with the challenges of low cost competition. Read more.

Our appliance businesses in the U.S. are vulnerable, since these products include a relatively high proportion of assembly labor. So, for example, Maytag's refrigerator production in Galesburg, IL recently migrated to Reynosa, Mexico. Read more.

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