Haier Unveils Future of Electronically Integrated Appliances

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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CES Booth #10939 -- Euromonitor, the UK-based research firm, recognizes Haier as the #1 global major appliances brand in the world. As a global leader in consumer electronics and appliances, Haier positions itself as the complete lifestyle manufacturer for consumers.

Haier couples cloud-control technology and customization to give consumers the ability to experience smarter and faster appliances. Building on its legacy of category leadership, the brand is showcasing a cloud-controlled washer, cloud-controlled wine cellar and smart fridge at CES 2014.

"As a global leader in consumer electronics, we are thrilled to incorporate our knowledge of electronics to our appliances in order to produce goods which reflect quality and consumer interaction," said Rian Cain, senior vice president of the white goods group, Haier America. "In 2014, Haier will globally showcase 'Haier living' through product technology and design from concept to completion."

With five consecutive years of appliance leadership, Haier believes it has cemented itself as an appliance innovator here to stay. Of note, Haier globally tops the list for refrigerators, washing machines and wine coolers. Brand leadership has placed a premium on smart technology and design for today's trend-seeking consumers.

"The Haier brand truly appreciates this recognition. After listening to our consumers' need for appliances to their everyday lifestyle, we believe we've struck the right balance of engineering and meaningful design," says Cain.

About Haier

Haier is a division of the multinational Haier Group, a global leader in home appliances and consumer electronics. Haier employs more than 70,000 people around the world and distributes products in more than 100 countries and regions with global revenues reaching $26 billion in 2012. Haier is a proud supporter of the National Parks Conservation Association and Food Bank for New York City. For more information, please visit www.haieramerica.com. You can also become a Fan of Haier on www.facebook.com/Haieramerica or follow Haier via Twitter @haieramerica

CONTACT: James Liess Haier America Public Relations 201-978-0825 JLiess@haieramerica.com Audrey Granger 70kft 214-415-8569 Audrey@70kft.com

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