Fisher & Paykel
Fisher & Paykel is a major appliance manufacturing company based in East Tamaki, New Zealand.
Originally an importer of domestic refrigerators, Fisher & Paykel now holds over 420 patents and bases its identity on innovative design, particularly in the areas of usability and environmental awareness.
The company's trademarked appliances include Active Smart refrigerators, AeroTech ovens, DishDrawer dishwashers, Smart Drive washing machines and Smartload top loading dryers. The company also manufactures gas and electric cooktops and top loading dryers.
Fisher & Paykel products are available in more than 80 countries worldwide. The company has manufacturing plants at Auckland in New Zealand; Cleveland in Australia; Huntington Beach and Clyde, United States; Treviso, Italy; Rayong, Thailand; and Reynosa, Mexico.
In 2004, Fisher & Paykel Appliances purchased the United States based cookware manufacturer Dynamic Cooking Systems, and Italian cookware company Elba in 2006.
Fisher & Paykel Appliances announced the closure of three manufacturing facilities in Dunedin - New Zealand, Cleveland - Australia and Huntington Beach - USA on 17 April 2008.
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