By Wares April 23, 2018 Industry news

In the news: TwoInOne cooktop from Miele, new role for Brad Gibbons at Canon and "HD vinyl"...

Miele launches TwoInOne - Miele’s latest TwoInOne 80 cm wide cooktop (KMDA 7774 FL - above) comprises two variable PowerFlex zones framing a central extractor that removes vapours and odours and automatically adjusts its power output to the cooktop settings. Find out more here

New Consumer GM at Canon - Former National Sales Manager Brad Gibbons (right) has been appointed General Manager of Canon New Zealand's Consumer Imaging Business. Kim Conner, Chief Executive Officer at Canon New Zealand, says Brad has played a significant role in helping shape the Consumer division into the successful business it is today. "Not only has he successfully led the sales team through many years of growth and achievement, Brad has played an integral role in the improvement of our market share across numerous consumer categories." Find out more here

WTF is HD vinyl? - Last week we heard news that Austrian company Rebeat had received sufficient investment to help bring its "HD vinyl" records to market next year. Key to understanding this is that the "HD" part is not about higher quality sources or recordings but about fewer steps pre-pressing so what is eventually pressed into the vinyl is as faithful to the original as possible. Find out more here

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