Panasonic Corp. of North America this week announced that Todd Rytting is its new Chief Technology Officer. Rytting is also President and CEO of Panasonic Electric Works Laboratory of America.
Regulation and Responsibility Mark AHAM Annual Meeting By Tatyana Sinioukov WASHINGTON, D.C.—During its annual meeting, held here in April, the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, www.aham.org, defined the areas that still need work, discussed e-commerce B2B strategies, and brought its members up to date on the organization's efforts to standardize smart appliances. Issues, Trends At the "AHAM Issues Overview" conference, three speakers defined the areas the home appliance industry, and AHAM in particular, should pay special attention to. Those are: energy expansion and water efficiency, extended product responsibility by the manufacturers and internalization of safety and performance issues. In connection