Industry Update Noteworthy developments impacting the kitchen and bath market
BSH Cited for Eﬀorts New York-Area Contest
In Sustainability Open to Designers
Huntington Beach, CA — Home New York — The four NY Metro-
appliance manufacturer BSH Bosch politan Chapters of the NKBA
und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH has have launched the ﬁrst Metropoli-
earned top honors in the “Most Sus- tan Design Competition, open to
tainable Company” category, as part active members of the Manhattan,
of the inaugural German Sustainabil- Metro New York, Northern New
ity Award, company ofﬁcials said. Jersey, and Westchester chapters,
According to the company, whose the chapters announced.
U.S. operations are based here, the The new competition, which
award recognizes companies that will honor outstanding examples
combine economic success with social Pictured left
Pictured, left, is Tim Vander Wall, owner of the Denver based InterArchitectural
Wall Denver-based of design in the New York Metro-
responsibility and protection of the Products, with Jim Babbitt, former president and ‘Fellow of the Year’ for the Decorative politan area, is being sponsored
environment, and which use sustain- Plumbing & Hardware Association. Vander Wall was recently named ‘Representative of by Electrolux Home Products.
able activities for additional growth. the Year’ for 2008 by the DPHA.