Press releases

41Press releases
Gütersloh, September 22, 2020 No. 056/2020

New Miele test system for routine checks when reprocessing dental instruments

From October 2020, Miele is offering a unique combined system for performing routine checks during the machine reprocessing of dental instruments. The system comprises the new ProCare Sure I-PM process indicators, which provide a visual decision-making aid when reprocessing dental instruments, as well as the ProCare Protein Check. This enables a simple, qualitative routine check to be carried out during reprocessing, as any residual protein will be indicated by a change in colour on the instrument.

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Gütersloh, September 9, 2020 No. 055/2020

New basket for bottles: Hygienic cleaning in Miele tank dishwashers

Reusable glass bottles are increasingly used in hotels, restaurants, public institutions and further education – for example to serve juices at a breakfast buffet or offer welcoming drinks. To meet this demand, Miele is now offering a basket for use on three undercounter tank dishwasher models, allowing bottles, jugs and other large hollow items to be reliably washed both inside and out.

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Gütersloh/Berlin, September 4, 2020 No. 053/2020

Miele brings artificial intelligence to the kitchen – and increases its sales despite Corona

An oven with a camera that identifies food and controls the cooking process. Another digital aid that provides step-by-step assistance during frying. And a washer-dryer that’s smarter and more convenient than anything before. These are just some of the highlights that the Gütersloh-based family-run Miele company unveiled this morning at its IFA press conference. It also provided an insight into the company’s business situation, reporting sales figures that actually surpassed those of the previous year. The information was delivered by Dr. Axel Kniehl (Executive Director Marketing and Sales) and Dr. Reinhard Zinkann (Executive Director and Co-Proprietor).

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Gütersloh/Berlin, September 4, 2020 No. 052/2020

Elevating cooking to the next level with artificial intelligence

The camera in the oven identifies the food and controls the cooking process, while another digital aid provides step-by-step assistance when frying: with new intelligent assistance systems, Miele is launching a holistic digital cooking experience. The control centre for cooking and many other applications is the Miele Smart Home App. Featuring a modern design and new content, it really makes the smart home fun!

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Gütersloh, August 28, 2020 No. 051/2020

Larger loads, increased speed and greater convenience – thanks to the new washer-dryers from Miele

Miele has further enhanced its proven WT1 washer-dryer series by adding practical features which make washing and drying in the smallest of spaces even more convenient. Even small loads can be washed and dried quickly and in an environmentally friendly manner. What’s more, thanks to its new digital services, the new WT1 is the smartest washer-dryer on the market. Sales are due to commence in certain countries from October. 

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Gütersloh, August 26, 2020 No. 050/2020

Say goodbye to burnt food and constant temperature adjustments – thanks to the new CookAssist digital cooking experience from Miele

With CookAssist, Miele is making frying easier and safer than ever before. As the app guides the user through the entire frying process step by step, challenging classic dishes such as steak, salmon fillets and blueberry pancakes can now be cooked perfectly without any prior cookery knowledge. Best results can also be achieved with more intricate recipes such as sweet potato or aubergine tapas. Constant temperature adjustments and burnt food are now a thing of the past!    

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Gütersloh/Berlin, September 4, 2020 No. 049/2020

Virtually unbeatable culinary variety and smart convenience – the new cookers and ovens from Miele

When it comes to delivering first-class user convenience and perfect cooking results for a wide range of dishes, Miele cookers and ovens are constantly setting new standards. Take, for example, cooking with the Moisture plus function, the easy-to-clean PerfectClean coating, the wireless food probe and, last but not least, the first oven camera that is able to withstand pyrolytic cleaning. Now, the Gütersloh family-run company is equipping its Generation 7000 ovens with a new feature which is unique worldwide: A smart cooking assistant based on artificial intelligence and easy to install by remote update.

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Gütersloh, August 24, 2020 No. 048/2020

For coffee specialities with the perfect milk froth: The new CM6 MilkPerfection from Miele

Miele’s range of countertop coffee machines has an impressive new series: the CM6 MilkPerfection, whose abilities come into their own when preparing drink varieties with milk. The standout features in this series of machines also include intuitive operation, easier cleaning and other innovations. It is set to be launched in three versions and seven colours in September. 

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Gütersloh, August 31, 2020 No. 047/2020

Maximum convenience in a small package – the new 45 cm dishwashers from Miele

As more and more people move to expensive urban accommodation, they have to make the most out of every available centimetre – and that includes the space in their kitchens. Luckily, Miele’s new slim dishwashers are the perfect fit. Measuring just 45 centimetres wide, the G 5000 SL generation offers a host of high-quality, convenient features that have so far been the preserve of larger appliances: extremely convenient loading, top performance and, of course, networking. The appliances are being launched on the market in September. 

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Gütersloh/Berlin, 4. September 2020 Nr. 046/2020

Healthy and sustainable ingredients from Agrilution’s Plantcube

Lust auf frische Salate und Kräuter aus eigener Ernte, und dies mitten in der Stadt, ohne Balkon und Garten und das ganze Jahr über? Hier bieten die einzigartigen Plantcubes der neuen Miele-Tochter Agrilution eine ebenso innovative wie nachhaltige Lösung. Die kompakten, vollautomatisierten Gewächsschränke des Münchner Start-ups bringen gesunde Vielfalt auf den Teller und bieten zugleich einen stilvollen optischen Akzent für Küche und Wohnraum. Mit Agrilution baut Miele sein Portfolio für kreative und gesunden Genuss weiter aus.

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Gütersloh/Berlin, September 4, 2020 No. 045/2020

Miele’s new built-in refrigerators ensure longer-lasting freshness with active humidification

An unimaginable 1.3 billion tonnes of food are thrown away every year. Germany alone contributes 12 million tonnes of that, with more than half attributable to households. To combat this, we need a more conscious approach to how we handle food – and an ultra-effective freshness system in our fridges. Thanks to its PerfectFresh Active technology, Miele’s new Generation K 7000 refrigeration appliances are heralding a future with superior food storage conditions. Not only that, but the appliances are also setting new standards in user convenience and lighting.

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Gütersloh, August 28, 2020 No. 044/2020

ModernLife for laundry care: Miele upgrades its entry-line appliances

When developing new washing machines and tumble dryers, Miele consistently strives to create products that have as little impact on the environment as possible, but still deliver top performance and the ultimate in user convenience. This approach has resulted in outstanding innovations like the highly efficient PowerWash technique and the TwinDos dispensing system. Now, the company is delivering these and other premium features at highly appealing prices – with a networking option included in the package for even more benefits. The ModernLife promotional range is set to be launched in some countries from September onwards and will be available for six months. 

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Gütersloh, August 27, 2020 No. 043/2020

Miele’s heat-pump dryer is the clear number one for consumer watchdog Stiftung Warentest

Outstanding results for the Miele TEB 155 WP heat-pump dryer: scoring 1.8, the appliance is the unrivalled winner of the tumble dryer test conducted by German consumer watchdog Stiftung Warentest (StiWa) – and is streets ahead of all its competitors. In total, StiWa tested eight heat-pump dryers with a load of seven kilograms. The complete test is published in the September edition of the German “test” magazine.

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Gütersloh/Gundremmingen, 18. August 2020 No. 040/2020

Employee protection at the highest level: Miele laundry technology in a nuclear power plant

Unit C of the Gundremmingen Nuclear Power Plant in Bavaria is set to be shut down by the end of next year, but will keep producing electricity until then. The staff here do not take their overalls, overshoes, socks or underwear home with them. In order to guarantee the health and safety of all employees, Unit C has its own laundry facility – which has been fully equipped with Miele technology since June.

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Gütersloh, August 14, 2020 No. 039/2020

Quieter than ever before: The new CM5 Silence coffee machines from Miele

Miele has made its popular entry-level range of countertop coffee machines even more impressive. The new CM5 Silence options offer an unparalleled coffee experience in appliances that are intuitive to operate, easy to clean, beautifully designed – and now quieter than ever.

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Gütersloh, June 29, 2020 No. 036/2020

Miele at the IFA Global Press Conference

On account of the Coronavirus, the IFA trade show will this year take place as announced in a reduced form, supported by digital platforms and a Global Press Conference (Special Edition 2020, September 3-5).

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Gütersloh, June 23, 2020 No. 033/2020

Miele solutions for the commercial reprocessing of non-medical half-masks

Non-medical half-masks can afford added protection against the transmission of viruses in the workplace – providing that other hygiene recommendations are also complied with. To assist with reprocessing, Miele offers companies, care and nursing homes, hotels, restaurants and catering businesses machines designed perfectly for the job. Flexible financing arrangements simplify procurement.

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Gütersloh, June 15, 2020 No. 031/2020

New countertop disinfectors from Miele for surgeries, chiropodists and tattoo studios

There is not always sufficient space for the machine-based reprocessing of instruments, ensuring reliable results using standardised programmes, temperatures and holding times, where disinfected supplies are required. To address this issue, Miele is now offering a new and compact washer-disinfector specifically designed for ENT, dermatology, gynaecology and chiropody surgeries as well as tattoo studios, which sits neatly on a worktop.

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Gütersloh, May 28, 2020 No. 030/2020

Three Red Dot design awards for Miele

The rechargeable Triflex HX1 vacuum cleaner, the KM 7897 FL full-service induction hob and Miele Professional's lab washer from the PLW 6011-6111 series – three Miele products at one go received the coveted Red Dot award for Product Design 2020. Each year, this design prize is awarded to products which excel in terms of the quality of their design.

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Gütersloh, May 26, 2020 No. 029/2020

Professional Ironing Board complements Miele commercial laundry portfolio

The PIB 100 Professional Ironing Board from Miele represents an entry-line ironing system for commercial use. This steam ironing system ideally complements washing machines and dryers as used in hotels, restaurants and nursing homes as well as by dry-cleaners: in fact anywhere where commercially used textiles such as uniforms, workwear, aprons or the personal outerwear of guests and residents need to be laundered professionally. For uninterrupted work, this product comes replete with a large, 4.5 l water tank and automatic descaling and rinsing. The new system will be available from mid-June.

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Gütersloh, May 8, 2020 No. 027/2020

iF Product Design Award in gold for Miele hob unit with full-surface induction

The KM 7897 FL hob unit with full-surface induction proved a compelling contestant at the leading iF Design Award, receiving the highest of accolades, the iF Gold Award 2020. Every year, the awards are handed out by the world's oldest independent design institution, the iF International Forum Design GmbH in Hanover. This year, the 78-strong international jury was inundated with almost 7,300 entries from 56 countries, among them the 75 iF award winners in gold.

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Gütersloh, May 7, 2020 No. 026/2020

3D4U – Miele offers downloadable 3D printing templates for exclusive accessories

With 3D4U, the premium domestic appliance manufacturer Miele is the first company in its branch of industry to offer its customers a broad range of 3D-printable accessories. The company is starting by releasing data records for ten objects which can be downloaded with immediate effect and free of charge from the Thingiverse platform. These include kitchen gadgets, vacuum cleaner accessories and useful items for handyman. Several models even have customisable motifs and parameters.

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Gütersloh, May 6, 2020 No. 025/2020

For greater hygiene in the age of Corona: Miele contributes towards the international effort with its commercial technology

Fast assistance, taking work off the hands of key workers: The common denominator linking many initiatives throughout Europe. Above all, commercial technology – washing machines, dryers, washer-disinfectors – make a significant contribution towards alleviating the Corona crisis. And Miele Service ensures that machines are commissioned and up and running in next to no time.

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Gütersloh, April 30, 2020 No. 024/2020

Best connections: 'appWash' is expanding throughout Europe – contactless payment possible in future

'appWash' simplifies the shared use of washing machines and tumble dryers in student hostels, serviced apartments and multi-family dwellings: Machines can be booked online and paid for using contactless technology. This service model from Operations & Payment Solutions GmbH (OPS), founded in 2019, has achieved success throughout Europe – in Germany and a dozen or so further countries ranging from Norway to Portugal. The rapid success of this ingenious idea is the well-deserved reward of close cooperation between the two OPS managers and Miele subsidiaries.

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Gütersloh, April 30, 2020 No. 023/2020

New G 5000 dishwashers: Top features and improved energy efficiency on entry-line models

Miele launches new, high-performance entry-line G 5000 dishwashers. Exclusive features, previously the preserve of higher-priced models, now included on entry-line models, offering compelling specifications at attractive prices. All G 5000 models have at least an A++ energy efficiency rating, use as little as 6.0 litres of water and sport improved baskets and redesigned fascia panels.

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Gütersloh, April 21, 2020 No. 022/2020

All Miele plants producing again

Household appliance manufacturer Miele resumed production at all its German plants on April 20. The shutdown, which had been in effect since April 1, has thus ended. Production is also running again at all foreign plants. In some administrative areas, however, short-time working continues. In recent weeks, Miele had taken precautions to provide the best possible protection for employees against corona virus infection when they resume work. For example, face masks are being provided at all sites.

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Gütersloh, March 30, 2020 Nr. 019/2020

Refrigerator spring clean

Cleanliness and hygiene around the home contributes to a healthy environment. But there is no need for exaggeration: an occasional thorough clean is sufficient to stop bacteria, germs and unpleasant odours. Special-purpose disinfectants, though, are required to put paid to viruses. In such cases, manufacturers' instruction provide information on the surfaces their products are suitable for.

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Gütersloh, March 23, 2020 No. 018/2020

Miele plans short time at all German locations as consequence of Corona crisis

In view of the impact of the Corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), Miele see itself increasingly faced with the problem of keeping production going due to bottlenecks in the supply of outsourced componentry. This is further exacerbated by the fact that enforced business closures, also impacting the retail trade, have resulted in considerable disruptions to sales. As a result, the family-run Miele Company sees no other alternative than to scale down production at all its German production sites and is preparing to work short time from April 1 onwards. The current plans are for short time to apply until the end of the Easter break, but this may be extended to reflect further developments in the spread of the Corona virus.

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Gütersloh, March 11, 2020 No. 017/2020

Little Giants – fast and doubly economical: 'Evolution' campaign models at attractive prices

7 kg of laundry washed and dried in one and a half hours – despite low consumption and occupying only a small footprint of half a square metre: That is the job of Miele's Little Giants. The current model series, on the market since early 2019, will be joined in Germany in early April 2020 by 'Evolution' campaign models. A washing machine and two dryer versions will then be available at attractive prices for 6 months.

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Gütersloh, March 5, 2020 No. 016/2020

Four iF Product Design Awards for Miele – including three for Professional machines

Miele has this year received no fewer than four iF Product Design Awards. Miele's commercial division (Miele Professional) was particularly successful, with two lab washer series and the compact washing machines from the acclaimed Little Giants series, which both hit the market in 2019. The prize-winning products also include the elegant Aura 3.0 cooker hood for domestic kitchens.

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Gütersloh, February 25, 2020 No. 013/2020

So flexible. So powerful. So fast: Miele launches global campaign with aerobatics world champion

Miele, the premium domestic appliance manufacturer, is setting new standards in the booming market for rechargeable handsticks with its first offering in this sector. The global product campaign is now under starter's orders with an attention-grabbing testimonial: In launching its Triflex HX1, the company is partnering with Aude Lemordant, the triple aerobatics world champion. The focus of the campaign is the exceptional flexibility, powerful suction and faster cleaning of the rechargeable handstick. The creative idea is the work of DDB Düsseldorf.

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Gütersloh/Stuttgart/Hamburg No. 009/2020

Simplified work and improved hygiene: Miele fresh water dishwasher with integrated drying

Plastic crockery and glasses often require the use of a tea-towel if they are to be dried properly. But that costs time. And risks are posed by tea-towels which are not replaced regularly. Manual intervention is now superfluous on SPEEDair fresh water dishwashers thanks to a fan-assisted drying system. These can optionally be fitted with an integrated dispenser pump which further simplifies everyday work.

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Gütersloh/Stuttgart/Hamburg No. 010/2020

For perfectly finished laundry: Miele flatwork ironers offer even better performance

Smart details and features make Miele flatwork ironers more convenient, versatile and efficient. There are three new entries in the large-product category in Miele's portfolio, with working lengths of between 180 cm and 210 cm. These allow more than 100 kg to be processed per hour.

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Gütersloh/Stuttgart/Hamburg No. 011/2020

The professionals for large mountains of laundry: Octoplus series with greater load capacity

Miele is further improving the specifications of its washers and dryers from the successful Octoplus series: Without any increase in price, the load capacity of the new XL class has been upped from a previous 8 kg to 9 kg.

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Gütersloh/Stuttgart/Hamburg No. 012/2020

MChef delivers exquisite food to gourmets, without kitchen or chef – round the clock

Hotel kitchens have often little to offer late arrivals. And getting a bite to eat at the bar is often difficult, too. That is where the service provided by MChef comes in: The Bielefeld-based company founded by Martin Eilerts, a trained chef, delivers top-class cuisine throughout Germany – appetisingly arranged on porcelain plates. Within around only 25 minutes, the food is cooked to perfection in a Miele dialog oven.

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Gütersloh, February 13, 2020 No. 008/2020

Miele increases turnover by 3.2%

In the second half of 2019, the Miele Group achieved a turnover of € 2.24 bn – 3.2% more than in the previous year. 'This is once again evidence that we are well positioned with our products and services to increase turnover and gain market shares under challenging conditions and intense competition in the marketplace', according to the Executive Board of the world's leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances.

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Gütersloh/Munich, February 5, 2020 No. 006/2020

Miele at Analytica: Lab washers of all sizes for greater efficiency

Starting on March 31, Miele will be setting out its wares at the Analytica trade show in Munich: The new large-chamber lab washers will be centre-stage at the event, offering a marked increase in efficiency and the EasyLoad system which makes for particularly fast and convenient loading. Miele will be presenting a particularly space-saving solution at its booth: Freestanding washers from the SlimLine series are only 65 cm wide yet offer ample space for the reprocessing of laboratory glassware (Hall B1, Booth A 302).

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Gütersloh, February 3, 2020 No. 005/2020

Simple process documentation with DataDiary – also available for Miele small steam sterilisers

On a daily basis, Miele's DataDiary app saves time spent on the documentation of instrument reprocessing in surgeries. And now, the four new Miele small steam sterilisers are also able to port data wirelessly to tablet PCs. This practical solution, which has been available for use on washer-disinfectors for just less than two years, requires access to a WiFi network. Up to 9 new Miele models can now interact with the app.

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Gütersloh, January 30, 2020 No. 004/2020

Miele vacuum cleaner bags test win with Stiftung Warentest

A Miele vacuum cleaner is the current test winner in the bagless vacuum cleaner category with Stiftung Warentest (StiWa), Germany's leading consumer watchdog. The Blizzard CX1 Efficiency EcoLine was quality-rated 'Good' with a mark of 2.2 on a scale of 1 to 5. Overall, StiWa tested 13 cylinder vacuum cleaners with a rating of up to 800 W, including 8 models with and 5 without dustbags, in the February edition of their 'test' magazine.

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Gütersloh, January 7, 2020 No. 001/2020

Simplified work and improved hygiene: Miele fresh water dishwasher with integrated drying

Plastic crockery often requires the use of a tea-towel if it is to be dried properly. But that costs time. If towels are not replaced regularly, this also poses risks – above all in facilities such as child-care centres and nursing homes where hygiene is of paramount importance. Manual intervention is now superfluous on SPEEDair and HYGIENEair fresh water dishwashers thanks to a fan-assisted drying system. These are optionally available with an integrated dispenser pump which further simplifies everyday work.

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