SOURCE: Thermador


October 22, 2012 09:00 ET

Thermador Freedom® Collection Sweeps Top Rankings in Refrigeration Category

Thermador Refrigerators Are Considered Best-in-Class Having Been Ranked Nos. 1, 2 and 3 by Leading Independent Testing Agency

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 22, 2012) - Thermador (, the company that originated the built-in modular refrigeration concept, has solidified its stance as the best in the businesses -- three times over.

The fresh food and freezer columns, wine columns and bottom freezer refrigerators that make up Thermador's 2012 Freedom® Collection now includes new products that have swept the top spots in the rankings released by a leading independent testing agency. The Freedom Bottom Freezer, Freedom French Door and Side-by-Side with Ice and Water Dispenser were rated Nos. 1, 2 and 3, by the agency respectively, and are part of a portfolio that includes more than 100 innovations and technical improvements.

"Thermador's 2012 luxury refrigeration portfolio is the perfect example of how our appliances continue evolving and stretching the capabilities of today's American kitchen," said Zach Elkin, director, brand marketing for Thermador. "Cooking and food preservation is at the heart of the Thermador brand, so accolades such as these lend proof to Thermador's ongoing commitment to becoming the luxury appliance category leader in terms of innovation, performance and design."

Improvements to the 2012 Thermador Freedom Collection include full-extension drawers and racks, full-extension wine racks with exotic hardwood, 3-D panel adjustability for ultra-flush installation and new ultra-bright theatre sidewall lighting with automatic dimming. The entire line also is ENERGY STAR® qualified.

Thermador's top-rated refrigeration units include:

  • Thermador Freedom Bottom Freezer -- the 36-inch French Door models; rated No. 1
  • Thermador Freedom French Door -- 36-inch models; rated No. 2
  • Thermador Side-by-Side with Ice and Water Dispenser -- 42-inch units; rated No. 3

The top-rated Thermador appliances also are part of the company's industry-leading value promotion, ONE, TWO, FREE™, which gives culinary enthusiasts an opportunity to save up to $6,097 on purchasing the Thermador culinary kitchen of their dreams.

About Thermador
Thermador has been providing real innovations for real cooks for more than 75 years. The iconic line of cooking, cleaning, refrigeration and ventilation products remains committed to empowering culinary enthusiasts to be their best through continuous innovation breakthroughs -- from the world's first wall ovens and gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner to the first full-surface induction cooktop.

Thermador is part of BSH Home Appliances Corporation, a fully-owned subsidiary of Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group, the third largest appliance manufacturer in the world. For more information, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter at and @ThermadorHome, respectively. For Thermador customer service, call 1-800-735-4328.

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