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Large Domestic Electrical Appliances Division

The Large Domestic Electrical Appliances Division represents the interests of the household-appliance industry in the fields of economy, technology and standardisation towards policy-makers and the social environment.


22 manufacturers of large electric household appliances are organised in the division. Together they achieved a turnover of around € 5.2 billion in the year 2012.

The division offers the member companies a platform for the exchange of views and experiences on current technical, economic, legal and socio-political topics in the field of the electronics industry.

Industry positions are developed and represented towards politicians, the authorities, associations and other interest groups. The division works for the common interests of manufacturers at the German and European level.
The member companies enjoy access to a wide range of services. The ZVEI supports them with comprehensive information on economic, technical, commercial and legal issues. The members benefit from the ZVEI's close contact with politics and interest groups, as well as the exchange of professional experience across associations.

  • Chairman of the division: Dr. Reinhard Zinkann
  • Vice-Chairman of the division: Klaus Wührl