HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - October 6, 2009) - Thermador has engineered a new series of dishwashers that deliver superior performance catering specifically to the needs of the most demanding home chefs. This latest collection of dishwashers rises to the high standards home chefs expect of all their cooking appliances, and now enables homeowners to enjoy a Thermador kitchen that delivers the best in both cooking and cleaning.

"Filled with unique features and innovative technologies that enhance both convenience and cleaning effectiveness, this newest dishwasher collection lives up to our uncompromising standards of performance by consistently delivering superior results whether you are washing delicate crystal glasses or heavily soiled pots and pans," said Zach Elkin, Director, Luxury Division (BCD Group - Builders, Contractors and Designers), Thermador.

Featured in the New American Home 2010®, the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) showcase of the latest concepts in residential trends, Thermador's line of high performance dishwashers delivers power, craftsmanship, design and versatility.

The new line of Thermador dishwashers is now available in Quartz™, Emerald™ and the top-of-the-line Sapphire™ models with a MSRP ranging from $1,049 to $2,199.

-- Power Wash enhances wash cycle to optimize washing performance

-- Crystal Protect™ System utilizes a built-in water softener to neutralize water hardness for gentle care and sparkling results

-- Fine Silverware Carafe prevents tarnishing by drawing away oxidation

-- Sapphire Glow™ Lighting System shines a blue light on the dishwasher's interior making the sparkling-clean items shine even brighter

-- Sapphire™ Racking System maximizes capacity to hold 18 wine glasses, the largest wine glass capacity on the market, and adjusts to accommodate 22" high baking sheets and platters, and 15 five-piece place settings

-- Chef Tool Drawer™ adds even more loading capacity and flexibility with a third rack to accommodate small dishes and cutlery items

About Thermador

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 than 75 years, Thermador has been empowering America's cooking enthusiasts with revolutionary products -- from the world's first wall ovens, to gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner, and a speedcooking oven that reduces cooking time by 50%. Thermador continues to fuse state-of-the-art cooking functionality with classic American style to create the ultimate in powerful luxury kitchen appliances. For more information, visit Thermador®, An American Icon™ and Star® Burner, Quartz™, Emerald™, Sapphire™, Crystal Protect™ System, Sapphire Glow™ Lighting System, Chef Tool Drawer™ and Sapphire™ Racking System are trademarks of BSH Home Appliances Corporation; all rights reserved.

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