Haier America, an industry leader in home comfort products, has been selected as a nominee for a haier2009 World Technology Award for the Environment category, presented by the World Technology Network (WTN), in association with TIME magazine, Fortune magazine, and Science magazine, among others. Winners will be announced on July 16, 2009 at the World Technology Awards gala ceremony at the TIME & Life Building at the conclusion of the two-day World Technology Summit.

“We are delighted that we have been nominated for the Environment category of the 2009 World Technology Awards, “ said Michael Jemal, President and CEO of Haier America. “Recognition from one’s peers reinforces that Haier’s dedication to be a leader in product innovation."
“The World Technology Awards program is not only a very inspiring way to identify and honour the most innovative people and organizations in the technology world, but it also is a truly disciplined way for the WTN membership to identify those who will formally join them as part of our global community. By working to make useful connections among our members, we look forward to assisting Haier America to continue to help create our collective future and change our world," said James P. Clark, founder and Chairman of the World Technology Network.