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9/14/2017
Danby Appliances Brings the Green House to the 22nd Floor
GUELPH, ON – Danby Appliances, a compact appliance distributor/manufacturer with a rich seventy-year history, today unveils Danby Fresh Eco – the market’s first sustainable home cultivator.

8/25/2017
Silhouette Appliances Debuts Bold New Line of Under Counter Refrigeration
GUELPH, ON – Silhouette, a specialty wine and beverage storage distributor, today unveils its latest premium line of under counter refrigeration the Reserve – the industry’s first built-in wine cellar and refrigerator with Invisi-Touch display.

Silhouette Appliances Debuts Bold New Line of Under Counter Refrigeration
FINDLAY, OH – Silhouette, a specialty wine and beverage storage distributor, today unveils its latest premium line of under counter refrigeration the Reserve – the industry’s first built-in wine cellar and refrigerator with Invisi-Touch display.

8/2/2017
Danby Appliances Announces Joint Venture with BloomBoss for Next-Generation Home Grow Box
GUELPH, ON –
Danby Appliances, one of world’s largest consumer appliance manufacturers announced a strategic joint venture with BloomBoss®, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency, high-performance LED grow lights and related equipment for growing cannabis indoors.

6/14/2017
Silhouette Unveils First Solid State Wine Display – And It’s Stunning!
FINDLAY, OH
– Silhouette, a specialty wine and beverage storage distributor, today unveils the Renoir – the brand’s first thermoelectric-cooling wine display made in North America…

5/24/2017
How to Profit from the Failure of hhgregg
GUELPH, ON
– hhgregg’s bankruptcy is a change that can benefit appliance retailers. It’s also a change that affects the lives of over 5,000 hhgregg staff…

5/19/2017
Appliance Specialist Danby Partner with the Stirling Scottish Marathon
GUELPH, ON
Canadian based appliance specialist Danby Appliances has officially partnered with the Stirling Scottish Marathon…

4/11/2017
Danby Wins Two Red Dots for Its Contemporary Classic Collection, and Elev8, the world’s first compact cubby*
GUELPH, ON – Danby Appliances announces today that its Contemporary Classic Collection has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design award, 2017; marking the first time a product has won the award in the company’s rich 70-plus-year history…

3/6/2017
Silhouette Unveils First Solid State Wine Display – And It’s Stunning!
GUELPH, ON
– Silhouette, a specialty wine and beverage storage distributor, today unveils the Renoir – the brand’s first thermoelectric-cooling wine display made in Canada…

Danby in the News

10/1/2017 (The Retail Observer) – Silhouette Appliances debuts bold new line of under-counter refrigeration

9/22/2017 (Stepfeed) – This businessman received an award for sponsoring 58 refugee families

9/19/2017 (UNESCO) – La Directrice générale préside une coalition mondiale contre l’extrémisme violent

9/19/2017 (Kevin Bulmer) – Putting People First – Jim Estill | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 60

9/18/2017 (Guelph Mercury) – Guelph’s Jim Estill to be recognized as an ‘Everyday Hero’

9/18/2017 (CBC) – Danby CEO Jim Estill recognized as global hero for sponsoring Syrian families

9/12/2017
(Exchange Magazine) – Fixing the Broken Model – Jim Estill Holds “Reverse Collision Day”

9/7/2017
(Scott McGillivray) – Scott’s House Call: Seamas

8/29/2017
(Hub Works) – Top 25 Leadership & Management Blogs

8/24/2017
(Relief Web) – Canada’s private sponsorship of refugees: Potential lessons for Australia

8/16/2017
(Display+) – BloomBoss goes hand in hand with Danby Appliances for next-generation home grow box

8/14/2017
(Business Insider) – The best mini fridges for your college dorm room, office, or home

8/9/2017
(Time Gazette) – Global Wine Cellars Market 2017 : Danby, Vinotemp, Avanti, Haier and EdgeStar

8/7/2017
(Channel News) – New Appliance Creates “Joint Venture” Opportunity For Retailers

8/3/2017
(TWICE) – Do The Right Thing: How Danby Inadvertently Renewed Itself

(TWICE) – Danby Appliances Entering Cannabis Biz

7/22/2017
(How Do We Make It Better?) – Episode 8 – Jim Estill-CEO, Angel investor, Philanthropist: How to Help Syrians Through Business

7/14/2017
(Blog Talk Radio) – Business of Entrepreneurs: CEO Danby Jim Estill Host Erica Collins

7/7/2017
(Small Voice) – Small voice of the month – Jim Estill

7/4/2017
(570 News) – Guelph businessman named to Order of Ontario

6/28/2017
(CBC) – Jim Estill, Danby CEO who sponsored 50 Syrian families, named to Order of Ontario

6/22/2017
(Financial Post) – A CEO’s lessons on learning, losing and lasting

6/19/2017
(TWICE News) – Danby To Dealers: hhgregg’s Pain Is Independents’ Gain

6/8/2017
(The Social) – Meet the man who spent over a million dollars to bring 58 Syrian families to Canada

5/28/2017
(The Globe and Mail) – Jim Estill: Fail often, fail fast, fail cheap