NEW PRODUCTS: Revolution No. 2

Bendix Home Appliances Inc., which revolutionized the washing-machine industry eleven years ago with its automatic home washer, was all ready last week to do it again. As a starter, it cut prices 7%, the first postwar reductions by a major producer in the automatic-washer field. Then it announced that it had bought Cleveland's H. J. Rand Washing Machine Corp., along with the rights to a "radically different" machine, which it hopes to put on the market next fall. With price cuts and new machine, Bendix hopes to fend off the score of new washers which have tried to break...

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