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Kohler and its celebrity hosts will delight visitors with new product introductions, installation demonstrations, and crowd-pleasing cocktails in its 8,000-square-foot booth

KOHLER, Wis. – Jan. 16, 2013 – The International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas may be a week away, but Kohler Co., a global leader in kitchen and bath design and technology, plus a premium manufacturer and marketer of world-class generators and automatic transfer switches, is already constructing its booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center in preparation for the show’s opening on Jan. 22, and will be highlighting several new kitchen and bath products from Kohler and Sterling, as well as Kohler Generators.

New Product Introductions

Among the kitchen and bath products on display from KOHLER®: Moxie™ showerhead plus wireless speaker that lets the bather play music, news or podcasts when synched to a device enabled with Bluetooth® technology; Sensate™ touchless kitchen faucet that uses advanced technology to turn the faucet on and off by waving a hand, kitchen utensil or pot near the sensor; Underscore® Bath with VibrAcoustic® technology that integrates music and vibration to relax or invigorate the bather; several enameled cast iron and stainless steel kitchen sinks, as well as other bath and showering products.

Kohler Generators will also be at IBS 2013 highlighting products that make it easier than ever for homeowners to maintain and control their power, including 20 kilowatt generators with upgraded features and a Programmable Interface Module (PIM) via the OnCue® Generator Management System to turn on critical items remotely. Sterling will showcase its Ensemble™ Curve shower, a shower enclosure remodel solution; and Lawson™ bath, an affordable spa option for the master bath.

In-Booth Entertainment

In addition to getting hands-on with Kohler’s newest product, visitors can look forward to entertaining and informative presentations from the following industry celebrities:

Monica Pederson Monica Pedersen, HGTV Design Star and host of hit TV series “Designed to Sell,” “Bang for Your Buck,” and “HGTV Dream Home,” will serve as emcee and design maven, showcasing the Sensate touchless faucet and VibrAcoustic bathing experience.  

Ed Del Grande Ed Del Grande, Master plumber/contractor, GBCI LEED green associate and 30-year industry veteran, is the premier go-to guy for any contracting, plumbing, or home remodeling task. Ed gives hands-on demonstrations of the KOHLER HydroRail Shower Column, transforming a standard showerhead into a customizable spa-like experience with an overhead rainhead and coordinating hand shower; as well as new advances in toilets, standby generators and STERLING bathing products.

Darryl Robinson DR Mixologist Darryl Robinson, one of the most popular bartenders on the New York mixology scene, invites booth visitors to partake in a celebration of color with a sampling of exotic cocktails and demonstrates a new showering experience with the Moxie showerhead plus wireless speaker. When Darryl isn’t concocting his creations at celebrity events, he’s hosting “Drink Up” on The Cooking Channel.

IBS 2013 Show Homes with KOHLER and STERLING products

Attendees can see a large selection of KOHLER, STERLING and Kohler Generators products in installation by touring the following show homes on convention center property or a short bus ride away:

The 2013 New American Home: The New American Home is a desert-contemporary dwelling featuring a Kohler 20 kilowatt generator and Kohler plumbing products.
Professional Builder 2013 Show Village: The show village’s three homes present attendees with the opportunity tour the homes, experience the Kohler Generators and STERLING plumbing products in-situ and speak with the sponsor manufacturers' representatives.

The National Home Builders Association anticipates more than 50,000 attendees will walk the show to see the more than 800 industry suppliers.

For a personal tour of Kohler’s newest introductions, sign up for a media tour of the Kohler booth.

About Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 30,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; premier furniture, cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, and St Andrews, Scotland.

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