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ROWENTA Unveils DW4 Project Runway Iron

Global Garment Care Leader Introduces Its First Widely Distributed Special Edition Iron (July 29, 2014)

WEST ORANGE, N.J., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Rowenta, the leading manufacturer of high-performance small home appliances, announces the launch of the brand's first widely distributed special edition iron: The DW4 Project Runway Iron. This new addition to Rowenta's premiere garment care line provides consumers with the most stylish and effective iron available on the market, influenced by its long-standing relationship with Project Runway.

Rowenta has been the official garment care sponsor for the past five seasons of Project Runway, each season of Project Runway All-Stars and is now an official sponsor of Tim Gunn's new series, Project Runway: Under The Gunn. All contestants on the aforementioned series use Rowenta products as essential tools in completing their original garments. Furthermore, Rowenta Brand Ambassador, Althea Harper, first became acquainted with Rowenta's wide range of products during her time on "Season 6" of Project Runway; she has remained aligned with the brand for the past three years.

"Rowenta is excited to launch the DW4 Project Runway Iron," said Michele Lupton, Marketing Communications Director, Groupe SEB USA. "Our steam irons, steam stations and garment steamers have been the official garment care products utilized on Project Runway for the past five seasons. The launch of the DW4 Project Runway iron allows the Project Runway viewers to get closer to their favorite show."

The DW4 Project Runway Iron boasts a trinity of advanced technology, fashionable aesthetics and an ergonomic design. The iron features a unique Autosteam distribution system that automatically adjusts the steam output to match the selected temperature or fabric. The iron also includes an advanced safety feature; the 3-Way Auto Shut-off turns the iron off in eight minutes if left vertically and turns the iron off in thirty seconds if left horizontally or is tipped over.

While the DW4 Project Runway Iron is a special edition, the features of product that consumers expect from the brand remain true to traditional Rowenta irons. Product features include:

  • Microsteam 300 Scratch Resistant Stainless Steel Soleplate highly polished stainless steel provides a smooth surface with excellent glide; perfect steam diffusion; rounded shape at the rear to go back and forth without creasing
  • Microsteam Precision Tip delivers steam and pressing into hard-to-reach areas
  • Vertical Steam allows iron to be used in upright position to remove wrinkles from hanging garments or drapes
  • Burst of Steam steam is concentrated at the tip to remove hard-to-reach wrinkles from difficult fabric

The DW4 Project Runway iron will sell for $69.99and will be available in September 2014.

For more information on the new DW4 Project Runway iron and other Rowenta products, please visit:


ROWENTA is the leading manufacturer of high-performance small home appliances. Technology and design are at the core of each and every one of our products. Rowenta USA is headquartered in West Orange, NJ and is a division of Groupe SEB USA.

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