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Being part of Electrolux lets you make a difference in the everyday lives of millions of people while shaping your own career in a global environment.

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Starting out with a single vacuum cleaner, after 90 years of innovations and acquisitions, the Electrolux Corporate Reporting today is a global leader in home appliances and appliances for professional use.

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Electrolux is our flagship brand for kitchen and cleaning appliances for both consumers and professional users. Since 1919, innovative solutions from Electrolux have made life easier and more enjoyable for hundreds of millions of...

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Electrolux increases its share of the Swedish market. On September 3, 1926, Axel Wenner-Gren personally bought Elektriska AB Volta from Skandinaviska bank.

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The idea for the modern vacuum cleaner was born in 1908, on Kärtnerstrasse, the most famous shopping street in Vienna., Axel Wenner-Gren, a Swedish businessman, was visiting the Austrian capital and while out on...

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1910. Elektromekaniska is established in Stockholm.

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1921. Model V is launched. It is regarded as the first step towards an easy to use vacuum cleaner for ordinary homes.

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1930. The first built-in refrigerator is launched, a compact product for the kitchenette in the small, modern apartments of the time.

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1950. Electrolux begins producing vacuum cleaners and floor polishers in São Paolo, Brazil.

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