Air-o-Steam gas burner goes modular

The Air-o-Steam is based on a completely new and revamped gas burner. Central to the new design was a modular approach that yielded a dramatic decrease in the number of components used, from 35 in the old range (gaskets, swirlers, and pipes) to just eight in the new one. This has generated substantial cost reductions.

New green&clean dishwashers for professional kitchens

Ideal for small to medium-sized restaurants and hotels, for pubs, bars and quick service restaurants, the new Electrolux Professional Undercounter and Hood Type dishwashers consume less water and energy and can save money.

Live Big in a Small Space

Electrolux presents clever solutions for compact city living. Single households are the new trend in Europe. Increased divorce rates, young high-earners leaving home at an earlier age, and an ageing population result in single households representing nearly 30% of all households in Europe – with the majority living in the cities.

Dinner explorer makes you a star in the kitchen

Electrolux launches interactive party tool. Two thirds of Europeans (67%) entertain at home at least once a month and when they do, they want to impress their guests according to a recent survey by Electrolux.

Electrolux campaign clenches three marketing awards

Well represented among the big players, winning the top award. The M&M Awards is an annual benchmark of industry excellence in Europe's media and marketing arena, recognizing the most outstanding work in European media communications.

Electrolux names top experts to Design Lab jury

Design Lab jury shares a passion for design and technology. Electrolux, a leading household appliance innovator, has named four internationally-recognized experts to its Design Lab jury. They include fuseproject founder Yves Béhar, Axis FormLAB Design Director Jiao Mo, Senior Design Manager for Nokia Younghee Jung, and Sr VP of Global Design at Electrolux Henrik Otto. They will choose the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 08, the sixth edition of this annual global design competition.

Electrolux awarded “Best Annual Report” in the world

The Electrolux Annual Report for 2007 was ranked number one in the latest edition of the “Annual Report on Annual Reports” by Report Watch. Overall, 500 international listed companies were included in the ranking. The report is the only survey that ranks annual reports on a global basis.

For Ergorapido, the trend is drawn in black and white

Electrolux launches Special Editions of award-winning vacuum cleaner. Electrolux is launching high gloss black and high gloss white Special Editions of its Ergorapido 2in1, which recently won the 2008 Red Dot Design Award. This special edition of the cordless stick cleaner features a mirrored dust container and new metallic accents.

Electrolux to cut energy consumption by 15%

Meeting the climate challenge: Electrolux defines energy target for its operations. Growing concern over climate change will influence consumers’ purchasing choices and raise their expectations on how companies respond to the challenge. As part of its three-pronged approach to contribute to the solution, Electrolux is launching a Group-wide initiative to cut energy use.

Putting up with noise pollution

One in ten Europeans says that noisy domestic appliances are a problem. Only one in four seriously considered the noise factor when purchasing an appliance. A new AEG-Electrolux report is one of the most comprehensive surveys about noise ever undertaken in Europe.

Electrolux searching for 90 “Kitchen Stars”

To celebrate its 90th anniversary, 2009, global household appliance maker Electrolux is looking to identify 90 Electrolux kitchen owners across Europe – all with a special story to tell about when they felt like a star in their kitchen. The 90 Electrolux Kitchen Stars will be featured in a photo exhibition, an online gallery and a book.

Home of the future: ten safe bets

How will we be cooking, cleaning and washing in the future? Senior Industrial Designer Adam Szczepanowski gives an insight at the Grand Designs Live Home of the Future Seminar in the UK. Electrolux Senior Industrial Designer Adam Szczepanowski was a key speaker at the Grand Designs Live Home of the Future Seminar in London, UK.

Electrolux launches climate strategy

To create greater focus on our most energy-efficient appliances worldwide, Electrolux is launching a series of green product ranges.

New Wash & Dry from Electrolux Professional: Two machines in one

One machine can do both the washing and drying in this innovative product from Electrolux Professional. Known as the Wash & Dry, this new machine is a robust, performing and user friendly appliance. It’s being launched primarily to self service laundries and the hospital and hospitality sectors.

Electrolux receives green prize for Ultrasilencer Green vac

On May 14, 2008, Electrolux was awarded the prestigious Inspiration Prize by The Swedish Recycling Industry Association for the new Ultrasilencer Green vacuum cleaner. The Inspiration Prize has been awarded for the past three years to a company doing groundbreaking work with recycled materials. Previous winners include Patagonia (2007) and Ikea (2006).

Electrolux receives corporate social responsibility award

Swedish crown princess Victoria as she presents the award to Jens Schlyter och Mattias Rådström from Electrolux.Electrolux is awarded for best integration and transparency of corporate social responsibility in business operation and reporting.

The greenest vac on the market is black

Ultrasilencer GreenElectrolux this month launched the Ultrasilencer Green, the most energy-efficient cleaner on the market made of recycled materials. Electrolux Ultrasilencer Green uses 33% less energy and is made with 55% recycled plastic.

Transforming a hotel bedroom into a laundry

When the Macdonald Cardrona Hotel Golf and Country Club was built in 2003, the decision was made to outsource all of the laundry. However, it was soon noticed that the laundry costs were considerably higher than some of the group’s other hotels.

World Water Day – Electrolux thinking outside the bottle

A mountain of plastic water bottles the size of the Eiffel Tower – that is how much bottled water Europeans consumes every year. This is a rough estimate by the global household appliance maker Electrolux based on the fact that out of the staggering number of 50 billion litres of mineral water consumed in Europe every year, 84% is sold in plastic bottles*.

Electrolux launches “auto-focus for chefs”

Intelligent oven secures great result at the push of one button. Electrolux is launching a revolutionary new oven called Inspiro, the first oven that thanks to a breakthrough heat management technique automatically selects the right heating mode based on the contents of the oven.

Successful white vac inspired by snow

A unique experiment produced amazing results: Electrolux manufactured a limited-edition premium vacuum cleaner designed by one of Sweden’s most influential designers and sold the product at a premium at special boutiques.

Electrolux recognized for performance in Sustainability Yearbook

Electrolux hits a sustainability homerun with three recognitions of performance in a recently published Sustainable Asset Management report ‘The Sustainability Yearbook 2008’. The Group received mention as a Gold Class Member, Sector Mover and Sector Leader.

Design for the Internet generation

Electrolux Design Lab 2008 invites industrial design students around the world to create tomorrow’s home appliances for the Internet generation, deadline May 30.

Electrolux Professional and WWF Italia to team up in 2008

Electrolux Professional and WWF Italia, one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, will collaborate in 2008 and promote the Electrolux Green Spirit product range of professional appliances, which are specially designed to reduce the impact on the environment.

China’s Design Space shines with high-profile events

Design Space by Electrolux in Shanghai has hosted several high profile events since it opened in November. It has even been used as the location for a TV ad shoot featuring an Olympic gold medalist.

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