Not all innovation takes place inside a company. Actually, it’s very likely that really great ideas will be found outside the organization. In this TEDx talk, Lucia Chierchia, Head of Open Innovation at Electrolux, talks about how using an open innovation approach helps to capture the best ideas from innovators around the world.
By January next year, thirteen Electrolux manufacturing sites in Europe will use only electricity from renewable sources. It further confirms the systematic work by Electrolux to reduce the environmental footprint in its factories worldwide.
Electrolux has held its third Supplier Awards event, recognizing its top direct material suppliers for outstanding performance.
A new Electrolux trend report looks at the impact of population growth and the effects on urban areas, identifying sustainable and compact solutions to ensure life-quality is maintained.
INNOVATIVE ELECTROLUX, PART 3: Innovation fuels growth and strengthens brands. One of the ways Electrolux ensures that it stays at the forefront of innovation is through a solid innovation strategy.
Out of over 1,500 competition submissions, one concept, Bloom by Jordan Lee Martin of the United Kingdom, has been announced as the winner of Electrolux Design Lab 2015. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of a live audience comprising 200 international media, bloggers and Electrolux partners at the Kattilahalli Venue in Helsinki, Finland.
INNOVATIVE ELECTROLUX, PART 2: Part of staying at the forefront of innovation is making certain that you seize all opportunities. How does a company like Electrolux take its projects from idea to reality?
INNOVATIVE ELECTROLUX PART 1: Making your company more innovative is not really about increasing the number of resources or introducing new processes. The key to genuine innovation is the company culture.
For the ninth consecutive year Electrolux has been named Industry Leader in the Household Durables category in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World).
AEG - one of the Electrolux Group’s strategic brands – launches a connected steam oven with the first ever integrated camera, giving consumers the tool to master cooking through their mobile devices.
It spans 60,000-square meters and is considered one of the largest and most modern factories of its kind in Middle East and Africa.
The future of living spaces will be studied by researchers from around the world over the next ten years at the HSB Living Lab in Sweden.
Electrolux introduces its first-ever smart air conditioner in North America, the Frigidaire Cool Connect that allows consumers to program the appliance through an app on their tablet or smartphone.
International prize-awarding body Plus X gives category wins for UltraFlex vacuum cleaner and two small kitchen appliance ranges - with Masterpiece Collection® named Best Product of the Year.
Energy labels on household appliances have stimulated manufacturers to improve energy efficiency on many products. But energy label systems can’t keep pace with technological development anymore.
With reference to recent speculations in Swedish media, Electrolux has issued the following comment
With 14 % of all children suffering from the disease, asthma is one of the leading causes of school absenteeism, and a common reason for children being excluded from sports and other activities. This is both unfortunate and unnecessary.
During 2015, Electrolux sponsors and co-hosts Taste Festivals across Europe, Middle East and Australia. The festivals are a chance for consumers to taste food, cook on the latest appliances and engage directly with some of the best chefs in the world.
Electrolux today announced the 35 semi-finalists of the Design Lab 2015 competition. 5 of the submissions were qualified by public vote and 30 were selected by Electrolux experts from the previous stage of 100 concepts.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a 150 million EUR loan to Electrolux for the development of more energy efficient, more user friendly and better performing major and small home appliances.
On May 11, thousands of Electrolux employees will begin 72 hours of online collaboration with colleagues around the world to create new ideas for the future of fabric care.
Electrolux today revealed the 100 concepts that made it through to the first stage of the Design Lab 2015 competition. The top 100 entries came from across 33 countries.
Sweden’s Stockholm Royal Seaport urban development area is set to become the site of a unique research project, with 150 new apartments as the testing bench.
The Electrolux Group has launched a new collection of appliances under the Frigidaire Professional® brand, addressing consumer demand in North America for affordable products with the design and performance of professional appliances.
Appliances from all of Electrolux major product categories have been recognized with the globally renowned Red Dot Award for product design in 2015.
Electrolux has published the online edition of the Annual Report and the Sustainability Report for 2014. Announcing a new approach to reinforce Electrolux sustainability leadership, the report highlights 10 key themes where Electrolux can make the biggest difference and will aim for consistently high performance.
Electrolux is strengthening its Global Operations function with an expanded setup and new leadership, in a move to drive operational excellence and productivity over the coming decade. Jan Brockmann will head the function in the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer, with responsibilities including R&D, manufacturing and purchasing among other areas.
As a seal of outstanding design, Electrolux has this year been recognized with five globally renowned iF Design Awards.
For the fourth consecutive year, Electrolux has been ranked Industry Leader Household Durables in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of companies’ sustainability performance.
Electrolux today introduced a new visual identity for the company brand. Refreshing the iconic logotype and setting new distinctive standards for imagery and colors, the design is created to have more stopping power and stand out from the crowd wherever consumers meet Electrolux.
Electrolux today announced the theme for its popular global design competition that annually receives more than 1,700 submissions from over 60 countries. In 2015 – its 13th year – the Electrolux Design Lab competition is looking for innovative ideas under the theme of Healthy Happy Kids.