Community support around the world – Electrolux helps local causes during holiday season

During the holiday season, many Electrolux offices around the world are joining forces with charities to support local communities. The actions address various causes, from helping families in need with packing food bundles, to auctioning products for charity and supporting charities with donations. With some examples from around the world, Electrolux wishes a warm holiday season for all.

CEO perspective – connected appliances and the consumer experience

What new experiences and benefits will consumers get out of the Internet of Things, and how will smart homes affect our lives? Even though this development has been talked about for several years now, it’s in many ways still in its infancy. Jonas Samuelson, President and CEO, discusses what Electrolux is doing in this field.

Electrolux Ideas Lab winner: Watch what you eat!

Recognizing a timely idea to inspire healthy, sustainable eating, Electrolux today announced WatchYourself as the winner of Electrolux Ideas Lab. The concept is a wrist-worn gadget that scans food straight off the supermarket shelf and projects recipes into the palm of your hand. 

Electrolux sponsors TEDx event in northern Italy

Electrolux business area Professional Products has established The Research Hub within its R&D, Innovation and Technologies department, seeking to drive innovation through collaboration with the academic world.

Electrolux and partners inaugurate unique Swedish energy research program

Electrolux is proud to participate in “Smart Energy City”, a unique research program where 150 families are moving into smart apartments in Stockholm’s new urban development area Royal Seaport. Inhabitants will be able to see and manage their energy usage in real time, creating information to be used for research by the KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Electrolux highlights ugly food with food waste awareness campaign in Asia

Electrolux is taking its Singaporean community initiative #happyplateSG into its second year with #UglyIsTheNewGood – a campaign seeking to highlight that food doesn’t need to look pretty to be nutritious and delicious. The campaign encourages Singaporeans to embrace ugly food, in order to reduce food waste from the beginning of the food chain.

Top suppliers recognized by Electrolux

Electrolux held its fourth Supplier Awards event on October 19, 2016, recognizing its top direct material and logistics suppliers for outstanding performance.

CEO perspective: Expanding our horizons

Electrolux President and CEO Jonas Samuelson shares his thoughts on some of the external and internal innovation initiatives that the Group is engaging in.

Electrolux hosts first ever Hackathon

Electrolux quest to come up with world-class consumer experiences in the home inspired applicants from across Europe to take part in the first Electrolux Hackathon, held in Stockholm on June 8-9, 2016.

Avatars help design ergonomic washing machines

To understand what happens when users load and unload washing machines eight hours every day, five days a week, Electrolux Professional took a rigorous and creative approach to ergonomic design. They used avatars.

Electrolux helps train guerilla soldiers as service technicians in Colombia

Through a training program run by Electrolux, former guerilla soldiers from Monteria, northwest Colombia, have acquired the skills to work as appliance service technicians, allowing them to reintegrate into society and support their families. It’s a powerful example of the Group’s social responsibility agenda that truly contributes to transforming lives for the better.

Improved vacuum cleaner efficiency cuts CO2 emissions, boosts performance

Electrolux vacuum cleaners sold in Europe this year will be 40% more energy efficient and save 730 gigawatt hours in electricity consumption compared to the product lineup from 2005. This is equal to the yearly energy consumption of 200,000 households and emissions of 290,000 tons of CO2. The overall outlook is that Electrolux vacuum cleaners will use 58% less energy by 2018 while the performance only gets better.

Electrolux and White Guide present Global Gastronomy Award 2016

The Global Gastronomy Award is presented to an internationally renowned chef who serves as a role model within contemporary gastronomy. Presented by White Guide for the tenth year running – since 2010 in cooperation with Electrolux – this year’s award goes to Dan Barber of Blue Hill, New York.

Electrolux joins world-leading companies in forming Open Connectivity Foundation

Electrolux today announced it has joined forces with other leading companies from around the globe to form the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The OCF unifies the entirety of the former Open Interconnectivity Consortium – including Arris, CableLabs, Cisco, GE Digital, Intel and Samsung – with Electrolux, Microsoft and Qualcomm.

Professional fridges can also be energy efficient

Electrolux has launched a range of professional refrigerators and freezers that meet stringent new European energy-efficiency requirements long before the rules come into effect.

Electrolux washer wins Best in Show at U.S. trade fair KBIS

Electrolux North America put on an impressive display at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, Nevada, introducing new products under the Frigidaire and Electrolux brands at an 8,400 square-foot (780 m2) booth.

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