Electrolux awards top suppliers

Electrolux held its fifth Supplier Awards event in November 2017 in Stockholm, recognizing its top direct material and logistics suppliers for outstanding performance.

AEG laundry products win accolades across Europe

The Electrolux Group’s latest range of laundry products under the AEG brand has scored numerous “Best in Test” and “Best Buy” accolades across Europe. The washing machines and tumble dryers were developed to address consumer concerns about washing and drying delicate garments, with a focus on technology that protects fabrics and extends the durability of clothes.

Electrolux Poland launches Taste & Share app to help combat food waste

According to the UN’s Food & Agriculture organization, one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption – approximately 1.3 billion tons - gets lost or wasted each year. Electrolux has teamed up with local NGOs in Poland to develop an app for individuals and organizations to share food that might otherwise have ended up in the bin.

Electrolux introduces augmented reality for remote maintenance at its factories

Electrolux is rolling out augmented reality technology across 16 factories in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as digital transformation both drives productivity and makes for a better workplace. Using this technology for remote maintenance speeds up the maintenance process and keeps production lines rolling.

Data science – the next big thing in home appliances

As the Internet of Things moves from infancy to maturity and more home appliances get connected, Electrolux is ramping up its activities in developing big data as a key tool in running the business and as a source of new services for consumers. The company is recruiting a team of data scientists who will gain insights from the rapidly growing stream of information generated throughout the value chain – from digital manufacturing to products like connected cookers and washers.

International Day of the Girl – Being a female engineer is something to be proud of

Sarah Tempelmann, Technical Project Leader for Electrolux, knew she wanted to be an engineer at the age of 16. In the third in our series of interviews to celebrate International Day of the Girl, find out how Sarah got started as an engineer and what advice she would give to other girls considering a career in engineering.

International Day of the Girl – Unlock your potential

“Think about what you enjoy the most and then make a profession out of it.” In the first of three interviews to celebrate the UN International Day of the Girl on October 11, Our Talent Acquisition Partner Ana Timofei, who helps scout the best R&D talent in the market, shares her tips on finding the right career path, discovering your full potential and why R&D is an exciting career opportunity.

Electrolux awarded for best sustainability report

The Electrolux Group has been awarded ‘Best Sustainability Report of the Year’ in a rating conducted by Aktuell hållbarhet, a Swedish-based media group devoted to environmental, sustainability and CSR issues.

Tracking carbon emissions on the go

By 2020, Electrolux aims to cut CO2 emissions from transportation of appliances by 15% – the equivalent of removing 22,000 cars driving 15,000 km a year off the roads. A new dashboard has been created to ensure that we stay on track.

Electrolux named role model in sustainability

Electrolux has received the Ökovision Sustainability Leadership Award, being recognized as a role model in sustainability for ‘pioneering’ work in developing energy and water-efficient products.

Shaping the smart factory

Ernesto Ferrario, Electrolux SVP Global Industrial Operations shares the Electrolux vision of the smart factory, and how it will benefit both customers and the environment.

Electrolux Food Foundation partners with Australia’s food rescue charity

With funding from the Electrolux Food Foundation, Electrolux Home Products (EHP) in Australia has established a three-year partnership with the country’s leading food rescue charity OzHarvest to use food that would otherwise be wasted to help feed people in need across Australia.

The recipe for sustainable cooking

The Electrolux Food Foundation supports a global project launched by its partner Worldchefs to educate chefs to use food resources in a more sustainable way.

Electrolux new dishwasher runs on a glass of water

Electrolux Professional is launching a new rack type dishwasher, which uses only 0.4 liters of water to clean and sanitize an entire rack of dishes. The green&clean model is the first of its kind, thanks to an innovative rinse module, and will enable significant savings and environmental benefits for the industry.

Electrolux Design explores the smart home of the future

With the Internet of Things developing at a fast pace, Electrolux Design has created a vision of the smart home of the future in order to better understand how to develop products that provide best-in-class consumer experiences in a connected world.

Top tips on being a good leader

Luciana Carrion, Purchasing Manager for Major Appliances in Latin America, was recently recognized with the Electrolux Leadership Award for her exemplary leadership skills.

Making an impact: New Electrolux CMO shares his plans

Electrolux new Chief Marketing Officer Lars Hygrell, who stepped into his new role earlier this month, talks about what’s first on his agenda, his mission to make marketing more ‘impactful’ and why connectivity gives Electrolux a fantastic opportunity to be invaluable to the consumer.

Food sharing project Taste & Share launches

The latest employee-driven Food Foundation project from Electrolux - ‘Taste & Share’ - has launched in Poland, highlighting the benefits of food sharing to raise awareness about food waste.

Slashing refrigeration pollution worldwide

The bid to slash refrigeration pollution worldwide has taken a huge step forward as North American safety standards are being revised to allow appliance makers to transition away from the greenhouse gas hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) to more eco-friendly hydrocarbon refrigerants from next year. The move follows years of advocacy spearheaded by Electrolux and the North American industry organization AHAM.

Electrolux partners with Google Home

Electrolux continues to shape the future of connected living by partnering with Google’s voice activated speaker Google Home, powered by the Google Assistant, with both its Frigidaire Cool ConnectTM Air Conditioners and the Anova Precision Cooker being integrated into the new platform.

Developing talent at Electrolux

Pascale Gimenez, our SVP Human Resources & Organization, Major Appliances EMEA shares the company’s approach to developing talent.

Electrolux launches Food Mission: Taste the Waste

Electrolux today launches the Food Mission project in Sweden, which aims to tackle the problem of food waste, by increasing awareness about the issue and supporting the development of models to minimize food waste. This is one of several employee-driven projects granted funding by the Electrolux Food Foundation.

Electrolux wins multiple international design awards

Electrolux has won multiple international design awards this year, highlighting the company’s commitment to delivering remarkable consumer experiences – with products from dishwashers and refrigerators to water purifiers and window cleaners all being recognized.

Electrolux Care Label Project in spotlight in Berlin

Experts from the fashion industry and media gathered at a sustainable fashion event in Berlin to create awareness around the AEG Care Label Project and the new AEG laundry range - the first in a series of fashion and networking “FAB Talk” events to be hosted by Electrolux across Germany.

Electrolux picks up three Red Dot Design Awards

The Electrolux Group’s Comfort Lift dishwasher, AEG Mastery range of kitchen appliances and a new window cleaner by AEG have all been awarded prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for their outstanding product design.

Electrolux supports wastED London pop-up

Electrolux Professional is supplying commercial kitchen equipment to wastED, a pop-up restaurant brought to London by world-renowned chef Dan Barber to raise awareness of food waste.

ComfortLift dishwasher scoops Gold iF Design Award

The Electrolux Group’s ComfortLift dishwasher has been awarded a prestigious, internationally-recognized gold iF Design Award for its innovative design, which allows efficient and ergonomic loading thanks to a unique lifting system of the lower rack.

Electrolux launches pilot to reduce pollution in ports

Electrolux has started the ball rolling to reduce pollution from high levels of sulfur oxides (SOx) in port areas, with a voluntary switch to low-sulfur fuel as the first company taking part in a pilot initiative with shipping company Hamburg Süd.

Electrolux completes acquisition of Kwikot

As of March 1, Electrolux acquisition of Kwikot Group has been completed, following regulatory approval in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia without any conditions.

Electrolux Norway saves 2,000 products a year from scrapheap

Electrolux Norway has partnered with remanufacturing company Norsk Ombruk to ensure that more than 2,000 major appliances are sold to consumers instead of sent to the scrapheap, an initiative that reflects the Electrolux Group’s commitment to making better use of resources.

Meet Electrolux Ideas Lab winner Hannes Lung

Hannes Lung, a product design student from Estonia, won the Electrolux Ideas Lab competition with WatchYourself, an idea for a wrist-worn gadget that scans food straight off the supermarket shelf and projects recipes into the palm of your hand.

Electrolux named Top Employer 2017 in four markets

Electrolux has been named Top Employer 2017 in four of its largest markets - the UK, Italy, Spain and France – by the Top Employers Institute which globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people.

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