Stories of Electrolux – Defying expectations in the engineering world

As a department head working in connectivity and technology, Natalia Emelyanova strives to help create a team of both men and women, but in the engineering world that’s not always an easy task. This is the ninth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.

Electrolux awards its top suppliers

Electrolux held its sixth annual Supplier Awards event in Stockholm, on October 16, 2018, recognizing its top suppliers for their outstanding performance.

Stories of Electrolux – A water revolution that’s securing our greener future

Alberto Chiappinotto is working to reduce our energy and water consumption globally throughout manufacturing and engineering to shape living for the better for Electrolux and also the next generation. This is the sixth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.

Electrolux inaugurates innovation factory – announces new partners

Electrolux officially opens the doors to its new Innovation Factory - a creative, agile space designed to boost innovation through experimentation and new collaborative models. Five companies have been selected among 100 applicants to be the first partners which will help driving the innovation journey forward.

Global Engineer Program – Meet Souha Hmissi

The first batch of engineers in the Electrolux Global Engineer Program (GEP) are currently enjoying their internship at Electrolux. In this third interview, Souha Hmissi explains how her new job is the perfect combination of teamwork, challenges and opportunities.

Electrolux expands smart appliances collaboration with Google

Electrolux is expanding its collaboration with Google by integrating connected kitchen products in Europe with the Google Assistant, enabling consumers to control products using voice commands. The voice integration will start with Electrolux smart ovens in early 2019.  

Electrolux showcases innovative home solutions at IFA 2018

Electrolux demonstrates the latest innovations within the home at IFA 2018, one of the world’s biggest fairs within consumer electronics taking place in Berlin, Germany on August 31 to September 5. Electrolux will highlight new smart solutions within the kitchen, laundry and floor care, designed to enhance the consumer experience.

Global Engineer Program – Meet Devak Asvinkumar Patel

The first batch of interns in the Electrolux Global Engineer Program (GEP) have now joined Electrolux. In this second interview, Devak Asvinkumar Patel explains why he is proud to work for a large global company whose values and focus on sustainability are close to his own heart.

Strong interest in new Electrolux Innovation Factory

Following on from a public call for applications, Electrolux has received over 100 applications for the new Innovation Factory, which opens September 11 in Porcia, Italy. This new hub is designed to harness the creative energy of Open Innovation.

Stories of Electrolux – Four decades of challenges and adventures

One day, Emma Corocher would like to write about all the things she has done in her long career at Electrolux Professional in Pordenone, Italy. But even after 38 years, she’s still too busy learning to retire just yet. This is the fifth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.

Global Engineer Program – Meet Bianca Frachetta Fernandes

The first batch of interns in the Electrolux Global Engineer Program have now joined Electrolux. Bianca Frachetta Fernandes explains how this experience not only gives her a sense of purpose but also pushes her to think creatively every day.

Electrolux launches taste platform powered by SideChef

Electrolux today announced a strategic partnership in Asia Pacific with the smart recipe platform SideChef, which will power a new digital taste platform offered by Electrolux to consumers in the region. The partnership will allow Electrolux and SideChef to pioneer innovations for the future of cooking.

Electrolux opens first Taste Center in Asia

A new Electrolux Taste Center was recently opened in Bangkok to showcase the latest appliances from Electrolux – including the world’s first connected steam oven.

Stories of Electrolux – Cooking for a better future

Making a difference in people’s everyday lives is all part of the job for Cosimo Scarano. Working with corporate social responsibility, he helps people in Curitiba, Brazil, change their lives for the better by providing culinary training in an Electrolux kitchen. This is the fourth in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.

3 trends from Smart Kitchen Summit that will reinvent the cooking journey

On June 11-12, close to 300 leaders, innovators and startups in the food tech community convened to explore the latest technology within the food ecosystem, when the first-ever Smart Kitchen Summit Europe took place in Dublin, Ireland. Here are the main takeaways from the summit and the trends that will reinvent the consumer journey in the kitchen.

Electrolux acts against water scarcity

June 17 marks World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. As part of its Sustainability strategy, Electrolux is reducing water consumption in its operations, products and supporting humanitarian projects in Africa.

Training the unemployed for a better future

The Electrolux Food Foundation – together with partners AIESEC and Worldchefs - is extending the successful zero-waste culinary training program for unemployed people to a second location in Brazil. Plans are also in place to launch the program in Argentina, Russia and Egypt in the near future.

Stories of Electrolux: A passion for numbers and people

LaRia Cornwell is an accountant who likes to help colleagues achieve their career goals as much as she enjoys balancing the books. This is the third in a series of stories where we spotlight employees who have been nominated by their co-workers as role models in how to shape living for the better.

Public call for ideas to join Electrolux Innovation Factory

One month ago Electrolux announced the creation of the Electrolux Innovation Factory, an inspirational and collaborative space which will serve as the Group’s hub to accelerate innovation with external partners. Today marks the launch of the first “Call4Innovation”, a program designed to identify the best solutions, offered by external players such as start-ups, SMEs, university spin-offs and others, to join the Electrolux Innovation Factory.

Electrolux introduces young girls to the world of engineering

As part of its commitment to increase the number of females in engineering and technology roles, Electrolux recently hosted a group of 16 young girls at its headquarters in Stockholm. From 3D drawing to learning how a dishwasher works, the girls got a hands-on experience of what it is like to work as an engineer at Electrolux.

Stories of Electrolux: From intern to senior industrial designer

Working creatively comes naturally for Davide Benvenuti. He started sketching ideas as a boy and turned that talent into a career designing appliances that help top chefs stay at the top of their game. This is the second in a series of stories where we are spotlighting employees who have been nominated by their colleagues as role models in how to shape living for the better.

Electrolux wins three Red Dot Awards for product design

The Electrolux Group’s PerfectCare laundry collection, AEG VX9 vacuum cleaner and the Green & Clean rack type dishwasher from Electrolux Professional have all been awarded in the prominent Red Dot Design Awards for their outstanding product design.

Electrolux takes new actions to improve air quality and health in ports

The emissions from cargo ships is a big health problem for people living close to ports. Electrolux has decided to expand a pilot project together with the shipping company Hamburg Süd to reduce pollution from high levels of sulfur oxides (SOx) in port areas. Electrolux is now funding a voluntary switch to low-sulfur fuel during layovers in four ports across Latin America.

Electrolux welcomes new engineering interns

In 2017, Electrolux launched the Global Engineer Program, an initiative offering internship and career development opportunities at its locations worldwide to a group of young male and female engineers. Find out what the first group of interns thinks about life at Electrolux.

Stories of Electrolux: Keeping a finger on the pulse of our consumers

In a major multinational company like Electrolux, the spotlight often falls on senior managers and other people with public roles. In a new series of stories, we've instead asked our employees whose stories they think are worth telling; which colleagues truly embody the purpose of our company? First up is Kamilla Dala, who helps Electrolux shape living for the better by deepening our understanding of the consumer and what sustainability means to them.

Electrolux products win multiple iF Design Awards 2018

Several Electrolux appliances have received iF Design awards for their innovative product design, including the prestigious iF Gold Award for the recently launched Electrolux Millennium built-in range.

Electrolux promotes female leadership in the workplace

Electrolux is committed to make a positive difference for women in the workplace. Our new target for female leaders is to have 35 percent women in senior-level positions by 2020, in line with the current ratio of females in our workforce.

Employees lead digital transformation at Electrolux

Offering employees a work environment where they can share their feedback and bring their ideas to life is crucial for our ambitions to always improve, be innovative and create best-in-class consumer experiences. Find out how an Electrolux engineer has contributed to the company's digital transformation journey.

Smart home trends from CES 2018 that can shape living for the better

What would voice-activated hubs and intelligent robots look like in every home? In the near future this can become a reality as some of these innovations were showcased at CES 2018, the world’s largest consumer electronics fair. Electrolux Chief Operations Officer Jan Brockmann who visited CES, concludes the latest smart home trends from the fair, together with Chief Information Officer JP Iversen.

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