Effective May 1, Vanessa Butani, current Head of Sustainability for Business Area Europe, will take on the role as VP Group Sustainability at Electrolux. She will replace Henrik Sundström, who is retiring from the company.
Electrolux CEO at our Future Sustainable Kitchen event: Food industry faces ‘incredible challenge ahead’
The food industry has an incredible challenge ahead to help millions of consumers around the world change their behaviors for the health of the planet, says Electrolux CEO Jonas Samuelson. In the...
Electrolux reports progress on new sustainability strategy and includes climate reduction incentive program for top managers
Electrolux publishes its 2020 Sustainability Report today. The report highlights include a 70% reduction in emissions since 2015 and an innovative climate reduction element to its long-term incentive program for top managers.
The food sector must act to stop an environmental crisis, warns WWF expert at our Future Sustainable Kitchen event
If the food sector does nothing to combat climate change, food emissions alone will threaten the Paris Agreement and the chance to achieve the 1.5 to 2.0 degree climate change targets, warns WWF...
Today Electrolux will be hosting the Future Sustainable Kitchen, a digital event bringing together experts from across the food ecosystem all united by a common goal: to make sustainable eating the preferred choice.
To recognize International Women’s Day, we’re supporting for the third consecutive year Women In Tech Sweden, a digital event that will empower 3,500 talented women in tech around the world....
8 in 10 consumers in Europe recognize the current EU Energy Label and consult it when buying home appliances. Thanks to the supply and demand of energy saving products, energy consumption and energy...
Despite over a decade of being encouraged to wash clothes at 30°C or lower, nearly two thirds of Europeans (63%), still wash at 40°C or higher, according to ‘The Truth About Laundry’ – the...
Today, exactly 120 years ago, AB Lux was started - the company that would become an important contribution to the formation of Electrolux eighteen years later. A group of innovators and businessmen,...
Collaboration accelerates innovation. That's why the Electrolux Open Innovation team today issues a call for partners to develop solutions to real-time challenges. ...
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we’re showcasing two women thriving in 'STEM’ roles at Electrolux and giving you the chance to win must-have tickets to a Women in Tech event....
For the third year in a row Electrolux has been awarded Top Employer in Europe for creating exceptional employee conditions and being an advanced employer. Electrolux stood out in the areas business...
Together with partners and employees, the Electrolux Food Foundation has contributed to local and international initiatives this year to provide food and basic need to those affected by the corona...
After a 12-month process, Electrolux has concluded its first sustainability-focused open innovation program with all five partners delivering feasible business solutions to take forward. The open...
Electrolux today joins the global climate business network CLC (Climate Leadership Coalition). As a global sustainability leader, Electrolux is the first industrial Swedish company to join 82 organizational members contributing to the development of business-driven solutions for climate change.
Electrolux has been recognized for its sustainability leadership with a prestigious double “A” score by the global non-profit CDP. Electrolux is one of few companies to receive top marks both for its efforts to tackle climate change and acting to protect water security. For five years Electrolux has been on the CDP climate A list, whilst the place on the water A list is a first.
Electrolux is committed to giving back in the communities where we work and live, and last week Electrolux in North America donated $1.2 million in kitchenware to non-profits to celebrate the...
She’s inspired by Astrid Lindgren, not afraid to stand out and doesn’t dwell on setbacks - our CFO Therese Friberg opened up about her own experiences as she mentored young women last week....
With consumers spending more time at home, product design focused on user experience is playing an increasingly important role. Electrolux is now showcasing its design framework , ´Design DNA...
Electrolux challenged industrial design students at UID to think about post Covid-19 home solutions. Four concepts to make the home a caring space in challenging times. Electrolux challenged 12...
Launched today, the 50L Home Coalition is a platform bringing business, government and organizations together to innovate solutions for responsible water usage in the home. Electrolux is part of...
Consumers have the power to contribute to a healthier planet if they eat more plants, try new things and waste less food, agreed a panel of experts at an Electrolux Food Foundation event last week....
Electrolux recognized the outstanding performance of its top suppliers from around the world (Wednesday, October 14) at its annual Supplier Awards event livestreamed from Electrolux headquarters in Stockholm.
With our UN pledge to cut emissions to zero throughout our value chain by 2050, Electrolux is serious about sustainability. And so are our suppliers, who submitted over 60 nominations for our new...
Electrolux Group has relaunched its Continental brand of home appliances in the Brazilian market, introducing a new generation of products and a brand campaign that encourages equality in the home....
Electrolux has secured commitment from its top 200 suppliers to disclose emissions and set targets through the CDP Supply Chain Program as the company works towards a target of zero net carbon...
Designer Sara Hallin Sandström specializes in colors and materials and shares interior ideas to promote wellbeing while sheltering at home. 1. Create an inspiring workspace at home The first thing...
Designer Sofia Andreasson is emerging herself in these three mindful practices at home to keep pandemic anxiety at bay, and as a specialist in Trends Researcher she knows she’s not alone… 1.Bake...
With extra time at home, designer Pernilla Johansson, specialized in enabling the value by design, has used her creative skills to reorganize her home so even her attic is ‘a pleasure to...
Electrolux today announces a plan to replace all high-impact greenhouse gases in all of its appliances by 2023 at the latest, as part of its commitments to the United Nations global Cool Coalition initiative. The plan, which helps Electrolux deliver on its objective to significantly reduce its climate footprint over the coming decades, is one of the actions taken under the company’s Better Living Program.
What temperature kills germs? How do I wash my delicate fabrics at home? Our fabric care expert Elisa Stabon shares tips on keeping laundry fresh and clean during the pandemic.
As countries work on economic aid and recovery packages in response to COVID-19, Electrolux joins 155 major companies in signing a statement from the Science Based Target Initiative, urging policy...
What’s better, buying fresh or frozen? Storing apples cold? Food scientist Hanna Nykänen explains how to make food last longer as we cook more at home during the pandemic. Q: In the supermarket,...
As the scope and severity of the Covid-19 pandemic continues to develop around the world, Electrolux is supporting local communities and people in need. At the same time consumers, many sheltering at...
Save lives, save communities, save businesses: Electrolux partners Hack the Crisis Sweden Electrolux proudly supported the Swedish government-organized ‘Hack the Crisis’ hackathon event which...
Electrolux, a sustainability leader in the appliance industry, reports a 75% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005. To reflect the Group’s new commitment to become climate neutral across the supply chain by 2050, and its increasingly holistic approach to sustainability, the overall sustainability framework has also been updated.
Red Dot Design Awards is one of the most sought-after seals for good design. Electrolux has this year been awarded with no less than seven prestigious Red Dot Design Awards for outstanding product...
The Electrolux Food Foundation is partnering with the Red Cross, the world’s largest humanitarian network. The foundation has chosen to donate to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Emergency Fund, which...
Every year, we recognize inspirational and dedicated leaders across the company at our Electrolux Awards. Our 12 global Leadership Award finalists, nominated by our employees, share what leadership...
Electrolux has picked up four prestigious iF Design Awards celebrating the company's innovative design in home appliances. “Winning an IF award is a symbol of outstanding design achievements and...
Ekaterina Beloblovskaya is our new Managing Director of the Ukraine & Caucasus. Find out more about the market trends she sees in her region, her leadership style and her career path so far…...
Electrolux has received the Top Employer Award 2020 in seven of its largest European markets for its exceptional employee conditions and for being an advanced employer in Europe.
Electrolux today unveils a unique line of Electrolux-branded kitchen appliances for the North American market at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas. Designed to inspire creative...
Electrolux recently held its second Electrolux 100 Women speed mentoring event at its headquarters in Stockholm, created to help inspire more women in their careers, with the theme focused on...
As it continues to expand the smart kitchen ecosystem, Electrolux has launched a connected blender that uses technology derived from collaborations with smart kitchen startup Drop and global culinary...
Kamila Gudzowska-Krzyzak runs our Siewierz factory in Poland. At 38, she’s one of the youngest plant managers in Europe. In this interview, we find out more about her career journey, her advice for...
With richer content and a new, user-friendly digital format, the Electrolux 2018 Annual Review impresses an independent jury and wins a Nordic publishing award for web.
Electrolux recognized the outstanding performance of its top suppliers from around the world last week (Wednesday 15 October) at its annual Supplier Awards event held in Stockholm.
On World Food Day, Electrolux is proud to announce that ‘Like a Chef’ - the program to equip unemployed people with culinary workplace skills with a focus on sustainable cooking - is launching in...
Natalia Farfan Santos is Global Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding Specialist at Electrolux. Find out more about her passions for people, gender equality and her Colombian roots in our...
This week, we recognize International Day of the Girl with a series of interviews that celebrate achievements of young women at Electrolux. Ownership Solutions Director Sherine Garrana shares how not...
To recognize International Day of the Girl, we’re celebrating the achievements of young women at Electrolux. In the first in the series, we hear from Senior Innovation Engineer Hanna Nykänen who aims to ‘find out how to preserve the snaps in sugar snaps for longer’.
Five new companies have been selected to join the Electrolux Innovation Factory’s Booster Program as collaborative partners to drive open innovation at Electrolux. The announcement follows a day of...
Electrolux is expanding and commercializing its partnership with startup Karma - who rescue unsold food from being wasted - by offering new smart Karma refrigerators to up to 45 Swedish grocery...
Electrolux is joining the global movement to pledge net zero emissions throughout our value chain, helping limit the global temperature rise to 1.5°C. CEO Jonas Samuelson today joins the UN...
Electrolux showcases the latest innovative solutions for the home from its AEG brand at IFA, the world’s leading trade fair for home appliances and consumer electronics. “For the past 100 years,...
Electrolux celebrates 100-year anniversary with action plan for sustainable living and funding for Food Foundation
Sweden’s Electrolux today introduced the Better Living Program, a plan to enable better and more sustainable living for consumers around the world through 2030. With bold targets focusing on...
Electrolux has won Australia’s coveted Good Design Award, the highest honor for design and innovation in the country, for its Pure F9 vacuum cleaner.
Electrolux is kicking off trials of new hardware-as-a-service business models, enabling consumers to subscribe to, rather than purchase, its products for use to find new innovative and sustainable solutions for ever-changing consumer needs in a connected environment.
Electrolux is joining forces with Stena Recycling for the new ‘Circular Initiative’ to build understanding of what needs to be done to pave the way towards a more circular society.
Building up trust, communication and transparency are all keys to being a good leader, explains Kimberley Rohr, our Leadership Award winner for 2019. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina USA Rohr is...
Electrolux has won two prestigious Singapore Good Design Mark Awards (SG Mark) for its Multidoor Refrigerator and UltimateCare 500 washer and dryer set.
Electrolux is partnering with Mila, a US/Chinese start-up that offers connected air purifiers via a subscription-based model direct to consumers. According to a recent WHO report, air pollution has...
For the second year running, a group of female high school students has joined Electrolux to learn about the world of engineering as part of the Introduce a Girl to Engineering (IGE) Day.
We’re running a series of stories all week to highlight what we learnt from our recent ‘Future Kitchen’ event. We invited food, kitchen and tech industry leaders to our headquarters to look deeper into the digital technologies, business models and societal shifts changing how the consumer eats, buys, stores and prepares food.
Electrolux showcased its latest innovations and investments in operations this week at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industry technology fair.
We’re running a series of stories all week to highlight what we learnt from our recent ‘Future Kitchen’ event. We invited food, kitchen and tech industry leaders to our headquarters to look deeper into the digital technologies, business models and societal shifts changing how the consumer eats, buys, stores and prepares food.
We’re running a series of stories all week to highlight what we learnt from our recent ‘Future Kitchen’ event. We invited food, kitchen and tech industry leaders to our headquarters to look deeper into the digital technologies, business models and societal shifts changing how the consumer eats, buys, stores and prepares food.
Relevancy, personalization, and getting as much ‘ROI’ for time in the kitchen are the key things consumers are looking for to improve their future cooking experience, according to the panel of speakers debating the Future of Cooking.
Electrolux highlights lower emissions and investments for improved climate impact in 2018 Sustainability Report
Electrolux, the appliance industry sustainability leader, today reported a 66% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005, and highlighted how significant investments at manufacturing sites and in new product platforms will make a major contribution to the company achieving its climate targets.
Electrolux today announces the launch of a brand new kitchen range to be rolled out across Europe. Combining technology with human-centric Scandinavian design, it takes the cooking experience to a whole new level for the consumer.
Electrolux launches a green bond framework to fund climate investments and other environmental initiatives
AB Electrolux today introduces a green bond framework with an intention to raise funds earmarked for investments contributing to reduced environmental impacts from the company’s products and operations. The initiative is designed to enable debt market investors to allocate funds specifically to industrial projects with a positive climate impact or other environmental benefits.
Electrolux is today launching Electrolux 100 Women, a mentorship initiative that aims to inspire women in their careers by providing them with the opportunity to learn from role models.
Electrolux this week unveils its latest innovations for homes in North America, with a unique solution for healthier cooking from its Frigidaire brand, and a new range of wine cellars from Vintec for the first time available to US consumers.
The Electrolux QuickSelect Dishwasher, AEG SensePro Hob, and PURE F9 vacuum have won iF Design Awards for their innovative product design.
For the fourth year running, Electrolux has won the Gold Class Award in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook and is this year the only company receiving Gold in the Household Durables category.
World-leading appliance manufacturer Electrolux, founded by Swedish entrepreneur Axel Wenner-Gren, is turning 100 this year. Kicking off the company’s official anniversary celebrations, Electrolux is releasing a new book about its journey from start-up to a global leader. The book release is the start of celebrations that will include a number of events and new initiatives throughout 2019.
Carole Jacheo’s job is to make sure that consumers have such a great service experience that they come back to Electrolux again and again for parts, products and warranties. This is the 10th 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 has been named Top Employer Europe after receiving the Top Employer Award for 2019 in five of its largest European markets – the UK, Italy, Spain, France and Germany. The Top Employer Institute has recognized Electrolux for its exceptional employee conditions and for being an advanced employee in Europe.
Electrolux has today been recognized by two prestigious organizations as a global leader in corporate sustainability. The accolades include being on the Global 100 ranking of the world’s most sustainable companies and, for the third year in a row, the CDP Climate Change A List.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) grows and more products become connected and intelligent, the importance of strong partnerships increases.
Electrolux has once again been recognized for its outstanding design, picking up two prestigious Good Design Awards for the LuxCare washing machine adaptive dispenser and Electrolux Professional’s...
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.
Manuel Abilleira says there are so many opportunities to explore at Electrolux— whether it’s new products, markets or customers— and experimenting with all the possibilities is always exciting....
Electrolux held its sixth annual Supplier Awards event in Stockholm, on October 16, 2018, recognizing its top suppliers for their outstanding performance.
To encourage people to swap unused food items or ingredients and reduce food waste, Electrolux has teamed up with ten other companies in Singapore.
Richelle Barker is passionate about placing her team members in the right roles and inspiring them to do their best, all while making our brands stand out in the Australian market.
Today on World Food Day, the Electrolux Food Foundation, the student organisation AIESEC and Worldchefs announced that they commit to raise awareness about food waste by teaching 30,000 children on sustainable eating by 2019.
Pernilla Johansson is appointed the new Head of Design for Electrolux, effective from November 1, 2018. She replaces Lars Erikson who is retiring.
Electrolux recently held its annual Electrolux Cares Week across its North American operations. Dedicated to fighting hunger during the annual week of giving, this year, 4,500 Electrolux employees helped prepare more than 87,000 meals for needy children.
In September 2018, Electrolux inaugurated its first microbiology competence center. Located in Porcia, Italy, the center will support global technology innovation for future products.
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 has been named Industry Leader in the Household Durables category in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World). It is the twelfth consecutive year that Electrolux receives this recognition in the assessment, which is published by RobecoSAM.
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.
The first graduates of the Electrolux Food Foundation culinary training on sustainable cooking for youth leaving orphanages in Moscow, are now ready to pursue a career in the professional culinary world.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
The new Electrolux SenseFry induction hob is now being launched across Europe. With its intuitive hob touchscreen and sensors, it maintains an even temperature across the surface of a pan to deliver great frying results and enhances the cooking experience.
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.
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 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.
Allen Smith, the Electrolux Group’s first Digital Experience Design Director, shares his views on the future of digital experience design and Electrolux’s global approach to this ‘new’ way of working.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Electrolux is supporting the initiative ReTaste, a pop-up fine dining restaurant in Stockholm, Sweden, that serves rescued food. Inaugurated on May 7th, it wants to raise awareness about the global issue of food waste.
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 has been chosen out of 15,000 companies as ‘Best CSR Company 2018’ in recognition of its sustainability efforts in the Middle East.
Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Electrolux Group today published its latest Sustainability Report, For the Better, with facts and figures showing progress and achievements in key areas during 2017.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Electrolux has once again received the Gold Class Award in RobecoSAM's Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of the sustainability performance among the world's largest companies.
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.
Electrolux is showing a number of new appliances for the North American market at the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), taking place in Orlando, USA.
10 stories about food waste is a documentary created by Electrolux together with food- pioneers Dan Barber, Anastasia Cole Plakias, Johan Jörgesen and Tristram Stuart.
Electrolux held its fifth Supplier Awards event in November 2017 in Stockholm, recognizing its top direct material and logistics suppliers for outstanding performance.
How can professional launderettes and drycleaners look in the future? That was the mission of 26 students at a recent hackathon hosted by The Research Hub by Electrolux Professional at the HSB Living Lab in Sweden.
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 has successfully transported refrigerators more than 2,400 miles in the US, using cutting-edge automated driving technology.
The Electrolux Green Range of vacuums has received a Silver Pentaward 2017 for its eco-friendly packaging.
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 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.
In a Feed the Planet collaboration, funded by the Electrolux Food Foundation, unemployed people in Brazil are being trained at the Electrolux factory in Curitiba. The objective is to equip them with the culinary skills they need to get a job in a professional kitchen.
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.
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.
In the second in a series of interviews to celebrate International Day of the Girl on October 11, Electrolux VP Design, Home Care & SDA, Pernilla Johansson gives her top tips on building a career in design, and why it’s a journey to be embraced.
“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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Electrolux has been named one of the top 150 great places to work in Brazil by the Great Place To Work (GPTW) Institute.
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 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 CEO Jonas Samuelson introduces the Group’s purpose and how it will shape the company’s strategic direction for the years to come.
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.
Luciana Carrion, Purchasing Manager for Major Appliances in Latin America, was recently recognized with the Electrolux Leadership Award for her exemplary leadership skills.
The Electrolux Awards took place in Stockholm last night, an annual event established to build the spirit and culture of Electrolux by recognizing and celebrating high-performing teams and individuals across the company.
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.
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.
Grand Cuisine, by Electrolux Professional – the first professional cooking system designed for the world’s finest homes – is now being officially introduced in the United States.
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 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.
Pascale Gimenez, our SVP Human Resources & Organization, Major Appliances EMEA shares the company’s approach to developing talent.
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 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.
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 acquisition of Anova has been completed as of April 4, following regulatory approvals in the Unites States.
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.
New targets around recycling, renewable energy and zero landfill have been set for 2020 in the Electrolux Sustainability Report for 2016.
The Electrolux Group today publishes its latest Sustainability Report, with facts and figures showing continued progress in key areas of sustainability during 2016.
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.
With leisure time reportedly dropping by 20%, priorities have changed on not just on how people spend their free time, but also on how they view their homes.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
Electrolux recently welcomed 150 students from Hyper Island - a school that challenges companies and individuals to grow and stay competitive in an increasingly digitized world – to share what role...
Electrolux in North America has unveiled a number of innovative new appliances under the Frigidaire brand.
Can smart products that guide users to explore new ways of cooking be the next step for sustainability in appliances?
Electrolux Professional has launched the Taste the Stress campaign to help champion a leaner, healthier, more sustainable and profitable kitchen.
Electrolux has received the Gold Class Award in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of the sustainability performance among the world’s largest companies.
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.
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 film about its sustainability framework For the Better has won the Global Sustainability Film Award in the Net Positive leadership category. Organized by the UK media charity tve, the awards put the spotlight on companies driving environmental and social change.
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 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 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 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.
Electrolux held its fourth Supplier Awards event on October 19, 2016, recognizing its top direct material and logistics suppliers for outstanding performance.
In launching the new global competition Ideas Lab in August 2016, Electrolux was counting on the creativity of consumers to cook up ideas to inspire healthier eating and a brighter future for the planet.
Electrolux applauds merger of IoT standards groups; continues to shape future of connected appliances
Electrolux, a world-leading manufacturer of home appliances, comments the merger of the AllSeen Alliance with the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) to accelerate the Internet of Things:
Sets up Electrolux Food Foundation with initial SEK 10 million investment. Enters Feed the Planet partnership together with Worldchefs and AIESEC.
Electrolux has announced actions to focus its social investments and community activities on food and related sustainability issues.
In a recent gathering with employees at Electrolux headquarters in Stockholm, President and CEO Jonas Samuelson was interviewed by Martin Wright.
Electrolux has been named Industry Leader of the Household Durables category in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), for the tenth consecutive year.
Global eating habits are changing as our passion for food is booming. In a new global competition, Electrolux now seeks innovative ideas to inspire healthier, more sustainable home cooking. The winner will receive a €10,000 cash prize and a unique experience to transform their idea into reality.
Lars Erikson, Head of Global Design at Electrolux, on how the digital transformation will impact the role of design in developing new appliances.
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 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.
Electrolux today presents Ideas Lab - the new global ideas competition, inspiring creative thinking for homes of today and the future.
To prove the capabilities of the Electrolux UltraCare™ laundry range – that it’s possible to clean delicate clothing items at home – Electrolux teamed up with a man who wanted to surprise his girlfriend Johanna with a new washing machine.
Consumers’ biggest concern when vacuuming is noise and the position as the most silent vacuum cleaner has therefore been hotly contested. With the newly launched UltraSilencer Zen, Electrolux retakes this position.
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.
For the fourth time, the Electrolux Group turned to its employees to bring new innovations to the fore through its successful crowdsourcing event iJam.
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.
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 publishes the Sustainability Report for 2015 and presents For the Better, a framework of nine promises to make a positive change in its solutions, operations and for society.
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 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.
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 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.
Electrolux has been ranked Industry Leader Household Durables in the RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of the sustainability performance among more than 2,000 of the world’s largest companies.
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.
Electrolux held its second Supplier Awards event on November 12, 2014, recognizing its top direct material suppliers for outstanding levels of quality, innovation, performance, service, cost, on-time delivery and sustainable practices.
Future Hunter-Gatherer, an educational grocery shopping experience inspired by nature, has won Electrolux Design Lab 2014. The winner was selected by an expert jury in front of an audience of 150 international journalists and bloggers at the Electric Venue in Paris, France.
Electrolux Grand Cuisine and Poggenpohl have partnered to launch The Fourth Wall: a complete reimagining of the home kitchen that combines Poggenpohl’s design innovation with Electrolux Grand Cuisine which empowers the home cook with the tools of the professionals.
Electrolux has introduced the Masterpiece Collection®, a new, powerful range of small kitchen appliances, with technology based on expertise from some of the world’s best professional chefs.
In the future, salad could be made to taste like potato chips, towels cleaned in seconds and fashion created at home from plastic bottles, according to three of the finalists in the Electrolux Design Lab competition.
Electrolux has for the second year running been included as a constituent in the Global Compact 100, a stock index composed of companies which have signed the United Nations Global Compact.
Electrolux has been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for 2014, and retained its position as Industry Leader in the Household Durables category for the eighth consecutive year. In this annual assessment, published by RobecoSAM, Electrolux was also included in DJSI Europe.
Electrolux presents an AAAA-graded vacuum cleaner according to the new EU energy labeling and eco-design regulations. The new Electrolux UltraOne Quattro has A-grades for energy efficiency, dust-pickup on both carpet and hard floor, and on dust re-emission.
Electrolux Design Lab has entered its next stage, revealing the Top 35 finalists from over 1,700 entries in the 2014 competition. The futuristic concepts submitted by design students from all over the world come under the banner of this year's theme, 'Creating Healthy Homes'.
Reviewed.com, an independent U.S. website testing appliances and electronics for consumers, bestowed an Editors’ Choice award and a 10.0, currently their highest rating, to the new Electrolux Stainless Steel Dishwasher with IQ-Touch™ Controls, saying it cleaned dishes better than any other machine the site had ever evaluated.
The Electrolux Group has received six international Plus X Awards for its line of vacuum cleaners and small appliances, including three “Best Product of the Year” awards
Electrolux continues to expand within small kitchen appliances. The new Expressionist Collection® is a premium range with a sleek, seamless, stainless steel design and intuitive, modern controls. It will be sold in Europe, Asia and North America.
Innovative ideas from 43 countries around the world for the households of the future are now presented on the Electrolux Design Lab website.
Electrolux premium professional cooking range thermaline M2M and the vacuum cleaners Ergorapido, Ultracaptic, UltraOne and Rapido have all received 2014 Red Dot Awards.
A global success during the last ten years, sold in 70 markets, the third generation of the instant battery stick-cleaner Electrolux Ergorapido is now being launched around the world.
Can we grow a dress in a vat of liquid? Has wearable tech arrived? In The Next Black, AEG travels the world to meet with some of the world’s most innovative people and companies to explore the future of clothing.
Electrolux will host a roster of chefs at its EuroCucina exhibition space in Milan (April 8-11, 2014), offering visitors to the world’s largest kitchen trade and consumer fair the chance to taste Michelin star dining as they experience the latest kitchen innovations in context.
Particle pollution is a global issue often associated with the outdoor environment. Shedding light on this problem from another perspective, Electrolux has initiated “The Invironment Project”.
Electrolux has published the annual Sustainability Report for 2013, highlighting a new target to halve the Group’s CO2 impact by 2020 compared to 2005.
Electrolux has entered into a partnership with Worldchefs, the global network of chefs associations also known as WACS.
The Electrolux Infinite Chef Collection, a set of premium cooking pans and accessories, has been awarded first prize in the Home Accessories category of the Green Product Award.
Electrolux has appointed Lars Erikson as new Head of Group Design effective immediately. He replaces Stefano Marzano who recently retired, and reports to Jan Brockmann, Chief Technology Officer, on a Group Management level.
The Electrolux Group has showcased its latest innovations for homes in North America at the 2014 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas.
For the eighth year running, the White Guide Global Gastronomy Award is presented to a creative chef of international prominence, who has become an example and inspiration within contemporary gastronomy.
Electrolux has, for the third consecutive year, been ranked as Industry Leader Household Durables in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, an annual rating of companies’ sustainability performance.
Electrolux announced today that the company will expand its North American headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, the second expansion at this location in three years.
Electrolux carried out extensive consumer research in the development of the new Chinese product range, which is now being launched with a carefully crafted online and in-store marketing campaign.
Electrolux held its first ever Supplier Awards event on November 20, 2013, celebrating its top direct material suppliers from around the world and selecting twelve winners out of 3,000 potential candidates.
The popular global design competition that this year received over 1,700 submissions from over 60 countries is now launching the theme for 2014.
As the chosen supplier to almost 50% of Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe, Electrolux has unique insight into the requirements of some of the most demanding kitchens in the world.
What does the future of the home hold? Flying mini-robot cleaners, expanding walls that filter the air and 3D food printers are just some of the visions in the Electrolux Design Lab competition, arranged now for the 11th consecutive year. The flying robot concept “Mab” was awarded first prize in competition finals at the Fotografiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
Electrolux has been recognized by CDP as one of five leading Nordic companies in taking actions to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. Electrolux was also ranked as a leader in terms of its climate change data disclosure.
Electrolux has recently launched a new generation of UltraSilencer vacuum cleaners – possibly the quietest vacuum cleaner in the world. Patented innovations make for a unique combination of excellent cleaning performance and a sound level of only 61 decibels - lower than an everyday conversation.
Eight concepts have been selected as finalists out of the more than 1,700 submissions to the Electrolux Design Lab 2013 competition.
Electrolux is launching a new range of super-premium kitchen appliances to be offered with Poggenpohl’s Goldreif kitchens.
Electrolux has been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for 2013, maintaining its position as Industry Leader in the Household Durables category for the seventh consecutive year*.
Two thirds of consumers consider the environmental impact of home appliances to be an important factor when purchasing a product, according to a recent sustainability study by Electrolux.
Electrolux is this year launching a combi-steam oven and vacuum sealer as a dual set of appliances that facilitate domestic sous-vide cooking – now making it possible to bring restaurant-quality flavor to the home through a professional cooking technique.
Operations at Electrolux facilities in Egypt have as from Sunday, August 25, been resumed during full working hours, based on the now more stable security situation in Cairo.
A new Facebook application helps assess your water consumption at home.
A breathing wall that cleans the air, a hologram cooking appliance to prevent loneliness and a robotic cleaning appliance running on kinetic energy. These are some of the innovative concepts chosen as the top 20 semifinalists of the Electrolux Design Lab 2013 competition.
Some of Sweden’s finest chefs will, in collaboration with Electrolux, share the secrets of outstanding cooking and offer world-class dining when the Taste Food Festival comes to Stockholm in September. This is part of Electrolux recent three-year agreement as headline brand partner with a series of taste festivals in Europe.
Electrolux is for the third year running sponsoring the Cannes Film Festival which runs May 15-26. Once again, Electrolux is using the festival to showcase its 90 years of professional expertise and increase brand visibility.
Electrolux has again been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series, where the company was also ranked among the sector leaders in the rating of its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors.
Premium bagless vacuum cleaners is a large and fast-growing segment in Europe and other markets. Electrolux now launches the UltraCaptic, a new innovative bagless vacuum cleaner which addresses the main consumer concern in this category: How to empty the container without releasing a cloud of dust.
Innovative ideas from more than 100 design students in 29 countries passed the first round of selection in Electrolux Design Lab 2013.
Through our global presence and emphasis on sustainability, Electrolux is well-positioned for profitable, long-term growth.
Electrolux achieved an outstanding result in this year’s red dot design awards, securing a total 22 awards for high quality design under all three of the Group’s European brands: Electrolux, AEG and Zanussi. Appliances including ovens, hoods, hobs, dishwashers, washing machines and vacuum cleaners were all recognized by the international jury.
Electrolux welcomes the proposal from the European Commission on energy labelling of vacuum cleaners.
In association with Stockholm Design Week, journalists got to get behind the scenes at Electrolux headquarters and meet the designers behind the latest innovations in home appliances and experience the visionary concepts of the future.
Electrolux has this year been included in the Global 100 ranking of the world’s most sustainable companies, returning to the list for the first time since 2005. The company was also for the second year running named Sector Leader in the RobecoSAM 2013 global sustainability rating, and ranked as one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies in terms of addressing climate change.
The competition that has generated innovative concepts returns for its 11th year and today announces the new theme for 2013.
Electrolux has launched the UltraOne Mini. This premium vacuum cleaner combines high performance and modern design in lightweight, compact format.
Electrolux takes its test winning coffee capsule machine Favola and adds a new innovative milk frothing system. A combination of both steam and whisks brings the best result for both hot and cold milk in a unique easy-to-clean system.
A hands-free stirring utensil. A tasting spoon that tells you what ingredient is lacking. This is what the future of household and cooking appliances looks like at the 10th annual Electrolux Design Lab competition. Aeroball by Jan Ankiersztajn from Poland was awarded first prize in finals at the Triennale Design Museum in Milan.
Electrolux has launched its new Go Colour! range of small appliances. Their playful colors brighten up.
Electrolux will present the ten finalists, representing Australia; Brazil; China; Denmark; England; New Zealand; Norway; Poland and Spain.
The Cube by Electrolux will extend its stay atop London’s Royal Festival Hall until 1st January 2013.
For the fifth year in a row Electrolux has placed among the top three best annual reports in the world by ReportWatch. Electrolux Annual Report 2011 rates second best of about 1,500 international annual reports.
At IFA 2012 in Berlin the Electrolux top management has proved that it can think up pioneering ideas and whip up a very tasty meal. In Electrolux show kitchen, parts of the management prepared a three-course dinner live while showcasing new appliances and its plans for the future.
Electrolux has been presented with four prestigious industry awards for product introductions by the Awards for Design Excellence.
Electrolux celebrates 100 years since the launch of the LUX 1 vacuum cleaner. During the last century Electrolux has contributed to vacuum cleaner milestones and sold over 350 million vacs all over the world.
What do a washing machine you use like a hula hoop and an intelligent dish that transforms food into sound have in common? Two things: They are both semi-finalists in Electrolux Design Lab 2012 and both look to engage our senses in new and interesting ways.
Electrolux China has won the Sina Digital Billboard 2011 – "Best Home Appliance Award" for the OuYu fridge, as voted by customers, members of the media and industry opinion leaders.
Easy-opening, multicyclonic Electrolux Aptica is equipped with special brush designed to pick up hair and a HEPA filter with extra carbon layer to reduce odor.
Plus X has named Electrolux the most innovative brand of the year in the product category small domestic appliances. On top of this several individual products received awards, such as the best stick mixer of the year, best hand mixer of the year and best central vacuum of the year.
Electrolux has announced a donation of nearly 1,000 air conditioning units to US inhabitants that has been impacted by the unprecedented heat.
The Asia Pacific is crazy about cooking. This is one of the findings in the recent Electrolux Asia Pacific Food Survey.
Ministers at the international talks on clean energy in London announced several initiatives to accelerate global progress on the energy efficiency of appliances. Jan Brockmann, Chief Technology Officer in Electrolux, attended the meeting as part of a roundtable discussion.
The Cube by Electrolux will be open atop of the Royal Swedish Opera House in Stockholm from June 18, 2012. The most pioneering chefs in Sweden will be brought together to celebrate Electrolux professional expertise.
Electrolux new stick mixer Ultramix/PRO is for anyone who wants cooking on a higher level at home. It brings features such as a triple velouté knife, extra long mixing bar and a special shape of the bell from the professional stick mixer.
Electrolux has submitted its 2012 UN Global Compact Communication on Progress according to GC Advanced Level reporting.
The Electrolux Agora Pavilion hosted the official 2012 Film Festival de Cannes Opening Gala Dinner, the Jury Deliberation Lunches and several other culinary gatherings during the festival.
At the design fair in Milan, Electrolux has presented the Inspiration range - its entirely new kitchen and laundry range for the European markets.
The Cube by Electrolux will open in London atop of London's Royal Festival Hall from 1st June until 30th September 2012.
The new Ergorapido 2in1 with BRUSHROLLCLEAN™ TECHNOLOGY addresses a problem that no other vacuum manufacturer has been able to solve. With a new unique brush cleaning function from Electrolux, fibers and entwined hairs are removed by a blade and sucked into the dust cup. This saves consumers the time-consuming and annoying task of cleaning the brush roll.
Electrolux has once again convinced the prestigious red dot design award jury. Eleven Electrolux products has received the desired red dot hallmark of quality for product design.
Electrolux has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies 2012 by the Ethisphere Institute. The annual ranking names 145 companies that surpass their industry peers.
Through innovation, Electrolux aims to set the standard for sustainability and lead the way in resource efficiency, water conservation and safety.
Electrolux is included in the 2012 edition of the annual World’s Most Admired Companies list, published by CNN and Fortune. Electrolux ranked number four in the “Home equipment and furnishings“ category.
David Chang, founder of the momofuku restaurants in New York, has participated in an exclusive cooking event in the Swedish Culinary Team's training facilities at Electrolux HQ in Stockholm. The session was part of the launch of the White Guide 2012.
Electrolux front-cooking range Libero Line receives the prestigious Janus de l’Industrie 2011 label.
Passionate Pink will be the next special edition color for the popular Electrolux UltraOne vacuum cleaner. The people have spoken in a voting on the Internet.
Electrolux Professional teamed up with chef Terje Ness, Bocuse d’Or winner, to create the restaurant Onda in Oslo, Norway.
Electrolux has been named Sector Leader, Sector Mover and SAM Gold Class winner in Durable Household Products in the yearly prestigious sustainability assessment by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM).
Marzano will lead a new Group staff function gathering all the design related competencies in the Group.
Stefano Marzano has been appointed Chief Design Officer, a new role at Electrolux. He will be a member of Group Management and lead all the design related competencies in the Group.
Electrolux Design Lab’s 10th Anniversary challenge to international design students is tied to Electrolux professional heritage in a theme that stimulates all senses.
Four small appliances from Electrolux has received the prestigious German Plus X Award® for 2011. The appliances were honored with ‘Best Product of the Year 2011’.
The Cube by Electrolux will open in Milan from 19th December 2011 to 26th April 2012. The unique dining concept is a celebration of Electrolux Professional Heritage, bringing together some of the most pioneering chefs in Italy. The chefs, supported daily by Electrolux within their own restaurants, will offer guests a showcase of gastronomic excellence set against the backdrop of the Piazza del Duomo.
Tap water is one of the most valuable assets in our homes. The taste or appearance might prevent us from drinking it or cooking with it. Filtering your tap water gives you clean, great tasting water. With Electrolux AquaSense™ you get your water at least twice as fast.
The latest offering from Electrolux in China – the Willow range of refrigerators – is a great example of how art, innovation and function can come together in one inspiring product.
The Ergorapido instant cleaner are now able to choose among four new colors in addition to the previous ones. The new colors are Aqua Blue, Olive Green, Chocolate Brown and Clear Blue.
Electrolux and Lavazza launch stylish espresso machine Favola, based on Lavazza's unique espresso capsule system A Modo Mio.
Gregoire Letort joins Electrolux as Chief Purchasing Officer, succeeding Francois Van Caeyzeele, who left Electrolux to pursue external opportunities.
Electrolux Vac from the Sea initiative has received an award initiated by the United Nations and the International Public Relations Association. Vac from the Sea also won the corporate communications category as well as the Efes Group Special Award.
Electrolux has now developed a Green Range version of Ergorapido, its popular instant cleaner.
Electrolux has presented a survey asking some of the world’s most influential food critics and chefs where to go if you are looking for the next big thing within the culinary world.
Electrolux has launched the 5Safety iron that ensures safe, simple, fast and effective care and is developed using knowledge and experience from the professional laundry industry.
The AEG Neue Kollektion took home a total of 19 awards at the iF Design Awards 2011 and the 2011 red dot design awards.
Now it is time for a color update of the popular Electrolux Ergospace vacuum cleaner.
Electrolux Annual Report 2010 is called a “top-notch reporting appliance” and rates it third best of 1,500 international annual reports. This is the fourth year in a row Electrolux has placed among the top three best annual reports in the world.
In a conversation with Tessa Tennant, a pioneer within sustainability, Keith McLoughlin, President and CEO of Electrolux, outlines the Electrolux sustainability strategy. The conversation is now online as a part of the Group’s sustainability strategy report.
In the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for 2011, announced today, Electrolux remains Durable Household Products sector leader. Moreover, the Electrolux score has improved compared to 2010.
Adrian Mankovecký from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design Bratislava in Slovakia is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2011 competition.
Keith McLoughlin, President and CEO Electrolux AB, delivered IFA-Keynote on “Consumers are in the Driver’s Seat for Growth” during IFA 2011 on 2 September 2011. More than 300 decision makers of the consumer electronics, home appliances and related branches attended.
Award winning architects and designers to judge eight global finalists at Room Home Intelligence, Business Design Centre, London, 7th September.
Eight Electrolux Design Lab finalists offer Intelligent Mobility solutions. The ninth edition of the annual Electrolux Design Lab competition challenged industrial design students to consider Intelligent Mobility within home appliances.
Electrolux has tested vacuum cleaners sleeping compatibility in a sleep clinic. Results: The UltraSilencer is quiet enough to fall asleep to, and sleep next to when turned on and off.
In Australia, Electrolux is launching a nationwide search to find the most talented fashion designers. The winner will receive a paid apprenticeship with the Australian fashion designer Alex Perry.
Electrolux project Vac from the Sea was awarded with gold in the pr category at the Cannes Lions. Cannes Lions is the world’s most prestigious advertising festival.
Introducing the world’s smallest microwave oven, compact cleaners and a bouncing blender – 25 Electrolux Design Lab semi-finalists provide ‘Intelligent Mobility’ solutions for domestic appliances utilising existing technology.
In a vivid TED lecture, the renowned Swedish medical doctor Hans Rosling has claimed the washing machine to be the greatest invention of the industrial revolution.
Electrolux and the Vac from the Sea project has been awarded the "Keep Norway Clean" organization's Gullklypa, an annual prize awarded to a company or an organization that has shown outstanding commitment to improving the local environment.
The Asian Food Survey, one of Asia’s largest food surveys, has been conducted by Electrolux for the second time, to gain better insights into the trends of food preparation, as well as understanding the consumer motivations when it comes to food and dining.
In March 2011, Electrolux Professional is launching the XP range, a new and improved range of high-performance modular cooking. The launch is a response to the changing needs of the food-service market.
Electrolux is an official partner of the international Cannes Film Festival, which is running from May 11th to May 22nd.
Electrolux products with the best environmental performance accounted for 22% of total sold units and 35% of Electrolux gross profit in 2010. Sales of Green Range products, which have the best energy and water efficiency, have been progressing steadily since their roll-out in 2008.
Electrolux challenged Masters students at the Domus Academy in Milan, to rethink kitchen appliances.
A hundred chefs, gastronomy writers and food bloggers recently visited a trend seminar in the Swedish Culinary Team's training kitchen at Electrolux HQ in Stockholm. The seminar featured the French chef Alain Passard.
The Cube by Electrolux is a unique temporary dining concept that opened its doors for the first time on April 1st. The Electrolux “Cube” will pop up on a series of landmark sites across Europe over the course of 2011, starting with a placement on top of the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium.
Chefs Rasmus Kofoed from Denmark and Tommy Myllymäki from Sweden finished first and second, respectively, in the Bocuse d’Or final, which recently took place in Lyon, France.
Electrolux Design Lab 2011 invites industrial design students and recent graduates of industrial design to compete for a six-month paid internship and prize money by submitting ideas that consider intelligent mobility for home appliances of the future.
Enderson Guimarães, Head of Electrolux Major Appliances Europe, is one of the executives of household appliance companies to sign an open letter to political leaders in the European Union, urging for a binding commitment to deliver the 20% energy savings target by 2020.
On January 1 2011, Keith McLoughlin succeeded Hans Stråberg as President and CEO of Electrolux.
The Electrolux Infinity refrigerator has a Linux-based touch screen on the top door, which is getting attention from computer devotees all around the world.
Electrolux Vac from the Sea campaign is the winner of five European PR Awards: Two European Excellence Awards and three Eurobest Awards.
To commemorate the Electrolux 80-year listing on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, Hans Stråberg, President and CEO of Electrolux, together with Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of Electrolux, and Lars Wedenborn, Chairman of NASDAQ OMX Nordic, inaugurated a historic exhibition at Nasdaq OMX headquarters in Stockholm
The Electrolux Keyhole hob and the Electrolux Ebony kitchen collection have picked up two golds at the Singapore Design Awards 2010.
At the Sustainability Space Day at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China, Electrolux presented the innovative nutrient control concept, inspired by technology and learnings from the aerospace industry.
Jonas Samuelson, Chief Financial Officer of Electrolux, has been named CFO of the Year 2010 by Affärsvärlden, one of Sweden’s leading business weeklies.
Electrolux sustainability leader in Durable Household Products industry according to 2010 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
In the review of the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) announced today, Electrolux is named Durable Household Products industry leader.
Electrolux is unveiling five vacuum cleaners made from plastic waste collected from the world’s oceans.
Throughout Europe, Electrolux is currently rolling out its new range of five green vacuum cleaners — UltraOne, UltraSilencer, UltraActive, ErgoSpace and Jetmaxx.
Peter Alwin from National Institute of Design in India is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition for inventing The Snail, the Micro Induction Heating and cooking device.
Jon joined BarberOsgerby and Universal Design Studio in 2003 and has developed some of BarberOsgerby’s most iconic pieces such as the Hula Stool, De La Warr Pavilion Chair, Tab Lamp and Iris tables. Jon also directs projects for clients such as Levis, Coca Cola, Sony and Panasonic.
As part of the "Vac from the sea" initiative, Electrolux has in in recent weeks participated in a number of ocean expeditions to collect plastic waste.
Electrolux has once again been recognized for sustainability leadership. The prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) includes the 10% best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers among the world’s 2,500 largest companies.
By supporting the construction of wells for the people of drought-ridden southern Sudan, Electrolux in Poland – and its consumers – are making life better for the people of Sudan.
Beginning of August means full summer in the Northern hemisphere. In large parts of the world the water scarcity becomes particularly alarming this time of the year.
Did you know that Swedes are less likely to fully load their dishwashers and washing machines? Or that the Dutch are the most likely to turn off their electrical appliances, rather than leave them on standby mode?
The winner of the 2010 Electrolux Design Lab competition will need to impress four of the most respected designers working in the field today.
The Electrolux En:V barbecue has won the prestigious Australian International Design Award – the first Electrolux product to do so.
Electrolux improves its performance in Editora Abril's yearbook and is the most profitable Brazilian company in consumer electronics.
If you think your blender makes too much noise, the Electrolux Powermix Silent is for you. Ten times quieter than the average blender, it's the quiestest on the market.
Several Electrolux and AEG-Electrolux products as well as Electrolux Design Lab concept products are showcased in 12 pages of Taschen’s "Product Design in the Sustainable Era" book, that was released last week.
Hans Stråberg, President and CEO of Electrolux, has earned a Distinguished Honoree medal in Executive of the Year in Europe in The 2010 International Business Awards.
The top 8 concepts have now been chosen in the 2010 edition of Electrolux Design Lab. The 2010 competition focuses on creative solutions for compact living.
Electrolux just launched its “Vac from the Sea” initiative to get plastic waste out of the world’s oceans and into home appliances made of recycled plastic.
The Milan Furniture Fair that took place in April is Europe's largest kitchen and furniture show. Thomas Johansson, Design Director within Electrolux, reveals his impressions of the most striking trends from the fair.
Based on thousands of hours of consumer observation and interviews across Europe, the dishwashers offer bigger capacity, better washing results and use less water and energy, meeting today’s consumer needs.
Electrolux is playing a prominent role in the Swedish pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, and also recently opened an Electrolux flagship store in Beijing.
From a field of 1,300, the top 25 concepts have been chosen from designers based in 17 countries across the world.
To commemorate the wedding between the Swedish Crown Princess Victoria and Mr Daniel Westling on June 19, Electrolux has developed the new “Swedish Crowns” design concept.
Four household appliances are amongst the top 25 inventions in the world, according to 4,000 adults in the UK, aged between 18 and 65.
Electrolux has been named one of 130 Global High Performers and named in the top 5 companies in consumer durables by internationally renowned Forbes Magazine.
Hans Stråberg, President and CEO of Electrolux, has been named “Influencer of the Year” in Sweden.
With a little under a week to go until the deadline for submissions (May 1st 2010) would-be Electrolux Design Lab contestants would do well to note the response to an Electrolux survey* that found equal value is placed upon the aesthetics and performance of a household product.
Electrolux is among the protagonists of the new interactive nutrition laboratory at Milan’s Leonardo Da Vinci Museum of Science and Technology. As a partner of the initiative, Electrolux has made appliances for both consumers and professionals available to the Museum.
Need inspiration for a dinner or party? Try the new Electrolux tool Dinner Explorer, a website with more than 50 party ideas, complete with menus, decorations, music playlists, drinks, activities and shopping lists.
At the kitchen fair Eurocucina 2010 in Milan, Electrolux has presented the Shine washing machine concepts, with one of the concepts being a wall mounted version integrated nicely with the other bathroom cupboards.
Electrolux has launched the new air-o-steam Touchline oven for professional kitchens. The revolutionary oven simplifies cooking, saves money and reduces climate impact.
Electrolux have previously show that a dishwasher reduces water and energy consumption (when compared to manual dishwashing) and have a dedicated website that calculates how those who own a dishwasher can help save the environment and money (www.electrolux.com/watersavings). Now, on International World Water Day, Electrolux announce the results of a recent study by the University of Bonn showing that those who do own a dishwasher could use them even more efficiently by reading the accompanying manual.
An Electrolux survey carried out at the recent Stockholm DesignBoost event (12th February 2010) asked attendees, including designers, architects and planners what their thoughts were on the predicted rise of urbanisation.
The Electrolux Design Lab 2010 competition is under way. Global undergraduate and graduate industrial design students are invited to create home appliances that consider shrinking domestic spaces. The deadline: 1 May, 2010
Electrolux vacuum cleaner Ergorapido outperformed its main competition in three of four categories, according to performance tests conducted by the independent German test institute SLG.
Four Electrolux products have been awarded the prestigious 2009 Good Design Award. The award is granted to designers and manufacturers around the world for setting the highest standards for the best, most advanced product designs, branding and graphics.
The Electrolux 'Heart of the Home' is an integrated, personalised concept that renders the bulk of one's cooking utensils obsolete. Say goodbye to pots and pans and give a big warm welcome to digital recipes and emorphous surfaces thatdevelop social relationships and enhance our enjoyment of food.
Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Design at Electrolux will present an exciting new kitchen concept tomorrow (12.Feb.2010) at the DesignBoost forum in Sweden. Henrik Otto will also be joined in a “Space for Life” seminar by Ineke Hans, Karim Rashid, James Irvine and Ross Lovegrove (amongst others) to discuss the role of design in realising the potential benefits of increasing global urbanisation.
With the participation of a group of avant-garde Chefs at Electrolux Professional headquarters, the international culinary project Cook it Raw was presented to journalists and food critics on January 22.
This winter’s cold temperatures in Northern Europe has caused risk for energy shortage. Authorities urges households to use their washing machine and other appliances during nights in order to mitigate power peaks. A smart grid project co-initiated by Electrolux could reduce this risk. In the project, households are testing a system for smart appliances that automatically detect and avoid consumption during peak periods of the day.
Freezing temperatures in Florida have driven up prices for orange juice. Making your own juice can turn out to be a good alternative. In Brazil, famous for its fruit drinks, the juice preparation of an Electrolux blender has recently been awarded.
The UltraOne vacuum cleaner has received a prestigious iF product design award. Since the launch, the vac has received “Best in test” in consumer reviews in at least five countries.
Electrolux has launched the UltraActive, a premium bagless vacuum cleaner designed to take the effort out of vacuuming. It takes up to 30% less space than typical full-sized bagless cleaners, weighs up to 20% less, produces up to 20% more airflow, and has a 12-meter action radius.
To add novelty to your Christmas celebrations, then how about cooking a turkey in a dishwasher? This particular cooking technique, as suggested by a chef in the UK.
Overnight snow covered the Bella Center in a blanket of white, and the temperature was below freezing point as Electrolux interviewed the delegates who were delighted that the metro station at the Bella Center was open again.
Dark clouds hung overhead and the first snowflakes sprinkled down on Electrolux representatives as they checked the temperature of the atmosphere amongst the delegates at the Climate Summit. Today's huge demonstration meant that many delegates had to walk far to get to the action, making the demonstration the talk of the day.
On another cold December day the long queues at the Bella Center were once again one of the hot topics as Electrolux interviewed conference delegates at the Bella Center’s metro station about the day’s key issues and expectations for a climate deal on Friday.
"Security chaos" was one of the hottest topics on Monday in front of the Bella Center, where hundreds of people had to wait patiently outside in the December cold on the first day of the event to enter.
The city of Copenhagen could reduce its total CO2 emissions by 56,402 tons annually if all households replaced their outdated and energy consuming household appliances with new, energy efficient models, according to a new climate study from Electrolux.
The call for inspiring interior designs in the Ergorapido competition attracted over one-thousand entries from twenty-five countries. It’s been so popular that a second competition has been added and will run through January 2010.
Electrolux Professional has developed the Electrolux Waste Management System to take care of organic waste in restaurants, improving hygeine in the kitchen and reducing running costs of restaurants.
In Brazil, the Turbo Acqua Jet Washer from Electrolux, is awarded the Planeta Casa award. It is the only home appliance considered by the award as a product which contributes to the rational use of water.
The Electrolux En:V Barbecue is the winner of the outdoor living category in the 2009 Home Beautiful Product of the Year awards. The Electrolux barbecue was heralded for its relevance to the Australian outdoor lifestyle.
Electrolux are now thinking about the theme for Electrolux Design Lab 2010 and are seeking your participation in setting the brief through an on-line vote. Now moving towards its eighth year, this is the first time that interactive voting, which is open to everyone, has occurred. Your thoughts and opinions will then help us to formulate the brief for the 2010 Electrolux Design Lab.
A thousand guests walked the red carpet when Roberto Cavalli, the renowned Italian designer recently opened its restaurant-bar-boutique at the Fairmont, one of the most exclusive hotels in Dubai.
The Electrolux share is popular among Swedish women. According to a fresh Swedish study, 41% of Electrolux share owners are women.
Electrolux received recognition for two sustainability-related initiatives: the Panda Club Project, with which Electrolux is in partnership with WWF Italia, and the Electrolux 4Springs Tap, which offers consumers an alternative to bottled water.
According to UK studies, about a third of the food we purchase gets thrown away and with an estimated 20% of global greenhouse gases linked to the food chain, this represents a significant opportunity for change. On World Food Day (16th October), Electrolux suggest their FreshFrostFree™ range of refrigerators as a smart choice to help preserve food and the environment simultaneously.
Every year 2.6 million tons of plastic are used to bottle mineral water. Electrolux has come with a new approach for ridding the world of its bottled water habit.
For the second year in a row, the Electrolux annual report succeeded in getting top placement in Report Watch's international survey of annual reports’ best practice.
Rickard Hederstierna from Lund Institute of Technology in Sweden is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2009 competition for inventing Cocoon. The winner was announced at finals in London on September 24.
Electrolux gives you a sneak preview into the future on September 24, 2009, at 11.00 (GMT +1) when it hosts the 7th edition of its global design competition Design Lab at 100% Design London. Viewers from around the world can follow the event live via a live webcast.
Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Penghao Shan is the Chinese designer behind Water Catcher, the flying rain catcher and water purifier. He is a student at Zhejiang Sci-tech University in China.
Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Nico Kläber is the German designer behind Moléculaire, the 3D molecular food printer. He is a student at Köln International School of Design in Germany.
Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Rickard Hederstierna is the Swedish designer behind Cocoon, the meat and fish maker. He is a student at Lund Institute of Technology in Sweden.
David Fisher is the Design Director of Seymourpowell, the internationally-renowned product design consultancy based in London, and one of four internationally-recognized designers on this year’s Electrolux Design Lab jury.
Electrolux has once again been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSWI). The DJSWI includes the 10% best-in-class economic, environmental and social performers of the world’s 2,500 largest companies.
Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Dulyawat Wongnawa is the Thai designer behind Teleport Fridge, the refrigerator that teleports food. He is a student at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. Read more about what inspires him.
Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Louis Filosa is the American designer behind Renew, the smart steamer. He is a student at Purdue University in the United States. Learn about his thoughts in the interview.
Watch Naturewash video Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Zhenpeng Li is the Chinese designer behind Naturewash, the waterless washing machine. He is a student at Zhejiang University in China....
Watch Bifoliate video Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Toma Brundzaite is the Lithuanian designer behind "Bifoliate", the wall-mounted double dishwasher. She is a student at Vilnius Academy of...
"One small step for robots, one giant leap for humankind" Watch Le Petit Prince video Electrolux Design Lab 2009 finalist Martin Miklica is the Czech designer behind Le Petit Prince, the robotic...
Electrolux CEO Hans Stråberg challenged policy-makers to introduce consumer incentives for exchanging outdated, energy-thirsty appliances in an op-ed piece in Dagens Industri , Sweden’s leading industry newspaper (August 24).
From teleport fridges to flying water catchers to robotic greenhouses on Mars, Electrolux announces this year’s top eight Design Lab finalists in its global competition themed “Designs for the next 90 years”. The eight finalists will compete for first place in Electrolux Design Lab ’09 finals in London on September 24, 2009, at 100% Design London, the UK’s leading architecture and design event.
Since the launch earlier this year, the Electrolux UltraOne vacuum cleaner has already received "Best in test" in consumer reviews in four countries - Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Czech Republic.
Together with leading companies worldwide, Electrolux is taking part in a joint business call for action to make markets work for the climate.
Magnus Samuelsson, a Swedish strongman and former World's Strongest Man, is the proud owner of a commercial washer from Electrolux Professional Laundry.
Electrolux new chest freezer range gives consumers increased freedom and storage options thanks to the new Shield Condenser.
Nipa Doshi is the Indian-born furniture designer and co-founder of Doshi Levien and one of four Electrolux Design Lab 2009 jury members
Marisol Manso Cortina is the Manager of the Color Design Group at Nissan Design Europe and a jury member of Design Lab 2009.
Henrik Otto is the Senior Vice President of Global Design at Electrolux and one of four Electrolux Design Lab 2009 jury members
David Fisher of London based product design consultancy Seymourpowell is one of four Electrolux Design Lab 2009 jury members
The Electrolux 2008 refrigeration collection in Australia has won the 2009 Award for Excellence in Sustainable Design in Standards Australia’s International Design Awards.
Electrolux has launched www.electrolux.com/WaterSavings, a website where it is possible to compare how much water could be saved in households, cities and countries if everyone used a modern dishwasher instead of washing dishes by hand.
The Electrolux s-bag® was launched worldwide in 2001 as a standard sized vacuum cleaner dustbag for Electrolux and Philips vacuum cleaners.
Brita® and Electrolux bring you clean and tasty water straight from the fridge. There’s no longer any need to haul heavy and bulky bottles from the supermarket. Brita® filters protect your family and the environment.
Do you love sparkling water? There's no need to buy it any longer with Electrolux Source & Glacier.
The new Libero Point from Electrolux Professional is a compact and mobile counter that holds up to two Libero Line appliances and a ventilation system.
Electrolux knows that the kitchen is "the place to be" when socializing in the home. Today, cooking is a collaborative effort. This means that appliances that provide flexibility in terms of time and space are more important than ever to consumers.
The new Calima washing machine revolutionizes drying woollen sweaters and delicate garments. It is the first machine in the world which has a built-in extendable drying board.
Electrolux has decided that by year-end 2012 its factories, offices and warehouses will use 15% less energy than in 2008. These savings will result in CO2 reductions of over 70,000 tons – the equivalent of the yearly emissions from more than 30,000 cars. Moreover, reductions in energy consumption are projected to bring the Group annual savings of approx. SEK 100 million based on 2008 prices.
After analyzing hundreds of entries from the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition, Electrolux reveals six emerging home appliance trends for the iGeneration.
This year, Electrolux is celebrating its 90th anniversary. The ambition for the company has always been to provide innovations and products that improve people’s quality of life.
Fresh food is a key ingredient in any healthy life style. Electrolux new FreshFrostFree™ range preserves the freshness and taste of your favorite food. By keeping food fresh longer and reducing our household waste, we can contribute to preserving the environment.
Having more space is having more freedom, freedom to cook what you want and not having to worry about running out of supplies.
Electrolux teamed up with Dolce & Gabbana to install a Molteni custom-made cooker for the posh restaurant Dolce & Gabbana Gold in Milan.
Why compromise? When choosing a vacuum cleaner, most consumers have to compromise between performance and sound levels or design and maneuverability. Electrolux now ends this by launching the new UltraOne: a vacuum cleaner completely redesigned from scratch.
Electrolux supports Antarctica project with energy-efficient household appliances. The world’s first zero emissions Antarctic station, the Princess Elisabeth, was officially opened on February 15, 2009, in Dronning Maud Land in Antarctica. The researchers will use Electrolux energy efficient appliances when cooking, cleaning or doing the laundry in this environmentally friendly house.
The US stimulus bill recently signed into law by US President Barack Obama includes a $300 million provision to fund the Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program.
Electrolux has for the second straight year been recognized by Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), an independent asset management company headquartered in Zurich.
The Electrolux Design Lab 2009 global design competition invites undergraduate and graduate industrial design students around the world to submit their innovative home appliance ideas for the next 90 years, deadline May 31.
Electrolux in Russia recently donated appliances to the newly opened "Family Room" at the Onkogematologic Centre of the Regional Children’s hospital in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
Yes! A special edition of the Electrolux Ergorapido features Swarovski crystals
The Electrolux Inspiro Oven has been voted one of six Good Housekeeping Institute Outstanding Products of the Year – winning the prestigious Good Housekeeping Consumer Award 2008 in the GHI Tried & Tested Category.
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.
Electrolux in the UK has donated 16 washing machines to Centrepoint, the leading UK charity working to improve the lives of homeless young people.
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.
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.
The Electrolux Group's Eureka® branded envirovac™ faced the Hollywood paparazzi in advance of this year’s Emmy Awards and came away a winner!
AEG-Electrolux Side-by-Side offers consumers latest technology in controlled cooling
According to research, consumers complain about loading and unloading their dishwashers. Electrolux now has some new features to help people with dishwasher hassles.
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.
Stefan Buchberger, from the University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria, has been chosen winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition for inventing Flatshare. Flatshare is a modular fridge with individual compartments for people who live with several roommates.
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.
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.
Three years after its original launch, Electrolux introduces an upgraded Twinclean featuring trendy new colors, a powerful 2000W motor and enhanced ergonomics.
Committed to cutting energy use. Electrolux has once again been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index together with sustainability leaders from around the world.
Austrian student’s modular fridge is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
Hungarian student’s sanitizing clothes rack is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
Korean student’s portable toaster-printer is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
French student’s cooktop on wheels is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
South Korean student’s kitchen in a drawer is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
Hungarian student’s kinetic energy-powered cooler bag is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
American student’s recipe generator is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
German student’s fold-away cooktop is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
Chinese student’s all-in-one laundry solution is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition.
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.
Electrolux announces this year’s top nine Design Lab finalists in its global competition with the iGeneration theme.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To create greater focus on our most energy-efficient appliances worldwide, Electrolux is launching a series of green product ranges.
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.
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).
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 US National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show gave its prestigious 2008 Kitchen Innovations (KI) recognition to the Electrolux Professional and its S90 Full Surface Induction Range.
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.
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.
North America kitchenApril 3 was the official launch date of the new mass premium appliances branded Electrolux. A press conference was held in New York City.
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*.
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.
Electrolux continues to show its commitment to sustainable development, this time with the introduction of a new washer that runs with water heated by solar energy.
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 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.
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, 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.
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.
18 million tons of carbon dioxide emission would be saved if 188 million old and energy thirsty household appliances would be replaced by energy efficient models.
Electrolux has been awarded a combined total of twelve International Design Awards in the “Household/Living” appliance category for the 2008 edition of the iF Design Awards. This year 2771 entries from 35 countries competed for the international iF Design Award 2008, organized by International Forum Design in Hannover, Germany.
E-wash is a compact washing machine that uses soap nuts instead of detergent. The winning designer is Levente Szabó from Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design in Hungary.
Just two days after a government official expressed her disappointment about the lack of A++ rated appliance in Norway, Electrolux Norway announced the product launch of an A++ rated fridge.
Electrolux has launched ArchitectConnect, a new tool to help kitchenbuilders and architects see how Electrolux appliances would fit into their plans.
The Electrolux Shanghai Design Space is now open, putting Electrolux squarely on the radar of China’s design community.
Fancy a deep gold dishwasher, orange washing machine, purple tumble dryer or a green refrigerator to spice up your home? In its War on White, Electrolux launches a limited edition “Color Passion” range.
A fog shower, a solar air cleaner, and an automatic food composter are among the products selected in this year’s Design Lab competition, which focuses on eco-friendly appliances.
Electrolux began its global cooperation with AIESEC, the world's largest student organization, just four years ago. Since that time, Electrolux has hosted nearly 100 interns for a mutually beneficial partnership.
The jurors for this year’s Design lab share a passion for design, innovation and the environment. Matali Crasset, award-winning French industrial designer, Jason Bradbury, the UK’s famous Gadget and Consumer Technology journalist, Céline Cousteau, the daughter of ocean explorer/filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau, and Henrik Otto, Senior Vice President of Global Design at Electrolux, make up the jury of this year’s Design Lab.
"Making money and running a sustainable business go hand-in-hand," says Electrolux President and CEO Hans Stråberg. "There is a consumer demand for products that meet high sustainability standards. Consumers are willing to pay more for such products."
There were no trains, buses or automobiles used by design colleagues one day recently in Stockholm from Floor Care and other sectors who instead biked, roller-bladed, ran, and walked to work in an effort to reduce their carbon footprints for one day. What started out as an ordinary morning turned into an environmental challenge for 25 creative minds at the Electrolux Industrial Design Center.
Ever wonder how much less carbon dioxide your household would produce if you replaced all of your appliances with the latest energy-efficient models? Electrolux has begun the roll-out of an online calculator that has the answer.
The iconic Ergorapido 2-in-1 vac received Japan’s prestigious Good Design Award in the Product Design category for the innovative, cutting-edge design of Ergorapido, the vacuum cleaner that has redefined cleaning habits.
So says celebrity chef Mattias Dahlgren, who is the namesake, CEO and creative leader of Restaurant Mathias Dahlgren, the newly opened à la carte restaurant in Stockholm’s exclusive Grand Hotel. And in this venue, a Molteni is what he got.