Household appliance companies

AEG-Electrolux see. Electrolux

Antonio Merloni S.p.aKrupny’s concern for the production of household appliances unites such trademarks as Ardo, Asko, Tecnogas. Its headquarters are in Italy. Website (in English and Italian).

Ardo Well-known Italian manufacturer of white household appliances. Antonio Merloni Group enters the third millennium as one of the largest manufacturers of electrical household appliances in Europe, having reached an average annual output of three million products in recent years.

Arcelik A.S. Arcelik is one of the founding companies of Koc Group was founded in 1955. Being a pioneer in the production of household appliances in Turkey, the company produced its first washing machine in 1959 and a refrigerator in 1960. The company is the sixth-largest home appliance manufacturer in the world and the third-largest in Europe. The consolidated sales volume for 2007 reaches 3.7 billion euros. The company has 10 factories in 4 countries (Romania, Russia, China, and Turkey), 12 representative offices engaged in sales and marketing around the world, employing 18000 people. Arcelik produces products under 10 brands: Arcelik, Beko (BEKO website in Russian), Blomberg (BLOMBERG website in Russian), Grundig (GRUNDIG website in German and English), Elektra Bregenz, Arctic, Altus, Leisure, Flavel, and Arstil.

Ariston, Hotpoint-Ariston – see Indesit Company

Asko is an international corporation engaged in the production of washing, drying, and dishwashing machines. It is a part of Antonio Merloni S.p.a.s., a Russian subsidiary of

BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH is a group that produces, sells and services household appliances worldwide. BSH is a leader in the production and sales of household appliances in Germany and Western Europe and one of the largest manufacturers of household appliances in the world. In 2007, BSH had a turnover of over 8.8 billion Euros. Founded in 1967 as a joint venture between Robert Bosch GmbH (Stuttgart) and Siemens AG (Munich), BSH today has 43 plants in 14 countries in Europe, the USA, Latin America, and Asia. An extensive sales and service network covers the entire world, with more than 40,000 employees in 70 BSH locations in 40 countries. The main brands in the extensive BSH portfolio are Bosch and Siemens, the European sales leaders. To meet the diverse customer needs, BSH has created six special brands: Gaggenau, Neff, Thermador, Constructal, Viva and Ufesa. The six regional brands (Balay, Lynx, Pitsos, Profilo, Continental, and Codex) reinforce the group’s image and provide a significant market share in their respective regions. Under these brands, BSH offers a wide range of large and small home appliances.

Candy – Candy Hoover Group is a private multi-brand group of companies, one of the European leaders in the production of large and small home appliances. In the international market Candy Hoover Group is represented by brands Candy and Hoover, and in some European countries – local brands: Iberna, Jinling, Otsein, Rosieres, Susler, “Vyatka” (Russia), Zerowatt, Helkama, Grepa.

SATA – SATA Eltctrodomesticos S.L. (Spain, 1947) – one of the leaders in the European market of hoods and household ventilation equipment. Since 2001, the concern has been producing built-in kitchen appliances, as well as a range of kitchen mixers and sinks. In the Russian market, there are three brands of the company – SATA, NODOR (hoods, ovens, electric and gas stoves, as well as sinks, taps, kitchen accessories), APELSON (ventilation equipment).

Dornbracht. Aloys F. DORNBRACHT GMBH & Co. KG is a world-famous manufacturer of high-quality headsets and accessories for the bathroom and kitchen. Its headquarters are located in Iserlohn (Germany).

Electrolux World leader in the production of household and professional appliances. Every year, 40 million customers in 150 countries purchase the company’s products. The main directions in home appliances include the production of refrigerators, washing machines, and dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, cookers, hobs, ovens. The corporation unites 40 trademarks, among which are Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux, Zanussi, Eureka, Husqvarna (garden machinery and equipment), Rosenlev, Westinghouse and Frigidaire. In 2007, the company generated annual revenues of SEK 105 billion. Its headquarters are in Sweden.