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Starting with the sale of a single vacuum cleaner, Electrolux has evolved over 90 years into a global leader in home and professional appliances.

Full History
  • 1901

    AB Lux, Stockholm, is established. The company launches the Lux lamp — a kerosene lamp for outdoor use — which proves to be a tremendous sales success.

  • 1919

    Cooperation between AB Lux and Axel Wenner-Gren begins. The Lux I vacuum cleaner is launched.

  • 1957

    The spelling of the Group's name is changed throughout the world from Elektrolux to Electrolux.

  • 1986

    Electrolux acquires the third-largest appliance company in the US, White Consolidated, with brands such as Frigidaire, Kelvinator and Westinghouse.

  • 1994

    Appliance manufacturer AEG is acquired.

  • 2001

    The household appliance division of Australian company Email is acquired.

  • 2011

    Appliance manufacturers Olympic Group in Egypt, and CTI in Chile, are acquired. The share of the Group's sales in growth markets increases rapidly.

  • 2014-2015

    In 2014, Electrolux acquired Australian BeefEater Barbecues and in 2015, Shanghai Veetsan Commercial Machinery, a manufacturer of professional dishwashers in China.

  • 2016

    First-ever universal accessories and parts ecommerce site for all brands in the floor care and kitchen industries launches under name Clean & Cook Supply.