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Electrolux

Electrolux
Company nameAB Electrolux
Company typePublicly traded Aktiebolag
IndustryManufacturing and service
Founded1919
HeadquartersStockholm
Key peopleMarcus Wallenberg (Chairman), Keith McLoughlin (President and CEO)
ProductsHome and major appliances
RevenueSEK 106.33 billion (2010)
Operating incomeSEK 5.430 billion (2010)
Net incomeSEK 3.997 billion (2010)
Total assetsSEK 73.52 billion (end 2010)
Total equitySEK 20.61 billion (end 2010)
Employees51,540 (average, 2010)

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The Electrolux Group is a Swedish appliance maker.

As of 2010 the 2nd largest home appliance manufacturer in the world after Whirlpool, its products sell under a variety of brand names including its own and are primarily major appliances and vacuum cleaners. The company also makes appliances for professional use.

Forbes Magazine says Electrolux is one of the top 5 companies in consumer durable goods, worldwide, and named it to its list of 130 Global High Performers in 2010.


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