Electrolux, a leading appliance company has announced the opening of new warehouse at its Springfield manufacturing campus. The new warehouse is part of the company’s expanded Springfield cooking campus, which will produce wall ovens and gas and electric freestanding ranges.
- This is the first section of the more than $250 million factory expansion to open at its Springfield manufacturing campus.
- The warehouse connects to the new factory by way of an underground tunnel that is a quarter of a mile long.
- The company also has a large Research & Development team based on the campus developing and designing cooking innovations to meet cooking needs for consumers world-wide
The prominent investments and expansions by Electrolux are featured below:
Dec 2020: Electrolux donated $1.2 million in kitchenware to non-profits in North America. Frigidaire branded pots, pans and utensils more than 56,000 items in total were donated at Covid-19 safe free pop-up events held in Anderson, Charlotte, Kinston and Springfield to help stock local kitchens. The non-profit agencies shopped for free at the events and then gave the items to the families and individuals they serve.
Sep 2020: Electrolux Group had 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. Continentals return includes a new, innovative product line for the kitchen that adds functionality, design and durability. With new price ranges introduced, the portfolio has 27 products including stoves, cooktops, built-in ovens, refrigerators, microwaves and ducted and ductless range hoods and will be available at retailers nationwide.
April 2019: Electrolux business area Professional Products had acquired UNIC S.A.S., a French manufacturer of professional espresso machines. The acquisition complements the Electrolux offering of products for beverage service and further develops its position as a leader in complete solutions for the hospitality industry.
UNIC is a manufacturer of espresso machines, including fully automatic as well as traditional models, with 100 years of technology, quality and manufacturing experience. The acquired company had combined net sales of approximately EUR 20 million in 2018, and 130 employees. Its headquarters and main manufacturing facility are located in southern France, near Nice.
Electrolux headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, is a global home appliance manufacturer. The company products include refrigerators, freezers, ovens, cookers, hobs, hoods, microwave ovens, dishwashers, washing machines, tumble dryers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners, air purifiers and small domestic appliances. The company employed more than 48,000 people across the world.