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Electrolux Takes Home Six 2014 Best of Year Awards

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High-level design and innovation contribute to six award wins across three appliance categories

CHARLOTTE, N.C., PRNewswire — Today Reviewed.com announced the recipients of its 2014 Best of Year Awards, of which Electrolux won six awards across three major appliance categories including Cooking, Dish, and Laundry.  As the only appliance brand that services both professional and consumer needs, Electrolux continues to be recognized by Reviewed.com for providing consumers with professional-grade technologies and results.  Electrolux is a preferred brand among the world’s most demanding chefs – and its professional appliances are featured in Michelin-starred restaurants across the globe. The brand also sets the global standard for laundry and its professional laundry appliances are trusted by some of the world’s finest hotels and healthcare institutions.

Electrolux North American headquarters in Charlotte, NC

“We are honored to be recognized by the Reviewed.com Best of Year Awards,” said John Weinstock, Senior Vice President Marketing for Electrolux Major Appliances North America. “Electrolux is proud to provide consumers with consistently high quality appliances that provide new and better capabilities for achieving great tasting food and a perfect clean at home.”

Reviewed.com tests hundreds of products each year in order to provide consumers with a comprehensive list of standout products and an unbiased, detailed technical analysis of features, performance, ease of use, and design.  The Electrolux award recipients of the Reviewed.com 2014 Best of Year Awards include:

Best Electric Cooktop
Electrolux 30″ Electric Cooktop (EI30EC45KS)
A Reviewed.com Editor’s Choice Winner, the Electrolux 30″ Electric Cooktop is set to help consumers achieve great taste in their own home by combining what Reviewed.com described as a “sleek appearance with some truly staggering performance.” The Cooktop is built with user-friendly features including the Flex-2-Fit® Elements, which adjust up to three sizes so the element actually changes to fit the cookware, and the Glide-2-Set® Control Panel, which adjusts temperature with the touch of a button so dishes cook perfectly.

Best Dishwasher
Electrolux Stainless Steel Dishwasher (EI24ID50QS)
Honored by Reviewed.com this past June with an Editors’ Choice Award, and noted as “the closest any machine has come to dishwasher perfection,” the Electrolux Stainless Steel Dishwasher provides a professional level clean that handles the toughest clean-ups with a wash and dry cycle that is finished in only 30 minutes. The Stainless Steel Dishwasher also features SatelliteSpray™ Arm technology, an innovative rotating wash zone that provides 400% more water coverage than traditional dishwashers and reaches virtually every spot in the dishwasher for a truly thorough clean.

Best Washer/Dryer Pair
Electrolux Front Load Washer Featuring Perfect Steam™ (EWFLS70JIW)
Electrolux Electric Front Load Dryer Featuring Perfect Steam™ (EWMED70JIW)
The Electrolux Front Load Washer and the Electrolux Electric Front Load Dryer Featuring Perfect Steam™ boast the fastest combined wash and dry time out there: just 29 minutes from start to clean. The pair leverages Perfect Steam™ technology in the washer to gently and thoroughly remove stains while Perfect Steam™ in the dryer releases wrinkles to keep clothes looking their best. The pair also features the Perfect Balance™ system with state-of-the-art technology that keeps even oversized loads balanced for an incredibly quiet cycle. Additionally, both appliances previously received an Editors’ Choice Award from Reviewed.com earlier this year.

Best Dryer and Best High-End Dryer
Electrolux Electric Front Load Dryer Featuring Perfect Steam™ (EWMED70JIW)
Previously honored by Reviewed.com with a perfect score and Editors’ Choice Award – and recognized as one of the “most effective and highly customizable dryers” ever tested by Reviewed.com – the Electrolux Electric Front Load Dryer not only executes the fastest dry time in just 14 minutes, but also dries the most laundry in one load with 8.0 cu. ft. capacity[1].  The dryer also features Perfect Steam™ technology which offers fast wrinkle release to keep laundry fresh and ready to wear.

Best Mid-Range Dryer
Electrolux Electric Front Load Dryer (EIED50LIW)
The Electrolux Electric Front Load Dryer performed better than 100% of the dryers Reviewed.com tested in this price range and was a previous Editors’ Choice pick. The dryer features Electrolux Gentle Dry technology, an innovative temperature control system designed to take the best care of your fabric, and also offers the ability to dry more in one load with an 8.0 cu. ft. capacity[2].

To learn more about the Electrolux Group and its full range of innovative home appliances, rooted in a deep European design heritage and breakthrough technology, please visit www.electroluxappliances.com.

About Electrolux
Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, Frigidaire, AEG, Zanussi and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013, Electrolux had sales of $16.7 billion ($5.3 billion in North America) and 61,000 employees. For more information, go to http://newsroom.electrolux.com/us/.

[1] Based on manufacturer specifications among common 27″ platforms.

[2] Based on manufacturer specifications among common 27″ platforms.

New Electrolux film on impact of technology on fashion

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Electrolux AEG unit’s new film focuses on the clothes that people put into their machines rather than the machines themselves… take a peek at this 40 min documentary on the impact of technology on the fashion world.

Melissa Rudy, Adweek, writes: “The documentary explores how popular clothing companies — Adidas, Patagonia and Studio XO, to name a few—are utilizing cutting-edge technologies to create a new generation of apparel. Among the innovations are clothing made from eco-friendly materials and the growing trend of wearable technology. More futuristic possibilities are also explored, including Biocouture, a research company that is exploring the potential for growing clothing from living organisms.”  To read her full article, visit http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/new-electrolux-film-looks-impact-technology-fashion-160644