Electrolux Home Care Products Canada Inc.

Electrolux Home Care Products Canada Inc.

January 14, 2010 09:19 ET

Electrolux Earns Prestigious GOOD DESIGN™ Award

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 14, 2010) - Electrolux Home Care Products has been awarded the prestigious 2009 GOOD DESIGN™ Award for the Zuum Z-series by Eureka Central Vacuum System. The Zuum is Eureka's latest cleaning innovation that combines powerful, easy cleaning with a sleek European design.

The GOOD DESIGN™ Awards are granted to designers and manufacturers around the world for setting the highest standards for the best, most advanced product designs, branding and graphics. The awards are presented by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies.

"The GOOD DESIGN™ Award distinction reflects Electrolux's efforts as global market leaders in design and technology," said Scott Ride, President, Electrolux Central Vacuum Systems and Electrolux Home Care Products Canada. "We continually strive to bring consumers cutting edge technology and innovative homecare solutions."

Each of the five systems in the Zuum Z-series by Eureka boasts a variety of advanced features, including a sealed HEPA filtration unit for improved air quality, integrated sound suppression for minimized noise, interactive LED panels and an LCD screen that monitors the machine's internal workings and provides performance measurement.

GOOD DESIGN™ was also awarded to Electrolux's design excellence for the Versatility Upright Vacuum, the Eureka Comfort Clean Upright Vacuum, and the Electrolux Oxygen Ultra Air Cleaner.

"The Electrolux design philosophy starts with identifying consumers' needs and finding ways to deliver on them," said Randall Sandlin, Director of Industrial Design, Electrolux Home Care Products North America. "The close working relationship between industrial design, engineering and marketing allows Electrolux to develop unique, new product solutions like the Zuum Z-series by Eureka."

The Zuum Z-series is one of 500 product designs and graphics from over 35 countries which were awarded the GOOD DESIGN™ Award for design distinction in 2009. Product design awards range from a NASA Manned Mars Exploration Vehicle to a Green Design clean water filtering system for use in rural South Africa.

Founded in Chicago in 1950, GOOD DESIGN™ remains the world's oldest and most recognized program for design excellence worldwide. All products and graphics will be exhibited at The Chicago Athenaeum in the GOOD DESIGN™ Show for 2010 in Chicago in June, 2010, and can be viewed online at www.chi-athenaeum.org.

About Electrolux Home Care Products

Electrolux is a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 40 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners and cookers sold under esteemed brands such as Electrolux, AEG-Electrolux, Eureka and Frigidaire. In 2008 Electrolux had sales of USD 15.9 billion and 55,000 employees. For more information go to http://www.electrolux.com/press.

Contact Information

  • Pilot PMR for Electrolux Home Care Products Canada
    Antonella Giancarlo
    416-462-0199 x 36