Electrolux is the world’s largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use, such as refrigerators, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, chain saws, lawn mowers, and garden tractors. In 2003, Group sales were SEK 124 billion and the Group has 77,000 employees. Every year, customers in more than 150 countries buy more than 55 million Electrolux Group products for both consumer and professional use. The Electrolux Group includes famous appliance brands such as AEG, Electrolux, Zanussi, Frigidaire, Eureka, and Husqvarna. Electrolux Home Products International (EHP International) is responsible for white goods in Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Oceania. We have our own operations in: Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Argentina, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, The Philippines, Vietnam, India, China (incl. Hong Kong). Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, Including our Distributor Sales companies (based in Italy and USA), we are represented in about 120 countries in the word. With annual sales amounting to 15 billion Swedish Krona (SEK) and about 15,000 employees in the sector, apart from sales companies above, there are manufacturing units in Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Brazil and recently a front load washing machine plant in Thailand to support the Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific Region, With our rapid expansion.