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List of major home appliance manufacturers is a reference list of manufacturers building major home appliance both active and defunct, available in Australia, Canada, Great Britain, and the United States. It is specifically limited to major home appliances and does not include brands intended for commercial use.

Active appliance manufacturers and brands[edit]

A note on appliance types: The terminology of different appliance types are used for the primary market are used as much as possible. i.e.: cooktops (USA) = hobs (UK), ranges (USA) = cookers (UK). wall oven (USA) = built-in oven (UK)

A–B[edit]

Company Brands Primary Products Headquarters Market Countries Website(s)
Appliance365 Ltd A365
  • built-in ovens
  • hobs
  • refrigerators
Warrington, UK UK A365
Acme Kitchenettes Corp
  • Acme
  • King
  • cooktops
  • mini-kitchens
  • ovens
  • refrigerators
United States USA Acme Kitchenettes
AGA
  • Aga
  • Heartland
  • La Cornue
  • Marvel
  • Northland
  • cookers
  • ranges
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom USA, UK, Australia
American Range Corporation American Range ranges Pacoima, CA, USA USA American Range
Amica
  • Amica
  • Gram
  • cookers
  • dishwashers
  • refrigerators
  • built-in ovens
Wronki, Poland UK, Europe Amica
Arçelik
Istanbul, Turkey
Avanti Products Avanti Avanti Products
Bertazzoni-Italia Bertazzoni cookers Reggio Emilia, Italy Worldwide Bertazzoni
Big Chill Big Chill
  • ranges
  • refrigerators
Boulder, CO, USA USA Big Chill
Bosch Munich, Germany Worldwide
Brown Stove Works
  • Brown
  • Five Star
ranges Cleveland, TN, USA USA

C–F[edit]

Company Brands Primary Products Headquarters Market Countries Website(s)
Candy Group
  • Baumatic
  • Candy
  • Hoover
  • cookers
  • dishwasher
  • dryers
  • freezers
  • refrigerators
  • wall ovens
  • washers
Brugherio, Italy
Capitol Capitol Capitol Cooking Ranges
Crosslee plc White Knight dryers Hipperholme, UK Crosslee
Crown Domestic Appliances Ltd
  • cookers
  • hobs
  • dryers
  • washers
Bromsgrove UK Crown
Dacor Dacor
  • cooktops
  • ranges
  • wall ovens
City of Industry, CA USA Dacor
Danby Products Danby
  • compact refrigerators
  • wine coolers
Canada, USA Danby Canata
Danby US
Duro Corporation NXR stoves City of Industry, CA, USA USA NXR
De Dietrich Kitchen Appliances Ltd De Dietrich
  • dishwashers
  • hobs
  • ovens
  • washers
  • dryers
Basingstoke UK UK De Dietrich
Electrolux
Stockholm, Sweden Worldwide
ELCO Vagionis Elco
  • built-in ovens
  • cookers
  • freezers
  • hobs
  • refrigerators
Greece Europe Elco
Elmira Stove Works
  • Antique
  • Fireview
  • Northstar
stoves
refrigerators
Elmira, Ontario, Canada Canada, USA Elmira
Fagor Fagor Mondragón, Spain Fagor America
Fagor UK
Fisher & Paykel DCS
Fisher & Paykel
East Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand
Fulgor-Milano Fulgor Gallarate, Italy Fulgor-Milano USA

G–L[edit]

Company Brands Primary Products Headquarters Market Countries Website(s)
General Electric
  • GE
  • Artistry
  • Café
  • Hotpoint(USA)
  • Monogram
  • Profile
Fairfield, CT, USA GE Appliances
Glen Dimplex
  • Belling
  • Britannia
  • LEC
  • New World
  • Richmond
  • Sterling
  • Stoves
  • built-in ovens
  • cookers
  • dishwashers
  • hobs
  • refrigerators
Dublin, Ireland UK
Glem Gas Glem cookers Modena, Italy Worldwide Glem Gas
Gorenje
  • ASKO
  • Gorenje
Velenje, Slovenia Worldwide
Haier Haier Qingdao, China Haier America
Hoshizaki Electric
  • Hoshizaki
  • Gram
  • Lancel
  • Macom
Hoshizaki
ILVE appliances ILVE Campodarsego, Italy
Independent Service Engineering LTD ISE dryers|washers Kilmarnock, Scotland UK ISE
Indesit Company
Fabriano, Italy
Lacanche Lacanche ranges Lacanche, France US, Europe
LEC Refrigeration LEC
  • freezers
  • refrigerators
Bognor Regis, UK UK LEC UK
LG Corp LG
  • dishwashers
  • dryers
  • refrigerators
  • washers
Seoul, South Korea worldwide
Liebherr Group Liebherr Bulle, Switzerland Liebherr

M–Z[edit]

Company Brands Primary Products Headquarters Market Countries Website(s)
Maurice Lay Distributors Ltd Caple
  • cookers
  • dishwashers
  • hobs
  • laundry
  • ovens
  • refrigerators
  • steam Ovens
  • warming Drawers
Avonmouth, UK UK Caple
Mayerbach Mayerbach Germany Mayerbach
Miele Miele Gütersloh, Germany Miele
Midea Group Midea Shunde, China Midea
Northland Northland refrigerators USA Northland
Peerless-Premier|Appliance Company Premier ranges Belleville, IL, USA USA Premier
Perlick Corporation Perlick
  • mini-refrigerator
  • wine coolers
Milwaukee, WI, USA Perlick
Prizer-Painter Stove Works BlueStar ranges Reading, PA, USA BlueStar
Rorgue Rorgue
  • cookers
  • hobs
Paris, France Rorgue
Samsung Electronics Samsung Suwon, South Korea Worldwide
Smeg Appliances
  • cookers
  • dryers
  • ovens
  • refrigerators
  • washers
Guastalla, Italy Smeg USA
Staber Industries Staber
  • dryers
  • washers
Groveport, OH, USA USA Stabor
Sub-Zero
  • ranges
  • refrigerators
Madison, WI, USA Sub-Zero Wolf
of Felix Storch, Inc Summit
  • dryers
  • refrigerators
  • stoves
  • washers
Bronx, NY, USA Summit Appliances
Teka Group Teka Germany Grupo Teka
U-Line U-Line
  • ice makers
  • refrigerators
Milwaukee, WI, USA worldwide U-Line Global
U-Line US
Verona Verona ranges Borso del Grappa, Italy Verona
Vestel Servis
  • cookers
  • dishwashers
  • refrigerators
  • washer-dryers
Manisa, Turkey UK Servis UK
Viking Range Corporation Viking ranges Greenwood, MS, USA Viking
Whirlpool
Benton Charter Township, MI, USA
Zanussi Zanussi
  • cookers
  • wall ovens
  • hobs
Pordenone, Italy Zanussi UK

Defunct manufacturers[edit]

This is a list of names of some of the largest independent manufactures that are no longer in existence. This is not intended as a comprehensive list. It would be a difficult undertaking to find and list every company that ever existed that manufactured major home appliances. For example, the 1918 Engineering Directory[1] has eight pages listing approximately 400 manufactures of stoves in the USA. Many of the names of former companies are still used as brand names by other companies. These are listed in the section on active brand names.

Defunct appliance brands[edit]

  • Aficionado (Amana, Haier)
  • Chambers
  • Cromwell
  • Eagle
  • Elmira
  • Estate
  • Fedelco
  • Garland
  • Glenwood
  • Hardwick
  • Heritage
  • L&H
  • Magic Chef
  • Majestic
  • Mark Royal
  • Modern Chef
  • Monarch (Malleable Iron Range Company)
  • Norge
  • Orbon
  • Paramount (Malleable Iron Range Company)
  • Quick Meal
  • Relaible
  • Royal Rose
  • Top Shelf
  • Universal
  • Western-Holly
  • Westinghouse

References[edit]

  1. ^ Engineering Directory, Crawford Publishing Company, 1918, pp607-617

External links[edit]


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