Nowadays, every house has a washing machine. It has reduced the work that people used to put to wash their clothes. There are different types of washing machines like top loading machines and front loading machines.
Nowadays smart washing machines have been introduced that take care of the entire washing process without any need for manual intervention. The best thing about them is that they are available for low prices as well as high-end machines with lots of features. The brands that are given below manufacture and sell top quality washing machines in 2018 with up to 10 years of warranty.
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Allgemeine Elektricitäts – Gesellschaft AG is a major German Electrical manufacturer. It was started as Deutsche Edison Gesellschaft fur Angewandte Elektricitäts by Emil Rathenau in Berlin in 1883. Its current headquarters is in Frankfurt, Germany. It was acquired by Electrolux in 2005. Some of the features found in its washing machines are optical-sense control, aqua control that reduces water wastage, a silent system that minimises the noise while operating the machine and inverter motor.
Robert Bosch GmbH is a German multinational electronics company. Robert Bosch started it in 1886 at Gerlingen, Germany. It is a very famous brand around the world. It employees 400,000 people in around 60 countries like Germany, United States, India, Brazil, Japan, France, Spain, Italy etc. BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgerate GmbH is the household appliances industry that manufactures and sells washing machines. All of their washing machines have features like vibrant design, volt check, child lock safety feature etc.
Kenmore is the 3rd best washing machine brand in the world. It is well known for manufacturing and selling household appliances. It is fully owned by Sears Holdings which operates and controls it by using KCD IP, LLC a subsidized company. It was started in the year 1913 with its headquarters in Chicago, IL, United States. In 1927, the first model washing machine was introduced by this company. Kenmore products are manufactured by Panasonic, LG, Electrolux, Cleve North America and Daewoo Electronics. Its products are sold through Sears, K-mart, and Amazon.
AB Electrolux is a very famous Swedish home appliance manufacturer. It is the 2nd best brand in the world with its headquarters at Stockholm, Sweden. It was started in 1919 with its first product a vacuum cleaner. The name of its first washing machine was W20 which was manufactured in 1951. Its slogan ‘Thinking of You’ was very catchy. Close to 55,000 people work in this company. The technology used in its washing machines are an aqua saver, express drying, double filter etc.
Samsung Group is a very famous South Korean multinational conglomerate manufacturing a variety of products. Its headquarters is in Samsung Town, Seoul, South Korea. It was started by Lee Byung-Chul in 1938 as a trading company. Samsung has been chosen as the best washing machine brand in the world. It is also the number one brand in the mobile phone business. It operates around 80 subsidized companies. It is the worldwide partner of Olympics since 1998. Some of the technologies found in its washing machines are air turbo drying system, twin tub, addwash, ecobubble etc.
IFB Industries Ltd was started during the year 1974. It was started as Indian Fine Blanks Ltd in collaboration with Heinrich Schmid AG of Switzerland. Its manufacturing facility is in Goa, India. It collaborated with Bosch for producing fully automatic washing machines in 1989. Some of the washing machine models developed by this brand are IFB Digital, Elena, DIVA etc. It has more than 250+ retail outlets across the world selling good quality washing machines. They were the first company to sell Front load and Smart washing machines in India.
Whirlpool Corporation is a major American multinational company which specialises in home appliances. It is the 4th largest washing machine brand in the world. It has its headquarters in Benton Charter Township, Michigan, United States. More than 100,000 people work here. It was started as Upton Machine company in 1911 by Louis Upton and Emory Upton. Its manufacturing facilities are in Amanda, Iowa; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Cleveland, Tennessee; Clyde, Ohio; Findlay, Greenville, Marion, and Ottawa in Ohio. It manufactures washing machines that weigh between 6 to 12 Kg. Some of the features present in their washing machines are 360◦ tumble motion, ultra-stainwash, deep clean, tub-dry etc.
Maytag Corporation is a famous American appliance brand. It was founded by Frederick Maytag in 1893. Maytag, Jenn-Air, Amana, Magic Chef are some of the brands owned by this organisation. Whirlpool Corporation acquired this company in 2006. It has a total of 14 manufacturing plants in the United States & Mexico and operates in more than 90 countries around the world. It used ‘the lonely repairman’, a character in its advertisements which increased its popularity among the people.
Panasonic Corporation is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation famous for its home appliances. It is the 2nd best washing machine brand in the world. Its headquarters is in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan. Konosuke Matsushita started it in 1918 as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Ltd. The current employee strength of this organisation is around 260,000. More than 500 small companies are owned by this brand. It sells washing machine in the price range of 10,000 to 50,000 INR. It offers a 10-year warranty for its products.
LG Electronics Inc. is a South Korean Electronics manufacturer. It has been selected as the number one washing machine brand in the world. Its headquarters is in Yeouido-dong, Seoul, South Korea. It employs around 80,000 people and operates in about 100+ countries. It currently owns 120 small companies under its name. It was started as Goldstar in 1958 by Koo-In-hwoi. Its advertising slogan is ‘Life’s Good’. Some of the technologies used in its machines are the true balance, turbo wash, 6 motion technology, tub fresh etc. LG Corporation is the official sponsor of the International Cricket Council.
All the home appliances that people use today in their homes have made work easier. Washing machines have indeed reduced the workload of humans and the time people spend to wash their clothes. From doing some manual work to operate it till a few years back to the present smart machines which need no manual help, washing machines have developed a long way. These companies manufacture the best machines with good quality and some best features.