Electrolux AB engages in the manufacturing of home and professional appliances. It operates through the following business segments: Major Appliances Europe, Middle East and Africa; Major Appliances North America; Major Appliances Latin America; Major Appliances Asia or Pacific; Small Appliances, and Professional Products. The Major Appliances Europe, Middle East, and Africa segment offers products in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The Major Appliances North America segment comprises of products sold in North America. The Major Appliances Latin America segment involves the retail of products in Latin America. The Major Appliances Asia or Pacific segment engages in the Asia or Pacific region. The Small Appliances segment produces appliances for the consumer market which includes refrigerators, freezers, cookers, dryers, washing machines, dishwashers, room air conditioners, and microwave ovens. The Professional Products segment consists of food service equipment and laundry solutions for professional users. The company was founded by Axel Wenner-Gren on August 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.