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Profiles of 50 major Appliance Manufacturers Worldwide

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  • 260 Pages
  • September 2021
  • Region: Global
  • CSIL Milano
  • ID: 5448471

This report ranks 50 appliance manufacturers selected according to their volume of sales. From the point of view of the ownership, 38 of these companies are public listed while 12 are private owned. The analysis includes global players and "regional leaders". Considering the country of the headquarters: 15 companies are Chinese (including Taiwan), 7 Japanese, 7 Americans, 5 Italians, 11 of other European countries (including Turkey), 3 from South Korea and 2 from India.

The Report provides information on the following research field (major 'white' appliances): refrigerators and freezers, washers and dryers, dishwashers, hoods, cooking appliances, microwave ovens, air conditioners, vacuum cleaners

The report is divided as follows:


  • Basic data on the major home appliances sector, including ranking by sales of major appliances and performance of the top major appliances manufacturers
  • Appliances manufacturers estimated market shares by kind of product segment (washing, refrigeration, cooking, dishwashing, air conditioning) and by Region (EMEA, America, Asia Pacific)
  • Exports and imports of major home appliances by main countries and product segments


Profiles of 50 major appliances manufacturers worldwide with information on company background, historical and recent facts, basic data (including total turnover of the last five years, white appliances turnover and white appliances share on total production, number of employees and turnover per employee, as well as number of household appliances sold, when available), sales breakdown by business, by product and by geographical area, production sites and brands.

In the ranking we can find:

  • specialized companies, with an incidence of major appliances on the total turnover in excess of 80% (Whirlpool, Electrolux, BSH, Arçelik)
  • companies with two or more relevant business units, where major appliances represent 30%-60% (Hisense, LG, Nortek, Franke, Paloma, Rinnai)
  • holding companies where major appliances represent just a minor portion of the total turnover (e.g.Toshiba, Samsung, Hitachi, Liebherr, etc.)


A detailed and customizable Excel database with all the market figures and international trade by single product code is delivered together with this report. Data are reported both in values (US$) and in quantities (Units).

Table of Contents


Contents of the Report; Research field and working tools


Basic data

  • World. Home appliances market, basic data 2018-2020 by each considered segment: Refrigerators, Cooking (including Hoods), Dishwashing, Washing (Laundry), Air-Conditioning
  • World. Home appliances market: trend 2016-2020 and forecasts 2021-2024
  • World. Home appliances market by geographical area, 2016-2020 estimates and 2021 forecasts
  • Recent mergers and acquisitions and relevant business factors emerged over the last year for the leading manufacturers
  • Top manufacturers market shares, 2016, 2018 and 2020 ; Leading companies. Total sales of home appliances in 2018 and 2020
  • Manufacturing locations and employment for a sample of leading companies: Production facilities location and number of employess in the home appliance business, 2016-2018-2020
  • Leading companies: estimated sales and market shares by product segment (Refrigeration, Washing, Dishwashing, Air-Conditioning, Cooking) and geographical area (EMEA, Americas, Asia and Pacific)
  • Home appliances estimated market breakdown by geographical area, 2018
  • Home appliances manufacturers: selected financial indicators (ROA, ROE, EBITDA ratios) and Cost of employees and R&D expenses on revenues, 2016-2020

World trade of major appliances

  • World trade of major appliances by country/geographical area
  • World exports and imports trade of major appliances by segment and main products, 2016-2018-2020
  • Five major exporting and importing countries of major appliances. Exports and imports, 2016-2020
  • Trade balance of major home appliances, 2016-2020: focus on 50 countries
  • World trade of major appliances by segment, 2016-2020, for the 50 considered countries. Data in value (US$ Million) and volume (Thousand items)


Activity description; Appliances product portfolio; History, Mergers and acquisitions; Financial figures available (Turnover, Employees, Operating Margin, Number of units sold); Sales breakdown by geographical area and by product segment; Production overview; Manufacturing locations; Brands - Amica Group (Poland),  Aucma Company Ltd (China), Bertazzoni (Italy), BSH (Germany), Chunlan (China), CNA Group (Spain), DACOR (United States), Dayou Winia Co Ltd (South Korea), Daikin (Japan), De? Longhi (Italy), Electrolux (Sweden), Elica (Italy), Falmec (Italy), Fotile (China), Franke Home Solutions- Artemis Group (Switzerland), Galanz (China), Godrej Appliances (India), Gree (China), Haier (China), Hisense (China), Hitachi (Japan), Homa Appliances (China), Johnson Controls (Ireland), Lennox International (United States), LG Electronics Inc (South Korea), Liebherr (Switzerland), Konka (China), Mabe (Mexico), Meiling (China), Midea Group (China), The Middleby Corporation (United States), Miele (Germany), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan), Nortek - Melrose Plc (United States-United Kingdom), Onida (India), Paloma (Japan), Panasonic (Japan), Rinnai Corporation (Japan), Hangzhou Robam Appliances (China), Sakura (Taiwan), Samsung Electronics (South Korea), Sharp Corporation (Japan), Smeg (Italy), Sub-Zero Group (United States), Supor (China), Teka (Spain), Vatti Corporation (China), Vestel White Goods (Turkey), Whirlpool (United States)


APPENDIX: list of mentioned companies

Companies Mentioned (Partial List)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes, but is not limited to:

  • Amica
  • Arcelik
  • BSH
  • CNA Group
  • Dacor
  • Daikin
  • De' Longhi
  • Electrolux
  • Elica
  • Falmec
  • Franke-Artemis
  • Galanz
  • Gree
  • Haier-Candy
  • Hisense-Gorenje
  • Johnson Controls
  • Lennox International
  • LG Electronics
  • Liebherr
  • Middleby Corporation
  • Midea
  • Miele
  • Panasonic
  • Rinnai
  • Robam
  • Samsung
  • Smeg
  • Teka
  • Vestel White Goods
  • Whirlpool