Electrolux Laundry Systems
, previously named Electrolux Wascator
, is a part of the Electrolux Group
. Electrolux Laundry Systems is headquartered in Copenhagen
and is a world leader in supplying professional laundry
The predecessor to Wascator was founded in 1902 as an offspring of a boiler
company. The name Wascator was not used until the 1940s for its front-loaded washing machines
. Today, the company has approximately 1,500 employees and three manufacturing entities in Sweden
In the United States
, Electrolux Laundry Systems is marketed under the Wascomat
tradename by its exclusive licensee, Bermil Industries Corp.
. Bermil has exclusive rights to market and sell Wascomat and Electrolux branded professional laundry equipment manufactured by ELS, throughout North America to all market segments. The largest segments are coin-operated laundries an on-premise laundries.