The Candy Group is a privately owned (by the Fumagalli family) multi-brand company, among the European leaders in the household appliance industry. Products are marketed under two international brands, Candy and Hoover, and several national brands.
Candy is an international brand positioned in the most important segment of the large appliances market. On top of the washing machine market since 1945, when the first ever Italian washing machine was produced, it offers today a whole set of major appliances both free-standing and built-in. Candy manufactures and markets a full range of smart and performing appliances, easy to use and tailored to meet the needs of every consumer, with its functional design. The claim is “Candy can do”.
Hoover is an international brand positioned in the higher segment of the market, thanks to innovative technologies, most advanced and outstanding products and trend-setting design. In the business since over 100 years it is a leader in the floor-care segment but also in the whole set of major appliances free-standing and built-in. The Hoover products are intended for the most demanding customers, who desire today what will be the standard of tomorrow. Such a positioning, is summed up in the claim: “Generation Future”.
The Candy Hoover Group employs 5.300 people, has 8 manufacturing sites in Europe, Turkey and China, 50 subsidiaries and representative offices all over the world. The headquarter, design center, industrial site and R&D premises are based in Brugherio (MB), Italy.