LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics services for a diverse range of finished goods and replacement parts, today announced it has completed an agreement to become an authorized parts distributor for Electrolux North America, a top global appliance manufacturer.
Under the deal, Encompass will supply parts, installation materials and a variety of universal accessories for Electrolux's extensive kitchen and laundry product lines, under the Frigidaire, Gibson, Kelvinator, White-Westinghouse and Tappan brands in addition to the Electrolux brand.
"With the addition of the world-leading Electrolux brand to our existing appliance brands, Encompass is further strengthening our foothold in the appliance parts market to offer customers even greater access to original parts from renowned manufacturers," said Robert Coolidge, Encompass president & CEO. "We could not be more pleased to have the opportunity to join Electrolux's parts distribution network and help promote loyalty to the Electrolux brand."
Encompass will support Electrolux's authorized service network, service dealers, third-party administrators and end users through distribution facilities in Georgia and Nevada.
"This will be an excellent partnership," said Nathan Knowles, Director, Consumer Services Group, Electrolux North America. "Our authorized service technicians, as well as our consumers, will be well-served by the distribution Encompass is able to provide."
Electrolux is a global leader in appliances for household and professional use, selling more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 countries every year. The company focuses on innovations that are thoughtfully designed and based on extensive consumer insight to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, cookers and air-conditioners sold under esteemed brands such as Electrolux, Frigidaire, Kelvinator, AEG and Eureka. In 2012, Electrolux had sales of $17 billion ($5.1 billion in North America) and 58,000 employees. The Electrolux North American headquarters is located at 10200 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262 in the University Research Park. For more information visit http://newsroom.electrolux.com/us/.
About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.
Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information, please visit encompass.com and follow us on Facebook.
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