Watch out for familiar “Name” brands which are now Chinese owned, such as Morphy Richards and Russell Hobbs. Lots of alternatives from Japan, Taiwan and other Asian countries – also Australia.
Westinghouse (Owned by Electrolux)
Made in Australia, Europe, S.E. Asia, Thailand, Turkey and China – CHECK THE BOX.
Major company with plants in South Korea, India, Mexico, Poland, Indonesia and Russia. Low-cost products made in China, otherwise US, Sth Korea etc – CHECK THE BOX.
Sharp (majority owned by Foxconn, Taiwan)
Moving out of appliances and into high-end devices.
Made in Japan, Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Ariston (Owned by Whirlpool)
Very coy about where their products are made – CHECK THE BOX.
Struggling to survive. Chinese company Midea own 80% of their Home Appliance Group.
Well respected company. Products still designed and engineered in Australia, but mostly made in China.
Made In China
Designed in Australia.