GLENWILLOW, Ohio, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of America's iconic vacuuming brands Hoover® and Dirt Devil® announced today plans to significantly increase the investment in engineering, innovation and design in the United States . TTi Floor Care, based in Glenwillow, Ohio, plans to hire more than 200 new electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, technicians and industrial designers nationwide over the next three years.
"Hoover has always been about innovation," said Paul Bagwell, vice president global product development, TTi Floor Care. "We are committed to creating proprietary technologies across our brands that provide superior tools to meet families' ever-evolving cleaning needs."
The TTi Floor Care portfolio includes more than 700 active patents worldwide. Dan Gregory, president of TTi Floor Care North America, says consumers can expect to see even more pioneering products that offer both improved performance and a better cleaning experience.
"It's a very exciting time at TTi Floor Care North America, and we are significantly investing in the continued success of the Hoover and Dirt Devil brands," said Gregory. "We believe that innovation is key to our future success and we are recruiting the best talent in the industry to deliver the best products with exceptional cleaning performance."
The company has had recent success with the Hoover® WindTunnel® Air™ line of light-weight, powerful vacuums, as well as its innovative Hoover® Floormate®, designed to vacuum, scrub and dry hard floor surfaces. In addition, Dirt Devil® continues to remain a leader in hand-held and stick upright vacuums across the category. The new influx of talent will be leveraged across both brands, according to Gregory.
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About TTi Floor Care North America
TTi Floor Care's powerhouse brand portfolio includes Hoover®, Dirt Devil®, Royal and Hoover Commercial. TTi is dedicated to building leadership through innovation and demonstrates commitment and passion to be the number one trusted brand for customers wanting quality products that meet their cleaning needs. TTi Floor Care is an equal opportunity employer.
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