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When Fred Wardell founded Eureka in 1909, he had a hunch that it would be known for innovative products, so he named his company after an exclamation of great discovery. Eureka is Greek for I found it and history credits the Greek physicist Archimedes for making the phrase famous when he took a dip in his tub, discovered the theory of water displacement. Whether it was the development of the wooden lung in 1949 or the vacuums that proudly display the ENERGY STAR® rating today, Eureka is committed to the next great innovation. The Eureka Capture vacuum won the coveted 2007 Good Design Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design. Today, it is part of the Electrolux family of home care products, concentrating on vacuum cleaners and other home and commercial cleaning products. They manufacture and distribute more than 130 different models under their four brands: Eureka, Electrolux, Sanitaire and Electrolux Central Vacuum Systems (formerly known as Beam). They offer a full line of vacuums, including uprights, canisters, sticks, handhelds, home built-in systems, battery-powered vacuums, steam cleaners and home cleaning systems. They also manufacture original and replacement parts, such as bags, belts and filters for nearly all makes and models of vacuum cleaner. And, they partner with Filtrete™ and ARM and HAMMER® to manufacture complete lines of vacuum accessories under these brands.