Hoover, founded in 1907 by Murray Spangler, and headquartered in Glenwillow, Ohio, is best known for its vacuum cleaner. Spangler, an inventor who worked nights as a janitor, was in search of a cleaning solution to keep his dust-induced asthma at bay and invented what he called t... Read Morehe “suction sweeper.” Spangler’s vacuum cleaner has since gone through a number of revisions and is now a household staple. Hoover produces upright, canister, and stick vacuums, as well as hand vacuums with HEPA bags; the company also carries bagless vacuums and boasts features such as on-board tools, cord rewind, bottom-release dirt cups, and folding handles. Hoover offers carpet washers, hard floor cleaners, steam cleaners, cleaning solutions, and parts and accessories like belts and filters. In an effort to improve air quality, Hoover carries air purifiers and humidifiers such as the Hoover Air Purifier with TiO2 Technology.