TAPPAN | Tappan is a well-established American appliance brand founded as the Ohio Valley Foundry Company in 1881 where it manufactured cast-iron stoves that its salesmen sold door-to-door. Since then it went through a few incarnations and was acquired by Electrolux in 1979. Tappan claims several innovations ranging from all-porcelain ranges, the first microwave oven for home use, electric ignition for gas ranges the and single-unit conventional range – all basis for its current line of home appliances that AES Los Angles-based expert appliance technicians are able to repair and troubleshoot effectively.