We are as enthusiastic about our work as we were on day one.


Establishment of Arçelik in Sütlüce, Istanbul

  • 1959

    Production of Turkey’s first washing machine

  • 1960

    Production of Turkey’s first refrigerator

  • 1975

    Eskişehir Refrigerator Plant starts production

  • 1977

    Eskişehir Compressor Plant starts production

  • 1991

    Establishment of R&D Center and Consumer Information Service

  • 1993

    Ankara Dishwasher Plant starts production

  • 1999

    Ardem's, manufacturer of cookers and heating appliances, participation to the family.

  • 2000

    EFQM Excellence Award is granted

  • 2000

    Arçelik-LG Klima Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. started production.

  • 2001

    Starting the domestic marketing and sales activities of Beko brand.

  • 2002

    Austrian white goods company elektrabregenz and the German white goods company Blomberg acquisition.

  • 2002

    British white goods brands Leisure and Flavel joined our family.

  • 2002

    Romania’s leading refrigerator brand and company Arctic acquisition.

  • 2005

    Starting dryer production in Çayırova and decision is taken to invest in a new dryer plant with to increase the capacity.

  • 2006

    Beko LLC Refrigerator and Washing Machine Production Plant operation commencement in Russia.

  • 2007

    Grundig Multimedia Company and the Grundig brand acquisition

  • 2007

    Beko Electrical Appliances Washing Machine Production Plant opening in China.

  • 2008

    Opening of Turkey's first and only dedicated Dryer Plant in Çerkezköy, Tekirdağ.

  • 2009

    Turkey's first four-door refrigerator production

  • 2009

    Introduction of the most quiet, the most water-efficient and the fastest dishwasher in the world.

  • 2010

    Turkey's first 3D LED television production

  • 2011

    Leading South African white goods manufacturer Defy acquisition

  • 2012

    Global operations network expansion with our new sales and marketing offices in Egypt, Ukraine, Australia and Taiwan.

  • 2014

    Beko signing a four-year partnership agreement with FC Barcelona, which brought two global brands together.

  • 2014

    Arçelik is listed among 15 companies in the BIST Sustainability Index.

  • 2015

    Thailand Refrigerator Plant started production.

  • 2015

    Launch of the Collaborative Robot Project, our first practice in the realm of human-robot interaction, a major component of Industry 4.0.

  • 2015

    Official opening of Cambridge R&D Center.

  • 2016

    Pakistan’s leading white goods and home appliances producer Dawlance and its three production plants' acquisition

  • 2016

    Pioneered the launch of Asista - Smart Home Assistant, breaking a new ground in Turkey.

  • 2016

    Extension of our partnership with LG until 2023, announcing the production of commercial-grade air conditioning units in addition to our line-up of domestic air conditioners.

  • 2017

    Signing a partnership agreement with Voltas, whose main shareholder is India's largest corporate group Tata.

  • 2018

    Extension of Beko and FC Barcelona partnership agreement for three more years

  • 2018

    Launch of Voltas Beko brand and groundbreaking of the India Refrigerator Plant

  • 2018

    Opening of Çerkezköy Electronics Plant

Arçelik History