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.


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


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.


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

  • 2019

    Acquisition of Singer Bangladesh

  • 2020

    Share purchase agreement to establish a new JV with Hitachi

  • 2021

    Arçelik –Hitachi GLS Joint Venture: Arçelik Hitachi Home Appliances & Whirlpool Manisa Factory Acquisition

  • 2024

    Completion of the definitive Contribution Agreement between Arçelik’s wholly owned subsidiary Beko B.V. and Whirlpool Corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary Whirlpool EMEA Holdings LLC, and the creation of Beko Europe.

Beko History