Beko is one of Europe’s leading home appliance brands and the best-selling large home appliance brand in the UK, with over 20 million appliances sold in the UK since 1990. Beko’s parent company, Arçelik, employs 25,000 people worldwide in 26 countries, with sales in over 130 countries and 10 global brands, including Beko, Grundig, Blomberg, Flavel and Leisure.
Arçelik has a strong track record in innovation, including development of some of the world’s lowest water consumption, noise power level and best energy efficiency home appliances and Grundig’s next generation in kitchen user interfaces, the virtual user experience (VUX). Beko and Arçelik’s R&D aim is to design and manufacture products which respect the environment and support consumer comfort, meeting their current and future needs. The company’s investments in research, technology and product development activities date back to the late ‘80s, with 25 years of R&D experience operating laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Beko is proud to have opened an R&D centre in Cambridge in July this year to further expand Arçelik’s award winning R&D activities and establish stronger links with UK companies and universities.