| ABOUT TEE- ARÇELİK COMPONENTS
Türk Elektrik Endüstrisi A.Ş. (TEE), the leading electric motor
and compressor producer experienced continuous growth since 1965 and
merged in to ARÇELİK on Dec31, 1999. Today, Component Division
of ARÇELİK formed by TEE continues delivering reliable
products and support to its worldwide customers.
The foundation of Arçelik Component Plants (TEE) goes back to 1965.
Being founded under the name of Türk General Elektrik Endüstrisi
A.Ş. by GE and Arçelik, company took over the shares of the foreign
partner in 1979 and went on producing refrigerator compressors,
washing machine motors and general-purpose motors as TEE.
The Company enlarged its production range as follows; from 1984
on vacuum cleaner motors, from 1986 on washing and drain pump motors
for fully automatic washing machines, from 1993 on dishwasher motors
and new type vacuum cleaner motors and from 1994 on synchronized
In the meantime, the Company continued to enlarge by getting Sultançiftliği
Multipurpose Motor Plant in 1989 and Eskişehir Compressor Plant
Between the years 1992 and 1999, it produced motors and pumps for
electrical home appliances in İstanbul-Topkapı Motor-Pump Plant,
industrial pumps in the General Motor Plant in Sultançiftliği and
cooling compressors in the Compressor Plant in Eskişehir.
Arçelik Component Plants are operating on a wide range of products
covering all motor and pump needs for electrical home appliances,
compressors and industrial motors in three different factories.
The Component Plants operating under TEE until the year 1999,
were gathered under legal personality of Arçelik on December 1999,
became more integrated and specialized and faced the new century
with a more powerful competitive force in the world market.
General Motor Plant in Sultançiftliği-İstanbul, Vacuum Cleaner
and Motor Plant in Çerkezköy-Tekirdağ, Compressor Plant in Eskişehir.
In all Arçelik Component Plants, the principle of "Adaptation
to the Technological Developments" is accepted. The most important
thing in all production units is productivity and quality. The production
capacities have continuously been enlarged and the plants became
worldly known factories.
From its foundation on, Arçelik Component Plants not only supplied
Turkey's needs but enlarged its production capacity considering
foreign countries as well. The number of countries in Europe, Asia
and Africa, Arçelik is exporting to around 40.
Arçelik Component Plants exported more than 3 million hermetical
and general purposes motors and over 9 million compressors until
today and they are still functional all over the world.
In Arçelik Component Plants, products are designed meticulously
and improved by computer-controlled systems. And the result is excellence
in production. Production is at the international standards.
All the component plants have ISO 9001 certificate, defining Quality
Assurance and Production processes since 1993.
All the Component Plants have the team and field system, process
oriented management philosophy, ever-evolving 'Total Quality Management'
Along with the total Productive Maintenance and 6 Sigma Methodologies
projects such as reducing the costs, improving the quality and process
National and international awards earned by the plants in various
branches are the proofs of its standards.
In Turkey, "TÜSYAD-Kalder Quality Award", two consecutive
"The Finalist of Technology Award" delivered by TÜBYTAK,
Technology Development Foundation in Turkey, and TÜSYAD.
"Employees' Professional Development Award" delivered by
the Electrical and Electronic Engineers Institute of the U.S.A.
"Environmental Quality Award" delivered by the American
Arçelik Component Plants operate with a certain environmental consciousness
at every stage of production. Thus, Motor-Pump Plant won "Environmental
Incentive Award of İstanbul Chamber of Industry" in 1997 and
Eskişehir Compressor Plant won "Environmental Grand Award of
İstanbul Chamber of Industry" in 1998.
Arçelik was established in 1955 and entered the Turkish Appliances
Sector by producing its first washing machine in 1959 and its first
refrigerator in 1960. In the 1970's and 80's, the company rapidly
expanded its product line opening the following plants: 1975, the
Eskisehir Refrigerator Plant; 1979 the Izmir Vacuum Cleaner Plant;
1993, the Ankara Dishwasher Plant. TEE having 3 motor and compressor
plants merged in to Arçelik in December 1999.
Arçelik, with its 5,000 dealers, 900 authorized services, 9000 and
over employees fully developed humanity and corporate values, is ranked
the highest for its rate of company awareness.
In 2002 international sales have covered more than 80 countries,
and with a 146% increase, have reached Euro 725 million. International
sales of refrigerators have surpassed one million units for the
first time while the numbers of washing machines and dishwashers
have almost doubled.
Arçelik corporate web site : www.arcelikas.com.tr