Our story springs to life on the edge of the Black Forest in 1683. Ever since we have been specialists in metal durables such as nails, Farm Machinery, Bicycles and eventually switching our focus to ovens in 1931. Every one of our pieces is conceived, designed and engineered, not just to the highest standards but to the Gaggenau standard.
In 1926, Westye F. Bakke, his wife Mary and their two children, Bud and Elaine, moved to Madison, Wisconsin to start a new life. It was there, in the basement of his home, that Bakke built his first freestanding freezer, an invention that kick-started a series of pioneering creations and triggered the birth of the Sub-Zero Freezer Company.
Engineering products today, that belong in tomorrow. Developing home appliances that revolutionise your home – and your life – through cutting-edge technologies and an unmatched user experience.
“I have always acted according to the principle that it is better to lose money than trust. The integrity of my promises, the belief in the value of my products and in my word of honor have always had a higher priority to me than a transitory profit.” Robert Bosch, 1921
‘Immer Besser’ which translates to ‘Forever Better’ has always been Miele’s motto. Since 1899 when the company was set up by Carl Miele, this family run business has been synonymous with engineering quality.
Bora in 2019: 13 years after BORA founder Willi Bruckbauer, following the wishes of his customers, developed a perfect extractor hood: today, it is synonymous with effectiveness in the kitchen, design, quality—that is: a classic, the original.
Much has changed since Carl Neff made his first oven in 1877. People all over the world have rolled up their sleeves and shared in the joys and chores of cooking. Global ingredients have become local ingredients. And from humble beginnings, the kitchen has grown in stature, to become the centrepiece of the home - often with a NEFF oven right at its heart.
For over 60 years now, Smeg appliances have been widely regarded as tasteful and elegant products which combine effortlessly to compliment your mood and style
Originally founded in Ohio in 1908, Hoover Limited became a registered company in the UK in 1919. The first factory, in Perivale in Middlesex, opened in 1932 with Hoover quickly establishing itself as the undisputed leader in the floor-cleaning market.