Vestel Group is comprised of 24 companies operating in manufacturing, software and technology development, marketing, and distribution fields in the consumer electronics, household appliances, mobile technologies, LED lighting, and defense industries.
Vestel was founded and started operation in 1984. The company joined the Zorlu Group in 1994, and since then it has continuously been increasing its production capacity, export activity, and market share.
Vestel received over 66 awards at the most prestigious design contests globally in 2014.
Vestel accounts for 85% of the total TV and 29% of the white goods exports in Turkey.
Four out of five LCD televisions produced in Turkey have been produced by Vestel.
Vestel exports its products to 140 countries under leading Japanese and European brands.
- Vestel has been the export leader for 17 years in the Turkish electronics sector and is amongst the 10 most well-known and esteemed brands in Turkey.
- Having 15,000 employees, 1,250 Vestel sales stores, 333 after sales centres and thousands of employees working at Vestel suppliers, Vestel creates an income source for 30,000 people.
- R&D facilities are located in Manisa, Istanbul, UK , China, and Taiwan and employ the highest calibre engineers developing hardware and software solutions to provide clients with world class quality products.
- Vestel City in Manisa-Turkey is one of the biggest industrial complexes in the world operating on a single field. Vestel is able to produce more than 35 million electronic products in their production facilities in Manisa-Turkey and in Alexandrov-Russia.
- With an unlimited budget allocated for R&D activities and a team of more than 900 R&D engineers, Vestel is proud to offer new technologies and innovative products.
- Through solid steps taken towards branding, Vestel became the first brand to be accepted to the government support program named “Turquality” aiming to promote branding.
- Vestel is amongst the largest OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and ODMs (original design manufacturers) of the world. Sales are carried out on an OEM/ODM basis in Europe. In Turkey and Russia, CIS countries, the Middle East and North Africa, Vestel’s strategy is to maintain an own-brand presence.
- In 2006, Vestel acquired the rights to the Finlux and Luxor trademarks, two well-known brands in Scandinavia and Northern Europe, and started manufacturing and exporting under both names. In 2008, Vestfost, one of the most prestigious white goods brands in Europe and Russia, was added to the trademark portfolio.
- Following up the Graetz trademark, which is well-known in Germany, Vestel also signed a licencing agreement for the Telefunken & Hitachi trademarks to produce and sell products in a variety of countries.
- In 2011, Vestel acquired Electra, Servis, New Pol and Atlantic brands for the sales of white good products.
- Dikom and @Dikom are the newest trademarks Vestel acquired beginning of 2013.
- By producing world-class quality products, Vestel was listed amongst the "Top 250 Consumer Products Companies list" in Deloitte's "Global Powers of The Consumer Products Industry 2011" report.
- As a player having long term strategic plans that extend into the future, we draw attention with our determination in becoming a player that will shape the market not only in our country but also in the global arena.