CORPORATE

CORPORATE - HISTORY

 
 2018

First 502 MVA, 380 kV Auto transformers order received for Saudi Arabia Electricity Company 
 
 2018

450 MVA; 400/161/31,5 kV Auto transformers production, successfully short-circuit withstand tested at Independent International Test Laboratory KEMA

 
 2017

Production of 500 MVA, 400/20-22 kV Step-up transformer 

2017


Lowest Noise Reactor produced 100 MVAr with LpA 48 dB 

 

2016


First Phase Shifting high power transformer 200 MVA 330/161 kV tested and delivered 



2016


First 180 MVA 500 kV magnetically control shunt reactor produced



2016


New modern dry type transformer production facilities are opened

 

 
 2016

New Dry Type Transformer factory completed 
 
 2016

Production of 2 units 200 MVA, 330/161 kV Phase-shifting transformers

 
 2015

Production of first MCSR 180 MVA, 500 kV unit with 8-legs


 2014
 
Production of world largest arc furnace transformer 310 MVA – 180 kAmps per phase 

 2014
 
ISO EN 3834-2 Certification 


2014


122,16MVAr 420kV, 146,59MVAr 420kV and 183,24MVAr 420kV shunt reactors manufactured for TEIAS (Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation) projects and successfully completed factory acceptance tests.

 
 2014

ISO EN 3834-2 Certification

 
 2014

BEST manufactured the world’s largest arc furnace transformer (310MVA 34,5/1,8…1,389kV) to be used in İÇDAŞ iron and steel plant.

 
 2013

Production of 167MVA 525kV autotransformers

 2013


Production of 120MVAr 525kV and 160MVAr 525kV shunt reactors

 2013


Production of 387MVA 750kV test transformer for reactor testing

 
 2010

After acquisition of AEG contracting (now called BETAS) BEST started to work to deliver transformer for turnkey substations up to 525kV with BETAS

 2010


BEST was certified (KONİROLL) by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology as an R&D Center

 2010


High-end Magnetic Core production plant established

 2010


BEST started to produce of cast-resin dry type transformers

 2009


On-site Test Laboratories were accredited according to IEC ISO 17025

 2009


ISO EN 18001 Certification

 2009


Production of 310MVA, 395kV Generator Step-up Transformers

 2009


Completely new and modern OSB factory with the unit capacity up to 1000MVA and 750kV started production as a second plant

 2006


Modern mechanical production plant established

 2005


First 250MVA, 380kV autotransformer production, successfully mechanical short-circuit withstand tested at Independent International Test Laboratory (KEMA) and supply to Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEIAS)

 2003


ISO EN 14000 Certification

 1998


Production of 80/100 MVA, 380 kV single-phase power transformer.

 1997


Production of 80/100MVA, 380kV single-phase power transformers

 1996


Successful mechanical short-circuit withstand test at International Independent Test Laboratory (CESI) for 80/100MVA, 154/33,6kV power transformer

 1995


Successful mechanical short-circuit withstand test at International Independent Test Laboratory (CESI) for 50/62,5MVA, 154/33,6kV power transformer

 1994


ISO EN 9001 Certification

 1991


Production of first 100MVA, 154/31,5kV power transformer

 1984


Production of first 50MVA, 154/31,5kV power transformer

 1983


Production of first 170kV voltage level transformer

 1975


Production under EBG (Electro Bau AG ) License

 1969


Started Production

 1966


BALIKESIR ELEKTROMEKANIK SANAYI TESISLERI A.S. is established