Balıkesir Elektromekanik Sanayi Tesisleri A.Ş. ( BEST), founded by the Yırcalı Family in 1966 in Balıkesir , was established with %100 domestic capital. BEST is the first high-voltage transformer manufacturer in Turkey. Our company started its production in Balıkesir Heavy Industrial Zone. With the investments it has made over the years BEST took majority of its production to its new factory equipped with high technology in Balıkesir Organized Industrial Zone.

170.000 m2 of production space and 50,000 MVA of production capacity, BEST is one of Turkey's leading transformer manufacturer . Become a global company by exporting more than 50 percent of its production today to over 85 countries. Being the solution partner of the world's leading electricity generation companies, iron and steel producers, oil and gas companies, solar and wind energy projects, BEST increases its export rate every year.

By establishing BEST Elektrik Taahhüt ve Ticaret A.Ş (BETAŞ) in 2010, BEST also stepped into the energy contracting business and started to offer turnkey solution partnerships to its customers. Thus, mainly in Turkey and in Europe, BEST continues  its work in the electrical contracting field in the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa.

Our company, which is among the leading industrial organizations of our country   (in the ISO 500 ranking) and one of the leading brands of the electromechanical sector, bu acquiring AEG Genel Ticaret A.Ş. in 2010  founded BEST Elektrik Taahhüt ve Ticaret A.Ş. (BETAŞ).By stepping into the energy contracting sector, BEST offers its customers turnkey solutions in partnership with BEST mainly in Turkey, Iraq and Algeria , and is working on high-voltage electrical contracting construction in Georgia.

Our company, which has made many firsts in the electromechanical sector with our R&D and technological investments, deserves to be one of the parties of the United Nations Global Compact in 2019 with its environmentally sensitive production processes and social responsibility projects under the theme of sustainability.

Company Profile
  • Trade Name Balıkesir Elektromekanik Sanayi Tesisleri A.Ş.
  • Sector Electrical Machinery Industry
  • Main Activity Area Power, Oil and Dry Type Distribution Transformer Production
  • Expertise Area Power, Oil and Dry Distribution, Special Type Transformers and Reactors
  • Number of Employees 1000+
  • Address Organized Industrial Zone 7. Street No. 1 10100 Balikesir Turkey
  • Our Standards TS, ISO, IEC, ANSI, GOST, BS
  • Affiliates BEST Elektrik Taahhüt ve Ticaret A.Ş - Best Contracting
About Yırcalı

Founded in 1925 and today is one of Turkey's leading industrial companies with employees exceeding 2,000 Yırcalı Holding, energy (transformers, hydro and wind energy), food, feed, textiles, synthetic fiber production, are operating in the tourism and financial sectors.

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