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1966

Balıkesir Elektromekanik Sanayi Tesisleri A.Ş., founded by the Yırcalı Family in 1966 in Balıkesir. (BEST) was established with domestic capital so that the face is the first high-voltage transformer manufacturer in Turkey. Our company, which started its production in its facilities in Balıkesir Heavy Industrial Zone, today serves in Balıkesir Organized Industrial Zone with the investments it has made over the years and its new facilities equipped with high technology.

170.000 m2 of production space and 50,000 MVA and one of Turkey's leading transformer manufacturer with a production capacity of BEST, more than 50 percent of its production today has become a global company by exporting to over 85 countries. Our company, which serves many areas such as the world's leading electricity companies, iron and steel producers, oil and gas companies, solar and wind energy projects, 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 Turkey and Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa also continues to work in the electrical contracting field strengths.

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, was founded in 2010 by AEG Genel Ticaret A.Ş. company and established BEST Elektrik Taahhüt ve Ticaret A.Ş. (BETAŞ). Energy contracting sector to step discarding customers turnkey solutions in partnership BEST beginning to offer, mainly Turkey and Iraq, 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 within the eco system created with more than 1000 employees has gained.

Taking fast steps towards globalization, our company aims to carry its knowledge and experience to international markets by establishing a production facility abroad in 2020.

Our company, which continues its activities within Yırcalı Holding, is a public joint stock company and is among the companies whose shares are traded on the Capital Market Free Trading Platform.

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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