History

History of DeLonghi

Over a century ago, the DeLonghi brand started out in Treviso, Italy, as a spares workshop, where a strong commitment to excellence has served the companies growth ever since.

Becoming a completely developed company in the 1950’s, the families love for design and innovation has continued throughout development. Possessing a long history of bringing outstanding home appliances for everyday use, and a worldwide reputation for innovation, all of the DeLonghi products communicate quality in any language. The DeLonghi brand itself is a testament to Italian design and quality craftsmanship, where acceptance is not just by accident, but fostered through a long tradition of good quality products with well-designed practical elements.

The motivation of the DeLonghi group has continuously been the desire for innovation and development into diverse business areas and thus expansion. Thus the 1970’s and 1980’s saw the introduction of new electric household appliances, such as an oil saving deep fryer and portable ready-to-use air conditioner for homes around the world. This was also the time for fast growth into the territories of international markets. Here evolution has facilitated the acquisition program of various household appliance sectors, enabling the intelligently buying brands that were dying but had immense potential with proper management.

In 2001 the acquirement of Kenwood, a significant international brand specializing in food preparation and processing appliances, as well as floor care and ironing products through the Ariete brand catapulted the company’s expansion and diversification plans to new heights.

Significant investments into Marketing, product line development, research and Industrial Design, have made DeLonghi a continuously growing, multi-specialist company. State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities enable the company to supply products that are competitive in cost and high in quality. The products are truly living innovations with their unique features and benefits that provide convenience and herald quality living. DeLonghi’s high quality, long lasting Italian designed products have earned it a solid reputation for customer satisfaction.

Upcoming coffee makers that want to invest in a quality machine will make a good choice with DeLonghi. Demonstrated to be an authentic contender in the coffee making industry, the brand has developed a number of models to suit every coffee connoisseurs needs ranging from the small coffee maker, to a fully automatic espresso machine. DeLonghi products have been known to produce not only the best and durable machines but also produce a superior coffee taste that captures the authentic Italian experience.