Franke Kitchen Systems AutoSpec

The Franke Group

Franke was established in 1911 in Switzerland by Walter Franke. Today, Franke is active worldwide with operations in 32 countries. Around 5000 skilled staff are employed in 60 operative Group companies. The company also operates an international network of approved distributors.

The company's most traditional field is in Kitchen Systems. Franke is the worlds leading supplier of kitchen sinks. The companies in the Kitchen Systems Division also supply designer taps, cooking hobs, extractor hoods and food preparation accessories designed to match their sink ranges. The Washroom and Sanitary Equipment Division supplies products for use in public washrooms, hospitals, schools, etc. and operates from within the Kitchen Systems Division.

As a recognised partner and general contractor for catering equipment, Frankes Contract Group, works mainly with multi-unit food services establishments, e.g. MacDonalds worldwide.

In the area of Beverage Containers, Franke supplies the beer, wine, foodstuffs and mineral water industries throughout the world with stainless steel beverage containers.

In the field of Food Service Equipment, Franke produces and sells heating and cooling appliances as well as coffee machines and standardised products for the catering trade.

In the Industrial Technology sector, components, tools and products are manufactured for aerospace, gas turbines and the transport and security industries as well as for the motor industry.

All the above mentioned businesses make up Frankeís fourth division, called the Diversified Products Division.