Important ASKO years
Finnish carpenter Aukusti Asko-Avonius founded the ASKO furniture group.
UPO metal production was founded, producing for instance baby carriages and steel piping beds.
The first washing machine is produced by Karl-Erik Andersson in Vara, Sweden, Junga Verkstäder is established.
First Finnish household appliance – a refrigerator – is produced in Lahti.
First washer is produced in Lahti.
First cooker is produced in Lahti.
First cold iron is produced in Lahti.
First dishwasher is produced and export starts from Vara.
First built in ovens are produced in Lahti.
First tumble dryer is produced in Vara.
Asea acquire Junga Verkstäder, change of name to Asea Cylinda.
Own sales organizations established in Norway, Denmark, USA, Australia and New Zeeland.
ASKO acquire ABB Cylinda, change of name to ASKO Appliances.
New cooker factory and central warehouse in Lahti.
Antonio Merloni acquire Asko Appliances.
ASKO launches co-designed Kitchen and Laundry care concepts.
ASKO launches in Sweden.
New owner of Asko Appliances: Gorenje Group, Slovenia.
Asko Appliances AB move headoffice to Lidköping, Sweden.
ASKO launches Elements kitchen series
ASKO launches Craft kitchen series
ASKo launches Pro Home Laundry series
ASKO Pro Home Laundry series receives the Red Dot - Best of the best award