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History
Over 60 years of experience


Amica’s History

In 1957, the first Amica gas/coal cooker was produced in Wronki, Poland. Fifty years later, we’re producing a whole range of stylish, modern, energy-efficient household appliances designed to make our customers’ lives that much easier. With Amica freestanding and integrated cookers, ovens, fridges, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, cooker hobs, microwaves and more available from many top UK home and kitchen appliance retailers, today our company is almost unrecognisable from the small operation which began in the 1950s – but we still retain our core values and a commitment to providing intuitive, ergonomic technological solutions to household problems.

In 1957, the first Amica gas/coal cooker was produced in Wronki, Poland. Fifty years later, we’re producing a whole range of stylish, modern, energy-efficient household appliances designed to make our customers’ lives that much easier. With Amica freestanding and integrated cookers, ovens, fridges, freezers, washing machines, dishwashers, cooker hobs, microwaves and more available from many top UK home and kitchen appliance retailers, today our company is almost unrecognisable from the small operation which began in the 1950s – but we still retain our core values and a commitment to providing intuitive, ergonomic technological solutions to household problems.

Aside from designing and implementing new technological solutions, we also back education. In collaboration with Poznan University of Economics, the company have formed the Amica Appliances University – an innovative programme of product and sales training, mainly aimed at employees selling household appliances and designers from kitchen furniture studios. At the Amica Appliances University, course participants acquire knowledge of our brand and products, as well as sales techniques, team management and effective organisation of work.

Amica timeline

  • 1945

    Amica is established in Wronki, Poland
  • 1957

    Amica produces its first gas cooker
  • 1992

    Amica’s new logo appears on all products
  • 1993

    A new Amica factory begins production on our range of gas and electric ceramic and induction hobs
  • 1994

    Amica takes full ownership of its hob factory.
  • 1996

    Amica begins manufacturing its range of freestanding and integrated refrigerators.
  • 1997

    Amica appear on the Warsaw stock exchange for the first time. Amica are given ISO 14001 certification
  • 1998

    Amica are awarded the Economy Award of the President of Poland, also known as the “Polish Nobel Prize in Economy.”
  • 2000

    Amica establishes its washing machine factory and begins production on its range
  • 2004

    Amica International is founded
  • 2012

    Amica reaches the milestone of selling one million cookers in one year for the first time.