ILVE History

Camberwell Electrics - ILVE History & Origins

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ILVE - A Company with a rich A RICH HERITAGE

With over 60 years of heritage the ILVE brand is dedicated to bringing it’s unique brand of Italian hand craftsmanship to the passionate home and professional cooks of Australia.

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  1952  

  ILVE founded in Campodarsego, near Venice, by two Italian friends, Mr Illotti and Mr Berno.

  Using their manufacturing skills they develop commercial quality cookers for local restaurants as a way of indulging their passion for fine food.

 ILVE History 1952

  1965  

  Illotti and Berno acknowledge growing local interest by 
  creating a range of unique cookers designed for domestic use.

ILVE History 1965

  1975  

  With exquisite handcrafting ILVE begins production of unique country style ovens, 
  creating the Nostalgie range which embodies the essence of ILVE today.

ILVE History 1975

 

  1980  

  Using exquisite handcrafting skills ILVE begins production of unique 
  country style ovens, the essence of ILVE Nostalgie range today.

ILVE History 1980

  1983  

  Illotti and Berno pass ownership to their sons, who still run the company
  today and maintain ILVE's 100% family owned status.

ILVE History 1983

  1984  

  ILVE arrives ‘down under’ introducing unique European style 
  and un-matched quality to Australian homes for the first time.

 ILVE History 1984

  1989  

  ILVE becomes an established brand nationally in Australia 
  and is now known as a niche brand specialising in Hand Made cooking appliances.

ILVE History 1989

  1990  

  ILVE develop a range of built-in appliances, acknowledging 
  consumer trends both in Australia and the world.

ILVE History 1990

  1998  

  ILVE launch their impressive Majestic range which becomes 
  the new benchmark for quality kitchen appliances design.

ILVE History 1998

  1999  

  ILVE’s chief designer is so inspired by a visit to a Tepanyaki restaurant in Sydney 
  that on the airplane home he drafts the design for what becomes the 
  World’s first “Fry Top” - a cooktop with a built stainless steel hotplate.

Now famously known as ILVE’s Tepanyaki plate.

ILVE History 1999

  2003  

  All ILVE electric ovens earn European Energy “A Class” ratings. 

ILVE History 2003 - Energy Rating

  2004  

  ILVE launch the ‘Quadra’ range featuring:

  • Cool Touch doors
  • Quickstart mode
  • a host of energy saving features
  • an extensive range of sizes and cooktop configurations

ILVE History 2004

  2008  

  Despite intense Global Finance pressure that the rest of the world are under, 
  ILVE continues to assemble their comprehensive range of products by hand, 
  manufacture their own components and employ over 300 specially trained craftsmen.

ILVE History 2008

  2010  

  ILVE creates the ‘next generation’ of appliances including Induction cooktops, 
  ‘True Pizza’, Pyrolytic and Steam ovens, and the new ‘45’ series built-in range.

ILVE History 2010

  2013  

  ILVE redesigns it’s Quadra series and expands the options available, 
  including the offer of Gloss Black and Bright White colour options as standard.

ILVE History 2013

  2014  

  In a market first, ILVE releases it’s new 100cm Freestanding cooker with 
  Electric oven and integrated Combination Microwave oven.

ILVE History 2014

 
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