What does Smeg stand for? Smalterie Metallurgiche Emiliane Guastalla. Vittorio Bertazzoni founded the company in 1948 in the town of Guastalla, Reggio Emilia, Italy. The name is an acronym for Smalterie Metallurgiche Emiliane Guastalla (“Emilian metallurgical enamel works of Guastalla”).
Why is Smeg expensive.
Smeg appliances are expensive because they are not made in South Africa. They are imported from Italy which use a currency that is higher compared to South African Rand. If it was made in South Africa it was going to cost the same with South Africa Brands. The Smeg Group. Smeg is an Italian home appliance manufacturer based in Guastalla, near Reggio Emilia in northern Italy.
Are Smeg appliances good? The Smeg mixer rivals other brands in terms of aesthetics, but when tested for performance, it doesn’t live up to the hype. CHOICE reports the appliance, priced at higher price, came last in its kitchen mixer review and scored poorly on a number of tests, including ease of use, whisking and beating.
What is special about Smeg? Selling everything from dishwashers, to cooktops, to refrigerators, this ever-growing brand is particularly famous for its retro look and quality parts. Smeg’s look is so famous and iconic in part to their support from world-renowned architects like Mario Bellini and Marc Newson.
Why is SMEG so popular? Throwing back to the days of Marilyn Monroe and Rock-Ola Jukeboxes, Smeg fridges blend 50s charm and sleek Italian style. … The brand is best known for its “retro” refrigerators, but their success has inspired them to introduce wider-range of chic products from coffee machines to faucets and fireplaces.