The desire to be "Immer Besser" has been the driving force behind Miele for 103 years. From its humble beginnings in a German barn in 1899, Miele has grown to over 25 worldwide subsidiaries offering fine residential appliances. Products range from built-in kitchen appliances and vacuum cleaners to laboratory glassware washing systems and medical/dental washer disinfectors. Advanced materials, skilled craftsmanship and unwavering attention to detail are intended to provide years of consistent, trouble-free performance. Stringent factory testing guarantees that when a Miele appliance reaches the consumer, it delivers brilliant results, even under the most demanding conditions.