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Our Story

The experts in catering equipment

The Burco name has long been established with water boiling and has been known for offering innovation, value for money and quality British Isles built products for over 50 years!

Our comprehensive water boiler range provides solutions for most commercial premises large or small, indoors or out, with further exciting developments planned in the near future.

Burco continues to push the boundaries of water boiling and has a significant programme of product development intended to bring innovation, choice and value for money to the catering and commercial sectors.

Brand History

Burco celebrated their 70th Birthday in 2012 – there aren’t many catering equipment providers that can boast that kind of experience. From humble beginnings, the brand has grown to be a trusted name. Read how this happened below.

The history of our products started more than 120 years ago, the Burco brand owned by Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation are well known and most importantly well trusted within the catering sector. We offer a complete range of water boiler and handwash products suitable for a wide variety of business needs and always ensure our products not only offer the latest features but are also made to a high quality standard, and we back this with one of the best commercial warranties within the catering sector. Choose Burco today and have complete confidence that your new purchase will serve you well, while you serve your customers.

Our Brand Milestones

1895

1895

The original company, W. H. Dean, was founded in 1895, originally builders of gas equipment to satisfy the increase in usage of gas for water heating at the turn of the century.

1950

1950

Expanded into electrical products after WW2 following the merger with Burnley Components (Bur-Co), Burco Dean was born, known for the manufacture of the “Baby Burco” washboiler during the 1950s.

1970

1970

Production extended into a new sector of catering boilers during the early 1970s.

1980

1980

As the catering sector became ever more demanding, Burco adapted its products with additions such as “Thermostat Control” and “Sight Glasses” as the market diversified into the hospitality and leisure sectors. As market leader in its sector, Burco Dean was acquired by the Glen Dimplex Group in 1985 and became part of Morphy Richards. Growth continued after the acquisition with the purchase of the “Cygnet” brand.

2008

2008

In 2008, Burco Dean was brought under the Glen Dimplex Professional Appliances business sector and the range was extended into cooking appliances.

2012

2012

Introduction of our first range of autofill boilers to be fully designed and manufactured in the UK, including our first autofill boiler with filtration.

2018

2018

Integration of Burco water boiler business within the Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation division.

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