Evolution in a Nutshell

Today in 2016 we sell our products to over 50 countries and sales keep on growing.

We are profitable and successful again, and keep looking for the right people to join our team.

In mid-2015 we developed a patent that was registered in China, USA, South Africa and Israel. The patent is for mounts suitable for both flat and curved TVs in very competitive prices http://www.barkanmounts.com/standards.html. This development and others keep opening many doors for us around the world.  

2012-2014  

We gradually recovered and payed all our debts. We rent our factory to other companies, which generate additional income.

2008-2011

We finished expanding our factory. The global economic crisis hurt us as well, our competitors in China reduced prices and even though we invested a lot of money in automation and efficiency we could not be competitive. In order to get through the crisis we had to reduce our expenses and unfortunately dismiss some of our very good employees. At the end of 2011 we had to shut down the factory in Israel and move the production line to China.

Our headquarters stayed in Israel including: research, engineering and designing development, marketing, graphics, account management, logistics, finance and general management. The quality control teams are located in China and insure our products' high-quality standard.

2007-2010

Barkan exports to over 50 countries worldwide and  the  Barkan brand  has become a leading brand in many countries.
Knowledge merging  from global markets,  parallel to experienced marketing, development and research teams in Israel and China , have  enabled us to develop innovative and competitive products at three price levels (Premium, Standard and Economy) for LED, LCD and  Plasma screens ,which are now leading in our field.
In 2011 we have started: 
1. Developing and marketing stands and mounts for tablets.
2. A  sourcing system in china for products from the home entertainment electronic field and for other products required by our customers in other fields.
We are designing our products in the most advanced three-dimensional software,  using our  sophisticated measurement laboratory, modern graphic studio ,all manufactured with the latest computerized automated manufacturing equipment and technologies.
Production is in both in Israel and China.

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2004-2006

Formation of a new brand identity and growth.
After years of experience in branding, as well as professional advise with organized strategic steps lasting 9 months, we have established a brand identity symbolizing prosperity, lifestyle, on our recognized white and red background. Since the changeover was long the interim color was red and blue for about a year. In September 2005 at the IFA exhibition in Berlin, we invested in various display boards, new packaging, new catalog, with all our products with the new red and white brand identity. At this time, we already had about 10 new mounting solutions for LCD and Plasma screens. Also, a new concept of product identification using just 2 digits for each product which represent the screen size as well as the number of mount movements. In January 2006, we participated as in past years, at the CES exhibition in Las Vegas, and there we won the CES award for innovation and design for 2 of our mounting products.

1997-2003

Continuation of growth while searching for a marketing identity.
at the beginning of 1997, we produced color consumer brochures and packaging. We continued to develop new mounting products until the end of 1998, under the line of Super and Popular. At the end of 1999, we began building the new factory, with over 5,000 sq meter in space. We increased our development team and established our own graphic studio, as well as cystalized specific rules of conduct which we call our 10 Commandments.
By 2002 we started to consolidate our organizational identity visually to Barkan and we chose the red ellipse on yellow background. After about a year, we improved it to the red arc on blue background.
After planning for about a year and half we developed line of TV (CRT) mounts. The needs to focus on mounts was realized and we decided to abandon the line of metal furniture that we produced even though it was about 40% from our sales.  At the end this year we broke our records in the production of mounts.  130,000 mounts per month.

1993-1996

Growth, Economic crisis and Recovery.
At the beginning of 1993, we moved to a new facility in the Barkan Industrial Zone. In the new factory we continued to develop, sales grew, developed new products, tried to diversify the basket of our products and started to produce furniture based on metal.
But, then the crises arrived. We passed in three years, three recovery programs.  The main good thing that came of them is that they were the basis for the development of the method of management system called "brain organization". Until today we work using the same management system. We learned that we need working methods, control and cooperation.
In 96 we obtained the highest quality that is ISO 9001.

1988-1992

The first years
The work started in January 1988 in Holon. The first mounts produced were made completely of full steel and were very expensive. We searched for ways to reduce costs and developed a mount made from hollow material.
By '90 due to the requests of customers, we worked on the improvement of the design and on amplifying of the safety of the products. In March 1990, we participated for the first time at the CEBIT exhibition in Germany. On account of being unorganized in preparation we did not achieve any business, not even one customer..
In 1992, we received compliance to ISO 9003.

At Barkan Mounting Systems, enriching the home entertainment experience through the development, design and manufacturing of superior mounting systems for consumer electronics, is our main focus and the critical driver behind all our endeavors. Since our establishment in 1988 by Owner and President, Mr. Lior Barkan, the company has built a reputation as an innovative enterprise. Barkan's corporate adquarters, R&D and production facility, located in the heart of Israel. Barkan employs dedicated and talented individuals, whose thoroughness, responsibility, caring attitude and consistent striving for excellence, are built into every mounting product that leaves our plant.