Hemer - Becke

The community of Becke was first mentioned in documents in 1705 as one of the farming communities of Hemer. "Becke" is the ancient name for brook. Initially characterized by agriculture, metal processing plants and a paper mill were built in the course of industrialization.

Today, the faucet manufacturers Grohe and Keuco are international market leaders in their fields. The Edelburg, which is a listed building, is a former moated castle. The present main building was erected around 1600