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History

The history of Roberlo begins in 1968 as a personal project of Mr. Llorenç Juher, a project designed and carried out by a person who today would be defined as an entrepreneur.

Right from the start the company has been characterised by its constant quest for innovation, progressive improvements to products and manufacturing methods, and constant adaptation to environmental requirements.

Our customers confidence in our products and our international vocation has led to a presence in over 100 countries around the world and has made us one of the leading European manufacturers of chemical products.

Being the leading company in the production of lightweight fillers or the first to use dual component cartridges in the car refinishing market are just two examples of how we have managed to become a benchmark in our sector.

Our drive for growth has not only led us to explore new countries but also new business sectors. The result is that today Roberlo is manufacturing and marketing products in such diverse areas as the automotive, construction, industrial, nautical and DIY sectors.

In short, our history has been defined by our constant investment in technology, internationalization and uninterrupted growth. Take a look at the company’s progress in the timeline below.

  • 1968

    1968

    Roberlo S.A. is founded in Girona, importing products from Italy for marketing in Spain.

  • 1971

    1971

    The company starts manufacturing its own products.

  • 1985

    1985

    From 1971 to 1985 we develope the Spanish sales network.

  • 1986

    1986

    The company strengthens its in-house R+D department.

  • 1988

    1988

    Transfer of facilities to Riudellots de la Selva (Girona), where the company’s head offices are still based.

  • 1991

    1991

    The company starts exporting, with the first sales going to Europe, Eastern Europe and North Africa.

  • 1991

    1991

    Introduction of Dexia System, the direct sales network in Spain.

  • 1993

    1993

    First foreign subsidiary with the creation of Roberlo Portugal.

  • 1996

    1996

    Opening of the second subsidiary: Roberlo France.

  • 1999

    1999

    Third subsidiary: Roberlo UK.

  • 1999

    1999

    Inauguration of new offices and a new warehouse in Riudellots de la Selva.

  • 1999

    1999

    Roberlo is distinguished with the award for export growth by the Girona Chamber of Commerce, presented by the President of the Government of Catalonia.

  • 2000

    2000

    We are now operating in 80 countries. Our products are also sold in South America, Africa and the USA.

  • 2001

    2001

    Roberlo Abrastuk opens, our new subsidiary in Italy.

  • 2004

    2004

    The company’s international growth continues. Roberlo sets up its first subsidiary outside the European Union with Roberlo Argentina.

  • 2008

    2008

    Roberlo Brazil is founded.

  • 2008

    2008

    The first production plant in Russia opens: Baltic Coatings.

  • 2009

    2009

    A new production plant is opened at the company’s headquarters in Girona. We now boast one of the most modern automated plants in Europe.

  • 2010

    2010

    Roberlo Nederland is set up to promote the sales of our products in the Netherlands.

  • 2010

    2010

    Roberlo buys Gespaint, an international company that has specialized in paint products since 1994.

  • 2011

    2011

    We open a Fixing Unit R+D+I centre to develop construction, stone, nautical and DIY products in the Technology Park of the University of Girona.

  • 2011

    2011

    Roberlo USA is founded.

  • 2012

    2012

    Roberlo presents its new image and new logo at the Automechanika trade fair in Frankfurt.

  • 2014

    2014

    New facilities in the Group.

  • 2014

    2014

    Opening sales office in China and India.

  • 2015

    2015

    Roberlo acquires Chemfix Products Ltd.

  • 2016

    2016

    Crom Techno Center: Roberlo’s New RDI Center

  • 2017

    2017

    Roberlo acquires industrial paint company Cromaresme.

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Ctra. N-II, km 706,5
17457 RIUDELLOTS DE LA SELVA (Girona)
SPAIN

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