Martha Tilaar Group begins from a small beauty salon established by DR. (H.C.) Martha Tilaar at a garage sized 4x6 meter in 1970.
The company was founded in 1977 by Dr. HC. Martha Tilaar, (the late) Pranata Bernard, and Theresa Harsini Setiady.
In 1981, the company established the first modern factory on Jl. Pulo Ayang No. 3, Pulogadung Industrial Estate, which manufactures cosmetics and herbal medicine with brand "Sariayu-Martha Tilaar" for the first time.
In 1986, the Company established a second modern factory on Jl. Pulo Kambing, Pulogadung Industrial Estate ("Pulo Kambing Factory").
PT Martina Berto Tbk has held Shareholders General Meeting (SGM) to report its book year that end up on December 31, 2016. This annual financial report has been received and already get the ratification and approval during the SGM. On this annual meeting, the company record the raise of net profit significantly which is 162,7% worth Rp8,81 billion and operation profit raised 315,1% worth Rp24,64 billion for 2016 book year period
On its 200th years of age, Bogor Botanical Garden has just held its anniversary day last Thursday (18/05). Together with Presidential staff, Teten Masduki, to represent President Joko Widodo, Minister of Indonesia Communication and Informatic Rudiantara, Head of Indonesia Botanical Garden Hj. Megawati Soekarnoputri, Mayor of Bogor Bima Arya, and the ambassador of fellowship countries, Netherland, Japan, and Germany, Dr.(H.C) Martha Tilaar also come as one of guest of honors in the Two Centuries of Bogor Botanical Garden ceremonial event.