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").
In order to develope and raise the quality of Indonesia herbal products, especially cosmetic, PT Martina Berto Tbk will do a collaboration with Padjajaran University as its partner to in cosmetic product resarch that will be launched in the future. This collaboration is embodied in Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Charter Agreement signing that held in Padjajaran University on December 19, 2016.
To be the respresentative of Indonesia, Natasha Mannuela placed in Runner Up 2 Miss World 2016 which held in Maryland, United State (18/12). With her beauty, brain, and concern to the society, this young woman who is currently take a business school also earned Beauty With A Purpose, where should compete with other participants from India, Philippines, and Kenya. It’s indeed a high achievement for a young woman of Indonesia