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").
New Concept at the Opening of Martha Tilaar Shop Grand Indonesia
Coincided with Indonesia 69th Independence Day, Martha Tilaar Shop inaugurated its latest shop in Grand Indonesia, Jakarta, last August 14, 2014. The inauguration of this Martha Tilaar Shop held at Alun-Alun Grand Indonesia, and attended by guests of honor like Dr. Martha Tilaar, Ratna Pranata, Prof. Alex Tilaar, and last but not least, Linda Agus Gumelar as the Minister of Women Empowerment and Child Protection of the Republic of Indonesia.
Last Wednesday, August 13, 2014, Forbes Indonesia Magazine held Rising Global Stars Awards 2014 at Sapphire Room, J.W Marriot, Jakarta. Rising Global Stars Awards 2014 is an awarding event that presented by Forbes Indonesia Magazine to Indonesian local brands. This award given to brands who considered able to keep their existence in international.