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").
IMAE or International Make-Up Artist Expo has held for the very first time in this 2016, December 2-4, 2016 to be exact at Balai Kartini, Jakarta. Through Sariayu, PAC, Martha Tilaar Group Puspita Martha International Beauty School, and Martha Tilaar Salon Day Spa, as its four backbone brands, Martha Tilaar Group took part on this ‘heaven’ of beauty enthusiast.
In order to increase the research capacity, health development, and build networking in health research, PT Martina Berto Tbk has signed Memorandum of Understanding in Health Development and Reaserch with Health Development and Research Agency (Balibangkes Kemenkes). The MoU signed at Griya Wanita Roon in PT Martina Berto Tbk by Bryan Tilaar and Siswanto, as the Head of Health Development and Research Agency, on November 14, 2016.