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").
To interweave friendship with Indonesia, last June 26, 2014, PT Martina Berto, Tbk got a special visitation from Miss Tourism of Timor Leste. Six of Miss Turissem Timor Leste named Satrina Luiza, Benedikta Aurelia Lucke, Alcinda De Fatima Aparicio, Maria Mazarela Lay, Valencia S.C Schultz, and Martunha Julia Simoes Xavier warmly welcomed by Dr. (H.C) Martha Tilaar and team from Sariayu Martha Tilaar, Patricia Husada.
As a form of responsibility to the company’s shareholders, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, PT Martina Berto Tbk held an General Meeting of Shareholders (GMS) and General Meeting of Extraordinary Shareholders (GMES). GMS and GMES reported accounting book that has ended on December 31, 3013.