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").
Coincide with the 44th anniversary of Martha Tilaar Group last September 4th, 2014, the founder and chairwoman of Martha Tilaar Group, Dr. Martha Tilaar also celebrates her 77th birthday. Together with Prof. Alex Tilaar and Ratna Pranata, Dr. Martha Tilaar attended the celebration of her day and the company that held at Martha Tilaar Group office in industrial area of Pulo Gadung.
Always try to create new innovation and take part to beautifying Indonesian women, Martha Tilaar Group is now entering its 44 years of journey. So many rise and fall moment, but Martha Tilaar Group sticks to commitment to keep on moving and develop its business even better.