On the initiative of the Piedade family, the Group starts its activity in 1963 in Fiães, northern Portugal, with the production of natural cork stoppers. In this decade, internationalization begins … Read More
Development of the business and the interests of the descendants of the Piedade family, who become involved and ensure the continuity and growth of the company.
Implementation of an industrial unit, Sá e Sobrinho, near the source of raw material and dedicated to the boiling and preparation of cork wood.
The Sesmaria Nova Agricultural Company is established, dedicated to cork oak forest management; J. Marques & Piedade is founded, in the area of real estate management and space management for … Read More
Investment in quality and ISO 9001:2000 certification process; Obtainment of a certificate of conformity in accordance with SYSCODE; Additional and continued investment in advanced technology and equipment to improve production … Read More
Strengthening of sales capacity; Expansion of marketing and promotion into all 5 continents. Two new units of Piedade Group starts activity: Pietec and Piedadecork; Increase in production capacity with special focus … Read More
Expansion of production capacity to other areas of the world and control of the source of the raw material; Investment in the development of a corporate image and in Group … Read More
Piedade still growing…