Launch of an Instruction Manual on best ceramic wall and floor tile-laying practices.
Industry Best Reputation 2020 awarded by the OnStrategy, Reputation Knowledge Center, in the context of the RepScore brand awareness survey.
Participation in the Cevisama Fair in Valencia, Spain.
Launch of the first BIM (Building Information Modelling) objects in the Chromatic Collection.
Introduction of the new Revigrés signature - Revigrés, THE ART OF STORYTILING - arising from a new concept of communicating the revival of a more modern, innovative and personable brand.
Launch of the first edition of the magazine “Revigrés - The Art of Storytiling”, available for the end consumer free of charge at the retailer sales points.
Introduction of #RevigresTouch, a new concept of brand exposure at the sales points in the domestic market and abroad.
Participation for the first time in the Equiphotel Fair in Paris.
Celebration of the Company's 40th anniversary with several events: a meeting with architects and designers in the Lisbon showroom, a motivational speech for domestic market retailers, a weekend program for international market retailers and a gala dinner that gathered about 300 partners from Portugal and several other countries.
Revigrés opens the doors of its head-office in Águeda to the community.
Certification of porcelain stoneware floor and wall tiles by Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) compatible with Sustainable Construction Certification Systems: BREEAM and LEED.
Implementation of the "A Portuguese Touch" communication concept at fairs and events, in advertising materials, partnerships with Portuguese brands and other communication and public relations measures, in order to highlight Revigrés' position as an innovative 100% Portuguese brand.
Unveiling of the tile mural “Louvor da Vivacidade” in Infante Santo Avenue, an urban art project developed jointly with visual artist Diogo Machado.
German Design Award Special 2017, in the Construction and materials category, for the Chromatic Collection.
Start of the training programme for Retailers and Design Advisors, which will deliver training periodically at the Revigrés facilities in Águeda: introduction to products and tours of the plants.
Launch of the Augmented Reality application of Revigrés, the first app available in Portugal applied to the ceramic floor and wall tile industry.
IF Design 2016 Award, for the Chromatic Collection.
Litoral Awards for top production in the region of Aveiro.
Marktest brand awareness survey in which Revigrés stands ahead of the competition.
Introduction of an innovative technology for feeding the presses for obtaining graphics through the mixing and controlled deposit of dust, through the full depth of the tile, which lends high resistance and durability.
Launch of the first collections produced using this technology at CERSAIE 2016.
Development and implementation of a site visit circuit with information panels in the plants.
Launch of a 360o virtual tour of the Revigrés showroom in Lisbon.
Partnership with the two fashion designers known as the Storytailors, under which tiles from the Chromatic Collection were used in the dress Tile Caravel. Participation in the Iberian Suite: Global Arts remix held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, the Portugal Fashion Spring-Summer 2016 in Lisbon, and the 12th International Biennial of Ceramic Art of Aveiro.
Sponsorship of the Work in Progress Prize, awarded to architects in conjunction with the Portuguese Architects Association and Exponor.
Visit by His Excellency, the President of the Republic, Professor Aníbal Cavaco Silva, in the context of the Roadmap for a Dynamic Economy.
Red Dot Design Award 2015, for the Chromatic Collection.
Good Design Award 2015, for the Chromatic Collection.
"Cinco Estrelas" Award 2015, for the Chromatic Collection.
Innovation in Construction Award 2015, for REVISENSE and REVICOMFORT.
Tektónica Innovation Award, for the REVISENSE Product (sensitive ceramics),
Number one company in the raking of top Portuguese companies operating in the construction industry, according to the survey RepTraK Pulse 2015 by the Reputation Institute.
Superbrands 2015 Award, for the Marketing and Communication strategy.
Móbis 2015 Award, in the “Bath and Ceramic Tiles” category.
Launch of the product REVISENSE at the Tektónica fair, stemming from the Sense Tiles research project “sensitive ceramics” developed in collaboration with CTCV and Intellihouse.
Presentation of the Chromatic Collection - one of the most complete full body ceramic collections - revamped and modern, with 40 colours and 11 sizes.
2014 A’Design Award Gold, from the A’Design Awards & Competition (awarded for Revicomfort flooring).
Tektónica Innovation Prize, awarded to the REVISILENT product.
Innovative software developed for implementing the RD&I policy.
Installation of a new polishing, rectification and cutting line to meet high demand for polished and large-format tiles.
Doubling of the export wharf space by installing two loading platforms.
Installation of new maintenance workshops in the Unit 2.
Launch of the innovative format 90x90cm in the domestic market.
Presentation of Deck Smart: ceramic deck for elevated flooring.
Presentation of Revicomfort: removable and reusable ceramic flooring.
Development of Revisilent floor tiles, in partnership with the company Amorim Cork Composites (combining ceramics and cork).
Development of the Sense Tiles research project - sensitive ceramics - in collaboration with CTCV and Intellihouse.
Purchase of a heat exchanger for kilns to reuse energy for dryers and atomisers, enhance energy efficiency and lower polluting gas emissions.
Beginning of the collaboration of Revigrés with the project of the La Sagrada Família Basilica - a project by Gaudí - in Barcelona (Spain), for the development of an exclusive range of colours of the Chromatic Collection, applied to the floor panel and the outdoor pinnacles of the Basilica.
Sponsorship of the 1st National Urban Rehabilitation Prize, retained to the present day.
Revigrés present in several areas of the Museum of Porto Football Club.
Innovation Trophy awarded to the Revicomfort flooring by the Portuguese-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the 20th edition of the Portuguese-French Trophies.
2014 Product of the Year Award for Revicomfort, in the category ceramic wall and floor tiles.
First contender in the category “Ceramics and Sanitaryware”, in a study conducted by Marketing QSP consultant.
“Gold” insignia in the seal "Ceramics - Portugal Does It Better” awarded by APICER - Portuguese Association of Ceramics Industries.
Innovation award by Tektónika for Revicomfort.
Nomination of the plant offices inaugurate that year - project by architect Carlos Castanheira – for the National Architecture award in Madeira 2013 (PNAM).
Celebration of the 35th anniversary at a lunch with staff and shareholders.
RDI - Research, Development and Innovation Certification, under Standard NP4457:2007.
Sponsorship of revamp project of a public space, at the Walk&Talk international festival of public art, in Ponta Delgada, by producing a panel by the visual artist Diogo Machado.
1st participation at the CERSAIE international fair, Bologna (Italy), which is repeated every year up to this day.
Innovation Prize awarded for the collection Deck Plus.
Implementation of the Social Accountability Management System.
Publishing of the Revigrés Code of Ethics.
Launch of innovative products from the “Revigrés Lab”, at Tektónica 2011.
Presentation of the EcoTECH product which incorporates 90% recycled materials -, developed in the context of the European project InEDIC- Innovation and Ecodesign for the Ceramics Industry.
“Efficient Company” prize at the Energy Efficiency Awards Portugal 2010.
Distinction of the European Business Awards for Sustainability.
Participation at the European Enterprise Awards: Revigrés was distinguished in the national phase for Best Practices in Research and Innovation, in partnership with Aveiro University.
Presence at the “Efficient House”, model house project, developed by the National Geographic Channel and by EDP, implemented at the Museum of Electricity.
Presence at Expo Shanghai 2010, at the conference on Sustainable buildings and smart cities, with the globally innovative “Solar Tiles” project.
European Design Management Award - DME AWARD
Nomination for the Green Project Awards, in the category Product or Service, as the acknowledgement of best practices in sustainable development projects.
Certification by the environmental management systems APCER, under reference standard NP EN ISO 14001:2004.
Sponsorship of Estoril Open.
Sponsorship of the Motocross World Championship, which continues to this today.
“Alfa de Oro” Prize awarded to the “Revigrés Light” collection by SECV (the Spanish Ceramics and Glass Society), at CEVISAMA (in Valencia, Spain), this being the first time since 1977 that this prize was awarded to a foreign company.
Presentation of the Icarus project to the Innovation Incentives Systems of the Thematic Operational Programme Competitiveness Factors of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), for the development of in-house research projects in partnership with entities from the national scientific and technological system and other companies.
Launch of the concept “Sustainable Lifestyle”, which includes the following special projects: “Revigrés Light”; “Health Care tiles” and “Solar Tiles”.
Innovation Prize for the project “Health Care tiles”.
Sponsor of Rock in Rio in 2008, and again in 2010.
Launch of the “Traços de Mestre” Signature Collection, developed in collaboration with the Portuguese painter Júlio Resende.
Launch of the “Our Tiles are Green” collection, with the slogan “Environmentally-friendly Ceramics”.
Innovation Prize awarded for the Metallic Collection of full-body technical porcelain tiles.
Distinction as company in the ceramic business that has best adapted and reacted to the challenges of climate change, awarded by Euronatura – Centre for Environmental Law and Sustained Development.
Acknowledge by AICEP, Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal, as a certified brand of “Portugal Trade”.
Official opening of Casa da Música (music hall in Porto), with Revigrés as one of the founding members.
Launch of the “Fashion Ceramic” signature collections by Architect Alena Agafonova.
Award for being an internationalisation reference for Portuguese Companies by AIP, the Portuguese Industrial Association.
Innovation Prize for the “Textures” collection, inspired by different textures: recycled paper, straw, bamboo, raffia, linen, silk, taffeta, thread and metal.
Certificate awarded to full body ceramic tiles by UPEC standards.
Participation in the House of the Future at the Portuguese Communications Foundation.
Development of exclusive products for five stadiums for the Euro 2004 football championship, together with the architects Tomás Taveira, Júlio Resende, Manuel Salgado and Eduardo Guimarães.
Distinction for “Best Practices for Design Management” by the Portuguese Design Centre.
Innovation Prize awarded to the Doiro Collection of the “ART” signature Collections.
Celebration of Revigrés’s 25th anniversary with the official opening of the new companies by Prime Minister Durão Barroso.
Joins the AveiroDomus Association, with the project House of the Future, in collaboration with Aveiro University.
Product Design Prize awarded to Revigrés Porcelanato, by the Portuguese Design Centre.
Innovation Award for the Ardósia Project: Revigrés Eco-finish.
“Best Tile and Mosaic Brand” awarded at the LifeStyle Europe International Exhibition.
Beginning of production of porcelanate/full body ceramic tiles at the new plants, following 40 million euros of investment and launch of the first collections in what is considered to be the most noble of ceramic materials.
Development of the "Ardósia” project, for dust and sludge recycled into ceramic materials.
Installation of environmental protection facilities for ISO 4000 certification.
Installation of the Polishing line.
Launch of the collection “The Best of” Revigrés.
Incorporation of two new companies: one for production and marketing of atomised dust and the other for manufacturing full body porcelain wall and floor tiles.
Launch of the “Atitudes” signature collection developed by six visual artists.
“Global Design Management” special mention, awarded by the Portuguese Design Centre.
Revigrés joins the environmental adaptation pact to comply with European standards for industrial gas, liquid and solid waste management.
Launch of the “Galáxia” signature collection, designed by the architect Tomás Taveira.
Celebration of the 20th anniversary of Revigrés with the Inauguration of the Commercial Building, designed by Architect Álvaro Siza Vieira.
Strategic connection to the natural gas pipeline, following investment in the study conducted by Adolfo Roque on “Natural Gas for Portugal”, which influenced the decisions taken by the Minister of Industry and Energy, Mira Amaral in this matter. Consequently, the industry, in particular the ceramic sector, adhered massively to this power source.
Inauguration of a new delegation in Lisbon (Picoas), composed of showroom and offices.
Visit by the President of the Republic Jorge Sampaio, as part of his visit to successful, innovative and competitive companies.
Sponsorship of the 1st Portuguese Design Competition, in collaboration with the Youth Foundation. This sponsorship continues to this day.
Launch of the theme collection “Portuguese Discoveries”, alluding to Expo 98 and to the country’s maritime vocation.
The “Design Seal” awarded by the Portuguese Design Centre.
Installation of the Industrial Solid Waste Recycling Plant and revamp of the Industrial Liquid Waste Treatment Plant.
Launch of the 1st 3D catalogue (3-dimension simulation of environments).
1st Prize “Best Floor Tile Design” (Best Floor Design) awarded, in England, to the Aviz floor tiles of the Óbidos.
The Portuguese Quality Institute (IPQ) awards Quality Certification as per the standard NP EN ISO 9002. Revigrés is the first company in the ceramic wall and floor tile industry to have received quality certification.
Prime Minister Aníbal Cavaco Silva visits Revigrés.
Launch of the “Óbidos” theme collection, inspired by the artistic tradition of ceramic mosaic.
Set up of the Support Service for Revigrés Customers.
Installation of an IT warehouse and shipping support system.
Installation of an integrated computer-assisted Design system for product development.
Expansion of the Automatic Selection and Robotization of the pallet loading sector, later inaugurated by the Minister of Industry and Energy, Mira Amaral.
Minister of Employment and Social Security, Silva Peneda, inaugurates the Social Building of Revigrés (with cafeteria, changing rooms and training classrooms).
Introduction in Portugal of single firing technology for tiles with glazed finish.
Set up of Photography and Silkscreen Laboratories for in-house development of new decors, and of the Research and Development Laboratory for raw material and ceramic composition research and control.
Revigrés celebrates the 10th anniversary with a performance by fado singer Amália Rodrigues.
Revamp of the raw material processing sector to improve end product quality and manufacturing flexibility.
Start of sponsorship of Porto Football Club. Revigrés is the first Portuguese company to associate itself with a first division football club. It is to this day the main sponsor and the only company with the title of the club’s honorary sponsor, holding the longest lasting European, and possibly global, sponsorship.
Opening of Revigrés’s first delegation in Lisbon.
New generation energy-saving kilns were introduced, increasing capacity and improving the quality of Revigrés products.
Inauguration of the Revigrés office building.
Installation of the second production line, doubling the company’s production capacity.
Start of production.
Incorporation of Revigrés by the founder, Adolfo Roque (1934-2008), an engineer, who was its chairman until 2007.