History

1991

Factory location in Caneças - Portugal

CTR was founded in 1991 by Mr. Pedro Queiroz Vieira and Mr. Vitor Oliveira. The Group started with the production of components and sub-assemblies for Air Care and Pest Control segments rapidly moving to full product manufacture.

1999

Factory location in Caneças - Portugal

Holding today more than 40 patents with a worldwide coverage.

2003

Factory Expansion
Relocation to Samora Correia

Investments in R&D, Technical Innovation, Quality and Production Automation. Began developing own models for ready to market solutions.

2004

Quality Management System Certification

ISO 9001:2008 by Lloyd´s Register

2006

Factory location in Zhongshan

Continued growth of MNC customers drove the launch of CTR China

2008

CTR China Factory Expansion in Zhongshan

Addressing the volume requirements of the Group´s increasing international customer base. - Today with a long proven supply chain and partners base developed over more than 10 years.

2010

CTR China receives the Best Employer award by Zhongshan Human Resources and Social Security Bureau for 2009/2010. CTR China appraised as the Advanced High-Tech Enterprise by the Government of Guangdong.

2011

Diversified business areas;
Personal Care & Pet Care.

2013

Voluntarily committed to the A.I.S.E. industry initiative Air Fresheners Stewardship Program.

2014

Awarded with BRC Accreditation for Consumer Products.
-Awarded with IFS Accreditation for Household and Personal Care Standards.

2016

Held the 25h anniversary celebration of CTR Portugal. Held the 10th anniversary celebration of CTR China. CTR Portugal received 2015 Company of the Year award by Nersant Business Association.

2016

- Awarded with the PME Internationalization prize for being ranked as one of the top five Portuguese companies. Launched a commercial representation in São Paulo - Brazil.

2018

New factory location in Chandigarh - India
New factory location in St. Louis MI - USA

Combining global resources and local expertize with the established quality and safety values allowing the Group to continuously provide competitive solutions to satisfy the global market.

Globally supplying
more than 200M devices/year