We begin. APE Cerámica constitutes as a company.
Our first products and markets.
First catalog with our own brand, in special pieces and sets.
First goals and targets: Asia.
We enter in the American Market.
Strong growth and expansion in the Asian Market. New facilities in Ciudad del Transporte (Castellón).
We still grow despite the Asian crisis.
We enter the European market.
We launch our own brand in ceramic basis and coating. We acquire facilities in Betxí (Castellón).
Balance of the export markets: Asia – Europe – America.
We increase our workstaff in order to satisfy the service needs.
We enter the French market.
Consolidation in Eastern Europe.
New logistical facilities in Onda (Castellón).
We innovate products and create new medium-high product ranges.
We enter Africa and Middle East.
We launch our Brand CARMEN. We establish a new office in Perth (Australia).
We renew our brand image.
We create a sales department in France, with the headquarters in Béziers.
We open a cut plant and a 5,000 m² storehouse.
New 400 m² showroom in Castellón. New office in Moscow (Russia).
We enter strongly in the Chinese Market and in Sub-Saharan Africa.
XX anniversary. We keep working in order to improve.
We increase the distribution and open a new office in Ireland.
We create our brand ALMERA. We open an office in Burgas (Bulgary).
We extend our facilities in Onda.
We obtain the Exportation Award – Castellon Chamber of Commerce.
EXAGRES joins us in a new commercial alliance to expand our product range.
APE Grupo is born to join our brands. We obtain the Company of the year Award.
In February, we open a Showroom in Castellón en february. In december, we open a logistical storehouse in Italy.
XXV anniversary. We keep growing. We expand strongly in the USA. We create Builk, our technical office. We obtain the International Career Path Award – Chamber of Commerce Exportation Awards.
Carmen True Tiles.
XLINING was born. Our new brand dedicated to extra large formats.