With know-how from over 30 years in the field, Marko has consolidated its position as an industry of solutions in metallic systems. Exclusive manufacturer of the Roll-on metallic roofing system and a specialist in roofs for large various [sic], the company has the ideal solution for any type of buildings, be they small, medium or large in scale.
Foundation of Marko
Marko is founded with the aim of serving the market for the construction and assembly of metallic structures.
Roll-on, a groundbreaking product
Marko develops the Roll-on System of Metallic Roofing, a product unique around the world. In that same year the first work with the system is performed. The Rio de Janeiro Traffic Department, with 180 m2 (the roof remains unchanged until today.
Roll-on throughout Brazil
Through a great effort of specification, the company’s actions become nationwide, with various Bus Terminals, Gymnasiums, Car Dealerships and the first Hypermarkets.
Marko opens its first self-owned factory in Bonsucesso, Rio.
First major challenge: Roll-on at Albrás
Roll-on is adopted as the roofing at Albrás, a work of 60,000 m2, in the midst of the Amazon, where it was possible to test out concepts such as standardization and optimization of transport, which allows the job to be done in record time.
First international patent
Roll-on is patented in Mexico, and in a short time obtains its patent in over 20 countries, such as the USA, England, Japan and others
Marko Portugal and Spain
Marko opens branches in Portugal and Spain.
Large clients and large works
Large clients start to adopt the Roll-on Roofing System in their projects: Ford, Shell, Carrefour, PegPag, Albras, Rodofino Transportes, Rede Abolição, Alcoa, Sharp, among others.
Marko around the world
Works in Europe and Latin America.
Automation of the production lines
Marko triples its production capacity with the automation of its manufacturing process.
ISO 9000 Certificate
First company in the segment to be certified by the ISO 9000 standard.
Implantation of the Network of Dealers
Marko opens the process of accrediting companies for the marketing and assembly of the Roll-on System.
Consolidation of the Network of Dealers
The Network of Dealers passes the milestone of 500 works.
Besides new products of the Roll-on System and new solutions for complements, Marko launches the Joist in Time System.
New administrative HQ in Rio de Janeiro
Marko opens its new administrative HQ in Barra da Tijuca, Rio.
Marko 30 years old
Over 30 years have gone by. The small firm for assembling roofs, driven by the enthusiasm and conviction of a great idea, marks out its consolidation as an industry of solutions in metallic systems.
Green Building Council
Marko joins the GBC (Green Building Council) and presents the Roll-on System as a sustainable alternative.
A new factory in Itaguaí and the launch of new products
Marko consolidates itself as an industry of solutions in metallic systems, opening a new factory in the Itaguaí Industrial Pole. Installed on a plot of over 40,000 m2, the plant begins to turn out new products, such as the UNIVERSAL BEAM and MK90.
New Marko business office in São Paulo
Marko opens a new business office in São Paulo.