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About us

Revigrés is a world reference in ceramics, specialized in the production of wall and floor tiles.

Founded in 1977 by a group of businessmen, for the first 30 years the company relied on the leadership and the drive of one of its founders: Engineer Adolfo Roque.

Revigrés headquarters are located in Barrô (Águeda) and its commercial building – opened in 1997 -, is a project by Architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, the first winner of the Pritzker Prize in Portugal. In addition to the showroom at headquarters, Revigrés also has a showroom in Lisbon (Saldanha).

The most noble of the ceramic materials

Revigres’ full body porcelain tiles (Porcelanato) is especially designed for use in high traffic public areas.

It’s available with numerous aesthetic effects – marble, shale, deck, wood, cement, metallic, mirror, among others – with all of the advantages of full body porcelain tiles: almost null porosity, waterproof and high resistance to stains, high resistance to use, tolerance to wide temperature range and easy cleaning and maintenance.

Its technical and aesthetic characteristics make it a reliable and appropriate solution for all types of use: wall or floor, interior or exterior, public or residential areas.

From Portugal to the World

Revigrés collaborates closely and in partnership with professionals in the domestic and international markets, and is often chosen to participate in major works, by developing special, personalized and unique projects.

Present in more than 50 countries, it has contributed to several emblematic works in all continents. Emphasis on: the Sagrada Família Basilica in Barcelona, for which Revigrés exclusively developed the colours of the Chromatic Collection; Harrods in England; several computer stores in the USA and Canada; international airports in Russia and Poland; underground stations in Spain and Saudi Arabia; football stadiums, shopping centers and hotels in Portugal.

Revigres’ collections can also be found in sites of brands such as Jo Malone, Victoria’s Secret, McDonald’s, Warner Lusomundo, Starbucks, Bentley, Rolls Royce, Fnac and Vila Galé, among others.

Quadruple Certification

Revigrés is the only Portuguese company in the ceramic sector with a four-time certification of its integrated management systems, in the following references: Quality; Environment; Social Accountability; Research; Development and Innovation.

COMMITMENTS

Mission

We help create unique and inspiring ambiances with state of the art ceramic products and a Portuguese touch!

Values

EXCLUSIVITY

The brand’s flexibility to offer exclusive and customized design solutions, adapted to the client’s project specifications.

INNOVATION

The brand’s commitment to develop new differentiating and value-added ceramic products – which fulfill not only aesthetic but also multifunctional functions – and innovative technological solutions.

DESIGN AND CREATIVITY

The ability to develop different products and create inspirational and surprising environments, in which our clients have their desires and aspirations reflected.

PORTUGUESE SOUL

Revigrés is a 100% Portuguese company in a country with a strong tradition in ceramics.

History

  • 2017

    Revigrés sponsors the 5th edition of the National Prize for Urban Rehabilitation.

    Launching of the Porcelain and Design Catalogues 2017-2018.

    Revigrés present at the German Design Award 2017 ceremony, given to the Chromatic Collection.

    National Prize of Urban Rehabilitation 2017 ceremony, in the old facilities of the Palace of the Cars, in Belém.

    Participation with a lecture at the Engineering Fair of Coimbra.

    Presence at the Open Art House exhibition in Lisbon, with the floor of the COPPER collection.

    Participation in TEKTÓNICA 2017 with the theme Portugality and Innovation. Presentation of the following collections: Gallery, inspired by traditional Portuguese tiles; Imperium, inspired by the Portuguese sidewalk. Partnership with Portuguese brands that stand out for their Design and Innovation, namely: Boca do Lobo, Casa Portuguesa do Pastel de Bacalhau, Caves Primavera, Delta, Lameirinho, O Mundo Fantástivo da Sardinha Portuguesa, Pombo, Porcel, Renova, Sanindusa and Storytailors. Presentation of REVIFEEL products – ceramics with high thermal comfort – in the cycle of commercial exhibitions of the Fair and in the space of the stand.

    Organization of a motivational talk for clients of the domestic market, to mark the company’s 40th anniversary.
    Open Day for the Community at the Revigrés headquarters in Águeda, integrated in the “Estás em Barrô … Mexe-te!” movement, to mark the Company’s 40th anniversary.

    Sponsorship of the Motocross World Championship in Águeda.

    Sponsorship of the Águeda Gold Race cycling tour.

    REVIGRÉS features certified ceramic wall and floor tiles withEnvironmental Product Declarations (EPDs) compatible with Sustainable Construction Certification Systems: BREEAM and LEED.

    Sponsorship of the 5th Race and Solidarity Walk, in Águeda.

    Inauguration of the Tiles Mural “Louvor da Vivacidade” at Avenida Infante Santo, an urban art project inspired by the reinterpretation of the Portuguese tile developed in partnership with the plastic artist Diogo Machado, Lisboa Municipality, Junta de Freguesia da Estrela with the support the National Tile Museum and SISAL.

    Participation of CERSAIE 2017, in Bologna (Italy), with the theme “A Portuguese Touch”. Presentation of the following Collections: Gallery, inspired by traditional Portuguese tiles; Imperium, inspired by Portuguese sidewalk. Partnership with Portuguese brands that stand out for their Design and Innovation, namely: Caves Primavera, Castelbel, Fundibarros, Lameirinho, Porcel, Renova, Sanindusa and Storytailors. Presentation of a “home” concept stand with the integration of the multifunctional products Revifeel, Revicomfort and Revisense. New collections of ceramic wall and floor tiles. Communication of the Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).

    Organization of a weekend for 80 clients of the External Market, within the framework of the celebration of the 40 years of Revigrés which included: a round table on “The Future of Ceramics”; a Gala Dinner, at the SUD Lisbon Hall, in Belém, with about 300 people (including domestic market clients); a peddy paper at the National Tile Museum; a panoramic tour of the city of Lisbon with stop at the Tiles Mural “Louvor da Vivacidade”, developed by Revigrés; and a visit to the Revigrés showroom.

    Participation in the “Interface Conference for Innovation” promoted by ANI – National Innovation Agency, in Porto, attended by the Prime Minister and Ministry of Economy, for the presentation of the Revifeel Plus project.

    Renovation of the Lisbon showroom, in partnership with architect and interior designer Dino Gonçalves.

    Celebration of the 40th anniversary of Revigrés with architects and prescribers, which brought together about 70 professionals in Revigrés Lisbon Showroom.

    Revigrés contributes with ceramic wall and floor tiles for the reconstruction of the houses of the families affected by the fires that devastated Portugal in 2017.

  • 2016

    Sponsorship of the 4th edition of the National Prize for Urban Rehabilitation.

    Revigrés was distinguished with the IF Design Award 2016, with the Chromatic Collection.

    Presentation of the innovative system “REVIFEEL WARMUP – Ceramic with high thermal comfort”, in the CEVISAMA 2016 International Salon, in Valencia.

    Start of the Customers training program, which offers for a training action per month, at Revigrés premises, in Águeda.

    Election of the new Revigrés Management Board: Paula Roque, Paula Cardoso and Carlos Roque.

    Production of a motivational lecture for all Revigrés employees, at the Centro Cívico Engenheiro Adolfo Roque, in Barrô.

    Participation in TEKTÓNICA 2016 presenting: REV’LUTION technology collections and ceramic systems with high thermal comfort REVIFEEL WARMUP and REVIFEEL COOLDOWN.

    Innovation 1st Prize: REVIFEEL (ceramic with high thermal comfort), within the scope of TEKTÓNICA 2016

    Launching of the Augmented Reality Revigrés App, the first in the Portuguese ceramic wall and floor tiles sector.

    Participation in CERSAIE 2016: presentation of the collection ECOMPACT- Sustainability and Design, produced with the integration of waste; and the catalog SENSATIONS – REVIFEEL WARMUP and REVIFEEL COOLDOWN ceramic collections with high thermal comfort COMFY and COOL DECK.

    Revigrés recognized is once again for its contribution to the development of the ceramics sector, at the “Ceramics – Portugal Does It Better” Conference, at APICER 20th anniversary.

    Revigrés distinguished with the German Design Award Special 2017, in Construction and Materials, with the Chromatic Collection

    Participation in the Technical Tuesdays of the Order of Architects, in Lisbon and in Porto. Presentation of the multifunctional solutions REVIFEEL and REVICOMFORT.

    1st Prize in the Brand category of the Litoral Awards, which annually distinguishes companies that stand out in the region of Aveiro.

    Revigrés is the most renowned brand in the wall and floor tiles sector in Portugal, according to a study by Marktest.

  • 2015

    “Five Star” Award 2015, with the Chromatic Collection

    Red Dot Design Award 2015, with the Chromatic Collection, becoming the first Portuguese company in the ceramic wall and floor tiles sector to achieve this distinction

    Innovation in Construction Award 2015, with REVISENSE and REVICOMFORT

    Partnership with Storytailors – Presence in: The Iberian Art Show, at the Kennedy Center, in Washington; Portugal Fashion Spring-Summer 16; 12th Artistic Ceramics International Biennial of Aveiro

    Sponsorship of the Urban Rehabilitation National Award 2015

    Considered the company with the best reputation in the Portuguese industry sector

    Innovation Award for REVISENSE (sensitive ceramics) in the Tektónica 2015

    Presence in the interior design exhibition CASALISBOA // SPRING 2015

    Launch of a 360º virtual visit to the Lisbon showroom, in www.revigres.com

    Mobis Award 2015, in the Bathroom and Ceramic Tiles category

    Presents REV’LUTION, a revolutionary technology that introduces the latest generation of full body porcelain, at CERSAIE 2015, in Bologne (Italy)

    Sponsorship of the Work in Progress Award for architects, organized with the Order of Architects and Exponor. The winning project – The Chromatic Cube – was displayed at CONCRETA 2015

    Superbrands Award 2015

    Visit of the President of the Portuguese Republic, Professor Aníbal Cavaco Silva, in the “Route to a Dynamic Economy” presidential initiative

    Paula Roque was awarded the grade of Commander of the Order of Entrepreneurial Merit – Class of Industrial Merit, in the closing session of the “Route to a Dynamic Economy”

    Good Design Award 2015, with the Chromatic Collection

  • 2014

    The REVICOMFORT floor tile from Revigrés was elected Product of the Year 2014 under the category of ceramic wall and floor tiles for product innovation and the trust that the Portuguese consumers have placed in the Revigrés brand.

    Revigrés received the A’Design Award 2014 with the Gold distinction in the context of the International A’Design Award & Competition. Revigrés is thus the first Portuguese company in the ceramic sector to receive this award.

  • 2013

    Distinguished with the “Gold” award “CERAMICS – Portugal Does It Better” Seal.

    Have supplied products especially developed for La Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona, Spain.

    Launching the Large Format 90×90 cm in Porcelain Tiles.

    Received the Innovation Award awarded to the REVICOMFORT.

    Revigrés work with external entities in the fields of Research, Technological Development and Innovation (RDT&I). This is carried out through Cooperation on Consortium with other companies (in the ceramic or other sectors) as well as entities in the scientific and technological system (public or private) on the SENSE TILES and REVISILENT projects.

    Revigrés has been awarded the Innovation Trophy at the 20th edition of the Portuguese-French Trophy Awards, organised by the Portuguese-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • 2012

    Revigrés is the only Portuguese company in the ceramics sector certified by the Innovation, Development and Research Management System (according to the NP 4457:2007 standard).

  • 2011

    Attended the Workshop “Renewable Resources – Materials” promoted by the Energy Agency (ADENE) and the 5th INNOV Tertúlia (artistic social gathering) promoted by Inovadomus on the theme “Innovation in Tiles and Floors”.

    Sponsorship of the World Motocross Championship.

    Launch of “Revigrés Lab” innovative products at Tektónica 2011.

    Reinauguration of the Future Home and the Inovadomus Exhibition at the Communications’’ Museum, forming part of the “Revigrés Lab” collections.

    Revigrés is taking part in the “Purchase Order” Design exhibition promoted by Experimentadesign, inaugurated by the President of the Republic, Professor Aníbal Cavaco Silva.

    Distinguished as an “Efficient Company” in the Energy Efficiency Awards Portugal 2010 – in the context of the Energy efficiency Barometer study – with Revigrés being the only company in the ceramics sector to obtain this distinction.

    Launch of the “Urban Signs” thematic collections, reflecting about the growth in urban centres worldwide and the impact on sustainable construction and on cities of the future.

    Revigrés is presenting the EcoTECH product –90% recycled materials – developed in the context of the European project InEDIC- Innovation and Ecodesign for the Ceramics Industry in which it is a partner company.

    Presence at the Lisbon Design Show 2011 with the projects Revigrés Light and EcoTECH; at the Ideal Home – on the theme of sustainable construction; and participation in the Design Conferences on the theme “The value of Design” at FIL in Lisbon.

    Publication of the Revigrés Ethics’ Code.

    Microsoft drafted a case study about Revigrés entitled “Revigrés replaces Linux with Microsoft solution and obtains greater productivity.”

    Distinguished in the EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT – Innovation Prize for Sustainability.

    Certification of the APCER Social Responsibility Management System in accordance with reference standard NP EN ISO 4469:2011

  • 2010

    Revigrés received the European Design Management Award – DME AWARD – we are the only company in the ceramic sector Europeanwide to be distinguished by an Honourable Mention.

    Sponsorship of the World Motocross Championship.

    Revigrés Sponsorship of Rock in Rio 2010.

    We were nominated for the Green Project Awards in the Product or Service category as a result of the recognition of best practices in projects which promote sustainable development.

    Presence at Expo Shanghai 2010 where Revigrés took part in the Conference Sustainable buildings and smart cities with a view to promoting the development of sustainable buildings. We gave prominence to our “Solar Tiles” project, innovative worldwide.

    Participation in the Conference Sustainable buildings in Intelligent Cities promoted by the Energy Agency (ADENE) in the context of the Portugal Real Estate Show 2010 (SIL) at FIL in Lisbon.

    Presence at Technological Portugal 2010, FIL – Lisbon.

    Launch of the Nature Prints thematic collections where alternatives to natural materials are presented.

    Presence at the “Efficient Home” show home project, developed by the National Geographic Channel and EDP, implemented at the Electricity Museum.

    Presentation of Awards and exhibition of the National Design Contest collections at the Palácio das Artes – Fábrica de Talentos in Oporto inaugurated by the President of the Republic, Professor Aníbal Cavaco Silva.

  • 2009

    Presentation of the “Traços de Mestre” (Strokes of Genius) Author’s Collections by Júlio Resende at the Diário de Notícias Gallery in Lisbon.

    Sponsorship of the Estoril Open.

    Sponsorship of the National Motocross Championship.

    Presence at the 4th Innovation Seminars – the European business R&D event with innovative products at services at FIL in Lisbon.

    Revigrés obtains the REACH Registration Exemption Declaration, declaring that our products do not contain substances subject to codification, being exempt from said registration.

    We received the APCER Environmental management System Certificate in accordance with the reference standard NP EN ISO 14001:2004.

    “Alfa de Oro” Award assigned to the “Revigrés Light” Collection by the Spanish Ceramics and Glass Society – SECV at CEVISAMA (Valência, Spain), being the first time since 1977 that this award has been made to a foreign company.

  • 2008

    Launch of the collections – Zen and Disco – with the application of the “Impressions by Revigrés” (digital impressions technique), the first inspired by natural materials: wood, stone, marble and bamboo and the second by electric colours: an invitation to the party. Time to shine!

    Assignment of the Innovation Award to the “Health Care tiles” project.

    Launch of the “Sustainable Lifestyle” concept which includes the following special projects: “Revigrés Light”; “Health Care tiles” and “Solar Tiles”.

    Launch of the “Traços de Mestre” (Strokes of Genius)  Author’s Collections developed in collaboration with the Master Júlio Resende. This collection was presented at the Júlio Resende Foundation – Lugar do Desenho (place dedicated to drawing). <

    Revigrés Sponsorship of Rock in Rio 2008.

    Revigrés presents the Ícarus project to the Innovation Incentives’ System, part of the QREN (national strategic reference framework) Competitive Factors Thematic Operational Programme with a view to increasing its competitiveness and strengthening its orientation towards the external market. The project is made up of a series of investments in the production process and the company’s operational organisation and management methods, with a view to the development of research projects which the company has undertaken both internally and in partnership with external entities: – an entity of the national technological and scientific system; – and with other companies inside and outside the sector.

  • 2007

    Launch of the “Our tiles are green” Collection with the slogan “Environmentally Friendly Ceramics”.

    Reopening of the Lisbon Showroom.

  • 2006

    Innovation award assigned to the Metallic Collection of Technical Porcelainite.

    Inclusion of Revigrés in the Book “Portuguese Brands”, published by AICEP – Portuguese Agency for Foreign Trade and Investment.

    Ceremony commemorating the 250th performance of the musical “A Canção de Lisboa” by Filipe la Féria with the sponsorship of Revigrés.

    Distinction of Revigrés as a company in the ceramic sector which has best adapted and reacted to the challenges of climate change, awarded by Euronatura – Centre for Environmental Law and Sustainable Development.

  • 2005

    Recognition by AICEP – Portuguese Agency for Foreign Trade and Investment as a Certified Brand “Portugal Trade”.

    Launch of the Fashion Ceramic Author’s Collections by the Architect Alena Agafonova.

    Nomination of Paula Roque for the “Marketing Award” given by the Portuguese Association of Marketing Professionals (APPM).

    Inauguration of Casa da Música at which Revigrés is part of the core of private founders

  • 2004

    Launch of the thematic collection ICON, inspired by the references of Portuguese craftsmanship.

    Distinction as a reference internationalisation case for Portuguese companies, awarded by AIP –Portuguese Industrial Association.

    Awarding of the 1st Innovation Award to the Textures Collection.

  • 2003

    Awarding of Certification for Porcelainite products under UPEC standards.

    Development of exclusive products for five Euro 2004 stadia in collaboration with the Architect Tomás Taveira, Master Júlio Resende, the Architect Manuel Salgado and the Architect Eduardo Guimarães.

    Participation in “Casa do Futuro” at the Portuguese Communications’ Foundation.

    Launch of the Textures Collection, collection developed in line with various textures: recycled paper, straw, bamboo, raffia, linen, silk, taffeta, fibres and metal.

    Revigrés is regarded as an example of “Best Design Management Practices”, forming part of the exhibition “Design Case Studies”, promoted by the Portuguese Design Centre. Inclusion of Revigrés products as national references in the book “Best of – 180 Portuguese Design Products” published by the Portuguese Design Centre.

    Innovation Award given to the Doiro collection of the “ART” Author’s Collections.

  • 2002

    Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Revigrés and the official inauguration of the new companies by the Prime Minister Durão Barroso.

    Launch of the “ART” Author’s Collections inspired by the Douro region.

    Product Design Award, awarded to Revigrés Porcelainite by the Portuguese Design Centre at a ceremony attended by the President of the Republic, Jorge Sampaio.

    Revigrés has received the Innovation Award awarded to the Ardósia (slate) Project: Revigrés Eco-tiling.

    We also received the Award “Best Tiles and Mosaics Brand” at the International Exhibition LifeStyle Europe.

    Participation in the AveiroDomus Association with the Casa do Futuro (Future Home) project in collaboration with Aveiro University.

  • 2001

    Start of production of full body porcelain / Porcelanato in the new manufacturing units deriving from an investment of around 40 million Euros.

    Launch of Porcelanato, the highest quality of ceramic materials.

  • 2000

    Installation of environmental protection equipment for the ISO 4000 Certification process.

    Installation of the Polishing line.

    Launch of the collection “The Best of” Revigrés.

  • 1999

    Incorporation of two new Companies: one intended for the production and commercialisation of atomised powder and another intended for the production of floors and tiles made of porcelain sandstone.

    Launch of the Author’s Collections “Attitudes”, a project by six plastic artists.

    Revigrés earned a Special mention in “General Design Management” awarded by the Portuguese Design Centre.

  • 1998

    Revigrés adheres to the environmental adaptation agreement for compliance with European standards relating to the quality management of gaseous effluents, liquid effluents and industrial solid waste.

    Launch of the “Galáxia” Author’s Collections, designed by the Architect Tomás Taveira.

  • 1997

    Commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Revigrés and the Inauguration of the Commercial Building (which includes an exhibition hall, auditorium and offices). This building was designed by the Architect Álvaro Siza Vieira.

    Inauguration of a new delegation in Lisbon (Picoas) with an exhibition hall and offices.

    Revigrés sponsors the 1st edition of the National Design Contest in collaboration with the Youth Foundation. This sponsorship has been extended until today.

    Launch of the thematic collection “Portuguese Discoveries”, referring to Expo 98 and the maritime vocation of the country.

    Launch of the 1st 3D catalogue (simulation of the environments in 3 dimensions, currently available at the Revigrés site).

    Awarding of the “Design Seal” to the Aviz and Óbidos products by the Portuguese Design Centre.

    Visit by the President of the Republic Jorge Sampaio as part of the visit to those companies successful in the context of innovation and competitiveness.
    Strategic link to natural gas, the upshot of the investment in a study undertaken by Adolfo Roque about “Natural Gas for Portugal”, presented to the parties in government and decision-makers and which influenced the course of decisions taken by the Minister of Industry and Energy, Mira Amaral, in this area. This study leads to the coming on board of industry en masse and, in particular, of the ceramic sector, to this energy.

  • 1996

    Installation of the Industrial Solid Waste Recycling Plant and modernisation of the Industrial Liquid Effluent Treatment Plant in line with Revigrés environmental policy.

    Launch of the “Buçaco” Thematic Collection which is also inspired by the artistic tradition of the ceramic mosaic.

    Presentation of 1st “Best Floor Tile Design” Award (Best Floor Design) to the Aviz flooring from the Óbidos Collection in England.

  • 1995

    Awarding of the Quality Certificate in accordance with the standards NP EN ISO 9002 by the Portuguese Quality Institute (IPQ). Revigrés is the 1st company in the ceramic tiling and flooring sector to achieve Certified Quality.

    Visit by the Prime Minister Professor Aníbal Cavaco Silva.

    Installation of a computer system supporting storage and dispatch.

    Launch of the “Óbidos” Thematic Collection inspired by the artistic tradition of the ceramic mosaic.

  • 1994

    Creation of the Support Service to the Revigrés Client.

  • 1993

    Installation of a computer-aided integrated Design system intended for the development of our products.

  • 1992

    Expansion of the Automatic Selection sector and Robotisation of the palletisation sector, subsequently inaugurated by the Minister of Industry and Energy, Mira Amaral.

  • 1991

    Inauguration of the Revigrés Social Building (which includes a refectory, changing rooms and training) by the Minister of Employment and Social Security, Mr.Silva Peneda.

  • 1989

    Introduction in Portugal of ceramic tile monobaking technology (monoporous tiles).

    Installation of Photography and Serigraphy Laboratories to promote the autonomous creation and development of new decorations.

    Installation of the Development Research Laboratory for studying and controlling raw materials and ceramic compositions.

  • 1987

    Commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Revigrés with a performance by the fado singer Amália Rodrigues.

    There was a major reconversion of the raw materials processing sector, with a view to improving the quality of the final product and making production more flexible.

  • 1983

    Revigrés Sponsorship of Oporto Football Club. We were the first Portuguese company to sponsor a 1st division Football club and this is already the longest sponsorship Europeanwide and, perhaps, worldwide, which has contributed to Revigrés’ attainment of a high level of international fame.

    Installation of a third firing kiln for the production of hand-painted mosaics.

  • 1982

    Opening of the first Revigrés delegation in Lisbon.

    New generation furnaces were introduced to save energy which increases the capacity and improves the quality of our products.

  • 1981

    The Revigrés administrative building was inaugurated.

    Installation of the second production line, doubling our capacity.

  • 1978

    Start of production.

  • 1977

    Constitution of Revigrés by its founder Adolfo Roque (1934-2008) who chaired the company until 2007.

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