Mission
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MA Salgueiro was founded on December 20, 1974 by the CEO Manuel Alves Salgueiro.

However, the business dates back to 1954 Mr. Salgueiro started the trade of raw materials (wool, cottons, jute).

In 1985, Manuel Silva Salgueiro, son of the founder, took the leadership of the company, enabling Portuguese consumers the access to the most beautiful and authentic oriental rugs.

Today, with over 120 specialized employees, the company MA Salgueiro is a national reference in the Interior Design branch.

Based in Espinho, the company’s facilities covering an area of 12,000m2, in which 1,200m2 are dedicated to a show-room exclusively for business customers.

 

In 2006, as a result of our commitment to the development of new improvement processes, MA Salgueiro was recognized by receiving the Certification of Quality Management System, which continuing our Quality Policy, was  held in 2009, the transition to the new reference standard NP EN ISO 9001:2008

 

Decad of 50

Manuel Alves Salgueiro starts the activity in individual name, in the trade of raw materials, such as wool,cotton and jute.

1974

Formally constituted the firm Manuel Alves Salgueiro & Cª, Lda.

Main activity: Wholesale in textiles, including Rugs and Decoration acessorize.

1984

MA Salgueiro begins to sale Oriental Rugs.

1985

MA Salgueiro exhibition of oriental rugs at Casino da Póvoa.

Decad of 90

1st Participation in the international fair of Valência (Spain).

MA Salgueiro begins it's international experience.

1993

Deployment of the company in current facilities.

1995

Release Gabeh rugs, produced by nomadic tribes of Iran and the most prized by national and international collectors.

1996

Participation in the exhibition at the Centro Cultural de Belém - "The most beautiful tapestries in the world".

Launch of the 1st catalogue of tapestries, MA Salgueiro was the 1st company in this industry to take this step.

1997

Beginning of express delivery, with deliveries of orders within 24 hours.

2001

Creation of the I&D department - responsible for their own collections and beginning of the production of Taylor-made tapestries.

2002

Creation of the current Showroom.

2004

Establishment of the Call Center.

MA Salgueiro begins to sale skins.

1st Participation in the largest international trade fair for carpets - Domotex.

2008

1st Participation at Meuble Paris in January 2008.

2009

1st Participation in international fair Maison&Objet_Setember Edition (Paris).

2010

Site www.masalgueiro.com online.

2011

MA Salgueiro begins to sale the Wall to Wall collection

2012

With the goal of succeeding in new markets, MA Salgueiro participated in the internacional exhibition Intergift_ Edição Setembro (Madrid)

2014

Aiming to expand in the Spanish market, M A Salgueiro participated for the first time in the trade show Feira del Mueble de Zaragoza - (Edition 23-26 de January)

Since the beginning MASalgueiro that have been associated with local institutions and national non-profit develop a social work of merit.

 

   

Between 2002 and 2005, offered four annual scholarships to students of secondary schools in Espinho.

    

In 2006, it offered all the carpets collected in a campaign to Resume Rugs Charity to organization SOS Villages.

    

In 2009, the company has already sold rugs soliciting donations for operations of the Portuguese League Against Cancer, the Espinhenses Volunteer Firefighters and Swimming Section of Sporting Club Espinho, and offered additional material to sport the Sporting Club Reboleira.

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