Grupo Martins, titled this way, is a group of 5 companies each one in diversified business areas, it is a family run business group.
in 1988 with door to door
In April 12, 1988, the first enterprise was formed – Martins & Couto, Lda. – beginning its activity with door to door lubricant distribution.
Until 1992, Grupo Martins’ main investments were directed to the gradual enlargement of the storage capacity and the extension of the distribution fleet.
This growth made the company search for a new space, inaugurated in August 1995. In that same year, the company extended its business to the commercialization of regular and agricultural fuels of the BP brand.
de Combustíveis, Lda.
In 1998, “Distromazoote” was created to sell heating fuels.
In 2003 “Martins & Couto” withdraws the regular fuels commercialization from its core business , transferring it to another company in the group, Distromazoote, which was considered the fourth retailor in South Europe, two years later, by Bp, maintaining a leading role in the retailing sector in Portugal.
In the north and central Portugal.
At the moment, Grupo Martins explores 17 Service stations in the North and Central Portugal.
In the corporate group we present a volume of trade of over 30 million € in revenue, placing us amongst the biggest companies in Paços de Ferreira when it comes to revenues, with an estimated growth of 10 million €.
Brand ambassadors of
BP and Castrol lubricants
in Portugal and Galicia
Nowadays Grupo Martins leads the commercialization of heating fuels in Portugal, being the brand ambassador of BP and Castrol lubricants in Portugal and Galicia.
There were some diversification of business areas within these companies, from which we highlight domestic and industrial gas commercialization, which have already conquered a huge area and a big portfolio of clients.
With this growth our responsibility has also increased in different fields. Nowadays Grupo Martins counts with the collaboration of about 125 people.
In times of crisis Grupo Martins has been one of the companies that has contributed the most to the economical improvement and the development of the local employment.
Grupo Martins is a respected entity in the market, not only for their reliable products and services but also for their social awareness, once it is systematically associated with events addressing important social issues, and also for the concern of promoting youth employment.