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History

Over 40 years of experience and steady growth in the chemical industry.

Committed from the outset to developing solutions that can pivot to current needs, always with the aim of making them better every day.

1979
Miguel Burdeos set up the company Suavizantes y Plastificantes Bituminosos (SPB), which began to develop drugstore products, especially solvents and turpentine.

Miguel Burdeos set up the company Suavizantes y Plastificantes Bituminosos (SPB), which began to develop drugstore products, especially solvents and turpentine.

1980
We travelled abroad to observe trends taking hold across Europe and mainstream them into SPB. One example was the trend for adding scents to goods. The company applied it to ammonia –something no-one had done– which made it stand out and saw it be sold in almost every supermarket chain.

We travelled abroad to observe trends taking hold across Europe and mainstream them into SPB. One example was the trend for adding scents to goods. The company applied it to ammonia –something no-one had done– which made it stand out and saw it be sold in almost every supermarket chain.

We travelled abroad to observe trends taking hold across Europe and mainstream them into SPB. One example was the trend for adding scents to goods. The company applied it to ammonia –something no-one had done– which made it stand out and saw it be sold in almost every supermarket chain.

1983
We began to manufacture cleaning products.

We began to manufacture cleaning products.

We began to manufacture cleaning products.

1986
Transfer to the Cheste facility (Valencia), still one of the SPB head offices.

Transfer to the Cheste facility (Valencia), still one of the SPB head offices.

Transfer to the Cheste facility (Valencia), still one of the SPB head offices.

1997
Creation of the first warehouse for finished products.

Creation of the first warehouse for finished products.

Creation of the first warehouse for finished products.

2000
SPB started to supply Mercadona.

SPB started to supply Mercadona.

SPB started to supply Mercadona.

2002
Construction of a new production plant, SPB2.

Construction of a new production plant, SPB2.

Construction of a new production plant, SPB2.

2003
Construction of a new production plant, SPB3.

Construction of a new production plant, SPB3.

Construction of a new production plant, SPB3.

The company obtained the ISO 9001 quality certificate.

The company obtained the ISO 9001 quality certificate.

The company obtained the ISO 9001 quality certificate.

2006
Start of the contract manufacturing business.

Start of the contract manufacturing business.

Start of the contract manufacturing business.

We signed up to the AISE Charter for Sustainable Cleaning that drives best industry practices for sustainable development and compliance with the SDGs and EU guidelines.

We signed up to the AISE Charter for Sustainable Cleaning that drives best industry practices for sustainable development and compliance with the SDGs and EU guidelines.

We signed up to the AISE Charter for Sustainable Cleaning that drives best industry practices for sustainable development and compliance with the SDGs and EU guidelines.

2007
New manufacturing plant at Huévar del Aljarafe (Seville).

New manufacturing plant at Huévar del Aljarafe (Seville).

New manufacturing plant at Huévar del Aljarafe (Seville).

2010
Opening of the R&D Centre in Cheste.

Opening of the R&D Centre in Cheste.

Opening of the R&D Centre in Cheste.

Manufacturing of personal care and OTC products.

Manufacturing of personal care and OTC products.

Manufacturing of personal care and OTC products.

The company obtained the ISO 14001 environmental certificate.

The company obtained the ISO 14001 environmental certificate.

The company obtained the ISO 14001 environmental certificate.

2011
Audit of the Health and Safety at Work Management System, adaptation to OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001.

Audit of the Health and Safety at Work Management System, adaptation to OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001.

Audit of the Health and Safety at Work Management System, adaptation to OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001.

2012
We signed up to UN Global Compact which upholds human and labour rights and promotes sustainability and anti-corruption.

We signed up to UN Global Compact which upholds human and labour rights and promotes sustainability and anti-corruption.

We signed up to UN Global Compact which upholds human and labour rights and promotes sustainability and anti-corruption.

We became partners in Volunare, an international network promoting corporate volunteering.

2013
Launch of the automatic warehouse at the Seville plant.

Launch of the automatic warehouse at the Seville plant.

Launch of the automatic warehouse at the Seville plant.

Compliance with BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

Compliance with BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

Compliance with BRC Global Standard for Food Safety.

2014
New product category: detergents.

New product category: detergents.

New product category: detergents.

Start of product exports as a distributor brand.

Start of product exports as a distributor brand.

Start of product exports as a distributor brand.

We signed up to the SEDEX platform promoting collaboration for better management of activity in labour rights, health and safety at work, the environment and business ethics.

We signed up to the SEDEX platform promoting collaboration for better management of activity in labour rights, health and safety at work, the environment and business ethics.

We signed up to the SEDEX platform promoting collaboration for better management of activity in labour rights, health and safety at work, the environment and business ethics.

2015
New category: hair and body care products for export.

New category: hair and body care products for export.

New category: hair and body care products for export.

2016
International expansion extends to markets such as Australia.

International expansion extends to markets such as Australia.

International expansion extends to markets such as Australia.

2017
We signed up to Responsible Care, a chemical sector initiative advocating for continuous production improvements in line with principles of sustainable development and corporate responsibility.

We signed up to Responsible Care, a chemical sector initiative advocating for continuous production improvements in line with principles of sustainable development and corporate responsibility.

We signed up to Responsible Care, a chemical sector initiative advocating for continuous production improvements in line with principles of sustainable development and corporate responsibility.

2019
Generational replacement at SPB. Gracia Burdeos, with a degree in pharmacy, a master’s in cosmetics and experience in several French laboratories, became the new chief executive of the company she had been associated with since 2003.

Generational replacement at SPB. Gracia Burdeos, with a degree in pharmacy, a master’s in cosmetics and experience in several French laboratories, became the new chief executive of the company she had been associated with since 2003.

Generational replacement at SPB. Gracia Burdeos, with a degree in pharmacy, a master’s in cosmetics and experience in several French laboratories, became the new chief executive of the company she had been associated with since 2003.

2020
Change of name from SPB to The SPB Global Corporation, better reflecting the status of a company that operates on all five continents and which seeks to establish itself as a globally competitive enterprise.

Change of name from SPB to The SPB Global Corporation, better reflecting the status of a company that operates on all five continents and which seeks to establish itself as a globally competitive enterprise.

Change of name from SPB to The SPB Global Corporation, better reflecting the status of a company that operates on all five continents and which seeks to establish itself as a globally competitive enterprise.

In a further step towards staking out a more global business but one able to pivot to each market, SPB Germany was established, key to expanding the SPB spirit across Germany and the rest of Europe.

In a further step towards staking out a more global business but one able to pivot to each market, SPB Germany was established, key to expanding the SPB spirit across Germany and the rest of Europe.

In a further step towards staking out a more global business but one able to pivot to each market, SPB Germany was established, key to expanding the SPB spirit across Germany and the rest of Europe.