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Ethanol distributors, mixtures, solvents and manufacturers of hygiene and personal care products

Since 2018, the Montplet Group has been formed by two companies: Alcoholes Montplet, S.A.U, leader in the distribution of ethyl alcohols and Laboratorios Montplet, S.L.U, dedicated to the manufacture of disinfectants, pesticides and cosmetics.

Barcelona founded 1889

Headquarters Barcelona

Leading

Leading distributors of ethanol and blendings in Iberia.

Laboratory

Laboratory of disinfectant cosmethic products and insect repellents.

Label

Own label & Private label producer

40 MM

40 MM lts/ annual distribution

8.000 m2

8.000 m2 plant

4 MM

4 MM lts storage capacity in Tarragona and Barcelona Ports

TAX

Tax warehouse

470

Over 470 active skus

International Footprint

MONTPLET INVESTMENTS GROUP

Contacto General
Via Trajana 53-59
08020 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 313 63 62
Fax: +34 93 313 21 00

LABORATORIOS MONTPLET

laboratorios@montplet.es

ALCOHOLES MONTPLET

alcoholes@montplet.es

Mission

Support the welfare and development of our customers with our products and services

Values

Commitment

With our clients, workers and society in general.

Auto-critique

To learn and improve as a company and as professionals.

Experience

Our long tradition in the market is our guarantee

Perseverance

We are a motivated team, and we help each other to overcome problems that arise on a day-to-day basis

Security

We understand our business well and offer that knowledge to our clients

Courage

We are optimistic about our future and are always keen to improve

People-oriented

Because we are a family company and because of the long-lasting relationships we have established with our clients

History

1889

This was the year that the business was established by JAUME PRUNÉS FONT, and given its founder's name. It started out as an alcohol warehouse and rectification workshop at Paseo del Cementerio No. 105-107 in the Poble Nou district of Barcelona

1904

October 7th
The Alcohol Warehouse was moved to Avda. Icaria No.171-173, Barcelona. There was a change of direction in the company's ethyl alcohol business: the rectification factory was sold in order to concentrate on wholesale and retail sales, purchasing and distribution activities at the Alcohol Warehouse. The main clients were companies in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry and distilled beverage factories.

1909

October 9th
Jaume Prunés Font, who had no children, brought his nephew Francisco Montplet Prunés into the family business.

1926

January 19th
Francisco Montplet Prunes bought the business from his uncle, Jaume Prunés Font, and changed the company's name to Francisco Montplet Prunés. He continued with the same family business and also founded Destilerías Montplet, which manufactured and sold liquors to the domestic market.

1941

October 27th
Francisco Montplet purchased an old flour mill at Calle Valencia No 645, as well as the adjacent land. He set up a perfume factory called MONTPLET, S.A. (MONTSA).

1942

November 16th
Inauguration of the new plant and offices at Calle Valencia No.645. The Montplet: Francisco Montplet Prunes - Montplet, S.A. - Destilerías Montplet business group moved to the new premises.

1955

July 5th
Founding of ALCOHOLES MONTPLET, S.A. (the new name of what was formerly the Francisco Montplet Prunes company). The company was dedicated to the same activity, with a focus on alcohol distribution. Carlos Socias Raventós, husband of Marta Montplet Foj, daughter Francisco Montplet Prunés, became the new manager.

1976

August 31first
Purchase of Alcoholes Antich, S.A. (1925), which was merged into the alcohol distribution business line, thus reinforcing the company's leadership in the alcohol distribution market.

1981

Genauary 19th
Purchase of Alcoholes Barcelona, S.A. and 3 adjacent properties in Calle Vía Trajana, Barcelona. The following year, Alcoholes Barcelona was renamed Productos Químicos Barcelona, S.A. (PROQUIBASA), focusing on the distribution of chemical products.

May 11th
The company was relocated to its current site: Calle Vía Trajana, 53-55.

1985

May 15th
Santiago Monfort Carles-Tolra, husband of Mrs María Eugenia Socias Montplet (granddaughter of Francisco Montplet Prunés), became the new manager.

1986

July 17th
SThe MEN laboratories were founded, dedicated to the sale of pharmaceutical specialities for disinfection and skin care.

December 15th
The facilities were expanded following the purchase of 1,400 m2 of adjacent land in Rambla Prim.

1995

June 17th
The business expanded into the distribution for the Iberian Peninsula of Mosstanol L (an alcoholic blend originating from South Africa).

1999

June
The company is joined by the fifth generation of the family, Patricia and Vanessa Monfort Socías. Their mission was to boost the parapharmacy laboratory.

13 September
Alcoholes Montplet incorporated and absorbed the Laboratories business into its Vía Trajana plant.

2001

January 19th
Starts Laboratorios Montplet activity

2002

June
The company underwent a change of management, and Carlos Soto Torres became the new director.

2007

January
Patricia Monfort joined Proquibasa and became manager a year later. Vanessa Monfort became head of the Parapharmacy laboratory.

30 July
The facility was expanded following the purchase of an adjacent building and land on Vía Trajana, adding 650 m2 to the site to bring it to its current size of 9,000 m2.

2008

January 19th
Start of exports and international activities of Laboratorios Montplet

2010

The alcohol-based organic solvents line was added to the business.

2013

Creation of a new range of products for the household goods and DIY sectors.

2014

Andreu Mas-Colell, Conseller d'Economia i Coneixement of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan government body), visits the company facilities on account of the 125th anniversary celebration.
We would like to thank our clients and collaborators for the trust they have placed in us over all these years.

2015

Remodelling of our offices.

2016

Remodelling of the manufacturing and packaging facilities of OTC products.

2018

The split of Alcoholes Montplet and Laboratorios Montplet is carried out