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ROQ – The Company

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WE ARE ROQ

Located in the heart of the “Vale do Ave” region (Ave valley), S. Roque – Máquinas e Tecnologia Laser, S.A. operates in its own facilities with a covered area of approximately 398.000 sq. ft. The company was an experienced and successful SME and was distinguished by IAPMEI (The Portuguese Institute for Small and Medium Companies) as “Leader SME” and “SME of Excellence” for five years in a row. With the growth, the company is no longer considered a SME and cannot be awarded by IAPMEI.

National leader in its field of activity ‑ manufacture of machinery and equipment for textile printing, digital textile printing and packaging - currently employs over 430 people distributed among its different departments.

With functional facilities and qualified and experienced professionals, S. Roque has the most advanced tools and technologies in the area of engineering, design and product development. The manufactured equipment is of its own design, developed by a highly specialized technical department to match any project specifications and aiming to qualitatively meet the demands of any partner.

Today, after conquering and solidifying the undisputed leadership of the Portuguese market, S. Roque became world leaders in the field of textile printing, digital textile printing and packaging. S. Roque manufactures an extensive catalogue of different products and works with customers / partners from around the world being present in the 5 continents: Spain, France, Italy, England, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Romania, Morocco, Tunisia, Angola, Kuwait, Malaysia, Bulgaria, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Haiti, Australia, Myanmar, Canada, etc.

CREATING SOLUTIONS

S. Roque has been dedicating itself to the construction of textile printing machinery for over 30 years. Although its origin is linked to the maintenance of these equipments, the opportunity to build this type of machine from scratch was quickly identified. The “Vale do Ave” region is traditionally an area that produces high quality fabrics, and S. Roque took the opportunity to create a quality product for an extremely demanding clientele.

The company was not content to serve only this market niche, and from very early on sought for internationalization. Initially, it created European partnerships for geographical reasons, and in a second phase, for cultural reasons, devoted itself to Brazilian and South American partnerships. In this millennium, it has become a global leading brand.

S. Roque grew organically, evolving, predicting the market needs. Today, more than ever, it is not enough to have the best product in the market, providing an excellent service and having access to any point of the globe is also needed. S. Roque is proud to strive for excellence in everything it gets involved in, with a particular emphasis on seeking the right solutions.

In 2015 the S. Roque brand transformed itself in ROQ. In the 21st century, we recognized the need to create a global brand that can effectively communicate over 30 years of history, innovation, global service and creating solutions.