Holding history

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1992

Belarus, Minsk.

Registration of the first company of the Holding. Field of activity: wholesale trade, contract production, service, import of lacquer products and lubricants.

Date of 17th of July, 1992 is considered to be the birthday of the Holding. 

1996

Ukraine, Kiev.

Registration and beginning of the activity of Hammer. Field of activity: import and distribution of lacquer products and car care goods. 

2001

Belarus, Minsk.

Essential enlargement of the Holding activity on Belarusian market. Second company – Belautogroup, began its activity. In the same year Energoopt company (established in 1997) was affiliated into the Holding. Field of activity: import and distribution of lacquer products and technical liquids.  

2003

Belarus, Minsk.

Managing company was established in order to coordinate and control the activity and to support the development of all the structures of the Holding. Main fields of activity: IT and marketing support, financial control, workforce management. 

2006

Belarus, Minsk.

Spectr (established in 1999) was affiliated into the Holding. Field of activity: import and distribution of lubricants.

Enlargement of Holding specialization with addition of new product group – house care goods. 

2007

Latvia, Riga.

TehservisS (established in 1996) was affiliated into the Holding. Field of activity: import and distribution of lubricants and technical liquids.

2008

Lithuania, Vilnius.

Autopsa (established in 1998) was affiliated into the Holding. Field of activity: import and distribution of lubricants.

Belarus, Minsk

Alliance of all Belarusian companies into a single structure. 

2010

Rebranding of Belautogroup Holding into OBKgroup.  

2011

All the Holding’s companies were certified and correspond to the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 standard. The relevant certificate issued by a certification authority TÜV. 

2012

Holding OBKgroup celebrated 20-year anniversary.   

2013

OBKwest office opened.

The main tasks of OBKwest are to represent OBKgroup on Western European markets, logistics and information exchange between the manufacturers and distributors.

2014

Opening of the company Ecohometrade.

The holding added to its portfolio such brands as Little Trees and Valvoline.

The company confirmed the compliance of its quality management system to the requirements of  the international standard ISO 9001: 2008. The certificate was issued by the international company TUV Thüringen.

OBK company and Liqui Moly become partners of Dinamo - Minsk Hockey Club.
Opening of own Curver retail shop.

2015

Registration and beginning of the activity of Treecolor, Moscow Russian Federation. Field of activity: import and distribution of lacquer products and car care goods.

Expansion of the product range: polymeric products KETER.

2016

Registration and beginning of the activity of Treecolor, Moscow Russian Federation. Field of activity: import and distribution of lacquer products and car care goods.

Expansion of the product range: batteries VARTA.

Opening of own retail shop COMPUTER PAINT SYSTEM.

2017

Holding OBKgroup celebrated 25-year anniversary.