65 years of success
OLI celebrates 65 years of success. The celebrations will begin in February, with the launch a book titled "Our History", and will continue throughout 2019, involving workers, customers, partners and the community.
OLI, the Iberian leader in the production of cisterns, was founded in 1954 in Aveiro. It exports to 80 countries on five continents and has branches in Italy, Germany and Russia. From its large and modern industrial complex in Aveiro, which operates 24 hours a day and seven days a week, 2 million cisterns and 2.8 million mechanisms are produced each year.
To compete globally, OLI continuously invests in innovation, having applied, in the last five years, 10 million euros in Research and Development. Using patented technology and high quality manufacturing standards, OLI is constantly studying new and better solutions that increase water efficiency and accessibility for people with reduced mobility.
Moon Black awarded with Design Plus
The in-wall cistern control plate, Moon Black, is once again recognized for its design and has been awarded the Design Plus award, which will be presented in Germany at the ISH fair.
65 Years of History
OLI celebrates its 65th anniversary this year.
The commemorations began yesterday, February 28th, the day before the official founding date, with the public presentation of the book "Our History", which reveals the major business milestones of the company led by the Oliveira family.
Have you ever seen a black moon?
"Moon Black" is a unique flush plate that is aesthetically pleasing with easily distinguished shapes.
OLI training in Iraq
OLI continues to invest in international training. Recently, a team was in Iraq promoting technical sessions aimed at industry professionals.
Luxury hotel in Dubai chooses OLI
OLI was chosen to equip the Ghaya Grand Hotel in Dubai. Considered a "local gem", this luxurious hotel equipped approximately 700 room bathrooms, suites and apartments with the "OLI 74 Plus Sanitarblock" in-wall cistern and the "Ria" control plate.
OLI products in train station in Israel
The main railroad station of Israel - Tel Aviv Savidor Main Train Station - chose to equip their bathrooms with products from the Portuguese company OLI.
OLI presentation for architects in Rome
Last month, OLI participated in the 3rd annual ARCHITECT@WORK Roma, a major international architectural trade show, where it presented several solutions that combine design with sustainability.
Support for the construction of domestic latrines in Laos
Inadequate or non-existent sanitation and lack of hygiene are a threat to the lives and dignity of the population in Laos. Unhappy with this reality, the international NGO ADRA, based in The Netherlands, invited OLI to support a sanitation and hygiene project in the rural communities of this Southeast Asian country.
OLI in Tanzania
Recently OLI was in Tanzania, in Dar es Salaam, the largest city in the country, where it presented a portfolio of bath solutions specific to the African market, and organized a training session for 50 professionals, namely for the Dar Ceramica Center customer staff and for independent installers.
Once again OLI will be present at architect@work, this time at the Rome edition.
OLI in the emblematic hotel of Santiago de Compostela
The Parador de Santiago - Hostal Reis Católicos, one of the most luxurious and historic hotels in Santiago de Compostela, has OLI products!
OLI focuses on international training
As a global brand, OLI aims to invest in knowledge and training in all geographies where the brand is present.
At Israel's main train station
Israel's main railway station - the Tel Aviv Savidor Main Train Station – chose OLI to equip its sanitary facilities.
These were equipped with "OLI 80 Sanitarblock pneumatic in-wall cisterns and "Trend" control plates.
We should note that this is the second Israeli public building to be equipped with OLI solutions, following the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Centre.
“Glassy” available in new finishes
"Glassy" flush plate, winner of the "Good Design" award, is now available with new finishes: Taupe, Gold, Anthracite, Red, Black and White. With this wide range of colours, "Glassy" is the perfect choice for any bathroom environment, conferring timelessness and elegance to the bathroom.
Novelties at the BIG 5
OLI will participate in the BIG 5 trade fair in Dubai, which runs from November 26th-29th. The BIG 5 is the largest and most important trade fair in the Middle East for the construction industry. OLI will present the latest innovations, including the "QR Total Black", a sanitary module with high technology incorporated, that transforms the bathroom into a modern, functional and sustainable space.
OLI products in luxury hotel in Cuba
The new five-star Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana in Cuba has selected "OLI74 Plus Sanitarblock" concealed cisterns...
Concealed cistern with two inlet valves
The new "OLI74 Plus 2 inlet valve" flushing cistern has two water supply valves and is an important step for water sustainability...
OLI reinforces connection to Architecture
OLI debuted at Archi Summit, the largest architecture event in Portugal, bringing together 1,500 architects...
OLI Annual get-together
On July 6th OLI hosted their annual company get together. It was a fun afternoon filled with good food, music and laughter!
Winning over Asia
OLI´s patented sanitary system technology is winning over Asia, a leading geography in innovation and particularly attentive...
Bronze, gold or soft-touch grey are some of the new finishes of the "Globe" concealed cistern flush plate.
Making a splash in the USA
OLI showcased innovative solutions in New York at the ICFF trade show that brought together architects and designers from around the world...
OLI in the Apple Building
The Apple building in Israel, which houses the second largest research and development centre in the world for the North American brand, has been equipped with innovative OLI solutions.
OLI STRENGTHENS PRESENCE IN ISRAEL
As part of the international training plan, OLI recently promoted a “roadshow training” program in Israel and Palestine, markets where OLI has strengthened its presence.
NEW MOULD FACTORY INAUGURATED HIGHLIGHTS
The Portuguese Minister of the Economy, Manuel Caldeira Cabral inaugurated OLI's new mould factory at the group's industrial complex in Aveiro on May 11th.
HOSPITAL IN ISRAEL CHOOSES OLI
Meir Hospital, considered one of the best hospitals in Israel, has selected OLI to equip its bathrooms. The products chosen are the concealed cistern OLI80 Sanitarblock and the "Trend" flush plate, as they guarantee excellent quality and functionality.
OLI AT URBAN REHABILITATION WEEK
In order to share their know-how and expertise in rehabilitation, OLI participated in the Urban Rehabilitation Week, at Pátio da Galé, Lisbon, from April 9th-15th.
NEW CUSTOMERS IN RUSSIA
More than 400 visitors, including designers, architects, builders, distributors and installers, were present at OLI's stand at MosBuild trade fair, from April 3rd-6th in Moscow, Russia.
OLI participates for the third consecutive year in space & interiors, the event in which architecture connects to the Milan Furniture Fair.
OLI IN GERMANY TO PRESENT INNOVATIONS
From March 6th to the 9th OLI will participate in the SHK fair in Essen, Germany, and will present the latest innovations.
2018: YEAR TO SAVE WATER
Adopting the motto "New year, new life" OLI challenges everyone to reduce water consumption in the bathroom and to make a commitment to preserve water.
REHABILITATE TO SAVE
Urban Rehabilitation is a strategic imperative for OLI, who has developed solutions for bathroom remodelling that not only are sustainable, but also suitable for quick renovations.
OLI WILL SPONSOR “LUXURY ITALIAN CONTRACT STYLE” BY SIMONE MICHELI AND PARTNERS FOR SOUTH KOREA.
OLI will sponsor "Luxury Italian Contract Style" by Simone Micheli and partners for South Korea.
Presentation in Dubai
Growing significantly in the Middle East, OLI was at the Kempinski Hotel in Dubai, together with their client Al Taiboun, to present the latest sustainable solutions to brand representatives, distributors, engineers and architects from Iraq.
Jeddah's Sail Tower with OLI
One of the largest buildings in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah's Sail Tower in the city of Jeddah, has selected OLI solutions for the bathrooms.
SOLIDARITY CONCERT INSPIRED BY WATER
Solidarity Concert Inspired by Water was a huge success! OLI raised 6 thousand euros for the Firefighters in Aveiro.
OLI RECEIVES AWARD FOR INNOVATION
OLI was awarded the Millennium Horizons Award in the category "Innovation - Large Companies" at a ceremony presided over by the prime minister, António Costa, on November 15.
ARCHITECT@WORK LONDON EDITION
OLI will be present at architect@work London edition, the premier event for architects and designers that will take place from the 24th to the 25th of January at the Olympia London National Hall.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
Many are the women who daily write the history of OLI, so International Women's Day (March 8th) was marked...
GERMAN FAIR APPLAUDS OLI INNOVATIONS
The German city of Essen was the stage for SHK, one of the world's most important bath, building and energy fairs in the world, which applauded OLI's innovations.
OLI AWARDS THE BEST WATER-SAVING IDEAS
To celebrate World Water Day (March 22nd), OLI launched a contest of water-saving ideas on social networks that ran until March 23rd.
100% hygiene without complications
Profound hygiene has become simple with "OLIPure", an internal storage system that releases liquid disinfectant with every flush of water in the toilet.
OLI equips Hotel Torel Avantgarde
Hotel Torel Avantgarde , the newest five-star hotel in the city of Porto, has chosen "OLI74 Plus" concealed cisterns and "Oceania Mia" control plates for their bathrooms.
On December 19th at 9pm, OLI will host the Solidarity Concert Inspired by Water at the Teatro Aveirense.
Architect @ Work, Milan
OLI participated in the international Architect @ Work fair, which took place from the 29th to the 30th of November in Milan.
OLI AT THE NEW CRUISE TERMINAL
The new Lisbon cruise terminal, in Jardim do Tabaco in the Santa ApolÃ³nia area, has selected OLI solutions for the rainwater drainage system and the bathrooms.
CLOSER TO ARCHITECTURE
In October OLI debuted at Architect@Work in Rome, one of the most important international architectural fairs, where OLI presented the latest solutions for sanitary ware for architects and designers from around the world.
OLI TRAINING CENTRE WELCOMES INSTALLERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Continuous training and proximity to industry professionals and the community characterize OLI's performance.
NEW AND IMPROVED CONCEALED CISTERN
OLI takes another step towards reducing water consumption in the WC by presenting concealed cisterns with various flushing volume levels.
DID YOU KNOW OLI HAS A DIGITAL LIBRARY?
OLI is committed to digital innovation and offers a BIM (Building Information Modelling) library. OLI plans to progressively expand their library and to continue to offer customers a wide range of Sanitary System solutions.
From the 11th to the 12th of October OLI will participate in the architect@work fair in Rome, Italy.
THREE NEW VIDEOS
OLI recently launched three new videos that make installing mechanisms in ceramic cisterns easy as pie.
OLI is committed to digital innovation and offers a BIM (Building Information Modelling) library with a vast range of sanitary system...
OLI WISHES YOU A GREAT VACATION
After seven months of hard work in which OLI presented new solutions and intensified its international presence...
OLI aims to provide customers with quality service as well as installation advice and training.
OLI SUPPORTS RONALD MCDONALD FAMILY ROOM
OLI contributed to the first Ronald McDonald Family Room in Portugal in Santa Maria Hospital in Lisbon.
ROADSHOW IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE
As part of the international training plan, OLI has recently launched a roadshow in Israel and Palestine, where we have intensified our presence in recent years.
World Environment Day
As part of "World Environment Day", OLI joined Renault Cacia in organizing a lecture and awareness-raising exhibition on environmentally responsible behaviour.
OLI – SISTEMAS SANITÁRIOS, S.A. IS THE NEW NAME
Oliveira & Irmão, S.A. has changed its name to OLI - Sistemas Sanitários, S.A..
OLI IS GOING SOCIAL
OLI is now present on three social networking sites and we look forward to connecting with you!
LUXURIOUS CHILEAN WINERY CHOSE OLI
The exclusive Vik winery, which produces the second best Chilean wine (La Cav 2015), chose OLI for its luxury hotel, Viña Vik Millahue.
OLI AT THE SHERATON ALGARVE
The Sheraton Algarve Hotel, integrated in the Pine Cliffs Resort in Albufeira, Algarve, has been renovated and has chosen OLI for the bathrooms.
OLI IS GOING SOCIAL
As of this month, OLI has an official page on Facebook. Like our page and keep up to date with the latest news. Follow us and share our publications!
“MIES VAN DER ROHE” AWARD
Portugal has four projects in the finalist stage of the "Mies van der Rohe 2017 Awards". This is one of the most influential architectural awards in the world. Of the four projects, OLI products are present in two of them - EDP's headquarters and the Nadir Afonso Museum.
GREEN PROJECTS AWARDS
The Green Project Award distinguishes, across seven categories, the most innovative projects in the area of sustainability in Portugal.
HOTEL VIÑA VIK, CHILE
OLI is proud to be selected for a construction project of exceptional quality. HOTEL VINAVIK, Chile
MAKING OF OLI
OLI has teamed up some employees and hosted a photoshoot (Inspired in world famous paintings) to be included in the new 2017 agenda and calendar.
OLI SELECTED FOR A HOSPITAL IN TEL AVIV
The Ichilov Medical Center Hospital in Tel Aviv, Israel, has selected the "OLI74 Sanitarblock" concealed cisterns and "Electra III"...
OLI WITH LXFACTORY
To celebrate World Toilet Day (November 19), OLI challenged 16 artists to turn OLI cisterns into works of art.
TRIBUTE TO THE OLI HEROINES
Tribute to the OLI heroines. It´s impossible not to notice or be indifferent to the new mural that lines the building of our showroom.
ARCHIPRODUCTS DESIGN AWARDS 2016
OLI has just been awarded the prize for "Archiproducts Design Awards 2016" - one of the most prestigious awards of Architecture...
OLI EQUIPS THE AMAZON DISCOVERY HOTEL BOAT
OLI was chosen to equip the washrooms in the "Amazon Discovery", a boat hotel in Peru.
OLI PRODUCTS AT THE BAYAT TOWERS
OLI was selected to equip the luxury development "Bayat Towers" in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
OLI AT THE ABADE PEDROSA MUSEUM
OLI is present in the first phase of the requalification of the Abade Pedrosa Museum, in Santo Tirso, with the "Trumpet" control plate, designed by the prestigious architect Siza Vieira.
OLI IS GROWING IN EASTERN EUROPE
OLI is growing in the Eastern European Market. In the last year and half, OLI has equipped several projects in Estonia (mostly in the capital Tallin).
OLI UNVEILS THE OLI120 BLOCK AT THE BIG 5
OLI will launch the OLI120 Block, an exceptional in-wall cistern, at the BIG 5 – the International Building & Construction Show at the WorldTradeCenterin Dubai.
OLI AT THE SHERATON ALGARVE LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL
OLI is proud to yet again be selected for a construction project of exceptional quality.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A FANTASTIC 2016!
OLI wishes its team, partners and friends a Merry Christmas and a fantastic 2016!
THREE DAYS TO RAISE AWARENESS
OLI organized the World Toilet Day between the 19th and 21st of November.
OLI AT BIG5
OLI will be present at BIG5, the International Building & Construction Show from the 23rd to the26th of November (between 11:00 – 19:00) at the Dubai World Trade Center in UAE.
OLI OPEN WEEK VERY POSITIVE
OLI Open Week 2015, held from the 10th to the 17th of October, was head of the Commercial Department, very positive.
OLI IN FIVE AWARDED PROJECTS
OLI is delighted to be part of five projects awarded in the “Construir Awards 2015”.
OLI recently launched a specialized collection for "Pavement Shower systems", which includes six different models in the OLIFILO range that meet all the needs in new or remodeled homes or hotel units.
GOLDEN TOWER WITH OLI80
The building with the most anticipated opening inJeddah,Saudi Arabia, has OLI products. The “GoldenTower”, a high-end residential development will open in 2016 with the in-wall cistern OLI 80, Slim and River control plates, and the sanitarblock frame for bidets.
NEW PESTANA HOTEL - ALGARVE
OLI is proud to be selected for a construction project of exceptional quality.
OLI in partnership with the Siza Vieira architecture firm, hosted last Friday a workshop whose main focus was the Trumpet control plate.
OLI PRESENTS NEW SIS CATALOGUE
At an event held at the Olissippo Oriente Hotel in Lisbon, OLI presented the new Sanitary Installation Systems (SIS) catalogue.
OLI AT THE DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTER
OLI will equip the Dubai World Trade Center, the largest UAE business complex which.
HYDROBOOST WINS AWARD
OLI won the “Best Equipment” award with the “Hydroboost” system, in the "Bathrooms, Accessories and Equipment" category at the “2015 Innovation in Construction Awards””, which is organized annually by the “Construir” newspaper and “Anteprojectos” magazine.
OLI SMART FLUSH - ISH
OLI surprises again at the ISH fair in Frankfurt, Germany, with the presentation of "OLI Smart Flush", a multifunctional system that based on the users needs selects and activates the appropriate flush volume (solid - full flush, liquid - half flush).
OLI WINS GOOD DESIGN AWARD
OLI has won the Good Design Award, the oldest and most prestigious International Design Award, organized by the Museum of Modern Art in New York and The Chicago Athenaeum.
THE CONCERNS OF OLI IN PORTUGUESE PRESS
The CEO of OLI, eng. António Oliveira, demonstrates concern at the lack of alternative to road transport...
OLI PRESENTS THE PERFECT IN-WALL CISTERN
The perfect in-wall cistern is presented at the prestigious ISH fair in Frankfurt, Germany.
OLI IN JOB FAIR UA
OLI was present at the Job Fair held in the rectory building of the University of Aveiro. The event was news in several media, among them the Diário de Aveiro.
OLI AT TORRE DOS CLÉRIGOS
OLI is part of the renovated Torre dos Clérigos, one of the most iconic and popular "symbols" of Porto, in Portugal.
OLI120 PLUS AT OLI OPEN WEEK 2015
The in-wall cistern OLI120 Plus was presented at the OLI Open Week 2015.
OLI’S THE BEST COMPANY
OLI was considered the Best Company inPortugal in the "Bathrooms, Accessories and Equipment" category at the “2015 Innovation in Construction Awards”.
OLI AT DOURO PALACE HOTEL
OLI is part of the renovated Douro Palace Hotel Resort & Spa at Baião, with Slim and Trend Control Plates.
FIVE PROJECTS AWARDED IN THE PRESS
OLI is part of five projects awarded in the “Construir Awards 2015” and that achievement was highlighed in portuguese media
OLI WORLDWIDE RELEASE
On the opening day of the prestigious ISH fair in Frankfurt,Germany, OLI (Stand A55, Hall 4.0)Â does the worldwide release of yet another innovative product in the context of sustainability.
OLI CONTROL PLATE IN RADIANCE
OLI was chosen to equip, with the IPlate control plate, the "Radiance", a luxury real estate with 119 apartments, located in a privileged area of the Sydney bay, in Australia.
OLI AT ISH
From the 14th to the 18th of March, OLI will present many products at the ISH fair in Frankfurt. Come visit us in Hall 4, level 0, booth A05 and discover what we have for you.
OLI IN THE “OBSERVADOR”
The “Observador” reported OLI´s investment of half a million Euros in internal testing facilities.
“JORNAL DE NEGÓCIOS” INTERVIEW
The CEO of OLI, eng. António Oliveira, gave last week an interview to “Jornal de Negócios”...
OLI showcases innovative and sustainable solutions at ISH
OLI is back at ISH, the world's largest bath, building and energy fair, which runs from March 11th-15th in Frankfurt, Germany, to introduce its innovations for the bath space.