Adico dominates completely the new technologies and extends its offer to hospital furniture, area where it becomes a reference in the national scene. It was also during this decade that Adico developed a line of tables and chairs for esplanades from which was born the iconic "Portuguese Chair".
Adico's golden age with a great projection of the company. Reinforcement of employees, growing number of orders and exports gain strength in the company's turnover, especially to the former colonies.
Adelino Dias Costa dies and is replaced in the leadership of Adico by António Augusto Dias Costa, his nephew. The period between the April Revolution and Adico's entry into the European Community was the most complicated time for Adico, due to the reduction in exports and the increased cost of labor in the sector.
The entry into the European market brought enormous challenges to Adico and conditioned the actions of its new leader. The financial consolidation of the company brought in staff with higher education and diversified the offer with school and office furniture.
Launch of the first edition of Adico's Industrial Design Competition.
With the death of António Augusto Dias Costa, Adico's management was taken over by his five daughters - Assunção, Adelina, Lúcia, Teresa and Ana Costa - who still today oversee the company's administration, having since then professionalized Adico's top management.
Return to national and international fairs, as well as the focus on the contract and branding market, which gains prominence in the company's turnover.
Career Award, in the 2nd edition of the National Competition of Furniture Design, an award given by AIMMP - Association of the Wood and Furniture Industries of Portugal.
Adico is one of the companies invited to be part of Experimentadesign's "Purchase Order" exhibition. "Purchase Order" brings together about two hundred examples of success coming from national companies, in reference sectors such as porcelain, glass, cork and footwear, as well as new products that make use of the most advanced technologies, aimed at niche markets or for export.
Challenged by Dimensão Nova, with the support of Adico, several Portuguese creatives paid a tribute to the Portuguese chair. Architects Álvaro Siza and João Paciência, artists José de Guimarães, Leonel Moura, Sofia Areal, designers Nini Andrade Silva, Bolos Quentes, Estúdio Volta, Estúdio Dobra, Mo-Wo among many others, present new ideas for the emblematic chair, giving it a new life, if possible, even more Portuguese, in an exhibition directed by architect Nuno Ladeiro.
The Classics line marks Adico's offer to the market and creates a new positioning and brand statement: a range of premium products, marked by classic and refined lines, redesigned with a touch of modernity and complemented by the quality of finishes and attention to detail.
JMS - INDÚSTRIA DE MOBILIÁRIO HOSPITALAR S.A.
In the strategy to separate the business units, hospital and furniture, Adico acquires the majority of the capital of this company, a reference Iberian player in the sector, where it also develops the centenary brand AdicoCare
Adico's 100th anniversary is celebrated.
DESIGN AT SÃO BENTO
The exhibition "Design em São Bento" is part of an art initiative at the official residence of the prime minister, with the collaboration of the Museum of Design and Fashion (MUDE).
Estarreja City Hall inaugurates the public artwork "Círculo Azul" by Diogo Aguiar Studio, as a tribute to the Portuguese Chair.
I EDITION OF ADICO PRIZE
As part of the celebrations of its 100th anniversary, Adico launched the Adico Award under the mottoDesign for the next 100 years”.
Adico opens in Oporto, in partnership with Código Design, the first exhibition space outside its facilities.
By the end of 2022, and in the daily challenge of "Designing the next 100 years", Adico reinforced its carpentry area, with the acquisition of 60% of CTM - Mobiliário Lda., giving shape to the project and brand Adico Wood.
In a strategy to strengthen the brand as well as to consolidate the business within the company's DNA, Adico concluded the acquisition of the entire capital of JMS.
CONQUISTA DA CERTIFICAÇÃO AMBIENTAL