About us

Who we are

Founded in 1959, UMBELINO MONTEIRO is a Portuguese company in the district of Leiria in central Portugal. It belongs to the French group, EDILIANS, an undisputed leader in France in its offering of ceramic tile solutions.

UMBELINO MONTEIRO produces ceramic roof tiles and accessories. Tiles are produced in a wide variety of natural, Mediterranean and glazed colors. In the UMBELINO MONTEIRO product portfolio, there are products suitable for preserving traditional buildings or for designing innovative ideas.

Being one of the most important players in the Portuguese roofing market and leader in the conservation of cultural heritage, its products and building systems are visible in notorious buildings, such as the Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon or Pena Palace in Sintra.

The quality of products and building systems for roofing, together with customer service, makes UMBELINO MONTEIRO present in a growing number of countries in Europe, Africa, America and Asia.

The Quality and Environmental Management System of the company are certified in accordance with ISO 9001 and 14001. Being Health and Safety a strategic priority of the company, it was also awarded the certification of the Health and Safety Management System through compliance with ISO 45001:2018 standard.

UMBELINO MONTEIRO has a history of product and process innovation, with experience in collaborative R&D projects involving suppliers and research centers.
We believe that our strong technical expertise and portfolio is the key to ensuring LIFE COVERS.

Mission, Principles and Values


Offer agreeable customer experiences, providing architectural solutions that meet the highest standards of quality, performance and sustainability. To be profitable, socially and environmentally responsible and capable of securing the long-term future.


• Improving Human Capital.
• Safety and Health at Work.
• Respect for the Environment.
• Loyalty, Integrity, Ethics, Innovation.
• Heritage Preservation.
• Overall quality.
• Internal and external customer satisfaction.


• Support and develop Human Resources.
• Monitor and reduce emissions and waste.
• Promote Research & Development.
• Invest in technological modernization.
• Ensure Sustainability.
• Create value for the customer.
• Strengthen ethical behaviour.
• Encourage creativity.
• Strengthen market orientation.
• Affirm quality.
• Cultivate enthusiasm.

Umbelino Monteiro Pillars

The company's commitment to Health and Safety, environmental quality and protection, together with its rigorous certification and social commitment, are fundamental aspects of the company's day-to-day operations.

Health and Safety are fundamental matters that contribute to the management of risks in the workplace through their identification, monitoring, physical, chemical, ergonomic and even psychological reduction in order to prevent injuries and health side-effects.

Quality and protection of the environment aim to guarantee the sustainability of UMBELINO MONTEIRO’s activity, focusing on the ongoing improvement of the organization, with special emphasis on simplifying processes and procedures, improving products and services and developing employees.

UMBELINO MONTEIRO assumes Social Responsibility as an expression of the organizational culture that strategically bets on the three P's: People, Planet and Profit with the objective of promoting good relationships with its stakeholders, customers, suppliers, shareholders and others.


UMBELINO MONTEIRO’s Quality and Environmental Management Systems are certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards. Since Health and Safety is a strategic priority for the company, it was also awarded Health and Safety Management System certification through compliance with the ISO 45001 standard.

Reference Projects

Here you can learn about some of the reference projects, which have received the UMBELINO MONTEIRO seal.

Uma História Viva

Our Brands

Here you can get to know our brands for your project. Let yourself be inspired!

Where to buy

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