1959 – Two friends, Mr. Carlos Oliver and Mr. Ignacio Batlle decided to found a machinery manufacturing company for the Chemical Industry, in a small workshop in Latrilla street in Badalona.
1961 – Due to a lack of space, the workshop is re-located in Avda. Marti i Pujol. Firsts production of Discontinous Ball Mills Molybat of higher size. Participation in first EXPOQUIMIA show in Barcelona, and the Anonimous Society Oliver y Batlle S.A. is established
1963 – An agreement is signed with the company Ateliers Susmeyer from Belgium, for the manufacture of the revolutionary Vertical Microsphere Mill, named by O+B as Grindomix.
1966 – Construction of the largest factory in Spain for the manufacture of varnishes in Valencia , Industrias Químicas Nabersa. Work also begins with Danish company Hempel, with a project at the Polinyà plant, and also with one of the most common customers at that time, Titan.
1967 – Export begins with participation in Fairs of London – Paris – New York.