Arc Distribución Ibérica is a subsidiary of the multinational corporation Arc, specializing in distribution within the Spanish and Portuguese markets
Arc is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glassware for the home and the food service industry. It operates in five continents, and has five separate factories in addition to numerous subsidiary distributors and sales offices. From our start in the French town of Arques, in the province of Pas-de-Calais, Arc has grown to now distribute its products in more than 160 different countries, with such renowned brand names as Luminarc, Cristal D’Arques, Arcopal, Arcoroc, C&S and Eclat. Since 2016, Arc has belonged to the PHP investment group.
At Arc Distribución Ibérica we not only distribute the products of our parent company, but also exist as one of the largest importers and wholesalers in the Spanish tableware market. We have more than 75 years of market experience, initially under the name of La Vajilla Enériz, before becoming a part of the Arc Group in 2003.
Value creation lies at the heart of our strategy
Our mission is to become the standard for the wholesale and distribution of tableware in homes and the food service industry, through the continued creation of value for all our clients in the Consumer, Food Service and B2B sales channels. “Buying and selling” is our very essence, and we pride ourselves on always maintaining a close relationship with consumers and end users.
Our vision is to consolidate our leadership in the Spanish and Portuguese tableware and kitchenware market for the home and food service categories, with a strategy of brand diversification and the development of innovative products made from different materials aimed at new product categories. Our goal is to provide our clients with products that offer high levels of sales and profitability, while meeting the needs of the majority of the consumers.
We strive to create value for our consumers, clients and shareholders, providing a high-quality service to those clients, and prioritizing honesty in our decision-making. We are passionate about everything we do, and our efforts are reinforced by a motivated, united team and a stable professional environment, which come together through our pride in the values we defend and the work we do.
The key to our success lies in our management and our team
Our greatest resource is our 7,100-plus clients, distributed throughout Spain and Portugal.
Big Box Stores
Food Service Industry Distributors
Cash and carry
Modern distribution (client loyalty-building)
Banking and insurance
Our product diversity and extensive reach means our products meet the needs to a vast majority of consumers, whether they be.
In addition to Arc, we have over 250 suppliers bringing over 10,000 distinct products to the market.
We distribute products from a wide range of sources, including Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East.
We have established partnership agreements with a number of our suppliers, based on the principles of:
We work alongside our partners on the strategies to be implemented in our market.
We set medium- and long-term objectives for different sales channels.
We are constantly following our progress, and evaluating the next steps to achieve shared goals.
We have a modern, centrally located warehouse in Zaragoza, located logistically in one of the best locations on the Iberian Peninsula. We also have a secondary warehouse (distribution platform) in the Canary Islands.
These capabilities allow us to have an extremely extensive reach, and enables our products to be shipped anywhere in Spain and Portugal via post, pallet shipping and TL.
We use the most advanced information systems with one clear objective: to add value for our clients
Our comprehensive management system
Our mobile solution for interactive catalogues and order-placement
Our CRM team is an industry leader
100% SAP-integrated warehouse management system
The latest technological development in order-preparation systems
Advanced demand planning, adapted to suit each channel and client