The company starts operating in the city of Patras as MANIATOPOULOS Bros.
Main activities include import of bicycles, parts & accessories, and sales mainly in the south-western part of Greece.
|1977||IDEAL brand is introduced. Distribution within Greece & brand awareness grows.|
|1987||Establishment as NIKOS MANIATOPOULOS S.A..|
|1991||Move to current premises.|
|1995||IDEAL is already the best known brand in the local market; exports start and 20 countries currently test the value for money of IDEAL bicycles.|