Sotkon is the market leader in Iberia in underground containers for the selective collection of household refuse. The company prides itself on the sustainable pathway it has followed in terms of growth and its standing in this area.


  • The first idea for an underground container was conceived in the early nineties. The company currently holds various patents relative to the system;
  • In 2008 ASFC SGPS, SA acquired MBE-Sotkon in Spain and José Manuel Novo in Portugal, with the intention of developing this pioneering concept and broad it application in large scale.
  • More than 12,000 containers were installed in Spain and Portugal up until 2007;
  • International expansion begins in 2008 and nowadays we have more than 20.000 kits in 12 countries.

Vision and Mission

We are a group of companies aiming to become the world's most recognized company in the sector.

This aim can only be achieved by careful execution of our mission, which is to offer the best solution for temporary storage of solid urban waste, while remaining attractive to customers, employees and shareholders.

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We build the company’s future based on trust and social responsibility developing excellence in team work, respecting the individuality; respecting the environment; fulfilling in total the applicable laws and regulations.

Sotkon help customers efficiency, caring for their needs.  


Sotkon focus on a continuous innovation and improvement of the product in order to present the most efficient response to the market needs. 


The Group’s consolidated turnover increased by about 67% in 2011, reaching a level that represents more than twice that of 2009.

business performance

As a result of this strategy, 64% of the Sotkon Group’s turnover was generated outside the iberian market, following an upward curve that we expect to maintain in the future. 

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