History of Bertikal

A labyrinthine task

As life itself. The development of BERTIKAL game has been like this over these years. A laborious task in terms of technical, administrative, aesthetic and communicative matters. But we can say that it has been worth to obtain such a quality product.

Bertikal - Timeline

2012

A PERSONAL CHALLENGE

In the midst of the economic crisis, Oscar Encina, owner of a locksmith company from Guipuzkoa longs to diversify and search for an alternative industry to open markets based on an idea that was lingering in his head. Leveraging on his technology and expertise in the industry he begins to develop prototypes of a manual skill game.
2013

FINAL MODELS

The first BERTIKAL model called ORIGINS is registered. A cylinder made up of four modules. It consisted of passing a small ball through a pierced maze.
2014

COMMUNICATION TASK

The need for product's marketing and communication task was identified. Improving design and materials quality. Reduction of manufacturing and distribution costs.
2015

PATENTS

Two models with aesthetic variations and difficulty levels were proposed. Registration work and filing bureaucratic procedures. March 2015. Presentation at IBERTOY (Barcelona Toy Fair).
2016

SUCCESS AT THE NUREMBERG FAIR

500 sales outlets. Connecting with distributors. Success at the Nuremberg Fair and establishing connections with distributors in the US and Asia.
Future: Stabilize sales. Begin development of new products. Master on-line sales. Brand presence
2017

A FUTURE YET TO BE DISCOVERED

We are living moments filled with lots of enthusiasm and we intend to continue our research to be able to offer you new alternatives within the universe of maze. Stay tuned!!