Isofoton was founded in Málaga (Spain) in 1981 as a spin-off of a university project driven
Professor D. Antonio Luque of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, its first Chairman of
In 1985 ISOFOTON consolidated its activities in the solar energy field, incorporating the
production technology of thermal collectors.
In 1997 the Bergé Group became the owner of ISOFOTON. In July of 2007 the Alba Corporation
bought 26% of the company with the intention of joining the stock market.
In February of 2008, company CEO José Luis Manzano was relieved from duty. Carlos Torres,
former managing director of Endesa, took his place.
In July of the same year, the Bergé Group bought back 26% of ISOFOTON, property of Alba
Since July of 2010 ISOFOTON is part of the AFFIRMA Business Group (80% ownership), whom
expertise in the development of solar projects. ISOFOTON is also owned by TOPTEC (20%
ownership), a South Korean company that specializes in industrial automation.