Follow us twitter facebook
Edition: Global
Click here to subscribe toour free weekly newsletter click here
Companies & industry

2009-2019: The Weckerle Group is celebrating at Eislingen ten years of growth of its Full-Service activity

Let’s backtrack a little... In 2009 the Weckerle Group acquires the Eislingen factory, which is owned at the time by the Dr. Scheller Cosmetics AG company allowing it to enter into force on the market of cosmetic contract manufacturing. Two years later in 2011, Thomas Weckerle, CEO, told Premium Beauty News that this take over, which could have appeared as a risky move, was in fact already paying off. Overview ten years later with the two General Managers Randolf Lehmann-Tolkmitt and Bernhard Starzer.

Randolf Lehmann-Tolkmitt and Bernhard Starzer and Thomas Weckerle (center)

Randolf Lehmann-Tolkmitt and Bernhard Starzer and Thomas Weckerle (center)

The plant was successfully integrated in the Group with its full expertise benefiting to all of its customers around the world. “We use our own technologies to develop innovative product lines and our customers are very satisfied,” had explained at the time Thomas Weckerle, CEO, “And then Full-Service, at the start, a”heavy trend“, became an essential and sustainable activity”, he added.

Ten years already!

The entire team at the Eislingen factory (250 people) can be proud of the gone through road. The growth of the Group’s Full-Service activity has been particularly robust over the last five years, growing by more than 40%. First “product” category across all segments, the production of lipsticks followed by mascaras, foundations and skin care products.

In the past years, we have repositioned both our products and our development strategies,” explained Randolf Lehmann-Tolkmitt. “It was also about rebalancing our customer portfolio by making the right choices.” Decisions that have paid off. Especially since, at the same time, the Group increased its R&D capabilities (15 people today), in packaging materials and storage areas that can now store 5,500 pallets. This is also the first plant to have integrated, last July, the new multistick filling machine “MS3” developed by Weckerle Machines. A series of investments that concerned almost all of the Group’s filling activities, including more recently, the filling of jars. The “powder” activity is not left out either. “Our goal is also to increase our foothold in this product range as well as in skincare,” detailed Bernhard Starzer. Among the other strengths of the Eislingen unit: its expertise and notoriety in the manufacture and packaging of natural products and toothpastes.


We focus on natural cosmetics because - for us - it is not a trend but a philosophy,” emphasizes Randolf Lehmann-Tolkmitt. Taking advantage from their long-time know-how Weckerle Cosmetics is able to create client specific products that are certified. Talking about certifications: the site meets a very high standard. They hold for example the certificates of IFS and Ecovadis gold status. The commitment for sustainability results even in the fact that Weckerle Cosmetics is certified a climate neutral company.

Jean-Yves Bourgeois

Portfolio

© 2019 - Premium Beauty News - www.premiumbeautynews.com
latest news
Focus
spip-vignette

A new trade show dedicated to clean beauty in London

Dubbed Clean Beauty in London the new trade show intends to gather experts, scientists, suppliers, brands, influencers and journalists under one roof “to build the future of clean beauty.” Taking place on October 12 & 13, 2020 at The Brewery, located at 52 Chiswell Street at the heart of London, the event aims to encourage (...)

read more
job opportunities
Experts’ views
Haitian crisis: The Vetiver sector under great tension

Remi Pulverail
Haitian crisis: The Vetiver sector under great tension

What about this country that has been struggling for years between natural disasters, less and less efficient politicians, poorly managed and inefficient international aid and the consequences for the fragrance industry? Without going back to the times of colonization, Haiti has suffered in recent years from several phenomena that (...)

read more

Features

We use cookies to give you a better browsing experience. By continuing your visit to this site, you accept the use of cookies. Read more and set cookies
close