The Group

ALKOS Group gathers INTER Cosmétiques, SAGAL Cosmétiques and ALKOS Cosmétiques under its name to serve global players of the Cosmetic industry worldwide.

Its Mission is to build strong Partnerships with the customers to accelerate and drive Growth by promoting Innovation and consistently delivering High Quality products On Time.

ALKOS GROUP has partnered with a wide range of beauty brands, from mass to masstige and prestige, distributed through all types of distribution channels: from selective to retail and E-commerce.

To accomplish this mission, the employees work each and every day with Passion and Dedication toward Operational Excellence and Customer Satisfaction.

Each product made by the company is created, formulated, produced and assembled in the 3 French factories, taking into consideration product marketing trends and the latest research from its R&D labs, which work in compliance with the most demanding regulations in order to satisfy consumers’ desire and their Safety.

If “Made in France” is important to you and your Brand, ALKOS Group delivers exactly what you need.

If required, ALKOS GROUP would be able to find local partners to produce “Created in France” products with the same level of Innovation, Quality and Safety, only closer to your markets.

In addition, ALKOS GROUP considers that it is important to mention that, as a member of the French chapter of the UN Global Compact, the company is committed to take action and assume its responsibilities to protect the Earth and Human Values.

ALKOS Group is looking forward to creating with you the world’s best sellers for tomorrow!!

 

History

  • 1794

    Nicolas Jacques CONTE invented the process of encasing graphite leads in a wooden cylinder.

  • 1983

    CONTE Cosmétiques is part of BIC Group.

  • 1986

    Creation of INTERCOSMETIQUES (Skincare & Makeup) in Angers (13 people).

  • 1996

    Purchase by Mr. G. Gieux and new ALKOS Cosmétiques identity (Boulogne-sur-Mer).

  • 1999

    Purchase of SAGAL (soaps & sticks) in Chartres, created in 1981 by Chanel, Dior & Guerlain.

  • 2008

    Purchase of both INTERCOSMETIQUES & SAGAL by ALKOS Développement.

  • 2011

    New Top management & New Strategy.

  • 2014

    ALKOS Group & COSMOGEN have merged into the same Holding AAXEN. MBO majority shareholder 51% and private historical shareholder Mr. G. Gieux.
    Mr. D. Vautier is named President of the Holding.

  • 2016

    New visual identity, international development in the USA & Brazil.
    Mr. G. Gieux becomes majority shareholder with 97% of Group shares.

  • 2018

    ALKOS Group inaugure its new plant in Angers - a 17,000 m² factory Ecovadis Gold certified and ISO 22716 compliant.