A major regional player,
anchored in Normandy

The company Lemoine was founded in 1978 near Flers, in the heart of Normandy. Very attached to its territory of origin, the Group actively participates in local economic growth while developing its international business.

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Made in...
Innovation !

Materials, formats, packaging ... With over 20 patents, Groupe Lemoine has made innovation its "trademark". To stay one step ahead, its R&D department designs and develops products that are virtuous to the environment and respond perfectly to new consumer uses. Sustainable and responsible innovation at the service of all.

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A committed and environmentally
responsible group

Since its establishment, Groupe Lemoine has constantly sought to limit its carbon footprint by turning to eco-friendly production methods. From raw materials to manufacturing, packaging and recycling: everything is done to minimise the environmental impact, both in terms of production as well as innovation.

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Anticipate market

Because consumer expectations are constantly changing, Groupe Lemoine's teams work in responsive and collaborative mode. Always on the lookout for trends, they conduct a continuous watch on the cosmetics and packaging industry so as to anticipate the needs of tomorrow in terms of consumption, convenience, eco-design...

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A world leader
in cotton hygiene products

In 40 years, Groupe Lemoine has become No. 1 in Europe and No. 2 worldwide in the manufacture and marketing of cotton hygiene products.


The Groupe Lemoine commitment
in the health crisis

The Group's teams have been working since March on developing and manufacturing essential medical devices for screening tests and protection, including rhino-pharyngeal swabs and surgical masks.

This commitment is part of the revitalisation of the production of essential products in France and Europe.


More than 40 years of French know-how

Founded in 1978 by Philippe and Jeanne Lemoine, Groupe Lemoine has developed unique expertise in the manufacture of cotton-based skin care and hygiene products. In just a few years, this small family business became the market leader in Europe and N° 2 in the world, with over 300 international customers and 10 factories on 5 continents. Recognised expertise, which is based not only on its capacity for innovation but also on its strong commitment to sustainable development.

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Every year in their factories, the group produces and distributes:

  • 29 billion cotton buds i.e. 42,000 buds per minute.
  • 145 million packs of make-up remover pads.
  • 12 million packs of cotton wool.

That’s 9 products per second!

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Worldwide coverage

Every year, Groupe Lemoine delivers thousands of palettes all around the world.


A Gold Award for our 100% carton box for buds

We are very proud to announce that our Ecobox has won the GOLD AWARD  at the “European Carton Excellence Award 2020” competition. This competition is the most prestigious award for cardboard packaging. This 100% FSC® cardboard box (Forest Stewardship Council *) which comes in addition to our paper sticks, allows us to offer our customers a totally eco-responsible product with 0 plastic.

Several report in Lemoine France

Added from those written articles, several television reports have shown also the importance of our know how in this sanitary crisis.

C’est à vous – French TV : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zib3yONmxY

France 24 – French TV : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD83AEeS1DE


France 3 - French TV: https://youtu.be/EAlPpB6_9sw

BFM Business: https://www.bfmtv.com/economie/replay-emissions/eti-le-defi-de-la-reprise/eti-le-defi-de-la-reprise-le-mag-13-12_VN-202012130093.html

Highlights in Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

Last but not least, social network was also full of videos, pictures, twits to congratulates the Groupe for its solidarity mobilization.


Normandy Region: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7zH7LhoFYo


Economy and Finance Ministry : https://www.linkedin.com/posts/dgentreprises_t%C3%A9moignage-de-jeanne-lemoine-directeur-g%C3%A9n%C3%A9rale-activity-6685926328081887232-nGe9

New ETI Club Normandy: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/meti---mouvement-des-entreprises-de-taille-interm%C3%A9diaire_un-club-eti-pour-renforcer-la-comp%C3%A9titivit%C3%A9-activity-6734518090471612416-RoUg


Olivier Véran – Health minister: https://twitter.com/olivierveran/status/1267836673007800320

Françoise Tahéry – Orne Department Manager : https://twitter.com/Prefet61/status/1266045437825421312

Patrick Cohen, journalist  : https://twitter.com/cavousf5/status/1265692329689657348

Tous pour tous, a citizen and company hub committed to face COVID-19 : https://twitter.com/Tous_pour_tous/status/1283345779957141504