History

1991 – Cosmetic Plant is founded by Mrs. Ileana Mester, pharmacist with extensive experience in cosmetology. The initial investment was less than $ 1,000, the products being made ​​in a building of 40 sqm. The beginning was not easy, the creams were created in small batches with hand-written labels. Soon, with customers testing and assessing the products, Cosmetic Plant flourished and grew from year to year.

1995 – Susanna Laszlo, one of Mrs. Mester’s two daughters, becomes actively involved in the family business, on the commercial part.

1995 – the beginning of the construction of a new, bigger building for manufacturing purposes.

1997 – completion of the new building and the purchase of equipment from Italy, with a budget of $ 100,000.

2003 – obtaining the Second Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2004 – obtaining the ISO 9001:2000 certification, for quality management, DEKRA Certification, Stuttgart

2004 – obtaining the Second Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2005 – accessing the only credit in Cosmetic Plant’s history, with the purpose of constructing a new building

2005 – obtaining the Second Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2006 – obtaining the Second Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca; Excellence Diploma Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2007 – completion of the new building of 1700 sqm, in line with current requirements of the production and maintenance of products, but into which the company does not yet move.

2007 – obtaining the First Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2008 – obtaining the First Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2009 – obtaining the First Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2009 – Mrs. Ileana Mester passes away, and the business’ management is taken over by her daughter, Mrs. Susana Laszlo.

2010 – obtaining the First Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca; Excellence Diploma Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2011 – obtaining the Second Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2012 – Bronze Award for the Q10+green tea Anti-wrinkle day cream, World Quality Selections 2013, Monde Selection, Brussels

2012 – obtaining the First Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca; Excellence Diploma Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca

2012 – obtaining Third Place for the BIOLIV Clear Cleanser&Toner, Best Open Innovation Idea/Practice, SMEGoNET European sub-project

2012 – ISO 14001 Certification, for environmental management, QSCert, Praga

2013 – moving into the new building, finalized in 2007; modernization of production lines

2013 – Grand Gold Award for BIOLIV Antiaging Anti-wrinnkle day cream, World Quality Selections 2013, Monde Selection, Brussels

2013 – obtaining the ISO 22716 certification, Good Manufacturing Practices, DEKRA Certification, Stuttgart

2013 – obtaining the First Place, Top County Companies, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Cluj, Cluj-Napoca