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History of MKS

The history of the company MKS Markenkosmetik Service GmbH & Co KG goes back more than 35 years. Since 1975, the name MKS has been synonymous with quality in the area of contract manufacturing and filling. Activities in the early years were solely to the area of cosmetics.

Over time, however, the range of services was significantly expanded. Medical products, dietary supplements and pharmaceuticals (production license in accordance with Section 13 of the German Drug Law) were added. Customers of MKS include well-known suppliers of brand Name products, manufacturers of dietary supplements and medical products (disinfectants and cleaning products for hospitals and the area of hygiene), as well as firms in the pharmaceutical industry.

The following is a brief overview of the key events in the history of MKS:

  • 1975 - Company is founded in the city of Mainz-Hechtsheim, Germany;  has 12 employees and focuses on cosmetics
  • 1992 - We move to a larger building in Bingen and expand production capacity to include drugs
  • 1997 - Company is acquired by the Woellner Group/Ludwigshafen and integrated into the corporate structure
  • 1998 - We increase production capacities to include medical products, protective skin preparations and dietary supplements
  • 2010 - Dr. Uwe Robben acquires MKS

Since October 2010 - The Company has been an owner-managed SME