We would like to heartily congratulate our customer BIOTHERM for the innovation award it won at the PCD event held in Paris in January 2019. BIOTHERM won over the panel of judges with its new BIOTHERM Aquasource bottle.

Plastuni Normandy, SOMATER group’s leading plant in the premium and luxury segments of the cosmetics packaging sector, is behind the latest innovative bottle in the BIOSOURCE range.

The bottle’s design meets the challenge of significantly reducing weight through optimal control of the ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Moulding) process and fulfils the desire, shared by our two companies, to reduce our environmental footprint.

This eco-design is enhanced by a responsible choice of resins (recycled PET) and optimisation of the BIOTHERM bottle’s packaging when it leaves our plant.

Somater and the entire Plastuni Normandy team are delighted to have contributed to this success, which underlines our commitment to creating packaging that is consistently more environmentally-friendly.

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Somater is pursuing and intensifying its efforts on issues relating to Environmental and Corporate Social Responsibility (ECSR)! We are therefore pleased to announce that our Plastuni Lisses plant, specialising in laminated packaging for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food industries, has just been awarded the EcoVadis Silver label. The Lisses plant now features in the top 30% of the highest-performing plants in its sector.

The EcoVadis assessment is requested by our industry partners and carried out by an independent body. The aim is to measure, in a transparent fashion, our ECSR performance in four areas: Environment, Social & Human Rights, Ethics and Responsible Purchasing (for more information on EcoVadis: www.ecovadis.com).

We would like to congratulate and thank all our Plastuni Lisses employees who are behind this great result! The entire Somater group is committed to ECSR issues, particularly the use of recycled materials in our production processes.

On 12, 13 and 14 March 2019, Somater will be exhibiting at CFIA, the French exhibition for manufacturers in the food-processing sector. Somater will be presenting its expertise in innovative packaging and processes, which reflects the company’s determination to provide its customers and partners with sustainable support for their CSR commitments.
Come and meet us at Parc Expo Rennes Airport, Hall 9, stand D20!

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Prix Flexostar 2018 pour Somater

Thanks to the next-generation weave process (280 DPI), the Plastuni Lisses plant has once again been recognised by the entire profession for its drive, determination and continuing capacity for innovation in the field of printing, much to the satisfaction of all its loyal and new customers.

ADF-PCD Paris 2019

On 30 and 31 January 2019, Somater will be exhibiting at ADF&PCD, the world’s leading event for the perfume and cosmetic packaging community. Somater will be presenting its industry expertise and product innovations, particularly its mascara production technology and its packaging made from recycled and bio-sourced materials.

Come and meet us at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Hall 7.2, stand A25!

Pharmapack 2019

On 7 and 8 February 2019, Somater will be exhibiting at the pharmaceutical packaging event Pharmapack Europe. Based on our unique technological expertise, particularly in blowing solutions and laminated tubes, chosen by leading healthcare groups and their CMOs, we support our customers in supply chain, quality and cost management efficiency.

With almost 600 employees, Somater continues to grow rapidly and is proud to be a leading player in France’s pharmaceutical packaging sector.

Come and meet us at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Hall 7.2, stand H18!

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The Plastuni Lisses factory has been awarded the Flexostar Gold Medal prize for 2017, for its work on the laminated “Body Shop Hand Cream” tube, which was picked out by the French Technical Association for Flexographic Printing (Association Technique Française de Flexographie; ATF-Flexo) within the category covering Complex Film printing using UV inks.

Somater’s expertise in the field of the decoration of packaging, using flexographic techniques, has provided The Body Shop, with the results they were hoping for, both in terms of technical aspects and aesthetic appearance; the ability to reproduce the process; the aluminium colouring and the fidelity to the original design documentation.
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As part of its backup solutions security plan (BCP) and to meet the growing needs of a strategic customer, Somater Marolles has integrated its first bi-axial injection stretch blow moulding line.
In keeping with Somater’s ambitions, the line offers a high level of technological performance and delivers 100% of the in process innovations imagined by our experts.

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Somater’s new website has arrived. Enjoy browsing!

Prix d’Excellence en impression flexographique

20161115-miller-awardWithin the framework of their European contest, Miller Graphics Group and the magazine Nord Emballage, the packaging industry magazine in the north, awarded Plastuni Lisses with the Prix d’Excellence for flexographic printing the “Flexible Film Metallised Lamination” category for the decoration of The Body Shop Hemp 30ML.
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