30 years industrial expertise Made in France

Somater is a family-run group which has been part of the French industrial landscape for more than 30 years. We are experts in the manufacture of primary plastic packaging for cosmetics, health, food and industrial products.

The four companies in the group, Somater Conditionnements, Plastuni Opérations, Plastuni Normandie and Plastuni Lisses, produce blown or injected packaging (flasks, tubes, caps), thermoformed inserts (containers, trays) and laminated tubes (ABL, PBL). Our expertise extends to decoration (offset printing, screen printing, pad printing or hot stamping) and assembling (including desiccant capsules and mascara).

25,000 tonnes

of material transformed per year

50,000 sq m

production space

10

production sites

+600

employees

115M

in turnover

+2 billion

product packages a year

Complete solutions

We support you throughout the process of development and manufacture of your packaging.
We offer you innovative industrial solutions based on the following pillars:

  • One-stop shop

  • Value analysis

  • Design and development

  • Prototyping and pilot series

  • Industrialisation

  • Quality assurance and system

  • ontrol of the Supply Chain

OUR AMBITION

We place our industrial facility at the disposal of our partners to achieve our vision:

Develop innovative industrial solutions

  • Offer a “one-stop shop” experience
  • Transforming our supply chain
  • Conserving a holistic approach to quality

Building a high technology industry

  • Investing 8-10% of turnover in our plant
  • Be a leader in the control of our processes
  • Take industrial initiatives 4.0

Promote responsible industry

  • Increase the skills of our teams
  • Make a positive contribution to the ecosystems
  • Guarantee our soundness and independence

OUR MISSION

Our mission can be summarised in three key points:

Promote your brand

Protect your product

Preserve its quality

OUR VALUES

Our values are inspired by our family history:

Service

Responsibility

Commitment

Expertise

SOMATER IN THE WORLD

Our factories in France and Belgium produce for the international market. Our customers are located in Germany, UK, Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Ireland, Morocco, Russia and Holland.

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Somater dans le monde

OUR HISTORY

  • 2014

    Takeover of Soupletube, creation of Plastuni Lisses

  • 2006

    Takeover of Polyflex Hautot-sur-Mer, creation of Plastuni Normandie

  • 1999

    Acquisition of Plastuni Opérations in Belgium

  • 1992

    Acquisition of Artea and Plastiques Modernes

  • 1983

    Somater taken over by the Hubin family; specialisation in plastic packaging

  • 1947

    Creation of Somater, specialised in metallic packaging

Responsibility

Corporate citizenship

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is an imperative in our daily lives. The safety of our employees, their career development, ethics and shared responsibility form the foundations of our business. Pride in our operations and their continuous improvement are the cement.

ECOFRIENDLY MATERIALS

Production of packaging in PCR, rPET or plant-based resin

Production of thermoformed inserts in PLA

CONTROL OF ENERGY CONSUMPTION

Low power consumption machines and processes

Recovery of energy

Reduction of carbon footprint

CONTROL OF WASTE

Ecofriendly product design: reduction at source of % material used

Reduction in cardboard packaging

Waste reclamation: recycling and resale

ENHANCING THE SITES

Programme of tree planting

Partnerships with of solidarity organisations and NGOs

Partnerships with the local ecosystems (very small companies; farmers)

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