About International Cosmetic Suppliers
Welcome to ICS, a leading international provider of cosmetic packaging.
Our foundation in Asia and global presence ensures ICS client’s your cosmetic packaging challenges are being served by the best in the industry. A proactive mix of technical know-how and location has kept ICS at the forefront of the cosmetic supply industry for 25 years.
As an ICS client, you will receive innovative, industry leading solutions for your cosmetic packaging requirements. Our expertise lies in interpreting your packaging concepts and managing them from design through manufacture and delivery. Whether your requirements call for new designs or to customize stock packaging, our proven years of experience combined with solid quality systems and thorough development procedures can help accelerate your products’ time to market.
Our specialties include:
- Project management
- Product design
- Sourcing and product development
- Logistics, shipping and merchandising
- Quality assurance and quality control
ICS are with you every step of the way, helping to provide advice on the design, material, manufacturing technology and the final touches of your packaging as needed.
CEO and founder of International Cosmetic Suppliers (ICS), Sue Nichols, started the company in 1991 in Taiwan. Since then, ICS has become a multi-national company expanding to six global locations.
Our growth over the years has included the expansion of new development teams, an extensive quality assurance staff, marketing and client services, project management and a full logistics department.
Location & Factory Expertise
Based in Asia for nearly 25 years, ICS has the expertise and local knowledge to identify the best manufacturer for your project. We pride ourselves on our ability to match the client’s needs to the factory best suited for a particular project.
And , our long term relationship with our manufacturers enables our team to be proactive when managing development, quality control and on-site production supervision, throughout the entire process.
Our experience enables our team to provide a unique insight into the common issues that may occur during the development phase, and how to best avoid problems and deal with challenges before they occur.
Certifications and Quality Assurance
ICS holds ISO 9001:2008 Certification for design, project management and supply of cosmetic products.
Exclusive ICS QA Process ICS has developed a proprietary, industry leading process for screening factories prior to acceptance. Each factory must go through a rigorous supplier evaluation process and audit before approval. See more on our Quality page.
ANSI/ASQC Z1.4 Inspection based on internationally accepted Standard Sampling Method
Manufacturer Certifications ICS experts select the factory source that best meets the expertise and quality requirements for your project. Our manufacturing sources hold various certifications including, but not limited to:
- ETI/ SA 8000
- ISO 9001
- ISO 9001:14001