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French-Japanese Pharma,
Hygiene, Skincare and Makeup
Contract Manufacturer

Thépenier Pharma & Cosmetics (TP&C) is the perfect combination of the French and Japanese cultures, widely identified for their taste in innovation, refinement and quality. TP&C, as contract-manufacturer subsidiary to Nippon Shikizai Inc., is the result of cutting-edge technological collaboration between both countries.

Who we are:

  • A cosmetic subcontractor – OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and ODM (Original Design Manufacturer)
  • A pharmaceutical contract manufacturer – CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organization) and CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization)

We specialize in the development and manufacturing of pharma and cosmetic liquid, semi-solid and powder products. We offer both skincare and makeup products designed and produced internally or thanks to our subsidiary Nippon Shikizai France or our HQ in Japan.

Full-Service Contract Manufacturing

Specialist of full-service contract manufacturing, TP&C provides you with a full range of services at every stage of the supply chain:

  • Product development
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Supplier sourcing
  • Manufacturing
  • Packing
  • Quality control
  • Procurement
  • Release of cosmetics and pharma products
  • Shipping

Clean and Natural High-End Formulations

TP&C takes pride in its multi-awarded R&D (Research & Development) sustainable cosmetic creations. Our innovations are compliant with all the European and US cosmetic legislations. Upon request of customers, they can easily be adapted to the requirements of other legislations.


All our formulations are compliant with the most demanding clean cosmetic standards. Moreover, they respect the black-lists of all the major brands, with which we partner on regular basis.

Our formulations are also often over 95% natural. Our deep conviction is that the composition of cosmetic and hygiene products should be irreproachable. Indeed, our permanent aims is to make sure without of doubt to design and manufacture products that preserve the health of those who use our formulations or your products.

A Bridge with the Asian Cosmetic Innovation

Thanks to its Japanese mother company Nippon Shikizai Inc., TP&C aims at connecting you in real time with the Eastern Asian market, certainly one of the most innovative cosmetic market in the world. Based on these unique know-how and positioning, we design ready-to-sale, portfolio formula skeletons, as well as tailored-made innovative makeup, skincare and personal care formulas upon request.


TP&C has an over 40-year experience of contract manufacturing and full-time product innovation. That makes us the robust partner to efficiently outsource product development and/or manufacturing in a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)-compliant environment. This way, we provide the best possible quality standards and keep our non-quality rate durably below 0.5%.

Whatever the size of your business, whatever the scope and dimension of your project, use the services of a reactive, dynamic, flexible and multilingual (French, English, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic) team. Thanks to our proactive organization and investment culture, cosmetic brands and pharmaceutical groups optimize their time-to-market. In other words, we help you to drive your industrial achievements with passion and commitment.

Worldwide Business

Beyond France and Europe, we have experience cooperating with the entire world. 70% of our turnover is resulting from international deals. No culture, no market is unknown or uninteresting to us. Adaptation, flexibility and open-mindedness is our motto!

All in all, TP&C allows you to focus on what is really source of value added for your company: the promotion of your brand. We take care of the rest!

Areas of Expertise

TP&C specializes in manufacturing healthcare, skincare and personal care drugs and products:

  • Dermatology
  • ENT (ear, nose, throat)
  • Oral care
  • Body care
  • Face care
  • Makeup
  • Hair care