De Ruy is a Spanish family-owned company highly specialised in the development, manufacture and distribution of integral projects for perfumery, cosmetics, personal hygiene and home decoration. A company that has managed to consolidate itself in the last decade as one of the companies with the best track record and international growth in the perfume, cosmetics and personal care industry.
De Ruy manufactures and distributes a wide variety of cosmetic products and is a leader in the manufacture of fine perfumes, applying the most stringent quality standards in the sector and complying with all the applicable regulations. It is Besides, its brands and the projects it develops for third parties make it possible for its products to be present in more than 150 countries.
100+ years of experience
in the perfume and cosmetics industry
Throughout its more than 100 years in the market, De Ruy has being offering its clients and consumers products of the highest certified quality. The company currently has the capacity to manufacture over 200 million units per year, and has two centres:
Corporate centre in Alcalá de Guadaíra, Seville. Inaugurated in 2019, this centre houses the company’s headquarters, main warehouse and production facilities. It covers 24,000 square metres.
Production plant in Antequera, Malaga. 18,000 square metres of modern facilities specialised in the manufacture and packaging of fine perfumery and high-end cosmetic products.
De Ruy’s internal organisation is divided into two specialised divisions to offer top quality products perfectly tailored to its customers’ needs:
Proprietary Brands Division. De Ruy has recognised licensed and proprietary brands that are sold in over 60 countries around the world. Gisèle Denis, Nike, Brummel, Titto Bluni, Zinnia, Sportman, Impacto, Anouk, 1916, Spagnolo, Coronel Tapiocca, Javier Larrainzar, Elio Berhanyer, Farala, Giovanna De Ruy or Privata, among others, make up the broad catalogue of brands marketed by De Ruy.
Private Labels (PL) Division. De Ruy offers the most complete and competitive service in the market, from designing the conceptual strategy to marketing a product, with the ‘Made in Spain’ guarantee.
Behind every project, there is a large team of experts who put their efforts and knowledge into developing products in line with the latest trends and using the most advanced technology.
Our business strategy: Total quality
De Ruy’s products and processes are certified under Total Quality Management Systems. The company is certified by several international organisations that guarantee the quality of each and every one of its internal processes.
De Ruy carefully selects all its suppliers following the most demanding international standards, and sources all its materials and essences from the best suppliers in the world.
Certifications and quality
De Ruy’s management systems are certified by internationally recognised bodies.
ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) since 2011 Cert. No. ES081597-2
ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) since 2014 Cert. No. ES081598-02
ISO 22716 (Cosmetics – Good Manufacturing Practices Management System) since 2013 Cert. No. ES104715-1
ISO 18811 Guidelines on the stability testing of cosmetic products
Good Manufacturing Practices Certification by the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices Doc. No. 1502003 BPF R.02
Our philosophy of continuous improvement and commitment to excellence are guaranteed annually through strict controls and auditing processes by renown control bodies of international prestige, and daily by De Ruy’s customers themselves.
CSR + sustainability
De Ruy is a company highly committed not only to its customers, but to all its stakeholders, mainly its employees, the community and the environment.
De Ruy is strongly committed to wellbeing of its employees, every day offering them an adequate working environment, to make the company a better place for them to develop both professionally and personally.
In this regard, work–life balance, safety and equality are some of the company’s fundamental pillars. Also, the company is developing an Equal Opportunity Plan as well as a Healthy Company system. In addition, Social Audits are carried out periodically to ensure that the implemented protocols are properly complied with.
As a company fully committed to environmental protection, De Ruy’s operations are carried out under strict controls to prevent environmental impact and with a continuous improvement approach, to ensure sustainability across all its activities.
De Ruy is a ‘Zero Company’: Zero Waste and Zero Emissions. Throughout 2019, it managed to reduce electricity consumption by 22% at its Alcalá de Guadaíra plant, and packaging waste by 32% at its Antequera plant.
One of De Ruy’s goals is to constantly deepen its presence as an active and responsible member of the communities where it operates.
De Ruy has carried out several social audits under such demanding standards as SMETA, obtaining highly satisfactory results. Besides, the company has been a partner of Sedex since 2019, which guarantees the transparency of its CSR management.
Code of Ethics
De Ruy’s Code of Ethics reflects the company’s commitment to the principles of business ethics and CSR, and to transparency across all of its core activities. This Code has been duly communicated to its value chain to ensure proper collective compliance.
De Ruy also supports numerous associations and social and non-profit organisations, collaborating in various local and international social initiatives and projects.