Milestones of the company

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  • 1914MORE

    Antonio Puig Castelló founds Antonio Puig S.A.
  • 1922MORE

    Launch of Milady Lipstick (first lipstick manufactured in Spain).
  • 1940MORE

    Launch of Agua Lavanda Puig, a landmark fragrance.
  • 1946MORE

    Construction of a new factory and headquarters in Travessera de Gràcia (Barcelona).
  • 1948MORE

    Launch of L'Air du Temps by Nina Ricci, an enduring success.
  • 1950MORE

    Antonio, Mariano, Josep María and Enric Puig Planas, the family's second generation, joins the company.
  • 1960MORE

    Mariano Puig Planas authorizes construction of a factory in the Besós Industrial Park, to keep pace with the company's international expansion.
  • 1962MORE

    Puig establishes offices in the United States.
  • 1966MORE

    Launch of Moana, a leader in bath and shower gels.
  • 1968MORE

    Creation of the Paco Rabanne Parfums division in France.
    Launch of Agua Brava.
  • 1969MORE

    Launch of Calandre, the first Paco Rabanne perfume for women.
    Launch of Azur, long a leading feminine fragrance.
  • 1972MORE

    Puig establishes a subsidiary in the United Kingdom.
  • 1973MORE

    Creation of Paco Rabanne Pour Homme, a revolutionary men's fragrance.
    Launch of Estivalia, bolstering the sophisticated image of Puig products.
  • 1976MORE

    Construction of the Puig perfume factory in Chartres (France).
  • 1979MORE

    Puig establishes a subsidiary in Panama.
  • 1982MORE

    Quorum, the company's most international line, wins Best Packaging of the Year at the FiFi Awards (New York).
  • 1987MORE

    Puig acquires the entire Paco Rabanne business, including fashion and accessories.
  • 1988MORE

    Launch of the first Carolina Herrera designer fragrance.
  • 1995MORE

    Acquisition of the Carolina Herrera New York fashion division.
  • 1997MORE

    Launch of 212 by Carolina Herrera New York.
    License agreement with Antonio Banderas and launch of Diavolo.
    Creation of Puig in Chile.
  • 1998MORE

    Acquisition of the Nina Ricci fragrance and fashion business.
    CEO Mariano Puig hands over the reins of the company to the Executive Board.
    Puig present in Asia-Pacific.
  • 2000MORE

    Acquisition of Myrurgia, the Spanish fragrance company, owner of brands such as Adolfo Domínguez, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada and Mango.
    Puig signs a joint venture with Chalhoub in the Middle East.
  • 2001MORE

    Antonio Puig SA acquires GAL.
    Puig establishes subsidiaries in Argentina and Belgium.
  • 2002MORE

    Puig signs an agreement to develop fragrances for Comme des Garçons.
    Sales outside of Spain exceed 50 percent of the company's total business.
  • 2003MORE

    Puig and Prada create a joint venture to manufacture and distribute Prada fragrances.
  • 2004MORE

    Marc Puig is named CEO.
  • 2007MORE

    Marc Puig is appointed Chairman and CEO.
  • 2008MORE

    Launch of 1 Million by Paco Rabanne, a worldwide success.
    Puig enters joint venture with Shakira to launch fragrances.
  • 2010MORE

    Puig relaunches the Valentino fragrance business. Puig establishes subsidiaries in Russia and Brazil.
  • 2011MORE

    Puig acquires a majority stake in the French fashion house, Jean Paul Gaultier.
  • 2013MORE

    Inauguration of new headquarters on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Launch of Invictus, a fragrance for men by Paco Rabanne.
    Harvard University writes a case study on Puig.
  • 2014MORE

    Puig celebrates its 100th anniversary.
    Inauguration of Puig Tower, the company's new corporate headquarters in Barcelona.
  • 2015MORE

    Puig acquires Penhaligon's and L'Artisan Parfumeur
  • 2016MORE

    Puig fully Integrates Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances.
  • 2018MORE

    Puig increases its stake in Eric Buterbaugh’s fragrance business (EB Florals) and now holds a majority share.
    Puig and Christian Louboutin announce a long-term license agreement under the Christian Louboutin brand to boost the beauty business.
    Puig invests in Dries Van Noten fashion house as majority shareholder.
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