Cosmax is a company manufacturing cosmetic products marketed and sold by other companies. The company offers three levels of service to its customers: OEM (original equipment manufacturing; Cosmax in charge of manufacturing but not product development), ODM (original development and design manufacturing; Cosmax in charge of research, development and manufacturing), and OBM (Original Brand Design and Manufacturing; Cosmax in charge of everything from research to manufacturing and marketing strategies).
Household and Personal Products
Aekyung Industrial is a South Korean company manufacturing beauty, dental care, and household products. The company operates brands such as Kerasys and Showermate for hair and body care, 2080 for dental care, Spark for laundry detergent, and Luna and Age 20 for makeup.
Kolmar Korea is a company researching, designing, producing and shipping cosmetics, pharmaceutical drugs, and healthy food products for business customers.
Coway is a South Korean manufacturer of water and air purifiers, bidets, kitchen and other household appliances. Netmarble took over Coway in 2019.
Amorepacific is a South Korean cosmetics company and the 12th largest cosmetics company in the world. Amorepacific operates cosmetics brands widely popular domestically and in East Asia, such as Laneige, IOPE, and Innisfree; and store networks distributing their products like Aritaum. Amorepacific has been trying to extend to western markets with various distribution deals, with small to moderate success.
KT&G (formerly Korea Tobacco & Ginseng) is a South Korean tobacco and pharmaceutical company, known for its popular domestic cigarette brands and its subsidiaries Korea Ginseng Corporation (ginseng products), Cosmocos (cosmetics), SangSang Stay (hotel development) and Yungjin Pharm (pharmaceuticals). The company is expanding in international markets, especially eastern markets where its Esse brand is popular.
LG Household & Healthcare manufactures beauty products, beverages, and household products such as toothpaste and cleaners.
The company notably manufactures and distributes Coca-Cola beverages for the South Korean market.