Our story started in France with semi-automatic filling machines for toothpaste.
Over the years our range has developed to include machines for tube filling, cartooning, jar and bottle filling and mascara filling.
2018: New compact lipstick machine CRLA10L platform
2017: First fully automatic vertical cartoner KV800
2015: 300 machines already produced from China
2011: Company merger under CITUS KALIX name, Headquarter moved to Courcouronnes
2010: Launch of new tube filler line KX 603-803-903-1103
2009: Launch of new CRLA60 lipstick filler with air-cooling system
2008: CITUS & KALIX integrated into Italian industrial group COESIA
2005: First high speed cartoner KP2000
2004: New facility in Suzhou China
1996: Exclusive CITUS silicone mould system patented
1995: First filling machine with completely tool-free disassembly.
1994: First cartoning machine with perfect Zero scratch design
1989: Kalix Dupuy becomes Kalix
1982: First 100-stroke filling machine.
1977: First cartoners developed for perfume and cosmetic industries
1970: Citus company created to develop metal moulds for lipstick
1955: First mascara and jar fillers
1950: First cosmetic customers
1928: KALIX-DUPUY created to develop semi-automatic filling machines for the toothpaste market