Luzi Fragrance Compounds

Our Milestones to Success

Celebrating 90 Years LUZI

In 1926, Hermann Luzi laid the cornerstone for the current success of LUZI fragrance compounds. Even back then, creativity and innovation were the focus of our work. Today, market proximity and internationality are part of our success.
Founding
Hermann Luzi founds a business for “commercial trade in perfume compounds, essential oils and non-toxic colours” that is to become the cornerstone for the company's long-standing success story.
1926

Altenburger Family
Eduard Altenburger takes over the entire share capital of LUZI AG. Even during the Second World War, the amateur perfumer from Zurich was already supporting the business by using his own fragrance compounds to replace deliveries suspended from German suppliers. This was the cornerstone for the company's successful post-war development.
1952

Relocation
The company relocates to a new production site and office headquarters in Dietlikon, close to Zurich Airport.
1969

Expansion
Following success in Europe and the Middle East, LUZI fragrance compounds expands into new markets in Latin America and the Far East.
1970

Handover to Rolf Altenburger
Eduard Altenburger transfers day-to-day management to his son, Dr Rolf Altenburger.
1979

Beginning of Modernisation
On-going expansion of the production building to meet the growing demand and providing of capacities through new, efficient dosing systems and filling plants.
1997

Handover
Dr Rolf Altenburger hands over the day-to-day running of the company to a new team of executives and becomes the new President of the Board.
1999

Certification
The quality of the processes in product development, manufacture and sales earns the company an ISO 9001 certificate.
2000

Extension
Extension of storage warehouse facility and operation of the high-rack warehouse.
2000

Corporate Branding
LUZI fragrance compounds celebrates its 85th anniversary with a new corporate design.
2011

Luzi Dominican Republic
Opening of LUZI fragrance compounds in the Domenican Republic, the first office located abroad.
2011

LUZI Germany
Opening of LUZI fragrance compounds office in Germany, Hamburg.
2014

To be continued