Arc International is a leading international manufacturer and distributor of crystal glassware as well as products for home and HoReCa in the world. The company was established in the Ark, Pas-de-Calais, France in 1825 under the name of Verrerie Des Sept Ecluses. Since 1916, the company belongs to the Duran family. In 1892 the name was changed to the Verrerie Cristallerie d'Arques, and in 1990 the group was renamed to the Arc.
Brands under the Arc International group are to date Luminarc (launched in 1948), Arcoroc (launched in 1963), Cristal d'Arques (launched in Europe in 1968), Chef&Sommelier (launched in 2008 for fine dining and wine tasting, mostly for hospitality professionals), Arcopal (1958). In addition to these commercial brands, it also owns glass material brands: Zenix, Kwarx, Diamax.
The Luminarc, as a part of Arc International, offers a wide range of functional, high-quality and safe products. Working with more than 150 countries around the world, the company produces more than 2.000 products. With manufacturing facilities in Spain, USA, China, UAE and, of course, France, Luminarc is ready to offer everything you need to complete your tableware. Glassware, dinnerware and flatware collections by Luminarc are available in a wide selection of materials to suit a variety of tableware concepts.
The Luminarc brand was introduced in 1948, first as a brand for glasses made of annealed glass, then expanding to a generalist tableware items brand with multiple glass materials. To date it includes glasses, cups, bowls, salad bowls, plates, storage boxes, etc. All Luminarc products are dishwasher safe, all dinnerware lines, tempered storage lines, salad bowls and hot drinks lines are shock-resistant and microwave safe. All major lines are made in the Arc International headquarters factory in Arques, France.