Issue: April 2017, Posted Date: 4/7/2017
Gattefossé Announces Inauguration of its North America Technical Center of Excellence
To expand its presence in the North American
region, the Gattefossé Group announces the establishment of its fourth
Technical Center of Excellence, located in Paramus, New Jersey.
This center brings together pharmaceutical
and personal care application laboratories in a 5,300 ft² (492 m²) space with
state-of-the-art equipment. The technical team will offer an essential
interface with both pharmaceutical and personal care customers throughout North
America by providing formulation troubleshooting, inspiration and technical
support. For pharmaceuticals, emphasis will be given
to oral bioavailability enhancement and modified release projects. For personal
care, the laboratory will develop specific formulas to meet local needs and
The USA and Canadian affiliates of Gattefossé
(created respectively in 1982 and 1997) were established to provide local
service and support to the pharmaceutical and personal care industries in North
America. Since its creation, Gattefossé North America has enjoyed continuous
growth, expanding its presence as a provider of innovative solutions involving
performance ingredients. Under the leadership of Eric Brun, PhD, a
specialized team of professionals, including marketing, customer service,
supply chain, quality, and technical support, is fully committed to servicing
customers from the corporate offices in Paramus, NJ, Toronto, ON and Montreal,
QC. Local service is also provided by long-term partners in the US Midwest and
West Coast, as well as Mexico. Today, Gattefossé has 34 employees and 3
offices in North America as well as 3 warehouses in Edison, NJ, La Mirada, CA
and Toronto, ON.
Gattefossé develops, manufactures and sells
specialty ingredients for the pharmaceutical and personal care industries.
Specialist in lipid chemistry and plant extraction, Gattefossé offers
recognized expertise in formulation and technological advice to its customers
using its application laboratories. Gattefossé markets its products in more
than 60 countries through 12 affiliated companies and a network of agents and
distributors. Innovation, ethics, quality and long-term stability are the
company key-drivers since the beginning. Gattefossé was founded in Lyon, France
in 1880 by Louis Gattefossé to whom building strong relationships with
customers was a priority. The company is still a family-run and independent
business and now employs more than 280 people worldwide.
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