Gattefossé announces the inauguration of its North America Technical Center of Excellence


Paramus, NJ - 26 April 2017
On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017, the company will o cially inaugurate its North America Technical Center of Excellence in a ceremony to take place at the Gattefossé USA headquarters in Paramus, followed by a celebration at the Consulate General of France in New York.

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 o er an essential interface with both pharmaceutical and personal care customers throughout North America by providing formulation troubleshooting, inspiration and technical support.

For pharmaceuticals, high priority will be given to oral bioavailability enhancement and modi ed release projects. For personal care, the laboratory will develop speci c formulas to meet local needs and trends.

The latest sign of our investment in this strategic market is the creation of the Gattefossé North America Technical Center of Excellence. This state-of-the-art facility located in Paramus, New Jersey, will ensure our customers responsive service adapted to their market” said Eric Brun, President and CEO of Gattefossé USA and Canada.

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Personal Care
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About Gattefossé North America
The USA and Canadian a liates 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, Ph.D, a specialized team of professionals, including marketing, customer service, supply chain, quality, and technical support, is fully committed to servicing customers from the corporate o ces 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 o ces in North America as well as 3 warehouses in Edison (NJ), La Mirada (CA) and Toronto (ON).

About Gattefossé Group
Gattefossé develops, manufactures and sells specialty ingredients for the pharmaceutical and personal care industries. Specialist in lipid chemistry and plant extraction, Gattefossé o ers 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 a liated 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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