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Givaudan Breaks Ground for New Fragrance Encapsulation Center in Singapore

Published on 2017-05-09. Author : SpecialChem

Givaudan has laid the foundation for a new fragrance encapsulation center in Singapore further demonstrating its ongoing commitment to invest in high growth markets.

Givaudan Breaks Ground for New Fragrance Encapsulation Center
Givaudan Breaks Ground for New Fragrance
Encapsulation Center

Leadership in Encapsulation Technology

This investment is strategically positioned to enhance Givaudan’s leadership in encapsulation technology and production capabilities, and to collaborate closely with our customers in the region.

Gilles Andrier, CEO, said:

“This investment is another step towards achieving our 2020 strategy ambitions. Consumers in high growth markets are increasing their demand for encapsulation technologies for their favorite fragranced products. The new center will be well positioned to respond to these needs.”

New Fragrance Encapsulation Center

The new center will have a footprint of 500 square meters with four levels. Inside, a state-of-the-art development lab, cutting edge manufacturing technology, offices and a warehouse will be the region’s manufacturing hub for encapsulated perfumes used in fabric and personal care. The new fragrance encapsulation center is expected to be fully operational by mid 2018 and complements the Fragrance Creative Centre and Production Hub that opened in October 2015.

Present at the ground-breaking ceremony Maurizio Volpi, President of Givaudan’s Fragrance Division said:

“We are thrilled to build this new capability in Asia which demonstrates our commitment to our customers in the region. The encapsulation center will complement the Fragrance Creative Centre and production hub to offer our customers a seamless end-to-end delivery of the very best fragrances and technology.”

With the new encapsulation center, Givaudan customers in Asia will be able to take advantage of an even more efficient turnaround time from creation and sampling to technology and production, enabling customer brands and products to go to market faster.

Commenting on the new capabilities, Givaudan’s Regional Head of Fragrances for Asia Pacific, Ben Webb said:

“The new fragrance encapsulation center is a significant investment which will be instrumental in developing new ways of delivering the magical scents to consumers in the region to enjoy each and every day.”

About Givaudan

Givaudan is one of the global leaders in the creation of flavors and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavors and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.7 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 95 locations, the Company has more than 10,000 employees worldwide.

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Source: Givaudan
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