LONGUEUIL, Quebec – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Knowlton Development Corporation (kdc / one), a global leader providing value-added solutions for beauty, personal care and home care brands, continues to grow with the announced agreement to acquire V Manufacturing & Logistics (VML), a value-added manufacturer specializing in small-batch beauty and personal care products based in Walnut, California. Financial terms were not disclosed.
VML’s expertise in formulating and manufacturing small batches will enhance kdc / one’s ability to deliver end-to-end integrated solutions to fast-growing beauty brands, allowing them to stay ahead of trends. industry and effectively market the products. Introducing a small series specialist into the network will also provide the flexibility to deliver customized product capabilities to brands across the organization’s portfolio.
“The addition of VML presents an enhanced value chain for rapidly growing brands to move from concept development and formulation to packaging and production, âsaid Nick Whitley, CEO of kdc / one. “VML will add operational excellence and an exceptional track record to our business, complementing the formulation expertise of our reference laboratory operations and the packaging design and production prowess of HCT. Kdc / one’s full-service, end-to-end innovation network will provide enhanced responsiveness, flexibility and agility to countless beauty visionaries and entrepreneurs, âcontinues Whitley.
The kdc / one network has been specially designed to adapt to customer needs. Each of its most recent acquisitions has enabled kdc / one to develop its operations, capabilities and global platform to better serve its customers and anticipate changing needs.
“V Manufacturing and logistics couldn’t have found a better home than kdc / one; we are delighted to offer our customers access to the full range of innovative solutions offered by kdc / one, âsaid Florence Nacino, CEO and President of VML. “Both companies are focused on providing exceptional customer service. We have built VML on the customer confidence gained through years of exceeding expectations and flawless execution. Joining a global network will now allow us to expand our reach and fuel the growth of incredible brands. ”
Kdc / one’s rapidly expanding west coast network offers unparalleled creative design, innovation-driven research, custom product development and precise manufacturing solutions for a wide range of beauty and personal care products , including skin care, hair care and color cosmetics.
About kdc / one
Based in Longueuil, Quebec, kdc / one is a trusted global provider of value-added solutions for many of the world’s leading brands in the beauty, personal care and home care categories. The Company works closely with leading consumer products companies and fast growing independent brands in product ideation, formulation, design, packaging and manufacturing. The innovative products that kdc / one has helped to develop are sold by its partner brands in more than 70 countries around the world.
For more information, visit www.kdc-one.com.
About V Manufacturing & Logistics
V Manufacturing & Logistics, Inc. is a leading contract manufacturers of personal care products with expertise in premium liquid-based skin care, hair products, and over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals ). Founded in 2007, VML serves some of the most prestigious and emerging cosmetic companies in the United States from its FDA registered and cGMP compliant facility in Diamond Bar, California. For more information, visit www.vmlcosmetics.com.