Sederma Investing for Future Growth

Sederma, part of Croda International Plc. and the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies for the cosmetics industry, announces a €10 million investment at its facility in Le Perray en Yvelines, France. The investment will expand Sederma’s innovation and production capacity and further consolidate the company as the global market leader in beauty active ingredients.

Arnaud Fournial, Managing Director declared: “This expansion confirms our ambition to retain Sederma’s leadership as the premium provider of cosmetic ingredients for the personal care market. We will continue to offer superior innovation and technical support to our customers. This is an exciting period for everyone associated with Sederma and we look forward to further success in the future”.

Product quality continues to be central to Sederma’s product innovations and the new facilities will comply with the Cosmetic Ingredient Good Manufacturing Practice. The expansion will also reduce Sederma’s impact on the environment, ensuring a relative reduction in energy and water consumption, and a decrease in waste from site with a focus on optimising recycling activities.

With the reinforcement of innovation capabilities and the implementation of novel advanced technologies, Olga Gracioso, Sederma’s Marketing Director commented: “The interest of the industry in safe and heavily substantiated plant cell culture products continues to grow at a sustained pace. This investment constitutes a robust foundation in developing the next generation of these innovative products”.

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Pascaline Criton, Marketing Communications Coordinator Tel: +33 (0)134 578 293
About Sederma
Founded in 1964, Sederma became a member of the Croda International Group in 1997. Sederma is dedicated to the development of active ingredients and in the creation of innovative concepts for cosmetics, based on the mastery of biotechnology, fine chemistry and vegetal extraction. Sederma has developed a unique range of actives with substantiated efficacy for facial skin care, body care, sun care, hair care and men’s care. With the acquisition of the company Istituto di Ricerche Biotecnologiche (IRB) by Croda, Sederma is now also offering an array of plant stem cell ingredients with guaranteed efficacy, reproducibility and absolute sustainability.
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