Agilex Fragrances, a company of the Firmenich Group, has announced the acquisition of Fragrance West from the Horn Company.

Armand de Villoutreys, President Perfumery & Ingredients,...

Armand de Villoutreys, President Perfumery & Ingredients, Firmenich

Headquartered in Los Angeles, U.S.A., Fragrance West is a leading body, home and air care perfumery house on the West Coast of the United States, serving the small and mid-sized market since 2008 through its manufacturing facility in Los Angeles. With this acquisition Agilex becomes the only fragrance company in the middle market to operate with manufacturing capabilities on both the East and West Coast.

The West Coast of the U.S. is a unique ecosystem with thriving start-ups driving technology breakthroughs and natural lifestyle trends,” says Armand de Villoutreys, President Perfumery & Ingredients, Firmenich. “By expanding our presence on the West Coast, this acquisition advances our vision to shape the future of fragrance with leading innovation.

The transaction is expected to close in July 2018. Upon closing, Fragrance West will be fully integrated into Agilex Fragrances and its Los Angeles manufacturing facility will be maintained to ensure leading customer service. Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.