While celebrating its 10 years of operation in India, Gattefossé group initiated to expand its presence in the country through the establishment of a technical centre of excellence in Mumbai. This new facility reinforces the activity of its affiliate, Gattefossé India, run by Mr Sunil Bambarkar.
The new office and technical centre was officially inaugurated on 11th September, 2015 with the presence of Mr Jacques Moyrand, Gattefossé group Chairman, Mr Agit Singh, Chairman, AGC Worldwide Associated Capsule Pvt Ltd. and Mr Yves Perrin, The Consul General of France.
The centre brings together a FDA certified laboratory for pharmaceutical applications to facilitate the use of API's in formulations as well as a state-of-the-art personal care laboratory on surface area of 325 m² (3500 sqft).
The staff specialists provide an essential technical interface for customers throughout India and beyond using these tools and apparatus. These new premises aim at facilitating the research and formulation work and consolidating the local assistance to customers.
Olivier Midler, CEO of Gattefossé group describes its vision for the future "Our growth strategy for the company is based on two main pillars; innovation, by pursuing our significant investments in R&D and product applications, and geographical expansion by developing our business and expertise in new territories. All these efforts is to ensure our customers a responsive and adapted service specific to their markets."