Givaudan opens fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China

New facility will meet growing demand for innovative and sustainable fragrances

Givaudan has boosted its sustainable fragrance capabilities with the opening of a new fragrance production facility in Changzhou, China.

The CHF100m facility covers 76,000sqm of ground and is said to meet the highest global and local standards for fragrance manufacturing, including advanced environmental and health and safety features.

It will substantially increase the company’s existing output serving its customers in China and Asia Pacific.

“Opening this production facility in China – an important high growth market – demonstrates our commitment to our customers, and aligns to our 2025 strategy and purpose,” commented CEO, Gilles Andrier.

“This investment will strengthen our position as a strategic partner to our customers in the region and will cater to the increasing consumer demands for great smelling sustainable fragrances.”

Givaudan added that the Changzhou facility will contribute to its “ambitious climate action agenda”.

It is equipped with energy-efficient facilities including centralised chillers, variable speed drive motors and compressors, as well as light emitting diode (LED) lights.

Moreover, a solar system project, expected to completed by early 2021, will contribute to the company’s commitment to use 100% renewable electricity by 2025.

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