PLZ acquires aerosol personal care products formulator 220 Laboratories

PLZ Aeroscience has acquired 220 Laboratories (220 Labs), an innovator and formulator of hair, skin and body products.

With this acquisition, PLZ can now offer its customers an end-to-end suite of solutions, from new product ideation and formula development to the custom manufacturing of aerosol and non-aerosol products.

This marks the fourth acquisition in the personal care industry for PLZ in the last two years. In total, the company now operates seven personal care facilities across the US and Canada. PLZ recently acquired Champion Brands, a manufacturer of speciality lubricants for the automotive and industrial markets.

Founded in 1991, 220 Labs manufactures a variety of aerosol and non-aerosol personal care products including dry shampoos, conditioners and body sprays. The firm operates out of a 200,000-square foot US Food and Drug Administration-registered facility in Riverside, California.

“We are thrilled to welcome 220 Labs to our company as we continue to establish PLZ as the partner of choice for personal care brands in North America,” said Aaron Erter, president and CEO of PLZ.

“220 Labs is a renowned innovator and formulator within the personal care industry. We look forward to leveraging these capabilities across our combined enterprise to strengthen the value proposition we bring to our customers.”

Ian Fishman, who leads 220 Labs with Eric Fishman, commented: “We are incredibly excited for 220 Labs to become part of the PLZ family.

“Over the past 30 years, 220 Labs has established itself as a premier partner for innovative personal care brands, and we will leverage PLZ’s industry experience and national footprint to continue growing our company in its next chapter.

“We believe our combined company is poised to even better serve our customers in the years to come.”

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