Agilex™ has been created specifically to bring
a high level of product development capabilities, services and
technical innovations to the underserviced middle-market and select
multinational market segments of the consumer product industry.
with customers is consultative in nature and geared toward helping
our clients solve a variety of product development challenges
in order to launch successful products within their markets.
direction in evolving our business has been to bring together a
wide-range of problem-solving capabilities and a diverse customer
base through investments in both organic growth and acquisition
From 1999 through
2006, six flavor and fragrances companies were acquired by Flavor
and Fragrance Group Industries (FFG). These companies were specifically
selected for their outstanding products, niche technologies and
an entrepreneurial spirit, attributes that met the strategic criteria
of the business model for a new and distinctive flavor and fragrance
supplier. During that time, each company continued to do business
and serve their customers under their own market brands.
Along the way,
significant investments in people, facilities, equipment and systems
were made and the companies were carefully and systematically
integrated. Today, the new market brand, Agilex is
a single company platform with greater scale and more efficient
and comprehensive resources from which to better serve our customers.
of Agilex began in 1987 when AromaTech (ATI), located in Somerville,
New Jersey, was formed. By the time it was acquired in 1999, AromaTech
had built a solid reputation for proprietary fragrance delivery
systems for candles, air care, personal care and select functional
In the same
year, International Fragrance & Technology
(IFT) of Canton, Georgia, was also acquired. Founded in 1991,
IFT was initially focused on home fragrance and air care markets,
subsequently expanding to personal care, cosmetics, soaps and
detergents and institutional and industrial fragrances. IFT was
well respected as a cost effective leader in analytical perfumery
and fragrance duplication.
impressive flavor capabilities in 2000 when it acquired Key Essentials
(KEI), Rancho Santa Margarita, California and Flavor Source, located
in Anaheim, California.
Founded in 1989,
Technology Flavors & Fragrances
(TFF) located in Amityville, New York, was acquired in 2005, adding
both flavor and fragrance resources to the Agilex marketing portfolio.
TFF had garnered a quality reputation for fragrances for a variety
of consumer products such as body washes, bar soaps, fabric softeners,
commercial detergents and designer candles. Versatile capabilities
from fragrances for everyday household items to luxury spa products
are also brought under the Agilex banner.
Western Flavors & Fragrances
(WFF), located in Livermore, California, was acquired by Agilex
in 2006. Founded in 1986, it was respected as a domestic and international
supplier of innovative flavors and fragrances. Its rapid turnaround
of customer samples and orders supported the Agilex mandate to
provide agile services.
2010, Agilex divested its flavor division and is now in prime
position to focus on its substantial fragrance capabilities, the
company's core business since it was founded.
does the future hold for Agilex?
First, we have
a firm commitment to place our customers at the forefront of everything
we do at Agilex by understanding that our success is measured
by their success.
Second, we will
always act within the core values of our company and in an entrepreneurial
way, consistently practice the agility, passion and excellence
that defines us in the market place.
finally, we will continue to grow our business both organically
and through further acquisitions, joining with new companies that
can contribute complementary technologies and resources that will
improve and enhance our capabilities to serve our customers.