Iberchem Announces R&D Facilities Expansion


International fragrance manufacturer, Iberchem has announced the expansion of its R&D facilities at the head office in southern Spain.

The new center will have a total of 3,000 square meters added to the existing installations, spread across three levels. The company expects the center to be completed by fall 2018.

The design was developed to broaden and enhance the company’s R&D operations, in addition to accommodating nearly 100 specialists including:

  • Perfumers
  • Lab technicians
  • Evaluators
  • Applicational specialists

The expansion was announced shortly after the company hired a new technologies director and promised to offer innovative fragrance solutions to customers, prior to the market requirements.

“This investment was key to maintaining the company’s enviable growth over the past decade and represents a pillar in fulfilling the objectives of our ongoing strategic plan,” said Ramón Fernández, CEO, Iberchem. “It demonstrates our commitment to anticipating the needs of our clients, providing them with the best service possible.”

“Its design is tailored to maximizing the collaboration work between the different R&D divisions of the company, reinforcing our current speed-to-market offer to our customers,” added Cristina Castellanos, technical director, Iberchem. “From the perfumer’s offices to the testing cabins, the function of each room has been carefully considered in order to improve the flow of projects as well as the comfort of our personnel. It will help our employees to work more efficiently, more rapidly and allow our clients to benefit from even more personalized assistance.”

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