Laboratoires Expanscience

Laboratoires Expanscience

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Mustela® is owned by Laboratoires Expanscience, an independent pharmaceutical and dermo-cosmetics laboratory.

Although based in France, Laboratoires Expanscience is a truly global business. In 2018, the company generated revenues of €260.9 million – 66.8% of which was through international sales. As a testament to its global presence, the company employs about 1,107 people around the world. For over 60 years, Laboratoires Expanscience has built a superior international reputation as an innovator and as a specialist in skin science and the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Laboratoires Expanscience’s products, which include two leading brands – Piasclédine® 300 and Mustela® – are sold in over 120 countries (101 distributing countries and 16 subsidiaries). In addition to managing the brands in its portfolio, Expanscience develops and sells natural active ingredients to cosmetic companies in France and internationally.

15 years ago, Expanscience integrated a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy into its brand strategy. Since 2013, this policy has been recognized as exemplary by the AFAQ 26000, a leading international CSR assessment and certification organization. Expanscience is the first pharmaceutical and cosmetics laboratory to receive such recognition.

Laboratoires Expanscience in figures:

  • Date created: 1950
  • 2018 turnover: €260.9 M
  • 101 distributing countries
  • 16 subsidiaries
  • 977 patent filed
  • 1,107 employees
  • 60 million products manufactured in 2018
  • Activities: Dermo-Cosmetics, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Cosmetic Active Ingredients

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