Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
With this acquisition Agilex contends that it has become the only fragrance company in the middle market to operate with manufacturing capabilities on both the East and West Coast.
"The West Coast of the US is a unique ecosystem with thriving start-ups driving technology breakthroughs and natural lifestyle trends," said Armand de Villoutreys, president perfumery and ingredients, Firmenich. "By expanding our presence on the West Coast, this acquisition advances our vision to shape the future of fragrance with leading innovation."
"We are proud to have developed strong relationships with leading consumer product companies on the West Coast and across the US that have valued our commitment to innovation and service," commented Jeff Martin, President, Horn - Life Sciences. "Agilex, with its creativity and focus on serving small to mid-sized customers, will be a great partner for our trusted customers and a great long-term home for our colleagues."
Upon closing, Fragrance West will be fully integrated into Agilex Fragrances and its Los Angeles manufacturing facility will be maintained to ensure leading customer service.
The transaction is expected to close in July 2018.