Chris Renee Cosmetics to invest $2 million in Washington County, Va.Staff writer ▼ | September 9, 2015
Chris Renee Cosmetics, a natural cosmetics company, will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Washington County, Virginia.
Expanding Chris Renee to create 37 jobs
Chris Renee Cosmetics LLC is a natural cosmetics company that operates two lines under the trade names of Chris Renee Cosmetics and 40 West Naturals.
Chris Renee Cosmetics offers luxury bath and body skin care products. 40 West Naturals was developed to provide a natural bath and body line-up for the whole family, including natural soaps, body balms, body butters, lip balms, sea salt, and bug repellants.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) worked with Washington County to secure the project for Virginia. Governor Terry McAuliffe approved a $115,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund to assist Washington County with the project.
The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approved $80,000 in Tobacco Region Opportunity Funds. Funding and services to support the company’s employee training activities will be provided through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program, administered by VEDP. ■