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Polykon Manufacturing to invest $60 million in Virginia, employ 50

Staff writer ▼ | February 10, 2016
Polykon Manufacturing, a joint venture between Seppic and Schülke, will invest more than $60 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Virginia in Henrico County.
Air Liquide
New jobs   Seppic and schülke are entities of Air Liquide Healthcare
Seppic and schülke are entities of Air Liquide Healthcare. Virginia successfully competed against Ohio for the project, which will create approximately 50 new jobs. The Governor met with senior company officials at the Seppic headquarters in Paris during his European Marketing Mission in June 2015.

Polykon Manufacturing LLC will manufacture ingredients for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries in Henrico‘s White Oak Technology Park. Air Liquide has maintained Virginia operations in Chesterfield County and Prince William County for over 10 years.

Seppic designs and supplies a wide range of specialty ingredients – excipients and active ingredients – for health and beauty care. Present in more than 100 countries, it employs over 600 people worldwide.

Schülke designs and supplies antiseptics, disinfectants for medical environment and preservatives for personal care and industry.

It employs over 900 people worldwide and is present in 80 countries. Air Liquide employs more than 5,000 people in the U.S. in over 200 locations.

The company offers industrial and medical gases, technologies and related services to customers in energy, industrial, electronics and healthcare markets.