Jamieson Laboratories acquires Body Plus
February 3, 2017 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Feb. 3, 2017 – Jamieson Laboratories, a Canadian manufacturer and marketer of branded vitamins, minerals and supplements, has acquired Body Plus, a manufacturer and marketer of natural health and sports nutrition supplements.
Known for its Progressive nutritional therapies, Precision sports supplements and the Iron Vegan brands, Body Plus employs more than 140 people across Canada, with manufacturing based in Toronto, Ont., and a distribution centre in Burnaby, B.C. The company also includes Sonoma Nutraceuticals, a manufacturer of private label supplements.
“The acquisition of Body Plus will further accelerate Jamieson’s already-strong growth by expanding our reach into the fast-growing sports nutrition and specialty retail channels,” said Mark Hornick, president and CEO of Jamieson. Established in 1922, Jamieson Laboratories operates “state-of-the-art” manufacturing facilities in Windsor, Ont.
“We admire Body Plus’ market leadership in its categories, and are committing our global expertise and resources to further elevate its operational excellence and growth,” added Hornick.
Body Plus says it plans to operate independently with support from the Jamieson team to accelerate growth in Canada and globally.
“Through this acquisition, Body Plus will have the resources it needs to grow and meet the needs of its rapidly expanding consumer base,” said Norm Danniels, president and founder of Body Plus.