Chris Renee Cosmetics expanding operations in Abingdon

ABINGDON, Va. — Chris Renee Cosmetics will invest more than $2 million to establish a new manufacturing operation in the Oak Park Center for Business and Industry in Abingdon, Washington County. The natural cosmetics company with two beauty and skincare lines located in Tazewell County will create 37 jobs at the new facility.

“The expansion of an existing Virginia business is a great testament to the commonwealth’s tremendous assets,” said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones. “Chris Renee Cosmetics has benefitted from our world-class infrastructure, exceptional talent and business-friendly climate, and has chosen to expand in Washington County. We welcome this new manufacturing operation and congratulate the company on its continued growth.”

Chris Renee Cosmetics 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 skincare 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.

Source: Virginia Governor’s press release

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