Gordon Labs Celebrates #NationalCouplesDay Honoring Founders Max Martin Gordon and Fannie Berezniak

Something that most people don’t know about Gordon Labs is that we were founded 113 years ago! In 1907, Max Martin Gordon and Frances “Fannie” Berezniak got married and established Gordon Gordon Ltd. They were recent pharmacy grads from Northwestern University and as manufacturing chemists, they set up their company in Chicago, Illinois. The Gordons...

Promoting a Safe Environment at Gordon Labs

In recent weeks, Southern California has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases. With our headquarters in Carson, CA, the safety and wellbeing of our employees is of utmost importance. At Gordon Labs, we are taking strong preventative measures to fight against coronavirus and help stop the spread. All employees are required to wear their Sonovia...

Pandemic Relief: Gordon Labs Produces Over 6 Million Units of Hand Sanitizer

At Gordon Labs, we are proud to be doing our part to support the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why over the past several months, we have produced over six million units of hand sanitizer for eight different beauty brand partners. Now more than ever, consumers are doing everything they can not to get sick. This includes...

Gordon Labs’ Dedication to Quality Continues in 2020 with ISO 22716 Certification

There’s nothing more important to Gordon Labs than the quality and safety of our cosmetic products. That’s why we are proud to announce that we are now ISO 22716 certified, in addition to ISO 9001 certified. Earlier this year, we underwent a rigorous evaluation of our entire manufacturing process by Pfeiffer Consulting. Our positive assessment...

Building a CBD Business: Time to Get Personal

Your CBD business is launched. Congratulations! Now, how do you keep the momentum and build your customer base? Most businesses in the product sales business run into two basic types of problems when the product includes some elements of manufacturing. What comes up fits into either product supply problems or customer/sales problems. Either you can’t...

The CBD Biz: What You Don’t Know About Starting a CBD Business

What is CBD? CBD, as cannabidiol is commonly known, is suddenly everywhere. Available as sublingual tinctures (drops that you put under your tongue and enter the bloodstream through the artery there), edibles, and topicals, CBD has become today’s miracle cure-all. Extracted as oil from the industrial hemp leaf, CBD is purported to offer fantastic therapeutic...

Gordon Announces New Ownership Group

100 Year-Old Industry Leader Invests in Innovation, Talent and Manufacturing. Gordon Labs is pleased to announce new ownership by a small group of financial backers led by Chief Executive Officer Michael Pereira. The new ownership, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of Gordon’s initial founding, creates a new strategic opportunity for the company to accelerate its...

Four Steps to Building Your Cosmetics Brand

Okay, so your cosmetics brand isn’t the biggest in the world. Not yet. Several brands have broken into the rarified air of the biggest brands in the last couple of years. Analyzing what they did with product development and marketing in mind, we came up with four things that they did that you can do...

Don’t Sell a Direct Sales Brand, Brand With Direct Sales

Even the smallest company can benefit from a direct sales strategy. Do you know what a direct sales strategy is or what it involves? Direct sales is one of those terms that gets used a lot, but does everyone saying it know what they’re saying? Say it with us, “Direct Sales.” Direct sales mean merely...

How to Know You’re Ready for Contract Manufacturing

How do you know when you’re ready for a contract manufacturing partner? Here are a couple of questions to ask yourself. After that, we’ll give some suggestions for getting ready. The first thing to ask is, “Are you having trouble keeping up with the current level of orders?” or, “Are you projecting growth that you’ll...