October 17, 2022

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sole Source Capital LLC (“SSC”), an industrial-focused private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Westwood Laboratories (“Westwood”), a contract manufacturer of consumer staple products in the beauty, personal care, pet and over-the-counter drug end markets.

This is Sole Source Capital’s first investment in the contract manufacturing industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

October 28, 2021

Westwood Laboratories is proud to announce that it has achieved certification of conformance to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 22716:2008 standards in the categories of cosmetics, toiletries, Over- The-Counter drugs, medical devices, veterinary drugs and prescription drugs.

ISO 9001 is the most recognized of all quality standards worldwide, developed by the International Organization for Standardization.

April 4, 2020

In Light of COVID-19, Westwood Labs, Takes Employee Health Into Its Own Hands: Makes Employee Designated Sanitizers

With COVID-19, Westwood Labs, contract manufacturer, takes employee health into its own hands: makes employee designated sanitizers and disinfectants.

November 21, 2019

Healthy & Beauty contract manufacturer Westwood Labs launches its “new look” website.

Westwood Laboratories announces the launch of its new web site, the first major upgrade since its last launch in 2014.

October 16, 2019

Serena Dai joins Westwood Labs, award-winning “Green” contract manufacturer of beauty and OTC topical products, as head of R&D.

Paul Schirmer, President of Westwood Laboratories, welcomes aboard 18-
year cosmetic industry veteran Serina Dai as Senior Director of Research & Development.

August 26, 2019

Westwood Laboratories, “Earth-Friendly” Beauty Product Manufacturer, Exhibits at COSMOPROF July 2019 with an Award-Winning Sustainability Edge for Cosmetic Brands.

Environmentally sustainable product manufacturing offers a key competitive edge for beauty brands. Solar-powered Southern California-based Westwood Labs (, a leading FDA-licensed manufacturer of hair/skin beauty and cosmetic products for sun care (SPF), acne care, and CBD, exhibiting at B2B beauty tradeshow COSMOPROF (, offers such an edge.

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Westwood Labs, “Green” Contract Manufacturer, Offers an Award Winning “Sustainability” Edge for Beauty and OTC Topical Products

In a regulatory atmosphere where beauty and health brands can make little to no health claims, environmentally conscious manufacturing and packaging presents a marketing edge. Solar powered Westwood Labs (, exhibiting for the first time at the leading BTB beauty product tradeshow CosmoProf North America (July 2019), is one such edge. This year CosmoProf (, will debut “CosmoPack”, featuring contract & private label manufacturers like Westwood Labs (booth 40300), along with machinery and packaging, ingredients & raw materials.
An award-winning contract manufacturer of beauty and OTC topical products, Westwood Labs, founded in 1948 is the first 100% solar-powered manufacturing facility in Azusa, California. Recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for its commitment to energy independence and recycling in both its renovation and new construction, Westwood Labs was awarded “Best Green Company to Work for” and “Best Overall Company to Work For” (Los Angeles News Group Workplaces Poll, June 2014).

June 5, 2019

Westwood Labs, Award-Winning “Green” Contract Manufacturer of Beauty and OTC Topical Products, Appoints Paul Schirmer as President.

Westwood Labs, award-winning “Green” contract manufacturer of beauty and OTC topical products, appoints Paul Schirmer as President.

Tony de Vos, founder of Westwood Laboratories, announced the appointment of Paul Schirmer as company president. Paul assumed the role on May 5, 2019, and will be focused on business development, seeking to leverage Westwood Labs’ manufacturing versatility in several personal care categories, including beauty care, over-the-counter topical drugs, topical medical device formulations and pet/animal care products.