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Arylessence, a leading fragrance and flavor company, has announced the construction of a new 54,000-square foot building at its campus in Marietta. The two-story building will feature additional manufacturing capacity, a storage facility, a receiving facility, office spaces, and related amenities. The project is expected to create 30 new jobs.

“Cobb County has been a great place for us since we started our business and to now expand once again,” said Steve Tanner, President and CEO of Arylessence. “We are excited to invest in a community that helps to supply the critical workforce we need through high quality education systems. Arylessence is proud to be part of Cobb’s business community and we look forward to many more years of growth.”

Arylessence creates and manufactures custom fragrances and flavors for products in the personal care, pharmaceutical, home fragrance, food and beverage and industrial and institutional markets. It’s fragrance and flavors are sold to over 57 countries across the globe. Arylessence’s last expansion was in 2018 with the grand opening of its Fragrance Research and Development Center.

“Arylessence’s desire to continue to invest in jobs and facilities is a testament to the positive business climate we have in Cobb County,” said Lisa Cupid, Chairwoman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners. “We are happy to support local businesses that decide to continue their growth in our community as they make investments in Cobb that support our tax base and help our residents.”

“Arylessence has been an important part of Cobb County’s business community for over four decades,” said Dana Johnson, COO of the Cobb Chamber and Executive Director of SelectCobb. “Through their research and development activities and production capabilities they supply fragrances and flavors that are found in homes all around the world. We are happy to have programs in Cobb County to support existing businesses and to help them continue to invest in our community and people.”