Successful Chemistry Innovation Over the Years
Even before its founding in 1972, chemistry innovation was the basis for Bedoukian. Paul Bedoukian created innovative products to start his company and that innovation has continued until today – allowing the company to grow for half a century. Explore our timeline of key events in the history of Bedoukian Research and learn how Bedoukian has been a leader in chemistry innovation.
Dr. Paul Bedoukian creates the first commercially produced leaf alcohol ingredient – almost a decade before the founding of Bedoukian Research.
Bedoukian Research, Inc. is founded by Paul Bedoukian.
Bedoukian produces the Lactone of Cis Jasmone and Cis-3-hexenyl salicylate that goes into the popular Charlie perfume.
Dr. Robert Bedoukian, son of the founder of Bedoukian Research, joins the company.
Bedoukian’s offices and shipping operations are moved to a new facility at 21 Finance Drive in Danbury, Connecticut.
Robert Bedoukian assumes the position of President of Bedoukian Research, Inc.
Robert Bedoukian joins RIFM (Research Institute for Fragrance Materials) Board.
Bedoukian’s first Million Dollar Month!
A compendium of fifty years of articles written by Paul Bedoukian is published in hardcover as “Perfumery and Flavoring Materials”.
Robert Bedoukian joins the board of the Fragrance Materials Association (now FCA).
Bedoukian begins a three-year project to double the size of its production facility and capacity in order to meet increased demand.
Bedoukian Research launches its industry leading website - Bedoukian.com.
Paul Bedoukian receives FMA Lifetime Achievement Award (posthumously).
The third generation of Bedoukians (Matt and David) officially join the company.
Robert Bedoukian is presented with the Eric Bruell Distinguished Service Award from IFRA for his contributions to the fragrance industry.
Bedoukian Research opens its new distribution center and corporate offices at 6 Commerce Drive in Danbury.
Bedoukian Research receives Outstanding Corporation Award in Connecticut from the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Bedoukian’s 2nd employee retires after 49 years with the company.
Bedoukian Receives EcoVadis silver award for Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability