This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Allegan, MI-based private labeler agrees to purchase certain assets of St. Louis-based Vi-Jon Laboratories for $35 mil., Perrigo announces Dec. 9. Perrigo expects the buy to contribute $20 million in sales for the final six months of its fiscal year ending June 30, and adds that "the acquisition will also enhance our future growth in OTC pharmaceuticals." Vi-Jon manufactures private-label H&BAs such as mouthwashes and baby care products, and Perrigo is the largest producer of OTC and personal care products such as nail polish remover, petroleum jelly, specialty bath and soap products and men's toiletries for store brands
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