Nu Skin Enterprises Acquires 3i Solutions to Increase Formulation Performance

Nu Skin announced the acquisition of 3i Solutions, a manufacturer specializing in proprietary encapsulation technology. This addition is expected to allow Nu Skin to increase its beauty and wellness formulation performance by drawing from the company’s proprietary research and processes.

“3i Solutions has some of the deepest experience and knowledge in the industry of encapsulating ingredients for the cosmetic and nutritional supplement markets,” said Ritch Wood, CEO. “Our sales force and consumers will benefit from an expansion of our product innovation such as improved absorption of nutritional ingredients, innovative ingredient delivery methods, controlled release of active ingredients and new delivery formats to meet a variety of customer needs.”

3i Solutions was founded in 1997, and hosts an in-house research and development team that is dedicated to manufacturing oil-soluble material that is water dispersible. This technology allows formulations to offer increased absorption of nutritional ingredients while extending shelf life.

“We’re excited to be part of a larger organization that shares the same values as 3i Solutions,” said Charles Brain, president and CEO of 3i Solutions. “Together, we plan to accelerate our innovation and offer more solutions to our customers while also closely integrating our technologies with Nu Skin to enhance its already world-class product