Chemical manufacturing businesses usually conjure two thoughts – making “fertilizers” and using scary ingredients.
First, let’s clarify that what we’re talking about here is manufacturing cosmetics, makeup, toiletries, detergent and cleaning products (for domestic, household and industrial purposes).
Second, let’s clarify that “chemical” word that gets so many people so hot and bothered.
“Chemical” is one of the most misunderstood words in the dictionary. Just about everything on our planet is a chemical – liquids, solids and gases – the air we breathe, the water we drink …
Chemicals are a part of our everyday life. For sure, there’s no denying some synthetic chemicals are hazardous. Equally so, some of the “natural” chemicals found in seemingly harmless plants can be highly toxic and life-threatening, even in minute quantities.
Now that we’ve got the definition out of the way, starting a chemical manufacturing business – making cleaning products, toiletries, skin care, hair care, etc – is extremely safe and does not necessitate the use of highly toxic substances.
The simple fact is, dishwashing liquid, laundry detergent, window cleaner, shampoo, deodorant, shower gel, air freshener, hand cleaners, etc – are all here to stay. Formulations are now more environmentally friendly than ever. It’s never been a better time to start a chemical manufacturing business.
If you’ve done any research, you’ll know that chemical manufacturing businesses typically sell for hundreds of thousands up to many millions of dollars, the reason being that the demand for products is enormous, the profit margins staggeringly high, and the code of secrecy maintained by those on the inside.
But – why pay big bucks (and have a lifetime mortgage) buying an existing chemical manufacturing business when, for a very minimal amount, you can start your own?
Contrary to what those in the industry would like you to believe (and prefer that I didn’t disclose), you don’t need lots of money to get started, and you don’t need previous experience or a chemical manufacturing/cosmetic chemistry degree.
All you need is good formulations, common-sense manufacturing procedures, some effective marketing tips, a few tricks of the trade from an experienced professional – and you’re good to go.
You’ll find more details about starting a chemical manufacturing business at the AustraLab home page.