1865

Founder, William P. Ungerer completes perfumery training in Grasse, France, leaving behind his homeland of Switzerland and emigrates to America.

1893

Ungerer & Company opens its doors in New York, becoming one of the first businesses of its kind in the US.

1895

William G. Ungerer joins his father's business. In just over 10 years, he founds, edits and publishes The American Perfumer, the forerunner to today's Cosmetics & Toiletries publication.

1907

William G. Ungerer assumes the presidency and continues to expand the company.

1927

William G. is named Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor for his founding the “Ungerer Fund” to benefit war widows and orphans in the region of Grasse, France.

"America has contributed generously to Northern France and Belgium, but it seems to me that Grasse is peculiarly the responsibility of the perfume trade."

1930

Frederick H. Ungerer succeeds his brother as president.

1935

Ungerer & Company acquires Budd Aromatics to expand the perfumery business.

1937

Flavoring expertise is enhanced with acquisition of J.N. Hickok & Son.

1943

Ungerer & Company celebrates its 50th anniversary.

1949

Kenneth G. Voorhees assumes the presidency from his father-in-law, leveraging his passion for ingredients and the essential oils trade, significantly developing this branch of the business.

1959

Ungerer expands to the UK - developing, manufacturing and selling fragrances, flavors and ingredients.

1977

Kenneth G. Voorhees Jr. succeeds his father as president.

1985

Ungerer enhances its fragrance capabilities in the UK with the acquisition of Aromatica International.

1989

Ungerer relocates its corporate headquarters to a 10 acre facility in New Jersey, USA.

1993

As Ungerer marks its 100 year anniversary, construction on a 100,000 sq ft production facility in PA, USA is completed.

1995 - 2010

Rapid global expansion of Ungerer with creation, sales & production established in Mexico, Colombia, Uruguay, Australia and China.

2013

Ungerer Shanghai celebrates 10 years and the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art production facility for Essentials Oils, Flavors & Fragrance.

2014

Ungerer production facilities in US, Mexico, UK & China are awarded GFSI certification.

2015

Global expansion continues with establishment of Ungerer India, as well as increased footprint of the company in the UK.

2016

Major expansion to US production facility nears completion, meeting growing business demand.

2017

Ungerer continues to expand the US headquarters campus with new, state of the art R&D facility.

2018

Ungerer celebrates 125 Years!