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Mary Kay to Build Manufacturing and R&D Facility for Skin Care & Makeup Products in Texas – Published on 2015-11-04

DALLAS – Mary Kay Inc., a top beauty brand in more than 35 markets around the world, will construct a new facility to house the company’s global manufacturing and research and development (R&D) operations in Dallas/Fort Worth. The announcement follows a multi-month research and analysis project conducted in partnership with CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm.

The beauty company’s current global manufacturing facility opened on Regal Row in Dallas in 1969. Today, the 420,000 square feet facility produces up to 1.1 million units of in demand made-in-America products per day, of which 57 percent are exported to Mary Kay Inc.’s international markets.

“After several years of double-digit growth, our investment in a new manufacturing and R&D facility comes at a critical time and allows Mary Kay to continue production on the highest quality skin care and color cosmetics for our more than 3.5 million independent sales force members worldwide,” said David Holl, President and Chief Executive Officer for Mary Kay Inc. “Presently, approximately 75 percent of our business is overseas yet more than 50 percent of Mary Kay® products produced at the Dallas manufacturing facility are exported to our international markets.”

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