Boots Contract Manufacturing

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Subsidiary, Private Limited Company (02741673)
Industry Health and beauty products
Founded Nottingham, England (1991)
Headquarters D10 Fourth 142, Nottingham, NG2 3AA
Area served
Key people
Benoit Portier
Managing Director (2012-)
Products Medicines, cosmetics, soaps
Revenue £226 million (2011)
Number of employees
c.2,000 (1,600, UK)
Parent Walgreens Boots Alliance

Boots Contract Manufacturing or BCM is the subsidiary company of Walgreens Boots Alliance that manufacturers healthcare products. It is Europe's biggest health and beauty contract manufacturer. It is not simply a contract manufacturer, but develops new products for other customers as well.


The Boots Contracting Manufacturing division of Boots was formed in 1991.

The French site was acquired in 1995, and produces mostly for French health and beauty brands.

Its main competitors in the UK are Martindale Pharma of Essex.


Aparts from the site at Nottingham it has -

At Nottingham is-

  • BCM UK - No7 Cosmetics, Protect & Perfect, Lift & Luminate
  • Boots Analytical
  • BCM Specials - makes bespoke unlicensed medicines, including for veterinary practitioners


It makes own-label and branded medicines and healthcare products.


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