Dia‑Stron announce the acquisition of Bossa Nova Vision

Dia-Stron, market leader in hair mechanical testing, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Bossa Nova Vision, effective 1 May 2023.

Both global leaders in hair and skin testing, Dia-Stron and Bossa Nova Vision will expand their reach in delivering innovative measurement solutions to the personal care industry, supporting further customers with the development of hair and skin care products, cosmetic ingredients, hair styling tools, and ongoing hair research. Following the acquisition, both companies will combine their metrology and engineering expertise to better serve customers and the personal care industry.

For Yann Leray, Dia-Stron Managing Director, “acquiring Bossa Nova Vision means offering a more comprehensive product range to our new and existing customers, globally. We’ll also add hair visual evaluation to our contract testing services in the UK application laboratory. So glad to have those guys on-board.”

“The whole team is thrilled to be part of the Dia-Stron family. Together we can build on complementary technical know-how to bring innovative testing products to market, combining imaging and mechanical measurements. Stay tuned for exciting joint developments in the near future.”, says Sébastien Breugnot, Bossa Nova Vision General Manager.

For our global customer-base, there will be no change to communications or operations in the immediate future. Any future organisational changes will be communicated both publicly and to our customers directly. Please contact us via our enquiry form with any queries.

Both companies share the same mission: customer excellence, delivering measurement innovations to support R&D communities in generating scientific insights and breakthroughs, and increasing testing automation for more productivity, driving data quality and analytics.

Dia-Stron and Bossa Nova Vision instrumentation can be found around the world, in the laboratories of major cosmetic companies, such as L’Oréal, P&G, Unilever, and Henkel, of hair appliance producers (Philips, GHD, etc.) as well as ingredient manufacturers, Croda, BASF, Dow, Solvay, and Symrise to just name a few.

About Bossa Nova Vision

Founded in 2018 by experts in optics and non-destructive testing, Bossa Nova Vision is specialised in the development of innovative polarization imaging system and cosmetic testing turn-key instruments. Their turn-key testing systems allow the easy measurement of various visual appearance parameters – gloss, alignment, volume, frizz, colour or movement – for skin and hair care product efficacy claims and measurements.

To learn more, please visit www.bossanovavision.com