Bendel is a proud partner to a wide variety of manufacturers in the cosmetics and personal care industries, with over six decades of experience fabricating specialized vessels, tanks and equipment for industry leaders.

In addition to delivering superior quality, shop-built tanks, vessels and equipment, Bendel also offers a range of related services including logistics/permitting, installation, commissioning and startup; maintenance, repair, parts refurbishment and upgrades.


The cosmetics and personal care industries utilize a variety of fabricated vessels and equipment including pressure vessels, mixing, blending and batch tanks, melting tanks, heat exchangers, storage tanks, and other specialized fabricated equipment to convert raw materials into cosmetics, moisturizers, cleansers, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants, gels, fragrances, hand sanitizers, soaps, and a broad range of other items.

Common processes include preheating, heating, melting, cooling, purification, mixing, blending, agitation, batching and filtration.


We understand the unique challenges of the cosmetics and personal care industries including the critical importance of consistent mixing and temperature control for the production of high-quality, stable emulsions, smooth dispersions and uniform batches, as well as the need to adhere to FDA good manufacturing practice (GMP) guidelines.

Bendel’s expertise in producing the highest quality tank and vessel finishes ensures excellent product releasability, bacteria prevention, and ease of cleaning. 

Bendel’s expertise in producing the highest quality tank and vessel finishes ensures excellent product releasability, bacteria prevention, and ease of cleaning.  Our seasoned teams have in-depth experience in the design, fabrication, inspection and testing of related tanks and equipment including:

  • Agitators
  • Batch tanks
  • Bench mixers
  • Blending tanks
  • Columns
  • Dispersers
  • Fermentation vessels
  • Filtration tanks
  • High-sheer mixers
  • High-speed dispersers
  • Hoppers
  • Insulated tanks
  • Jacketed tanks
  • Kettles
  • Media prep tanks
  • Melt tanks
  • Mixing tanks
  • Paddle agitators
  • Portable tanks & vessels
  • Pressure vessels
  • Processing vessels
  • Reactors
  • Secondary containment
  • Static mixers
  • Stirrers
  • Storage tanks
  • Vertical blenders


We specialize in the custom design and fabrication of corrosion-resistant cosmetics and personal care tanks, vessels and equipment using specialty metals including High-Nickel Alloys (Hastelloy, Monel, Inconel), Duplex Stainless Steel and Austenitic 300 Series Stainless Steels, and Super Austenitic Stainless Steel Alloys that:

  • Deliver excellent corrosion resistance
  • Meet stringent sanitary requirements
  • Optimize performance & reliability
  • Prevent cross contamination
  • Provide material traceability/documentation
  • Improve yields
  • Minimize process leaks
  • Maximize safety
  • Comply with ASME, API, TEMA, or UL codes
  • Adhere to stringent QA/QC procedures

Bendel’s highly skilled personnel can also provide heating/cooling jackets with insulation and a sanitary protective skin.


  • Adjustable ball feet
  • Coatings & finishes
  • Cone-type tops, bottoms
  • Couplings
  • Custom manways
  • Downtubes
  • Drain-sloped bottoms
  • Fittings
  • Jackets & coils
  • Insulation jackets
  • Ladders
  • Legs
  • Lift assist
  • Lift lugs
  • Lights
  • Platforms
  • Polish/electropolish/mill finishes
  • Portable options including carts, casters
  • Relief vents
  • Saddles & piers
  • Sanitary finishes
  • Single or double wall construction
  • Tank interior & exterior finishes
  • Tank skirts, Tank supports
  • Thermowells
We're here to serve you and provide the highest quality custom-built cosmetics tanks, vessels and equipment to meet your unique application requirements. We welcome the opportunity to provide you a quote!


Call us today at: 866-596-5112 to learn more about our custom engineering and fabrication services and discuss your needs - or request a quote below.

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