Jim Hammer's career began in 1987 after graduating from Eastern Nazarene College (Quincy, MA), with degrees in Chemistry and Education. Employed by Shuster Laboratories, Jim worked in both the analytical chemistry laboratory, and the consumer product development laboratory. Quickly becoming very interested in formulation and cosmetic chemistry, under the direction of Dr. Bernie Siegal (Bristol-Myers, Gillette) and MIT scientists, Jim advanced to positions of increasing management responsibility with the company. He remained with Shuster until 2006, when he joined Pharmasol Corporation as the Director of Research and Development. Just prior to joining Pharmasol, Jim founded Mix Solutions.
Over the years, Jim has created many new and innovative consumer products, including health and beauty aids, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, dietary and sports supplements, household cleaners and detergents, chemical specialty products, and foods. His work has been patented.
A member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, "Cosmetic Chemist Jim Hammer" is a recognized industry expert, and frequent contributor to magazine, newspaper and website articles, including “Allure”, “Health”, “Cosmopolitan”, “Shop, Etc.”, “The New York Times”, "InStyle" and many others.
Outside of the product formulation industry, Jim is in the business of making music. Jim is the singer/guitarist/keyboard player with contemporary Christian musical groups CrossWalk and Rejoice and Sing, and with various worship ministries.
Mix Solutions has been providing our unique services to clients since 2006. Mix Solutions is essentially a virtual company, with most services offered from our location in beautiful Uxbridge, MA. Our business structure allows to us operate with low overhead costs, providing our clients with exceptional value. Formulation work is handled onsite in a non-cGMP Research and Development laboratory environment. Audio recording takes place in our project studio, and in many off-site locations.
To provide our formulation clients with creative, successful products, and innovative solutions to formulation problems.
To provide our audio clients with sonic excellence and inspiring recordings.