Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company. They are dedicated to improving well-being through their products and services. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 46,000 emplovees. Net sales in 2020 amounted to approximately SEK 122bn (EUR 11.6bn). The company's headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and Essity is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity breaks barriers to well-being and contributes to a healthy, sustainable and circular society.
In 2017, Essity acquired BSN Medical, a leading medical solutions company that develops orthopedic, compression therapy and wound care products. This move to professional healthcare, combined with continued dedication to hygiene, has created additional value for millions of people around the world.
Grupo Familia is a business group with a presence in South America and the Caribbean, with more than 60 years of experience. Its purpose: to impact the lives of families at all times and in a sustainable way, generating well-being and health through superior personal care, hygiene and grooming solutions. We have 7 leading brands in the markets and segments where we are present, among them are: Familia®, Pequeñín®, Petys®, Nosotras®, Pomys®, TENA® and Familia Institucional®. Likewise, we have direct operations in 8 countries: Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, the Dominican Republic and Paraguay.
There is a growing awareness around the world of how hygiene, health and well-being are linked together, while at the same time, the limited or no access to hygiene and sanitation, is one of the biggest global challenges that needs to be solved.
We can approach this on a global scale, as a leader innovative thought through our “Essentials” initiative that seeks to start a global dialogue on hygiene, health and wellness. We have the knowledge, experience and commitment to contribute to improving hygiene and health standards around the world. This initiative focuses on breaking taboos, such as menstruation and incontinence, highlighting the economic impact of hygiene and promoting innovation in the hygiene sector.
At the same time, we are supporting sustainable progress and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Essity works hand to hand with global organizations in order to improve hygiene standards for everyone regardless of:
Our operation is based on a sustainable business model that contributes to a circular society, we focus on creating value for people, nature and society.
1. Wellness: Caring and daring to act boldly on social issues that others are afraid to lead.
2. More from less: Build value with less by promoting behaviors that contribute to sustainable consumption.
3. Circularity: Design of products and services that fit into a circular society.
Essity Latin America
This region represents 12% of the group's sales. We are present in Mexico, Central America, Brazil and Chile. The company employs around 10,000 people.
Categories in which we participate: Baby care, Feminine Protection, Incontinence Products, Medical Solutions (wound care, compression therapy and orthopaedics), Professional hygiene solutions (institutional market) and paper products (kitchen towels, toilet paper). toilet and napkins).