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Essity acquires Legacy Converting Inc.


Health & Safety

February 2, 2022
By Maryam Farag


Industries

Essity, a global hygiene and health company, announced the acquisition of Legacy Converting Inc., a U.S.-based cleaning and wiping company, and manufacturer of Everwipe brand of disinfecting and wiping products.

“As the maker of the global leading Tork professional hygiene brand, we are committed to offering customers a full suite of innovative sustainable hygiene products and services. The acquisition of Legacy Converting, Inc. strengthens our wiping and cleaning product expertise and offering and is a step in our expansion of this product area,” said Don Lewis, President, Professional Hygiene, Essity.

Legacy Converting, Inc. was founded in 2004 and manufactures roll and folded wipes in a variety of formats, including pop-up canister, bucket and resealable packs. The company services customers in the public interest, commercial and healthcare market segments via the industrial and office supply sales channels. Legacy Converting, Inc. is based in New Jersey.

“Legacy has worked hard to build a world class manufacturing operation, team and brand from the ground up. Joining forces with Essity allows us to continue to execute on our mission on a global scale. Essity is truly a world class organization; we couldn’t be more excited to be aligning with them to deliver amazing products and customer experiences to our partners,” said Jason Slosberg, Co-Founder and Vice-President, Operations, Legacy Converting.

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