Essity Purchases Legacy Converting

February 2, 2022

Essity has acquired Legacy Converting Inc., a New Jersey-based manufacturer of professional wipes and other cleaning products.

The deal includes Legacy Converting’s EPA-regulated Everwipe™ brand of disinfecting and wiping products, which will be added to the product portfolio of Essity’s Tork division. Financial terms of the transaction were not announced.

“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 strengthens our wiping and cleaning product expertise and offering and is a step in our expansion of this product area,” says Don Lewis, president of Essity’s professional hygiene segment. “Both Essity and Legacy share common values related to sustainability, customer service, and innovation, so we are excited to bring Legacy on board as a complement to our Tork brand of professional hygiene products and services.”

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