CLS is excited to welcome Essity to our community and also to congratulate them to their investment in the Portuguese market.
Essity: It’s with great pride that we join the CLS community! We look forward for the connections and network from being part of this organization, hoping to contribute with our expertise and learning from our peers, working together for common goals.
Essity is a global hygiene and health company, headquartered in Sweden, Stockholm, dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions.
We develop, produce, market, and sell products and services within health and medical, consumer goods and professional hygiene, and drive digital transformation and innovative digital and sustainable solutions that empower our clients and our services users.
We are present in approximately 150 countries, being supported by 46.000 employees that work towards our leading global brands such as TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa.
Our company is structured in 3 business units that allow us to focus our activities and specialize our services.
Our Health and Medical business unit is focused on products and services related to Incontinence, Health Care, Wound Care, Compression Therapy and Orthopedics, working close with healthcare providers and health professionals, as our distribution channels are pharmacies, medical devices stores, hospitals, distributors, and care institutions, as well as the online market.
Our Consumer Goods business unit is focused on our general costumers, offering incontinence products, pads, diapers, wet wipes, skincare products, intimate soaps, washable absorbent underwear, menstrual cups, toilet paper, household towels, handkerchiefs, facial tissues, and napkins, being distributed in retails trade and online, trough ecommerce.
Our Professional and Hygiene business unit, comprises complete hygiene solutions, including toilet paper, paper hand towels, napkins, hand soap, hand lotion, hand sanitizers, dispensers, cleaning and wiping products as well as service and maintenance under the globally leading Tork brand. It is focused on delivering our quality products to restaurants, banks, stadiums, airports, among others.
Hygiene and health are more important than ever, and Essity’s purpose is to break barriers for well-being and contribute to a healthy, sustainable, and circular society. We know that hygiene and health is the essence of well-being for every person on the planet, at every stage of life. It is a simple fact, but one full of complex challenges, from taboos and stigmas to a global need for sustainable development. That is why we are committed to courageously and innovatively break those barriers to well-being.
As Essity we are operating in Portugal since 1998, having been present in the country since 1960 with Mölnlycke SCA. We work close with some of our main strategic partners, such as Mercadona, Aldi, LIDL, or Santander, as also as nursing homes and other healthcare organizations.
We decided to invest in a Business Service Center in Lisbon, being now more than 100 new employees since 2nd quarter 2022, supporting all the company business in Europe having also some commercial teams scattered through the country.
We want to be a positive force for change, and break and overcome barriers that stand in the way of improved well-being across the globe, as we sustainably develop, produce, market, and sell value-added products and services within hygiene and health.
We are dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions, striving to achieve long-term value creation for customers, consumers, society, employees, and shareholders, having in deep consideration our impact in people and our planet.
It’s with great pride that we join the CLS community! We look forward for the connections and network from being part of this organization, hoping to contribute with our expertise and learning from our peers, working together for common goals.