AKRON, Ohio — GoJo Industries on Friday announced the acquisition of Laboratoires Prodene Klint. Based in France, Prodene Klint specializes in professional hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
"We are pleased to welcome Prodene Klint to the GoJo family," said Mark Lerner, GoJo President and COO. "Both Prodene Klint and GoJo, as third-generation, family-owned companies and category leaders, will advance our shared vision as the global leader in healthy skin and healthy places. The strategic expansion with Prodene Klint provides many opportunities for learning and positive synergies for both organizations."
"What intrigued us most about expanding with a leader like GoJo was the similarity of Vision," said Eric Vignot, CEO, Prodene Klint. "Prodene Klint and GoJo will expand our geographic footprint, serve global customers and expand access to diverse ideas and resources."