SCA’s purchase of BSN Medical has been completed and the company changes its name to Essity

11 May, 2017

The acquisition of healthcare company BSN Medical is completed and after the Annual General Meeting it is also clear that SCA is divided into two listed companies – a hygiene and health company named Essity and a forest company that keep the name SCA (with Europe’s largest forest holdings and pulp mills and sawmills ).
BSN Medical is part of the new company Essity and provide very valuable synergies. The company’s business in Billdal will in the future move to the new facilities in Mölndal.

The name Essity is a development of the English words Essentials and necessities.

  – Hygiene and health are prerequisites for a better life. Our products and solutions play a vital role in enhancing the well-being of people around the world, “said Magnus Groth, today President and CEO of SCA and future CEO of Essity, in a press release. Read more here.

With nearly 1,000 employees, SCA in Mölndal is today one of the ten largest private employers in the Göteborg region. The new round estate is 25,000 square meters and houses offices and innovation centers.