Essity’s offering comprises complete hygiene solutions, including toilet paper, paper hand towels, napkins, hand soap, hand lotion, hand sanitizers, dispensers, cleaning and wiping products, face masks, and service and maintenance. Essity also offers digital solutions, such as Internet of Things sensor technology that enables data-driven cleaning. 

Customers consist of companies and office buildings, universities, healthcare facilities, industries, restaurants, hotels, stadiums and other public venues. Distribution channels for the  products consist of distributors and e-commerce.

Market positions

Essity is the world’s largest supplier of products and services in the market for professional hygiene with the globally leading Tork brand. We are the market leader in Europe and hold a market share that is more than twice the size of the second largest player. Essity is the second largest supplier in North America and holds a particularly strong market position in the food service segment, where we estimate that the company supplies approximately every second napkin. Essity also has strong positions in emerging markets, such as Russia and Colombia, where we are the market leader. Essity is number three in the market in Asia through its majority shareholding in Vinda. 

* Net sales excluding exchange rate effects, acquisitions and divestments.
** Excluding items affecting comparability.