Essity invests in new R&D center in Alsace, France, to meet demands of branded tissue in consumer and personal hygiene markets

STOCKHOLM, May 14, 2024-

Hygiene and health company Essity is investing in a new global center for research and development, in Alsace, France, dedicated to tissue hygiene products. The state-of-the-art facility will focus on tissue to meet the evolving demands of branded tissue in both Consumer and Professional Hygiene markets.

Essity is continuously developing new methods to provide the market with sustainable and user-friendly products. The company’s current R&D center in Kunheim, France, has filed 25 patents in recent years for ground-breaking innovations such as Lotus Aqua Tube (flushable toilet roll core), Lotus and Okay Sans Tube (coreless toilet paper), Tork SmartOne (dispenses one sheet at a time) and paper hygiene products based on alternative fibers.

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