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Gojo Acquires Laboratoires Prodene Klint

By Melissa Meisel | January 31, 2014

Boosts portfolio with hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products.

Gojo Industries has acquired Laboratoires Prodene Klint. Based in France, Prodene Klint specializes in professional hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products. 

 “We are pleased to welcome Prodene Klint to the Gojo family,” said Mark Lerner, company 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. Joining with Gojo is a win-win for Prodene Klint, our employees and customers.  We are excited about the opportunities ahead.”
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