Top Companies Report

47. Gojo

July 7, 2009

Akron, OH
Sales: $130 million

Sales: $130 million (estimated).

Key Personnel: Joe Kanfer, chief executive officer; Mark Lerner, president and chief operating officer.

Major Products: Skin care products and services marketed under the Purell, Gojo and Provon brand names.

New Products: Gojo Eco Soy hand cleaner, Gojo and Purell TFX touch free dispensers, Gojo Cherry Gel pumice hand cleaner, Gojo FMX-12 Clean Gene dispenser.

Comments: Privately-held Gojo offers a broad catalog of hand hygiene and skin care products and programs that serve markets as diverse as health care, food service, manufacturing, automotive, education, government and consumer. In recent years, the company has made an aggressive move into health care. In March, Spartan announced plans to expand operations in Cuyahoga Falls, OH.