3M has acquired J.R. Phoenix Ltd., a manufacturer of hand hygiene and skin care products for health care and professional use including soaps, hand cleansers, moisturizing and protecting creams, antimicrobial soaps and sanitizing gels, shampoo and body wash. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
J.R. Phoenix’s hand hygiene products are sold under the Laura Line brand in Canada.
“The Laura Line brand products complement and build on our 3M brand hand sanitizers and skin creams product line,” said Debra Rectenwald, president and general manager, 3M Infection Prevention Division.
“Adding the Laura Line brand to our offering allows us to deliver a complete line of hand hygiene skin care products to the healthcare market in Canada,” said Brian Young, president and general manager, 3M Canada.