Ansell completes acquisition of Indian life science glove brand

Ansell has also entered into a long-term supply partnership with Primus Gloves and Sanrea Healthcare Products

Ansell Limited, a specialist in protection solutions, has completed the acquisition of the Primus brand and related assets that constitute the Life Science business belonging to Primus Gloves and Sanrea Healthcare Products (Primus).

The deal completed on 31 December 2020 and in addition, Ansell and Primus have entered into a long-term supply partnership.

Primus is an Indian manufacturer and marketer of gloves sold into the Life Science and Specialty Medical sectors and is one of the few global producers of long cuff gloves with strong brand recognition.

"India is a fast growing global pharmaceutical manufacturing hub" said Darryl Nazareth, President of Healthcare Global Business Unit at Ansell. "This acquisition increases our presence in this important market and provides us with the opportunity to further accelerate growth of our Life Sciences business."

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