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Essity Group

Personal Care

Essity Group


Sales, general and administration 2)   Sales, general and administration 2)   Energy Energy Transport and distribution expenses Transport and distribution expenses Other costs of goods sold 3) Other costs of goods sold 3) Raw materials and consumables Raw materials and consumables
Total operating expenses 1): SEK 105,029m

Personal Care


Sales, general and administration Sales, general and administration Energy Energy Transport and distribution expenses Transport and distribution expenses Other costs of goods sold Other costs of goods sold Raw materials and consumables Raw materials and consumables
Total operating expenses 1): SEK 39,738m

Consumer Tissue

Professional Hygiene

Consumer Tissue


Sales, general and administration Sales, general and administration Energy Energy Transport and distribution expenses Transport and distribution expenses Other costs of goods sold Other costs of goods sold Raw materials and consumables Raw materials and consumables
Total operating expenses 1): SEK 42,203m

Professional Hygiene


Sales, general and administration Sales, general and administration Energy Energy Transport and distribution expenses Transport and distribution expenses Other costs of goods sold Other costs of goods sold Raw materials and consumables Raw materials and consumables
Total operating expenses 1): SEK 22,173m
1) Excluding items affecting comparability.  
2) Sales, general and administration include costs for marketing by 6 percentage points.  
3) The two largest items in Other costs of goods sold comprise personnel (11 percentage points) and depreciation/amortization (5 percentage points).  
4) The item Other in Raw materials and consumables includes costs for chemicals, packaging material and plastic material. 

Raw material

Pulp consumption

Recovered paper consumption

Pulp consumption


Personal Care Personal Care Consumer Tissue Consumer Tissue Professional Hygiene Professional Hygiene
3.2 million tons

Essity's own pulp production corresponded to 7% of the pulp consumption and is primarily related to integrated tissue plant in Mannheim, Germany.

Recovered paper consumption


Consumer Tissue Consumer Tissue Professional Hygiene Professional Hygiene
1.9 million tons

Production facilities

(Capacity is stated in thousands of tons, unless otherwise indicated, and per year)

Production facilities – Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene
Production facility Country Capacity
Ortmann Austria 132
Stembert Belgium 75
Santiago Chile 28
Beijing China 30
Hubei China 300
Liaoning China 55
Shangdong China 110
Sichuan China 75
Xinhui, Sanjiang China 410
Yangjiang China 60
Zhejiang China 210
Cajica Colombia 70
Medellin Colombia 30
Inpaecsa Ecuador 13
Lasso Ecuador 26
Nokia Finland 67
Gien France 145
Hondouville France 55
Kunheim France 52
Le Theil France 65
Kostheim Germany 152
Mannheim Germany 283
Neuss Germany 112
Witzenhausen Germany 32
Altopascio Italy 25
Collodi Italy 42
Lucca Italy 100
Monterrey Mexico 62
Sahagun Mexico 95
Uruapan Mexico 40
Cuijk Netherlands 52
Suameer2) Netherlands 9
Sovetsk Russia 91
Svetogorsk Russia 55
Allo Spain 120
Valls Spain 137
Lilla Edet Sweden 100
Manchester UK 50
Oakenholt UK 70
Prudhoe UK 94
Stubbins UK 55
Tawd Mill UK 30
Barton USA 180
Harrodsburg USA 55
Menasha USA 211
Middletown USA 100
South Glens Falls USA 64
Converting facilities
Kingsgrove Australia
Jarinu Brazil
Hlohovec Slovakia
Telde Spain
Skelmersdale UK
Greenwich USA
Neenah USA
Total 4,424

1) As of December 31, 2020.
2) Non-woven production.

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Production facilities – Personal Care
Production facility Country
Buenos Aires Argentina
Jarinu Brazil
Drummondville Canada
Hubei China
Zhejiang China
Cali Colombia
Caloto Colombia
Rio Negro Colombia
San Cristobal Dominican Republic
Lasso Ecuador
Cairo Egypt
Radiante France
Vibraye France
Emmerich Germany
Hausbruch Germany
Goa India
Amman Jordan
Shah Alam 1&2 Malaysia
Ecatepec Mexico
Reynosa Mexico
Assen Netherlands
Gennep Netherlands
Hoogezand Netherlands
Karachi Pakistan
Olawa Poland
Veniov Russia
Gemerská Hôrka Slovakia
Pinetown South Africa
Valls Spain
Falkenberg Sweden
Mölnlycke Sweden
Kao Hsiung Taiwan
Kartepe Turkey
Bowling Green USA

1) As of December 31, 2020.
2) Non-woven production.

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