SC Johnson has completed an acquisition with STERIS for its Applied Infection Control (AIC) business.
With the deal, SC Johnson’s Deb Group professional skin care portfolio will add a full range of commercial skin care, surface cleaning products and surgical prep brands, including Alcare Plus, Alcare, Kindest Kare, Cal Stat, Soft ‘N Sure, CV, BactoShield and Lotion Soft.
STERIS is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical procedural products and services, focused mainly on healthcare, pharmaceutical and research and medical device companies.
“AIC’s many respected products are an excellent fit for the Deb Group portfolio and will complement our trusted Deb brands,” said Fisk Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer of SC Johnson. “Adding these brands will enable us to significantly expand our offerings to the U.S. market.”
The AIC business will be integrated into DebMed, the healthcare division of the Deb Group. The acquisition of the AIC business will allow Deb Group to introduce its full array of hand hygiene and skin care innovation to U.S. hospitals, building upon the existing AIC dispensing platform.
“With this acquisition, we can now more