Gojo, a US-based expert of hand hygiene (soaps, hand sanitizers, etc.) products, has acquired French manufacturer of professional hygiene, cosmetic and disinfectant products, Laboratoires Prodene Klint.

The two companies said they share a common vision of their businesses and that the merger will help to expand their respective geographic footprint.

Gojo product brands include Gojo soaps and hand cleaners and Purell Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer.