Top Suppliers and Manufacturers of Hand Sanitizer in the USA

Top Suppliers and Manufacturers of Hand Sanitizer in the USA

Hand sanitizer usually uses a type of alcohol, such as ethanol or ethyl alcohol, as an active ingredient to act as an antiseptic. Isopropyl alcohol and benzalkonium alcohol are also commonly used as active ingredients. In the wake of viral outbreaks such as coronavirus, this is one of several supplies that grow quickly in demand. In this article, we’ll be dealing with the top manufacturers of consumer hand sanitizers according to their sales in 2019, as well as the top suppliers of commercial and industrial hand sanitizer on Thomasnet.com.

Although hand soap is also strictly speaking hand sanitizer, this article will be dealing with the type of hand sanitizer that is composed mostly of alcohol and does not require washing off.

Here’s what we’ll be covering at a glance:

  1. Top Manufacturers of Consumer Hand Sanitizers
  2. Top Suppliers of Hand Sanitizer on Thomasnet.com

Top Manufacturers of Consumer Hand Sanitizer

Table 1 outlines information on the companies that manufacture the top consumer brands of hand sanitizer in 2019 according to Statista, arranged in order of sales for each brand. Location and employee information is taken from Thomasnet.com unless otherwise noted. Sales are in millions of U.S. dollars.

Table 1: Top Manufacturers of Consumer Hand Sanitizer

Data taken from Statista: https://www.statista.com/statistics/942958/leading-us-hand-sanitizer-brands-based-on-sales/

*Taken from the company website

 

Brand

Owner Company

Headquarters

2019 Sales

Number of Employees

1

Private Label

N/A

N/A

113.1

N/A

2

Purell® Advanced

Gojo Industries, Inc.

Akron, OH

36.7

500-999

3

Germ-X®

Vi-Jon, Inc.

St. Louis, MO

18

1000+

4

Wet Ones®

Edgewell Personal Care*

Shelton, CT*

17.7

1000+*

5

Purell® Advanced Naturals

Gojo Industries, Inc.

Akron, OH

6.1

500-999

6

Purell®

Gojo Industries, Inc.

Akron, OH

5

500-999

7

Nice ’N Clean®

Nice Pak

Orangeburg, NY

2.2

1000+

8

Everyone®

EO Products*

San Rafael, CA*

2

9

Wet Ones Big Ones®

Edgewell Personal Care*

Shelton, CT*

2

1000+

10

BabyganicsTM

KAS Direct, LLC*

San Francisco, CA*

1.7

Gojo Industries, based in Akron, OH, manufactures Purell®, Purell® Advanced, and Purell® Advanced Naturals. The company’s products include sanitizers, disinfectants, soaps, and shampoos for industrial, commercial, government, educational, and healthcare applications, as well as consumers.

Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, Vi-Jon Inc. makes Germ-X® hand sanitizer, as well as soap, personal care, and spa products. They also offer private label mouthwash, soap, nail polish remover, first aid products, body wash, hair and skin products, dish soap, and institutional and healthcare cleaning products.

Edgewell Personal Care owns Wet Ones® and Wet Ones Big Ones®. They also make shaving, sun care, skincare and feminine care products, including razors, pads and tampons, sunscreen, men’s skincare products, and wet wipes.

Nice Pak produces Nice ’N Clean® and is headquartered in Orangeburg, NY. The company offers private label manufacturing as well as Wet-Nap® and Grime Boss® products. They are FDA and EPA approved, as well as having ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 9001:2008 status.

EO Products is based out of San Rafael, CA. Apart from owning Everyone® brand hand sanitizer, they also offer essential oils, body, bath, face, hand, and hair products. The company is family-owned and operates a zero-waste factory.

KAS Direct, in San Francisco, CA, manufactures BabyganicsTM hand sanitizer, sunscreen, wipes, laundry and bath products, toothpaste, diapers, and cleaners.

Top Suppliers of Hand Sanitizer on Thomasnet.com

Table 2 ranks the top suppliers of hand sanitizer on Thomasnet.com by annual sales in millions of U.S. dollars. In addition to that, we’ve included information on where each company is headquartered and its year founded, as well as company summaries following the table.

Table 2: Top Suppliers of Hand Sanitizer on Thomasnet.com

 

Company

Headquarters

Year Founded

Annual Sales

1

Haggard & Stocking Associates, Inc.

Indianapolis, IN

1972

50-99

2

Rocket Industrial Inc.

Wausau, WI

1957

25-49.9

3

Lancaster Packaging

Hudson, MA

1989

10-24.9

4

Pure NSM

Chula Vista, CA

1993

10-24.9

5

Aphena Pharma Solutions

Cookeville, TN

1988

10-24.9

6

First Choice Industrial Supply Company

Oakdale, CA

2008

5-9.9

7

Tropical Enterprises

Tampa, FL

1998

1-4.9

8

SC Fastening Systems

Macedonia, OH

1999

1-4.9

9

Longbehn & Co., Inc.

Downers Grove, IL

1954

<1

10

Associated Bag

Milwaukee, WI

1938

<1

Based in Indianapolis, IN, Haggard & Stocking Associates offers industrial supplies including liquid hand sanitizer in individual foil packets, 2 L and 1.2 L sizes, as well as cases of refills. They serve the automotive, aerospace, machine tool, airline, heavy equipment, rail, woodworking, and metal fabrication markets.

Rocket Industrial, in Wasau WI, supplies foaming hand sanitizer in liter refills, 12 oz pump bottles, and 400 mL pump bottles, as well as hand sanitizing wipes and sanitizer dispensers. They also offer packaging, office supplies, tools, material handling, and janitorial products.

Lancaster Packaging distributes packaging and janitorial supplies, including soap, hand sanitizer, and dispensers. The company, which is based out of Hudson, MA, carries products from Gojo, 3M, Tape Logic, and Rubbermaid.

Pure NSM is headquartered in Chula Vista, CA. The company offers 2- and 4-ounce hand sanitizer sprays, packaging, soap, deodorant, breath mints, and nutritional supplements.  They also are able to manufacture capsules, tablets, powder, and liquid supplements.

Aphena Pharma Solutions offers turnkey packaging, repackaging, filling, blending, and quality testing and analysis. In addition to making hand sanitizer, they are also capable of blending wart remover and liquid bandages. The company is based in Cookeville, TN.

In Oakdale, CA, First Choice Industrial Supply Company sells four-packs of gallon spray hand sanitizer, and six-packs of liter bottles of spray hand sanitizer, as well as liter refills in six packs. The company specializes in safety, janitorial, sanitation, packaging, and MRO supplies.

Tropical Enterprises offers private label products, including stock and custom hand sanitizers. The company, which also offers bug spray, shampoos, gels, candles, face paint, and lotion, is located in Tampa, FL.

SC Fastening Systems is based in Macedonia, OH. The company offers instant hand sanitizer spray with apple or alcohol scent, non-alcoholic sanitizer, and foaming hand sanitizer. They serve the hospitality, automotive, construction, military, industrial, government, education, and trailer industries.

Longbehn & Co., in Downers Grove, IL, offers custom label promotional products including keychain and bottled hand sanitizer with or without moisturizing beads, as well as spray hand sanitizer. They also offer clothing, drinkware, writing, office, and outdoor promotional products.

Associated Bag, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, specializes in packaging, shipping, and workplace products, including janitorial hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizers offered include 67 oz and 12 oz pump bottles, as well as 1 L dispenser refills, made in the U.S.A.

Conclusion

Above we’ve covered the companies owning the top consumer brands of hand sanitizer and the top suppliers of hand sanitizer on Thomasnet.com. We hope this will help you with your supplier search. For more information on these suppliers, or to make a shortlist of suppliers to your own specifications, we invite you to check out our Supplier Discovery page, which has detailed information on over 200 hand sanitizer suppliers.  

Copyright and Trademark Notices:

Purell® is a trademark of Gojo Industries, Inc., Akron, Ohio.

Germ-X is a trademark of Vi-Jon, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri.

Wet Ones® and Wet Ones Big Ones® are trademarks of Edgewell Personal Care, Shelton, Connecticut.

Nice N Clean®, Wet-Nap®, and Grime Boss® are trademarks of Nice Pak, Orangeburg, New York.

Everyone® is a trademark of EO Products, San Rafael, California.

Babyganics is a trademark of KAS Direct, LLC, San Francisco, California.

Sources:

  1. https://www.fda.gov/consumers/if-soap-and-water-are-not-available-hand-sanitizers-may-be-good-alternative
  2. https://www.wbbottle.com/blog/designing-and-manufacturing-hand-sanitizer-plastic-bottles/

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