Arbora & Ausonia

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Arbora & Ausonia is a company that deals in the manufacturing and sale of absorbent products for the child and family hygiene, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence markets.


Arbora Holding (founded in 1968) and Ausonia (created in 1977) merged in 1998 to form Arbora & Ausonia, a leading company in the Iberian personal care and hygiene sector market. Arbora & Ausonia is currently 50% owned by Procter & Gamble, a consumer products multinational, and 50% owned by the Agrolimen group, a Spanish holding company with international presence at the forefront of the food sector.

Arbora & Ausonia trades in Spain and Portugal, with offices in Barcelona (headquarters of the central offices) and in Oeiras (Lisbon).There are currently nearly 1,300 employees distributed throughout its offices and plants. The Arbora & Ausonia plant in Jijona, the industrial site with the highest number of employees in all the province of Alicante, employs 500 people. The plant has also grown considerably from 2,600 square metres thirty years ago, to its current area of 59,500 square metres. Arbora & Ausonia, 50% of which is owned by the Carulla family (Agroalimen Group) and 50% by the multinational Procter & Gamble, has a further two plants in Mequinenza (Zaragoza) and Montornès del Vallès (Barcelona).

Brands and products

  • Dodot, Kandoo and Charmin nappies and wipes
  • Evax and Ausonia sanitary towels and panty liners
  • Tampax tampons
  • Ausonia Evolution, Lindor and Salvacamas products for urinary incontinence

Corporate social responsibility

Through its brands Arbora & Ausonia offers society useful information on health at different stages of people's lives, and works with specialists and professionals in different fields on projects such as "La adolescencia y tú" (Adolescence and you), run on a joint basis with the Child and Adolescent Gynaecology Group, an initiative of the Spanish Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SEGO), a society with which the Women’s Intimate Health Observatory has been developed.

Other agreements and campaigns

  • Dodot collaboration agreement with Unicef
  • Ausonia and the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC) anti-breast cancer campaign
  • Collaboration agreement with the Red Cross