Unilever acquires air-purifying company Blueair

By: GizBot Bureau

    Consumer goods company Unilever on Tuesday announced the acquisition of air purifying solutions company Blueair for an undisclosed sum.

    Unilever acquires air-purifying company Blueair

    "Blueair will be geared to help potentially billions of people rather than millions to create safer, healthier indoor environments as air pollution rises worldwide," said Bengt Rittri, Founder, Blueair, in a statement.

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    According to a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report, air pollution is now the world's largest single environmental health risk that "Killed around seven million people in 2012 alone," Rittri added.

    Unilever acquires air-purifying company Blueair

    Blueair will continue to operate under its existing brand name in all its markets, including India, Sweden, China, the US, Japan and South Korea.

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