First Quality® Exits Tampon Business to Focus on Growth Opportunities.

April 14, 2021 - First Quality® Exits Tampon Business to Focus on Growth Opportunities

GREAT NECK, NY (Apr. 14, 2021) — First Quality® Enterprises, Inc. announced today that its affiliate, First Quality Hygienic, Inc., will discontinue manufacturing and selling tampons in summer 2021.

The First Quality group of companies remains committed to the feminine care category. The company will continue to provide innovative sanitary pads and liners alongside its adult incontinence products, baby diapers, training and youth pants, and wipes.

First Quality Hygienic employees will be offered alternative employment opportunities to continue their careers at other First Quality Group companies.

"As we close this chapter, we are grateful for the commitment of the First Quality Hygienic team throughout the years," said Jim Dodge, Chief Financial Officer of First Quality Enterprises, "Focusing on our core products will allow us to continue to build a strong innovation pipeline that delivers great everyday value for our customers and consumers."


About First Quality

The First Quality family of companies is a closely held diversified group of companies manufacturing, selling and distributing branded and private label absorbent hygiene, paper and packaging products into the healthcare, retail and commercial channels. First Quality is dedicated to meeting the demands of the market by providing innovative and high-quality products manufactured utilizing state-of-the-art technology. For more information, please visit