Durex, Ansell, Four Seasons, Glyde, SAX, Legends, Billy Boy, Gobon, Female Health Company.
Durex the brand is owned by SSL international. SSL International plc (SSL) was formed in July 1999 through the merger of Seton Scholl Healthcare plc and the London International Group plc.
SSL is the world leading condom manufacturer with its Durex brand of condoms. Sold in over 150 countries worldwide and market leader in over 40 markets, the Durex brand accounts for 26% of the world’s four billion condom market, making it the world’s No.1 condom brand.
The Durex brand name was derived from the three principal attributes of the product – Durability, Reliability and Excellence. The brand name was registered in 1935.
The Durex brand is credited with many developments in the modern evolution of the condom. These included the first lubricated condom, the first anatomically shaped condom and more recently, the world’s first non-latex condom.
With continued investment in marketing and R&D, Durex is now recognised internationally as the premium brand in terms of quality, safety and reliability.
Ansell Condom brands are marketed globally through the Personal Healthcare division of Ansell Healthcare, a 96 year old company that has fostered some of the world’s most important innovations in latex condoms. Ansell manufacture and market a variety of condoms with flavours, colours, spermicide, studded and ribbed features. Ansell markets branded condoms worldwide each with its own unique marketing strategy that has been tailored to the particular country or region. The brands available within
In 1984, Ansell sold in
Four Seasons was established in 1984 and has been promoting safe sex and condom research and development since then. Four Seasons is owned by Australian Therapeutic Supplies, which began in Sydney, Australia. It all started with a range of 4 different types of condoms.
Four Seasons Condoms adhere to the strictest standards control by undergoing rigorous testing methods, with each and every condom being electronically tested for any possible holes or weaknesses. A number of condoms from each batch also undergo various other tests such as the air volume test, the water submission test and the water volume laser test for batch control purposes. If any of these tests detect a percentage of underperforming condoms, the whole batch will be discarded. So you can be confident your protection is first-rate. These tests lead to Four Seasons being one of the best quality condoms brands available around the world today. This is one way of giving our customers the quality and service they deserve. Four Seasons is Quality Endorsed to ISO9002.
Four Seasons is one of the most innovative condom brands on the market. We were the first to introduce different sized condoms including the Tighter Fitting 49mm condom and the Larger Fitting 59mm condom. Four Seasons were also the first to produce GlownDark condoms, Ice condoms and lubricant as well the incredibly popular Naked condom. Four Seasons Water-based Lubricant is one of the most popular on the market today, with the GlownDark tube winning international awards and acclaim.
Today Four Seasons Condoms has a range of 20 fun, safe sex products and is still growing! Following Four Seasons incredible success in Australia, we are now expanding to different countries around the globe, with our products being sold in stores across the world.
Glyde Health Pty Ltd is a 100% Australian owned and operated company which manufactures a comprehensive range of sexual health products. With its head office in
Glyde Ultra latex condoms are manufactured from the highest quality natural latex to the most exacting standards. Their exclusive, patented “double dipping” manufacturing process makes their condoms especially strong without increasing the thickness, thereby creating a sheer, ultra fine sheath.
The Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Audit conducted by the Regulatory Authorities of countries where condoms are sold ensures world’s best practice is maintained in their manufacturing facility, which is located in
The SAX mission is to promote healthy, happy and safe sex within all sections of society within the Asia-Pacific region.
SAX Health Care is an Australian company that started in late 2000. The only product being sold at that stage was the SAX branded condoms. Their main customers are currently Government organisations such as Sexual Health Clinics / AIDS Counicals, Brothels, Gay venues, adult stores and independent retailers. Whilst growing their condom sales the company commenced selling other Sexual Health and related lines such as personal lubricant, oral dams, sex toys, lingerie, disposable gloves and sponges.
SAX has already started supplying some products in South East Asia and plan to officially launch the SAX condoms there in early 2007.
All SAX condoms are made to the Australian standard, ISO 4074:2002.
Legends condoms is an 100% Australian owned and operated company started in 1999 by Daniel Moeschinger, in Queensland, Australia, who came up with the idea from the condom industry in the US. Daniel wants to create a rubbers in collectable tins business that spans the Globe with limited edition tins being produced all over the world, with different colours, commissioned designs by famous designers and joint venture releases.
The most important fact of all is that Legends Rubbers are compliant to international DIN EN ISO 4074:2002 and recognised and approved with the following organisation/departments: Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA Australia), Food and Drug Administration (FDA USA) and Medsafe (New Zealand).
The Billy Boy condom brand is manufactured and distributed by MAPA GmbH in
MAPA GmbH sells its products in
The production and administration divisions in the company's head office in
Gobon condoms are manufactured and distributed by the Guilin Latex Factory, in
The brand name is a combination of the words GOOD and BOND, expressing Gobon's sheer care and consideration for people and giving every user assured protection.
With high internationally-approved quality the whole production process realizing GMP standardised management in conformity with united, stabilised and globalised high quality standards manipulated under the control of EN46002 and ISO9001 quality management system and timely receipt of domestic and overseas experts' inspection.
Female Health Company
The Female Health Company (FHC) is the maker of FC Female Condom® — the first and only female-initiated barrier method of contraception and disease prevention. FHC was created as a worldwide company in February 1996 with the purchase of Chartex Resources Ltd., the holder of exclusive worldwide rights to FC. FHC is the sole manufacturer and marketer of FC in the world. FHC manufacturers all FCs in a state-of-the-art facility in
FHC holds exclusive product and technology patents in the