Sales: $2.1 billion
Key Personnel: Suk Cha, vice chairman and chief executive officer.
Major Products: Household—laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric softener and kitchen cleaners. Personal care—toothpa… Read More »
Sales: $3.6 billion
Key Personnel: Masazumi Kikukawa, director, executive officer and executive general manager of health and home care products.
Major Products: Oral care, skin care, beauty products, toiletries, fabric care,… Read More »
Sales: $10.0 billion
Key Personnel: Michitaka Sawada, president and chief executive officer; Hiroshi Kanda, president, consumer products; Tatsuo Takahashi, president and chief executive officer, Kao Customer Marketing Co., Ltd;… Read More »
• The Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) supports the recommendations set forth by the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) regarding the importance of keeping laundry detergent products out of the reach of childr… Read More »
San Francisco, CA
Sales: $112 million (estimated).
Key Personnel: Drew Fraze, chief executive officer; Adam Lowry, co-founder and chief greenskeeper; Eric Ryan, co-founder and chief brand architect.
Major Products: L… Read More »
Sales: $2 billion.
Key Personnel: Jeffrey P. Ansell, chairman, president and chief executive officer; Al Drewes, executive vice president and chief financial officer; Perry Beadon, senior vice presiden… Read More »
Sales: $2.2 billion for household, personal care and oral care products.
Corporate sales: $2.7 billion. Net income: $310 million.
Key Personnel: James R. Craigie, chairman and chief executive officer;… Read More »
New York, NY
Sales: $14.5 billion for oral, personal and home care products.
Corporate sales: $16.7 billion. Net income: $2.4 billion.
Key Personnel: Ian Cook, chairman, president and chief executiv… Read More »
Sales: $68.7 billion (estimated for personal care, oral care and household care products).
Corporate sales: $82.6 billion. Net income: $11.7 billion, for the year ended June 30, 2011.
Key Personnel: Bob McDonal… Read More »
• Seventh Generation is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the USDA Certified Biobased label and certification of 13 of the company’s offerings—and to commemorate the event, the Burlington, VT-based company said all of its eli… Read More »
Sun Products has rolled out All Mighty Pacs, its own single-use, pre-measured doses of super concentrated laundry detergent. The detergent, which can be used in hot or cold water, is sealed in a water-soluble film. Sun Products is selling All Might… Read More »
In an effort to boost profit margins, Henkel says it will embark on a campaign to cut costs and boost its profit margins after fourth-quarter results came in below expectations.
“Henkel intends to further adapt its structures to the consta… Read More »
•SC Johnson Canada received Walmart Canada’s second-annual Vendor Sustainability Award. The honor from the world’s largest retailer recognizes overall sustainability progress and effort in helping Walmart sell products that susta… Read More »
•Rockin’ Green was named best laundry detergent in the fifth annual About.com 2012 Reader’s Choice Awards.
“This is an incredible honor for Rockin’ Green to be named the best laundry detergent, and a sign that peop… Read More »
By Beth Ann Browne u2013 Dow Microbial Control,Phil Geis u2013 AdvancedTesting Laboratories, Tony Rook u2013 The Sherwin-Williams Company
Published April 30, 2012
Green aspirations must be tempered with practical realities—an environmentally preferable product is not a success if the formulation falls apart or is overrun with potentially pathogenic microorganisms due to the lack of an effective preservative. Read More »