Top Companies Report

The Top 50 Report

November 9, 2005

Companies making household and personal products and industrial and institutional products


1. Procter & Gamble Cincinnati, OH $21.5 billion
2. Colgate-Palmolive New York, NY $8.05 billion
3. S.C. Johnson Wax Racine, WI $4.2 billion
4. Estee Lauder New York, NY $3.96 billion
5. Avon New York, NY $3.18 billion
6. Bristol-Myers Squibb New York, NY $2.38 billion
7. Intimate Brands Inc. Columbus, OH $2.23 billion
8. Amway Corporation Ada, MI $2.2 billion
9. Sara Lee Chicago, IL $2.1 billion
10. Ecolab St. Paul, MN $2.08 billion
       
11. Clorox Oakland, CA $1.95 billion
12. Alberto-Culver Melrose Park, IL $1.91 billion
13. Revlon New York, NY $1.86 billion
14. Coty New York, NY $1.7 billion
15. Dial Scottsdale, AZ $1.43 billion
16. Johnson & Johnson New Brunswick, NJ $1.36 billion
17. Blythe Inc. Greenwich, CT $1.1 billion
18. Gillette Boston, MA $1.06 billion
19. S.C. Johnson Professional Polymers Sturtvant, WI $1.05 billion
20. Mary Kay Dallas, TX $1.0 billion
       
21. Block Drug Jersey City, NJ $707 million
22. Warner-Lambert Morris Plains, NJ $606 million
23. Church & Dwight Princeton, NJ $587 million
24. Schering-Plough Madison, NJ $542 million
25. Nu Skin Provo, UT $503 million
26. National Service Industries Atlanta, GA $488 million
27. Pfizer New York, NY $433 million
28. NCH Irving, TX $400 million
29. FFI Fragrances Miami Lakes, FL $361 million
30. Gap Inc. San Francisco, CA $304 million
       
31. John Paul Mitchell Systems Beverly Hills, CA $300 million
32. Chattem Chattanooga, TN $298 million
33. Jafra Westlake Village, CA $290 million
34. Playtex Westport, CT $280 million
35. Yankee Candle. Whately, MA $257 million
36. USA Detergents North Brunswick, NJ $243 million
37. Turtle Wax Chicago, IL $220 million
38. Del Laboratories Farmingdale, NY $203 million
39. Carter-Wallace New York, NY $200 million
40. Herbalife International Los Angeles, CA $198 million
       
41. AM Products Company North Arlington, NJ $180 million
42. Nexxus Goleta, CA $175 million
43. Carson Savannah, Ga $169 million
44. Conair Stamford, CT $155 million
45. WD-40 San Diego, CA $146 million
46. Liz Claiborne New York, NY $130 million
47. State Industrial Cleveland, OH $101 million
48. Bonne Bell Cleveland, OH $100 million
49. Inter Parfums New York, NY $87 million
50. Belae Brands Phoenix, AZ $75 million
  • Patent Activity: Colgate-Palmolive

    Patent Activity: Colgate-Palmolive

    December 6, 2016
    New oral care compositions, the use of radish root ferment filtrate in a cleanser and more.

  • Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Cos Bar: Turning 40 and Hitting Fast Forward

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 21, 2016
    With a recent investor infusion, a new CEO and rebranding effort underway, this luxury beauty retailer has big plans.

  • Organic Matter

    Organic Matter

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 14, 2016
    FTC and USDA hold a public roundtable to discuss consumers’ perception of organic claims.

  • The World Comes to Orlando

    The World Comes to Orlando

    Tom Branna , Editorial Director||December 1, 2016
    More than 1,600 chemists traveled to Florida for the IFSCC Congress

  • The Plex  Phenomenon

    The Plex Phenomenon

    Denise Costrini, Croda North America||December 1, 2016
    Croda details the hair-protecting qualities of bond multipliers and the company’s new bond-building formulation system.


  • Hair & Now

    Hair & Now

    Melissa Meisel , Associate Editor ||December 1, 2016
    The shampoo and conditioner category is expanding with modern takes on these classic formulations.

  • Perform or Perish

    Perform or Perish

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||December 1, 2016
    Success in today’s skin care sector begins with active ingredients, formulated in products that address modern-day issues.

  • Slow & Steady

    Slow & Steady

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||December 1, 2016
    In a tumultuous environment, steady gains posted in the industrial and institutional cleaning sector are welcomed.

  • Aromas Revealed: Fragrance Disclosure

    Aromas Revealed: Fragrance Disclosure

    Daniel Greenberg, Agilex Fragrances||November 2, 2016
    Fragrance disclosure is a potentially dangerous issue.

  • New and Noteworthy:  Fine Fragrance Roundup  for Fall 2016

    New and Noteworthy: Fine Fragrance Roundup for Fall 2016

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||November 2, 2016
    Check out the latest launches in fragrance this season.

  • Soap Opera

    Soap Opera

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||November 2, 2016
    FDA’s recent antibacterial ruling has soap sector stakeholders scrambling to keep some ingredients in their formulation kit.

  • New Ingredients for  Household Cleaners

    New Ingredients for Household Cleaners

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||November 2, 2016
    Here are ingredients introduced by suppliers during the past 12 months.

  • A-Okay!

    A-Okay!

    Imogen Matthews, For In-Cosmetics||November 2, 2016
    K-Beauty influences cosmetic development around the world.

  • Shine On

    Shine On

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||November 2, 2016
    Oral care products are rising to the task with innovative components.

  • Next Gen  Antiseptics

    Next Gen Antiseptics

    Emily Kalal and Katherine S. Maka, RITA Corporation||November 2, 2016
    RITA researchers detail the benefits of 0.75% chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antiseptic handwash

  • Change Is in the Air

    Change Is in the Air

    Doreen Wang, BrandZ ||October 3, 2016
    Technology is changing the personal care market

  • Proof Positive

    Proof Positive

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Testing service providers enable companies to back up their claims and stay in compliance with regulations.

  • Skin Care of One’s Own

    Skin Care of One’s Own

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Nu Skin’s ageLOC Me—which melds the worlds of smart-phone technology, efficacious ingredients and personalization

  • Back to School

    Back to School

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||September 1, 2016
    It may be September, but class was in session this summer during the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s Executive Educ

  • A Sweet-Smelling Sanctuary

    A Sweet-Smelling Sanctuary

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||September 1, 2016
    Home fragrance is enhanced by aromatic developments in delivery and components.

  • What

    What's In Your Formula?

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||September 1, 2016
    A look at the ingredients beauty brands are using to fuel their formulations and capture consumers’ attention.

  • How Green Is Your Surfactant?

    How Green Is Your Surfactant?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director ||September 1, 2016
    Suppliers offer a range of solutions to help household and personal care product formulators develop formulas

  • Special Effects

    Special Effects

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||August 1, 2016
    Fall 2016 color cosmetics reflect light and offer a focus on elements like pigment, slip and wear.

  • Works of Art

    Works of Art

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||August 1, 2016
    These suppliers know that the container can be just as important as the juice to entice luxury shoppers.

  • Silent Partners

    Silent Partners

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||August 1, 2016
    From research & development to logistics to confidentiality, savvy distributors help finished formulators achieve their goals

  • Sustainability is Omnipresent

    Sustainability is Omnipresent

    Christine Esposito , Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    Industry stakeholders convene in New York City for Organic Monitor’s annual event

  • Perceived Perfection

    Perceived Perfection

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||July 1, 2016
    From primers to pressed powders, facial cosmetics help create the illusion of a flawless complexion.