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Clorox 

“Market Cap $11.42 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Household/Personal Care
  • Founded: 1913
  • Country: United States
  • CEO: Donald Knauss
  • Website:www.thecloroxcompany.com
  • Employees: 8,400
  • Sales: $5.65 B
  • Headquarters: Oakland, California

Forbes Lists

#1244 Global 2000

  • #1532 in Sales
  • #1045 in Profit
  • #959 in Market value

#94 World’s Most Powerful Brands

Profile

The Clorox Co. manufactures and markets consumer and institutional products. The company operates through four reportable business segments: Cleaning, Lifestyle, Household and International. The Cleaning segment consists of laundry, home care and professional products marketed and sold in the United States. The Household segment consists of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps and container products marketed and sold in the United States. The Lifestyle segment consists of food products, water-filtration systems and filters marketed and sold in the United States and all natural personal care products. The International segment consists of products sold outside the United States, excluding natural personal care products. The company was founded on May 3, 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

“Clorox Heritage

100 Years, 1000 Reasons

Bringing the cleaning and disinfecting power of bleach to the world. Helping out in wartime and natural disasters. Investing time and energy in our communities. And bringing hundreds of products to life that make everyday life better, every day — there are literally thousands of ways The Clorox Company has earned the trust and respect of people everywhere since we opened our doors in 1913.

We’ve showcased some of our historical milestones, both great and small, to help you see how our company — which celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2013 — continues to touch people every day.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Thecloroxcompany.com

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