United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 31.34 on 100

Ranking 2021: 406 on 586 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of perfumes and toilet preparations (2042)
• Manufacture of prepared pet foods (1092)

Company description

The company is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of consumer products worldwide. It was founded in 1806 and has its registered office located in New York, New York, United States. The company is the leading manufacturer of oral care products and toothpaste. It operates in two segments, Oral, Personal, and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal, and Home Care segment offers toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouth rinses, dental floss, and pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants, and liquid hand soaps; and dish washing liquids, household cleaners, oil soaps, and fabric conditioners while the Pet Nutrition segment produces pet nutrition products for dogs and cats. The company sells its products to wholesale and retail distributors, and to veterinarians and specialty pet retailers. Its products are marketed under the Palmolive and Colgate brands.

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Latest news about colgate palmolive co

24 March 2020 - 12:00

Colgate Toothpaste Goes Vegan, Does Not Contain Artificial Colors, Flavors and Sweeteners

Colgate has unveiled a line of  vegan, gluten-free products that have no artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors. They sound like part of the latest natural food trend … but the products are toothpaste, mouthwash and toothbrushes.

› source:  Oral Health
30 January 2020 - 12:00

Colgate Unveils First Recyclable Toothpaste Tube

Colgate has announced what it claims is an “industry-first” in toothpaste packaging – a recyclable tube. Toothpaste tubes have traditionally been constructed from a non-recyclable combination of plastic and aluminum

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