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United States of America (US)

OpenCorporation rating: 31.33 on 100

Ranking 2020: 413 on 602 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations (2041)
• Processing and preserving of potatoes (1031)

Company description

This company, based in the United States, manufactures and distributes a range of consumer products worldwide. It was established in 1837 when William Procter, a British candlemaker, and James Gamble, an Irish soapmaker, merged their businesses in Cincinnati. Its registered head office is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.The company is one of the largest companies in the world and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It has operations through seven segments: beauty, health care, fabric care and home care, pet health, snacks and coffee, baby care and family care, blades and razors, and Duracell and Braun. Its beauty segment offers hair cosmetics, deodorants, feminine care, hair care, personal cleansing, and skin care products. The health care segment provides oral care, pharmaceuticals, and personal health care products, including digestive aids, mouthwashes, toothbrushes, and toothpastes. The company's fabric care and home care segment offers laundry products, fabric conditioners, dish care, air fresheners, and household cleaners. The baby care and family care segment provides diapers, baby wipes, bath tissues, and kitchen towels, as well as cleansing products, and moisturizers. Its pet health, snacks and coffee segment offers pet health, snacks, and coffee. The blades and razors segment provides men's and women's blades and razors. The company's Duracell and Braun segment offers batteries, electric razors, and small appliances.The company markets more than 300 brands to more than five billion consumers in 140 consumers. Its brands include Always, Joy, Lacoste, Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, Wella, Actonel, Folgers, Crest, Oral-B, Ariel, Dawn, Downy, Tide, Bounty, Charmin, Camay, Cascade, Tampax, Pampers, Ivory, Nyquil, Scope, Secret, Febreze, Old Spice, Swiffer, Zest, Dreft, Folgers, Iams, Pringles, Gillette, Braun, and Duracell. It sells its products primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, and drug stores.The company has a research and development agreement with Hutchison MediPharma Limited to discover and develop new active ingredients from Traditional Chinese Medicine and botanical sources for incorporation into beauty care products; and an alliance with Dong Wha Pharmaceutical Industries Co., Ltd. for the development of treatments for osteoporosis. It has global operations in Algeria, Argentina, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.

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OpenCorporation questionnaire

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