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“The culture of cleaning defines a person” is what I’ve come to believe after two generations of selling cleaning products to customers of all types. It’s not gender or age related. It’s taught, it’s learned and it’s either fun or not depending on the person and the products they use.
Allow me to take you to a world of satisfaction. In CleaningProductsWorld you will find products that are so easy to use you’ll be delighted. You can see and smell the clean and that feels good.
I put this group of facts together about some of the proud brands of America.
I trust you will enjoy this glance at history
Here are some of the best brands in America.
Clorox - since May 3, 1913. Clorox® liquid bleach made its debut as an institutional product in 1913. William and Annie Murray bought shares from the founder and build the company by selling the product to households. They talked up the product's benefits as a "bleacher, germicide, cleanser and disinfectant This Oakland California Company’s mission is “We make everyday life better, every day”. Today they make Clorox cleaners, S.O.S Pads, Formula 409, Tilex, Liquid-Plumr, Pine-sol, Soft Scrub, Glad and Handi-Wipes.
Pine Sol - KILLS 99.9% OF GERMS. There’s a reason this powerful disinfectant cleaner has been in your family for generations: it works.
Formula 409 No matter how greasy your spill, spot or stain may be, we’ve got a cleaner for the job. stuck.
Tilex - Tilex® delivers a range of solutions for every step in your routine, from general surface cleaning to hardcore mold and mildew removal. It Kills 99.9% of household mold & mildew.
S.O.S- The combination of steel shavings and powerful detergent in each pad makes quick work of grease and stains. S.O.S® Steel Wool Soap Pads return the shine to pots and pans.
Glad – A Glad bag for every situation and a Glad container to fit every need because proper food protection makes all the difference
Reckitt Benckiser - It was formed in 1999 by the merger of the UK-based Reckitt & Colman plc and the Netherlands-based Benckiser NV. RB is a world leader in household, health and personal care Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the company employs about 25,000 people worldwide. It has a strong portfolio led by 19 global power brands including: Finish, Lysol, Vanish, Woolite, Calgon, Airwick, Easy Off, Brasso and Vanisol
Lysol – Since 1889 - The first Lysol Brand Antiseptic Disinfectant was introduced in 1889 by Dr. Gustave Raupenstrauch to help end a cholera epidemic in Germany.
Lysol Disinfectant Wipes – In 2000, Lysol introduced Lysol Disinfectant Wipes, a pre-moistened cleaning wipe for use on hard, non-porous surfaces.
Lysol Disinfectant Spray –In 1962, Lysol released the Lysol Disinfectant Spray, which used a new method of aerosol application. Lysol Disinfectant Air Sprays kill 99.9% of the viruses and bacteria
Easy Off - EASY-OFF® Heavy Duty Oven Cleaner is powerfully formulated to handle your worst messes.
Woolite - gives all your clothes the right balance of cleaning and caring. It doesn't contain harsh ingredients, so it won't cause stretching, shrinking or fading.
Brasso – originated in Britain in 1905. Brasso is a metal polish designed to remove tarnish from brass, copper, chrome and stainless steel. It is available either directly as a liquid or as an impregnated wadding pad.
Finish - Dish Washing Detergents - Established by the U.S. Company Economics Laboratory in 1953. Finish® is now the world’s largest brand for automatic dishwashing products.
S.C Johnson, now a Diversey Company was founded by Samuel C Johnson in 1886. He made the first paste wax for floor care in 1888. The P. W. Drackett and Sons, Cleveland Ohio, was established in 1910 and created Windex and Drano. S.C Johnson bought the Drackett Co. in 1992. In 1997, S.C. Johnson expanded its roster of consumer brands when it purchased Dow Chemical's DowBrands division, which included Ziploc, Saran, Fantastik, Glass Plus, Scrubbing Bubbles, and Spray 'n Wash. In 2002, it acquired DiverseyLever to become JohnsonDiversey Inc., and in 2009, it became Diversey, Inc. Now the fifth generation company from Racine Wisconsin makes: Drano, Glade, Off, Pledge, Raid, Scrubbing Bubbles, Windex, Fantastik, Ziploc and other brands.
Drano – introduced in 1923 by the Drackett Company, Cleveland Ohio. Tough clogs don't stand a chance against the dependable power of Drano®, which cleans pipes quickly from top to bottom.
Fantastik - Ready-to-use for fast, effective cleaning on most washable surfaces. Fantastik removes stubborn stains including grease, scuff marks, pencil and crayon marks, smoke film and fingerprints. No rinsing required.
Scrubbing Bubbles - From touch-ups to deep cleaning, Scrubbing Bubbles® works hard to clean every bathroom surface so you don’t have to.
Raid - Our Raid® brand bug killers help you kill invading bugs and take back your home.
Windex – introduced in 1933 by the Drackett Company, Cleveland Ohio. Inside the house or outside, on glass, countertops and more, Windex® sprays, wipes and tools give you a streak-free shine, every time. Contains no phosphates.
Ziploc - With Ziploc® Brand products, food stays fresh, life stays organized, and you can spend more time on what’s really important.
Glade- Established in the 1956. Transform any room with Glade® home fragrances. From fruity to floral, spicy to sensual, we have a scent to stir your senses.
Pledge - For more than 50 years, Pledge® has helped dust, clean, moisturize and protect your furniture quickly and easily. It’s the leading name in wood care.
Simple Green - in 1975 Sunshine Makers Inc. from Huntington California, developed this nontoxic, biodegradable, nonflammable, nonabrasive cleaner. This second generation family owned company offers a wide range of Simple Green products; disinfectants and heavy duty Crystal Simple Green
Colgate- Palmolive – in 1806 William Colgate started a starch, soap and candle business on Dutch Street in New York City. In the 1840s, the firm began selling individual cakes of soap in uniform weights. In 1872, Samuel Colgate the son of William introduced Cashmere Bouquet, a perfumed soap. In 1873, the firm introduced its first toothpaste, an aromatic toothpaste sold in jars. By 1908 they initiated mass selling of toothpaste in tubes. 1898 Palmolive® was born. The B.J. Johnson Soap Co. developed a hand soap formula consisting of palm and olive oils and became so popular in a short amount of time that B.J. Johnson Soap Company changes its name to Palmolive®. Palmolive, which contained both palm and olive oils, was the world's best-selling soap. A Missouri-based soap manufacturer known as Peet Brothers merged with Palmolive to become Palmolive-Peet. In 1928, Palmolive-Peet bought the Colgate Company to create the Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company. In 1953 "Peet" was dropped from the title, leaving only "Colgate-Palmolive Company", the current name. In 1966, Palmolive® liquid soap hits the store shelves and becomes the new standard in dishwashing soap. In 1991 Colgate acquired Murphy Oil Soap the leading wood cleaner in the U.S. Colgate’s brands include: Ajax, Fabuloso, Palmolive, Softsoap, Murphy’s Oil Soap and others.
Ajax® Multi-Purpose Cleaner is a safe, gentle soap formulated for cleaning across a wide variety of surfaces, fabrics, and household objects such as furniture. It leaves your home looking, smelling, and feeling clean. It does not contain harsh detergents, ammonia, or bleach.
Ajax Powder with Bleach- It nonabrasive and makes cleaning stains easy.
Fabuloso – Discover the long lasting freshness of Fabuloso multi-purpose cleaner that leaves your home shiny clean, fresh and fragrant. Use ¼ cup per gallon of water with a sponge or mop.
Palmolive Dish Soap – Today, the Palmolive® is sold in over 88 countries in 54 variants. Ultra Palmolive® Original is the same grease-fighting, gentle-on-your-hands cleaner you know and trust, only now in a concentrated formula.
Softsoap - At the sink or in the shower, enjoy delightful Softsoap® brand product fragrances. Surprise your skin. Wow your senses.™ Choose a product type and start exploring!
Murphy Oil Soap - Your mom used it and probably her mom and maybe even her mom, too, because we've been around for more than a hundred years.
Prestige Brands – since 1880 when William Luden of Reading PA launched Luden’s Cough Drops the company has grown to include the household cleaners; Spic & Span, Comet. In 1933 Two housewives from Saginaw, Michigan, Elizabeth "Bet" MacDonald and Naomi Stenglein, invented Spic and Span household cleaner in their spare time.
Comet - Use Comet® Powder Cleanser for all those tough cleaning problems around the house such as kitchen surfaces, tubs, basins, and toilet bowls.
Spic and Span powder - works on contact, everywhere you need it to. Its powerful formula makes it a snap to clean floors, appliances, countertops... with no fuss, and no harsh fumes.
Procter and Gamble – In 1837, William Procter and James Gamble settle in the Queen City of the West, Cincinnati, and establish themselves in business — William as a candle maker and James as a soap maker. The two might never have met had they not married sisters, whose father convinced his new sons-in-law to become business partners. As a result, in 1837, a new company was born: Procter & Gamble.
Joy - First introduced to the U.S. in 1949, Joy is designed for use in the hand washing of dishes, not automatic dishwashers, and as such also contains emollients designed to protect the user's hands from drying out. It’s Kosher too.
Febreze - Since 1998’ the Febreze brand is known for eliminating everyday odors on fabrics and in the air. Febreze continues to lead the fabric and air care categories while bringing new product and scent innovations to market.
Swiffer – Since 1999, Swiffer® gives cleaning a whole new meaning. From dusting wood furniture to sweeping floors, from the top of shelves to the back of nooks and crannies, Swiffer has the perfect solution to clean virtually every surface in your home
Dawn - Day by day and drop by drop, Dawn advances with your needs to offer great dishwashing solutions for today. Ultra Dawn® has 30% more cleaning ingredients than the leading non-concentrated brand.
Mr. Clean- Mr. Clean's powerful Multi-Surface spray cuts grease, removes grime and leaves the light, fresh scent of Febreze® as you go. Mr. Clean knows that if something doesn’t smell clean, it doesn’t really feel clean.
Magic Eraser - From his walls to his tennis shoes, Mr. Clean’s stuff always looks spotless and new, thanks to the power of a little thing called the Magic Eraser
Tide - For over 60 years, Tide has been caring for the clothes of American families and helping to provide the everyday miracle of clean clothing.
Charmin – P&G launched Charmin in 1958. Charmin has been America’s most popular toilet paper for more than 25 years.
Puffs – In 1960 P&G introduced Puffs Basic Facial Tissues, which replaced Charmin® Facial Tissues. Puffs Ultra Soft & Strong is P&G’s best non-lotion facial tissue.
Bounty - Bounty is an iconic paper towel brand that has led its market for over a decade.
Cascade - In 1953, Cascade entered the automatic dishwashing market, offering “spotless dishes” to the 4% of households with dishwashers.
All - all® laundry detergent was launched in 1953 with the first low suds detergent for automatic washing machines.
Reynolds Consumer Products - Two of the most trusted household brands, Reynolds® and Hefty®, joined together as Reynolds Consumer Products in 2010. While the establishment of this new company made it official, the truth is that Reynolds® and Hefty® products have been found side-by-side in the kitchens of American families for more than three generations.
Hefty - No matter how tough the clean-up, you can count on Hefty® trash bags to take whatever you throw at them.
Reynolds Wrap – Aluminum foil on rolls and in sheets. Reynolds Wrap® Standard Aluminum Foil has been helping to save time in the kitchen since 1947.
Brillo- By 1917, the Brillo Manufacturing Company was making steel wool pads and packaging them, five pads to a box, with a cake of soap included. In 1921, the Brillo Manufacturing Company moved to London, Ohio where production resides today. In 2010 Armaly Brands est. early 1900’s, acquired Brillo®, the world's most recognized cleaning brand, and continued its history of innovation.
Brillo Soap Pads- Ideal for jobs where extra cleaning power is needed, Brillo® Heavy Duty Steel Wool Soap Pads are designed to remove the toughest grease and grime.
The Dial Corporation - WWII – In 1940, to keep American uniforms free of fungus, Dr. William Gump created a germicidal compound. This compound, dubbed G-11 would become the active ingredient in Dial soap. In 1946 –the first soap that eliminates odor-causing bacteria was created. In 1947, the name Dial was chosen inspired by a phone dial, its logo becomes a clock dial representing “’round the clock protection.”
Dial Soap - Dial® has superior formulas for the skin care needs most important to you and each member of your family. “Healthier skin, healthier you”
Boraxo Powdered Hand Soap - The original powdered hand soap, and still the industry leader. Dual action Boraxo® hand soap combines the scrubbing power of borax with the cleaning power of soap to easily dissolve grease and dirt when washing with water.
Boraxo and Ronald Regan - The name Boraxo was derived from the Twenty Mule teams that were used to transport borax out of Death Valley in the 1880s. from Harmony Borax Works near Furnace Creek Ranch California. Boraxo hand soap became known as one of the sponsoring products of the long-running radio and television Western, Death Valley Days. While future President Ronald Reagan was host of this program, he frequently did commercials for it, including one at his ranch involving his family.
Soft Scrub - Soft Scrub with Bleach Cleanser Mountain Breeze® combines the tough stain fighting of Soft Scrub® with Bleach Cleanser with a clean fresh scent.
Renuzit Solid Air Freshener – Aromatherapy in your home.
GOJO - The GOJO story began in 1946 with two people, founders Goldie and Jerry Lippman, and their ingenuity, inventiveness and compassion for others. Today, their solid foundation continues to evolve into new ways to make life better for people around the world through skin health and hygiene solutions. Jerry and Goldie first sought the name "GoGo" for their new innovation. In addition to being Goldie's nickname, they thought "Make dirt go with GoGo" would be a memorable slogan. However, because the name was already taken by another business, they settled on their second choice, GOJO, with the "G" and "J" standing for Goldie and Jerry.
Purell - GOJO® is proud to bring the next generation of hand sanitizers to the acute care market.
Provon - New PROVON Supports Your High Quality Care Long-term care residents are vulnerable to infection.
GOJO - From luxury foam to lotion-style, GOJO offers a wide range of washroom soaps to meet most any need.
Scotch-Brite - Cleaning Pads with Power. Choose from non-scratch to heavy-duty Scotch-Brite® pads to remove residue from tough-to-clean surfaces. The Heavy Duty Scrub Sponge removes tough baked-on messes 50% faster than other sponges. Made by 3M
Armor All - Count on Armor All, the undisputed leader in car care, to help keep your vehicle looking as good as the day you bought it.
ARM & HAMMER™ Household Deodorizers - ARM & HAMMER™ Baking Soda is the original cleaning and freshening secret, and has been for generations. Today, ARM & HAMMER™ plus OxiClean™ Dirt Fighters uses the power of Baking Soda to neutralize even the toughest odors deep within carpets..
Rubbermaid - The story of Newell started in 1903 in Ogdensburg, NY, when the W.F. Linton Co., a manufacturer of metal curtain rods, defaulted on its loan. Prominent local businessman Edgar A. Newell purchased the company and renamed it the Newell Manufacturing Company. In 1920, the Wooster Rubber company was founded by nine businessmen in Wooster, Ohio. In 1933, James R. Caldwell and his wife received a patent for their red rubber dustpan. They called their line of rubber kitchen products Rubbermaid. In 1934 Wooster Rubber bought the Rubbermaid line of products. In 1999 the Newell Company made the most significant acquisition of its history by purchasing Rubbermaid. Today, Newell Rubbermaid is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products that touch millions of people every day where they work, live and play.
Unger - In 1964, a young window cleaner decided that he would take a chance. That year Henry Unger took the latest window cleaning innovations from the United States and introduced them to German window cleaners. With the unwavering support of his wife Barbara, he launched his new business from her mother’s attic in Hamburg, Germany.
Unger Window Tools - Unger's range of ergonomically designed washers, squeegees and scrapers fit securely on our extension poles using our patented ErgoTec® Locking Cone connection.
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