Profile: Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL.N)
19 Dec 2014
Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate), incorporated on July 25, 1923, is a consumer products company whose products are marketed in over 200 countries and territories throughout the world. The Company operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care and Pet Nutrition. The Company’s Oral Care business products include Colgate Total, Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief, Colgate Max Fresh, Colgate Optic White and Colgate Luminous White toothpastes, Colgate 360° manual toothbrushes and Colgate and Colgate Plax mouth rinses. Colgate's Oral Care business also includes dental floss and pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals. Colgate's Personal Care products also include Palmolive, Softsoap and Sanex brand shower gels, Palmolive, Irish Spring and Protex bar soaps and Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick and Sanex deodorants and antiperspirants. It sells its liquid hand soap under the Palmolive, Protex and Softsoap brands. Colgate, through its Hill's Pet Nutrition segment (Hill's), manufactures pet nutrition products for dogs and cats with products marketed in over 95 countries worldwide.
Colgate's Personal Care business outside the United States also includes Palmolive and Caprice shampoo and conditioners. Colgate manufactures and markets an array of products for Home Care, including Palmolive and Ajax dishwashing liquids, Fabuloso and Ajax household cleaners and Murphy's Oil Soap. Colgate manufactures fabric conditioners with brands, including Suavitel in Latin America and Soupline in Europe. Hill's markets pet foods primarily under two trademarks: Hill's Science Diet, which is sold by authorized pet supply retailers and veterinarians for everyday nutritional needs and Hill's Prescription Diet, a range of therapeutic products sold by veterinarians and authorized pet supply retailers to help nutritionally manage disease conditions in dogs and cats.
300 PARK AVE
NEW YORK NY 10022