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2012-12-11 12:23:02

RACINE, Wis., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This winter season, SC Johnson invites families to experience the iconic designs created by legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Free tours are offered at the company's historic Wright-designed campus, including the latest addition to campus, The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright. A variety of unique and informative programs provide a great activity for families and visiting guests. (Photo:...

2012-11-14 12:23:48

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a family-owned, 126-year-old privately held company, SC Johnson stays true to its roots with a consistent commitment to both employees and their families. Today, SC Johnson is being recognized as 24th on the list of World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute, marking the company's second consecutive year on the list. The ranking is the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence, identifying the...

2012-10-09 11:25:54

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, students, teachers and friends of Wadewitz Elementary School are celebrating the grand opening of the Wadewitz Reads Dream Big Library -- their modernized library -- which students earned by securing first place in the Racine Reads: Dream Big! program. This literacy initiative challenged local elementary school students in Racine, Wis. to read one million books during the 2011-2012 school year - an average of 100 books per child. By reading an...

2012-09-25 02:29:46

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 75 years ago, SC Johnson-known for trusted brands like Windex® and Ziploc®-entered an unlikely partnership with legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright that would help redefine the company's culture and forever transform the world of American architecture. The visual achievements produced by this partnership are showcased during free tours of the SC Johnson campus, which now includes an inspiring new exhibit The SC Johnson Gallery:...

2012-09-20 02:22:55

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it has received a 2012 Clean Air Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The annual award recognizes and honors outstanding innovative efforts to help make progress in achieving cleaner air. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120920/CG77891-INFO) "SC Johnson has long been committed to doing the right thing for both people and the planet. From early partnerships with the EPA...

2012-09-18 02:24:37

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SC Johnson was recognized for the 24(th) time as one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine. The publication today released its 27(th) annual list of family-friendly U.S. companies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120918/CG75765-INFO) "We are honored to be recognized again by Working Mother magazine on this important list, because it speaks volumes to what we aspire to as a company and what...

2012-09-13 02:22:49

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For 40 years, Scrubbing Bubbles(®) has been a hardworking and helpful ally in the bathroom; and now with the power of fantastik(®), the brand is ready to tackle America's toughest kitchen messes. The hard working formulas combine the ease and effectiveness of Scrubbing Bubbles(®) with the grease-fighting power of fantastik(®) to make cleaning easier. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/CG72643) The Scrubbing...

2012-09-12 10:26:05

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades The Golden Rondelle Theater located on SC Johnson's global headquarters campus has offered educational programming to southeastern Wisconsin residents. In 2011/2012, SC Johnson hosted nearly 20 programs which drew more than 3,000 guests as part of its public programming, designed to appeal to the community at large on a wide range of topics. For each program, SC Johnson partners with a local non-profit - often the non-profits initiate...

2012-08-09 02:26:48

RACINE, Wis., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the late 1800s, Frank Lloyd Wright pioneered the Prairie-Style home which resulted in a residential architecture revolution across the country. The debut exhibit at The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright, explores this transformative style and examines Wright's impact on the American home. Located on the Wright-designed SC Johnson campus in Racine, Wis., The Gallery is free and open to the public with tours available on Fridays...

2012-06-28 06:26:34

RACINE, Wis., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer nearly 80 percent of travelers* will hit the road for their vacation destination. For architecture enthusiasts, a trip to Racine, Wis. and the SC Johnson global headquarters offers a rich look at the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/CG32552-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/CG32552-b) Racine, a day's drive for the more than five million people...