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2010-04-07 10:24:00

RACINE, Wis., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson was named one of the top 10 most respected companies in America, according to the annual 2009 Harris Interactive Reputation Quotient (RQ) Study, which measures the reputation of the 60 most visible companies in the U.S. and how consumers feel about those companies. The company debuted in the number five spot on the list. The survey found that for the first time in four years, there was a 50 percent increase in the number of Americans who...

2010-04-02 10:52:00

RACINE, Wis., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson believes a flower can change a community. The company's latest ad, titled "Flower," highlights the company's work with partners in Rwanda. For more than 40 years, SC Johnson, A Family Company, has purchased pyrethrum (py), a botanical insecticide that is extracted from chrysanthemums, from East Africa for use in some of its pest control products sold around the world under the Raid® and Baygon® brands....

2009-11-19 12:21:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Just nine months after launching an industry-leading ingredient communication website, SC Johnson today announced it has already completed the task of populating the U.S. site with more than 200 products and their ingredients. The site, www.WhatsInsideSCJohnson.com, now includes 129 SC Johnson air care products and 76 home cleaning products, as well as explanations of the 169 ingredients that comprise these products. The company also today announced a...

2009-11-11 16:47:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to do some good? One good deed might be as close as your computer keyboard. SC Johnson, maker of well-known brands including Glade®, OFF!®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Ziploc® and Windex®, has launched a blog to collect environmental tips and inspire dialogue. For each tip shared, SC Johnson will give $1 to Conservation International's Team Earth project, up to...

2009-11-02 16:57:00

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, a Family Company, has released a new ad titled "Soul" as part of its ongoing campaign featuring the values of the company and emphasizing the company's commitment to sustainability. The company pulls from its own history as a family-run company for more than 120 years, to share what's important to the families that use our products. "We are inspired by the families around us in the world we live," said CEO and Chairman Fisk Johnson. "We are...

2009-09-30 10:08:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, maker of well-known brands including Glade®, OFF!®, Scrubbing Bubbles®, Ziploc® and Windex®, is opening its doors to families through its revamped Web site, www.scjohnson.com While it may not be a surprise that 79% of all adults use the Internet frequently(1), nearly 86.2% of those Web users spend time in general interest portals and in member...

2009-09-22 08:57:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine recently released the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" list and this marks the 21st year SC Johnson has been named to the list. "SC Johnson is pleased to be honored as a family-friendly place to work," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. "Treating our people with respect, integrity and fairness is not just what's right, it's what our company culture is built on. SC Johnson applauds all the companies on...

2009-09-01 16:50:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that the company has been recognized by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the top 60 companies for diversity. The Diversity Elite 60 list, included in the September 2009 issue of the magazine, is an annual list determined by more than 30 variables that measure companies' commitments to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity. "SC Johnson is honored to be recognized on the Diversity Elite...

2009-05-20 09:56:00

SC Johnson offers budget-friendly and comfortable tips for outdoor entertainment RACINE, Wis., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Day, the first long weekend of the year, is just around the corner. According to Mintel, 64 percent of Americans are expected to travel less and spend more of their vacation time at home or near home than last year as a result of the economic downturn(1). So this Memorial Day, backyards will be a key entertainment point as consumers watch their spending. SC Johnson,...

2009-03-12 05:30:00

Phthalates Phasing Out and Innovative Ingredient Communication Launched RACINE, Wis., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold industry leadership move that affects 99 million U.S. households,(1) Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson today announced that SC Johnson is continuing to go beyond regulatory requirements and is voluntarily leading by providing ingredient information for its home cleaning and air care products such as Windex(R), Shout(R) and Glade(R). To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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