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2010-10-14 14:24:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson's Fortaleza Hall in Racine, Wis., which opened its doors in January 2010, has been named Best Cultural Project & Best Architectural Design by Midwest Construction News as part of its Best of 2010 awards program. The annual competition recognizes construction and design excellence from eight Midwestern states. Designed by world-renowned architect Norman Foster and his firm, London-based Foster + Partners, SC Johnson's new Fortaleza...

2010-09-14 09:04:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Women make up nearly half of the U.S. labor force and roughly 66 percent of women with children age 17 and younger work full- or part-time*. As more women enter the workplace, SC Johnson continues to be a best place for working moms. Recognized by Working Mother Magazine for being one of the nation's top companies for working moms, SC Johnson celebrates its 22nd year of being named to the list. This is the 25th year Working Mother Magazine has...

2010-06-15 07:30:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to acquire Sara Lee's global household insecticides business, marketer of products under the Ridsect®, Bloom®, Catch®, Cucal®, Pyrel®, Vapona®, and Fumitox® brands. These brands are well recognized across 41 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Russia and Africa....

2010-05-04 09:07:00

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ziploc® and TerraCycle, Inc. today announced the well-known food storage brand has become a sponsor of TerraCycle's newest Brigade, and will provide fundraising opportunities exclusively for K-12 schools. Through the Ziploc® Brigade, schools can collect bags and containers of any size and send them free of charge to TerraCycle to be turned into new plastic-based products. For each bag or container collected,...

2010-04-20 10:07:00

RACINE, Wis., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring here, bug season is blooming. But few people feel prepared to treat a bug problem on their own - in fact, only 23 percent of women say they can tackle it, while 49 percent say they wish they knew more preventative ways to fight unwanted bugs.(1) Their questions are finally answered with the new Raid Max® Bug Barrier that stops uncontrolled bugs in their tracks. (Photo:...

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....

2010-03-17 10:47:00

RACINE, Wis., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, A Family Company, today announced a collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on global efforts to combat malaria. The organizations will jointly support research programs conducted by Cornell University Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise and a consortium of Indonesian research institutions to advance the development and use of consumer products in the fight against the spread of the disease. This...

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...