The Clorox Company
The Clorox Company, based in Oakland, California, is an American global manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products, with approximately 8,700 employees worldwide, as of June 30, 2018. Net sales in the company’s 2019 fiscal year were US$6.2 billion.
The Clorox Co. manufactures and markets consumer and institutional products. It operates through the following business segments: Cleaning, Lifestyle, Household, and International. The Cleaning segment consists of laundry, home care and professional products marketed and sold in the United States. The Household segment composes of charcoal, cat litter and plastic bags, wraps and container products marketed and sold in the United States. The Lifestyle segment includes food products, water-filtration systems and filters marketed and sold in the United States and all natural personal care products. The International segment covers products sold outside the United States, excluding natural personal care products. The company was founded by Edward Hughes, Charles Husband, William Hussey, Rufus Myers, and Archibald Taft on May 3, 1913 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.