Colgate-Palmolive- Trusted brands for personal care, household cleaning and pet nutrition.

Colgate Palmolive- Trusted brands for personal care, household cleaning and pet nutrition. Throughout the world, people like you trust our family of brands to care for the ones they love. From toothbrushes and toothpastes to bar soap, household cleaners, laundry detergent and even pet food, every day our products improve the quality of life for consumers worldwide.

Colgate Oral Care- Trusted resource for dental health information and dental care products.
Colgate Personal Care- Anti-perspirant and Deodorant products for men and women.
Colgate household cleaning products. Dishwashing liquid, Dishwipes, and household cleaners.
Colgate brand laundry detergent plus tips for stain removal.

Our Company:  History

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Stylish Palmolive advertising begins, emphasizing ingredient purity and product benefits.

Colgate & Company celebrates its 100th anniversary. Product line includes over 800 different products.

Colgate is incorporated by the five sons of Samuel Colgate.

Ribbon opening added to Colgate tube: “We couldn't improve the product so we improved the tube.”

Colgate distributes two million tubes of toothpaste and toothbrushes to schools, and provides hygienists to demonstrate tooth brushing.

William Mennen introduces the first American shaving cream tube.

Colgate establishes its first international subsidiary in Canada.

Colgate begins establishing operations in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa.

Soap manufacturers Palmolive and Peet merge to become Palmolive-Peet Company.

Colgate merges with Palmolive-Peet to become Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company.

On March 13, Colgate is first listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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