SC Johnson, a family company, headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin

FAQs: Answers to Your Questions about SC Johnson and Getting in Touch

SC Johnson has been led by the Johnson family for five generations. Our CEO is the great-great-grandson of the founder.
Since 1937, SC Johnson has given five percent of all pretax profits to charities.
Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about our company.
A Please call our media hotline at 1-262-260-2440 or use our media form.
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Questions about Our Company

A It means that SC Johnson has been led by the Johnson family for five generations. Fisk Johnson, our current Chairman and CEO, is the great-great-grandson of the companys founder. Being a family company also means we hold tight to core values like integrity and trust. Being privately held enables us to focus on doing what is right for the next generation, not just the next quarters earnings report. Learn more about our family story.
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A Yes. The company was founded in Racine in 1886 when Samuel Curtis Johnson bought the parquet flooring business from the Racine Hardware Company. Find out more about how the company got started.
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A Visit our Careers site to find out how you can Go Further With Our Family™. The site has a wide variety of information about what it is like to work here and what jobs are available.
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A No. While we share a similar name, we are two completely different organisations and have never been affiliated or part of the same company. The Johnsons of SC Johnson are not related to the Johnsons of Johnson & Johnson. See more about who we are.
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A No. Diversey grew from a division of SC Johnson that, years ago, was focused on commercial cleaning products and systems. It separated from SC Johnson in 1999 and became a stand-alone company that was ultimately acquired by Sealed Air Corporation in 2011.
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A As a private, family company, we dont offer publicly-held stock. Our private status enables us to focus on doing what is right for the next generation, not just the next quarters earnings report. Learn more about how we work to do what is right.
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Questions about Our Products

A We want to hear your thoughts, good or not-so-good. Please use our consumer support form.
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A Yes, and we have for nearly a decade. We launched our ingredient site in 2009 and have continually enhanced it, adding fragrance transparency and allergen transparency as well as expanding the site globally to help more consumers. Find out more about our transparency commitment here. 
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A To protect you and SC Johnson, we only explore product ideas that are already patented or have a patent pending. If that's the case for you, you can complete our Suggestion Agreement and Release form and submit it with a non-confidential copy of your patent or patent application. If you don't yet have a patent underway, please get back in touch with us when you do.
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Questions about Visiting SC Johnson

A We are in Racine, Wisconsin, about 60 miles north of Chicago. We are on the Frank Lloyd Wright Trail, which was established in 2016 to connect many of Wrights architectural sites and make it easier for tourists to experience Wrights legacy, including our headquarters.
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A No, all public tours at SC Johnson are free. Reservations can be made by clicking here.
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Questions about Our Sustainability and Philanthropy

A In 2001, we created our patented Greenlist™ programme to help our scientists continually improve our products by choosing ingredients that better protect human health and the environment. Learn about the Greenlist™ programme here.
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A Since 2000, we have reduced our greenhouse gas emissions from SC Johnson manufacturing sites by 55 percent. We now source a third of our global energy use from renewable sources. Learn more about how we are minimising our footprint.
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A Since 1937, the company has given 5 percent of all pretax profits to charities. In addition, for nearly 60 years, our charitable foundation, SC Johnson Giving, Inc. has been supporting the communities in which we operate. Learn more.
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A To apply for a grant from SC Johnson in the United States, organisations must be a registered, qualified tax-exempt, section 501(c)(3) charity based in the United States, or a government entity such as a school, library or public agency. Learn more.
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