RACINE, Wis., March 2, 2015 -- SC Johnson has acquired HomeBrands A.S. from UNILEVER CR, spol. s r.o. in the Czech Republic. The acquisition expands SC Johnson's offering in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and the Baltics and includes pest control, home cleaning and air care brands such as Biolit insecticides, Diffusil repellents, Lynn Household Cleaners and Citresin air fresheners.
"Adding HomeBrands to SC Johnson's existing portfolio will complement our leading brands like Raid®, OFF!®, and Glade®," said Fisk Johnson, SC Johnson Chairman and CEO. "These brands will enable us to expand our presence in the Czech Republic."
As a private company, SC Johnson does not disclose details regarding financial or business transactions.
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SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE®, and RIDSECT®. The 129-year-old company, that generates $9 billion in sales, employs nearly 12,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com