Kao Corporation – Wikipedia

Kao Corporation - Wikipedia

Japanese chemical substances and cosmetics firm

Kao Company
Sort Public (Ok.Ok)
TYO: 4452
TOPIX Massive 70 Part
Business Private care, Cosmetics
Based June 1887; 133 years in the past (1887-06)
Nihonbashi-Bakurocho, Tokyo, Japan
Founder Tomiro Nagase
Headquarters ,
Income Increase¥1,186,831 million (US$14,273.four million)
(consolidated, March 2011, 83 yen/US greenback)
Increase¥104,591 million (US$1,257.9 million)
(consolidated, March 2011, 83 yen/US greenback)
Increase¥46,737 million (US$562.1 million)
(consolidated, March 2011, 83 yen/US greenback)
Whole property Decrease¥1,022,799 million (US$12,300.6 million)
(consolidated, March 2011, 83 yen/US greenback)
Whole fairness Decrease¥539,564 million (US$6,489.zero million)
(consolidated, March 2011, 83 yen/US greenback)

Variety of staff

34,743 (consolidated)
5,924 (non-consolidated)
Web site www.kao.com/jp/

Kao Company (花王株式会社, Kao Kabushiki-gaisha) is a chemical and cosmetics firm headquartered in Nihonbashi-Kayabacho, Chūō, Tokyo, Japan.

Historical past[edit]

Kao was established in 1887 by Tomiro Nagase as a producer of home toiletry cleaning soap. Till 1940, they had been generally known as Nihon Yuki Firm (日本有機株式会社), altering their identify then to Kao Cleaning soap Firm (花王石鹸株式会社), and at last in 1985 to Kao Company.

1960s and 1970s
In the course of the 1960s and the 1970s, the corporate expanded to Taiwan and ASEAN nations, and in addition to oleochemicals as a way to complement their foremost enterprise. Throughout this time, the corporate launched family merchandise, laundry merchandise, and industrial merchandise to increase its income base (corresponding to New Beads detergent, Buzzing cloth softener, Haiter bleach and Magiclean family cleaners).
In the course of the 1980s, its merchandise Merries diapers, Assault detergent, Biore every day skincare and Biore U every day physique care, Curel (1986) and Sofina cosmetics had been launched. Throughout this time, Kao engaged in a number of joint ventures (haircare in Europe, Nivea in Japan with Beiersdorf), and acquisitions (Andrew Jergens Firm in 1988, Goldwell AG in 1989) in North America and Europe. Throughout this era, Kao additionally expanded to the manufacture of floppy disks.
1990s and 2000s
In the course of the 1990s and 2000s, the corporate expanded into China and Vietnam—nations that, throughout that point, had been opening up their economies to the remainder of the world. Additionally, the corporate expanded into meals merchandise with Econa and Healthya. It additionally continued to accumulate companies (John Frieda[1] in 2002, Molton Brown[2] in 2005 and Kanebo Cosmetics[3] in 2006).

In 2020, Kao Company was ranked the #four out of 42 corporations within the Company Knights Business Group’s Private Care and Cleansing Merchandise class, acknowledged for its excellence in innovation capability, worker retention in addition to clear income, or income from all items and companies which have clear environmental advantages. [4]

Model possession[edit]

  • Assault
  • Ban
  • Biore
  • Biozet
  • Curel
  • Goldwell
  • Guhl
  • Healthya
  • Jergens
  • John Frieda
  • Kanebo
  • Kate
  • KMS
  • Laurier
  • Liese
  • Magiclean
  • MegRhythm
  • Merries
  • Advantage
  • Molton Brown
  • Oribe
  • Segreta
  • Sofina
  • Success


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