Company Name: Colgate-Palmolive Company
Location: Cambridge, Ohio
Industry Sector: Energy and Chemicals
Company Profile: Colgate-Palmolive Company is an American multinational consumer products company headquartered on Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It specializes in the production, distribution and provision of household, health care, personal care and veterinary products. The Cambridge, Ohio facility of Colgate-Palmolive Company is a part of the Personal Care Products Division.
Company Website: www.colgatepalmolive.com/en-us
The Colgate-Palmolive Company sought to meet the rising demand of liquid hand soap. The company’s southeastern Ohio facility manufactures cleaners, dish detergents, fabric conditioners and liquid hand soap.
The Colgate-Palmolive Cambridge Team is very excited for the investment in our site and our team. Our site has a long tradition of high performance and has had a strong community partnership since the plant was built in 1988. We look forward to this continued partnership.
- Rick Davis -
plant manager, Colgate-Palmolive
The company cited the state’s workforce is among its reasons for expanding in Ohio. Ohio has an abundant, educated, committed, skilled and productive workforce. Ranked No. 8 in competitive labor environment, Ohio is also No. 8 in leading workforce development programs.
“Improvements to Guernsey Industrial Boulevard will be the initial visible evidence of this major Colgate investment,” said Norm Blanchard, executive director of the Cambridge-Guernsey Community Improvement Corporation. “Designed by the County Engineer’s Office with input from Jackson Township, two separate Ohio Department of Transportation grants will provide a significant upgrade to this primary access to the Colgate campus. The Guernsey County Community Improvement Corporation is committed to doing all that is necessary to facilitate any and all of Colgate’s investment in Guernsey County.”
Ohio Southeast Economic Development, JobsOhio, Cambridge-Guernsey Community Improvement Corporation, the Ohio Development Services Agency, Jackson Township, and the Ohio Department of Transportation