A manufacturing partner to the world’s largest retailers and brands
As one of North America’s largest independent manufacturers of consumer packaged goods (“CPG”), KIK helps a large portfolio of brands and retailers bring their products to life. With leading positions in the multibillion dollar household and personal care (“HPC”), over-the-counter (“OTC”), pool additives and automotive aftermarket categories, we serve over 100 CPG companies and several major North American HPC and automotive aftermarket retailers, including many of the leading players in their respective categories. We have full-service capabilities covering end-to-end contract manufacturing, including project management, innovation and R&D, sourcing and procurement, blending and compounding, filling and packaging, supply chain and distribution, and quality control. Our manufacturing model is highly flexible and we consistently add value to our customers by leveraging our range of services and expertise.
Our KCB Division is comprised of five business units:
Household: Our Household business supplies private label cleaning and laundry products and is the leading supplier of private label bleach. It also markets branded household cleaning, bleach and laundry products, such as Comet®, Spic and Span®, Top Job®, Greased Lightning®, The Works®, Arctic Power®, ABC®, Old Dutch®, Springtime®, La Parisienne® and Hertel®.
Pool: Our Pool business is a leading supplier of pool and spa treatment products in North America and key international markets with a broad brand and product portfolio encompassing both the Mass and Specialty Retailer channels. We are well known for our Clorox® Pool&Spa™ (under license), Pool Time® and Pool Essentials® products in North American retailers, our BioGuard® brand in North American and Australian professional channels and our Bayrol® brand across Europe.
Automotive: Our Automotive business is comprised of the Prestone® and Holts® businesses. We develop, manufacture and market antifreeze/coolant and other automotive functional fluids and car appearance products in North America and key international markets. Prestone® is the number one branded consumer choice for antifreeze/coolant in North America. Other brands in our Automotive Care business include Holts®, Redex® and Simoniz® (outside North America).
Personal Care: Our Personal Care business markets the Bullfrog®, Ocean Potion® and No-Ad® Sun and Skin Care brands, as well as private label. We develop and design products from concept to store shelf in many different packaging formats supporting our strategic Personal Care initiatives.
Hospitality: Our Hospitality business, operating as Marietta Hospitality, is a leading North American provider of guest amenities supplying several national and international hotel chains and resorts with single-use personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, lotions, body wash and bar soap. Our Marietta Hospitality business also partners with leading brands to offer custom amenity programs to our hotel and resort customers.Read More
Our KCM Division is comprised of two business units:KIK Contract Manufacturing: Our Contract Manufacturing business is a leading contract manufacturer of HPC products in North America, serving over 100 CPG companies, including many of the leading players. Our multi-product manufacturing and packaging capabilities include an extensive portfolio of aerosol, liquid, gel and cream products, among others. We also offer OTC product manufacturing capabilities from our FDA-approved sites. Our record of product safety, focus on customer service and speed-to-market capabilities makes us a valuable supply chain partner for some of the world’s leading brands.
Prestige Beauty: We are a manufacturer for leading prestige brands, with broad capabilities and ability to offer full turnkey services. We have developed award-winning innovations for prestige salon and skin care customers.Read More
Extensive Manufacturing Footprint and Distribution Capabilities
Our North American manufacturing footprint stretches from east to west coast, with all plants strategically located near customer distribution centers to minimize freight costs. Our facilities are well invested with numerous environmental and regulatory certifications, and can produce a wide range of personal care, household, OTC/Pharma, pool and spa treatment and automotive products. Our facilities are compliant with good manufacturing processes and several of them have various governmental registrations, including FDA, EPA and C-TPAT, as required for the products that we produce, as well as Master Validation Programs for equipment, cleaning, sanitation and processing. In addition, we have been recognized by the National Safety Council as an industry leader in workplace health and safety programs. We continuously invest in our manufacturing sites and systems.
Award-Winning Products and Customer Service
Our R&D team has developed products recognized by leading magazines including Self, Real Simple, Allure, and Fitness. We have also been recognized by Walmart (Supplier of the Year 2012), Family Dollar (Private Label Vendor of the Year 2013), Dollar General (Supplier of the Year 2012) and Lowes (Vendor Partner of the Year – Seasonal 2016) for our best-in-class customer service.
Experienced Management Team
Our management team brings extensive experience in the private label, contract manufacturing, - personal care, household and OTC / Pharma categories.