We are KIK. We are guided by these values.

 

Our employees are engaged and committed to deliver on their internal and external commitments.
Our customers know that they are at the center of our goal to profitably grow their categories. 
Our consumers are delighted with the high quality and value they receive from our products.​

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We strive to be the partner of choice for retailers and consumers in the categories we serve.

Vision

Leadership

We follow through on our commitments.

QUALITY & CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT
We will meet our commitment to excellence by continually improving both the quality of our products and the services we provide to our customers.

PEOPLE EXCELLENCE
We will work as a team, take action, accept responsibility and deliver results. Our success comes from hiring and continually developing the best.

In a customer-focused, profit-motivated way.

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
We work to satisfy every customer, meeting their requirements and exceeding their expectations. When our customers succeed, we succeed.

PROFITABILITY
We are in business to make money. Profitability is essential for survival. We will make decisions that create value for our shareholders and allow us to invest in the future.

Never compromising on safety, ethics & integrity.

SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
We will operate our business in a safe and compliant manner. We will make continuous progress towards our goal of no safety incidents, injuries or environmental incidents.

ETHICS & INTEGRITY
We will act responsibly and ethically in everything we do. We will conduct ourselves with honesty and personal integrity, show respect for fellow employees, do what is right and follow through on our commitments.

Timeline1

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  • KIK starts as a single manufacturing facility with 100 employees in Concord, Ontario, producing private label bleach.

  • KIK builds North American network of private label bleach plants through a series of 8 acquisitions.

  • Expansion of Household business into private label cleaners.

  • KIK enters pool and spa treatment products business through acquisition of Chem Lab Product.

  • KIK signs licensing agreement with The Clorox Company to launch Clorox® Pool&Spa™ branded pool and spa treatment products.

  • KIK acquires BioLab, expanding its pool and spa treatment business within the United States, Canada, Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

  • KIK acquires the Purox® brand of chlorinating liquid for pools in Canada.

  • KIK enters the automotive category through acquisition of Prestone® and Holts®, specializing in auto antifreeze/coolant, performance chemicals and appearance products.

  • KIK acquires the SYNaqua® and PoolsBest® brands in the German pool chemicals category.

  • KIK acquires Sunbelt Pool Chemicals, expanding as a manufacturer and distributor of pool chemicals, cleaners, and windshield wash in the United States.

  • KIK acquires Lavo, a Canadian manufacturer and marketer of laundry and cleaning products.

  • KIK acquires James Austin Company, a U.S. manufacturer of household cleaning, pool and automotive products.

  • KIK acquires certain assets and rights of the household cleaning brands: Comet, Spic and Span, Chore Boy and Cinch.

  • KIK acquires NC Brands L.P., a leading provider of specialty chemicals for recreational pools and spas in North America.

  • KIK Consumer Products launches new name and vision

1Pro forma to exclude co-manufacturing business acquisitions, which were divested in 2020