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.
KIK expands its contract manufacturing platform through acquisitions of businesses and manufacturing facilities.
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 Marietta to develop hospitality business, operating as Marietta Hospitality.
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 custom manufacturer CBI Laboratories, focused on skin care products for the health and beauty industry.
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.
Divested personal care contract manufacturing and hospitality businesses to become a focused pure-play CPG company.