RACINE, Wisconsin, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- SC Johnson, maker of trusted brands like Glade®, Raid® and Mr Muscolo®, today announced its manufacturing facility in Manaus, Brazil has been recognized as a 2016 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work® Institute. This is the first time Manaus has been recognized on the list and joins Latin American colleagues at SC Johnson Argentina, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro who were honored earlier this year.
"It is an honor to receive Best Workplace recognition for the first time in Manaus," said Fisk Johnson, Chairman and CEO of SC Johnson. "The Manaus team produced OFF! personal insect repellent 24/7 in response to the Zika outbreak, working tirelessly to meet the surge in demand for pest control products. Being named Best Workplace is well deserved recognition for their hard work and dedication."
Manaus ranked number one on the Institute's list of Best Companies in the Amazon region. The facility joins SC Johnson Italy, Germany, Venezuela, Poland, Central America, Mexico, U.K., Nigeria and Latin America which have also been named 2016 Best Workplaces by the Great Place to Work® Institute.
The Best Workplaces list is the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence. The ranking is determined by the results of an employee opinion survey and information provided about company culture, programs and policies.
SC Johnson was recently included in Working Mother magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" for the 28th time, and recently received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 130-year-old company, which generates $10 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
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