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Jun 24, 2014, 11:55 ET

The SC Johnson Young Leaders Scholarship Program Names Racine-Area Recipients

 SC Johnson is pleased to announce that the SC Johnson Young Leaders Scholarship program has awarded $300,000 to 16 students over the next...

Jun 20, 2014, 16:26 ET
On June 8, during The Color Run(TM) in Chicago, the Shout(R) Drumline performed to rally and motivate the runners. (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

Bring Fun Back, One Step, Skip or Sprint at a Time

 Have you had fun today? A recent study found nearly 75 percent of us haven't, saying day-to-day responsibilities often get in the way of good...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
The Raid(R) Defense System uses a combination of products and tips that work together to better battle bugs in your home. Each system is customized so that you can attack, control, and prevent bugs with ease. Visit (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

The Raid® Brand Introduces New Product System to Beat the Bugs

 Recent severe winter weather across the U.S. has wreaked havoc on American homes, creating ideal conditions for pest infestations. Just in...

May 22, 2014, 09:30 ET
The OFF!(R) brand has provided trusted products and effective protection for more than 50 years. (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

After Harsh Winter, Americans Clamor for Unspoiled Time Outdoors

 As signs of life emerge after one of the coldest, snowiest winters on record for much of the U.S.1, Americans long to reunite with the...

May 14, 2014, 10:00 ET
SC Johnson recently hosted a 30 Green Days campaign to get families thinking about simple, green-minded changes that can make an impact. (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

SC Johnson's 30 Green Days Challenge Concludes, Inspires Long-Term Change

 To encourage families to make green-minded choices every day, SC Johnson recently partnered with four families from across the world to take...

May 02, 2014, 11:07 ET
The SC Johnson Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower opens to the public, for the first time ever, on May 2, 2014. One of the four exhibits within the recently renovated Research Tower features a full mock-up of a 1950s laboratory. (Photo credit: Mark Hertzberg for SC Johnson) (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

SC Johnson Announces Expanded Tour Schedule for Public Opening of its Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Research Tower

Today, for the first time ever, SC Johnson opens the doors of its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower to the public. For 32 years, the...

Apr 17, 2014, 10:00 ET

SC Johnson Announces Plans to Fund Village of Mount Pleasant's First Community-Oriented Policing House

 At a community event today, SC Johnson announced it will support the Village of Mount Pleasant Police Department's plans to develop a new...

Apr 09, 2014, 10:00 ET

SC Johnson's Innovative Use of Waste Products Provides Fuel Source, Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

SC Johnson announced that its innovative use of renewable energy in Indonesia cut more than 13,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions last...

Apr 02, 2014, 14:27 ET

Cleaning the Toilet is a Chore No More

 Let's face it: scrubbing the toilet isn't the most glamorous activity. In fact, according to a Scrubbing Bubbles® survey1, cleaning the...

Apr 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

SC Johnson is on Track to Decrease Global Manufacturing Waste by 70 Percent by 2016

 SC Johnson recently announced that it achieved zero landfill[1] status at its eighth global manufacturing facility, demonstrating the...

Mar 25, 2014, 10:00 ET
The Marker Boys and Girls Club in Henderson, Nev. provides local children with a fun, safe place to learn and grow.(PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

Help Scrubbing Bubbles® Choose Grand Prize Winner of Let's Bubble™ Clean Up

Spring is here and the Scrubbing Bubbles® team is continuing its mission to commit cleaning acts of kindness, one deserving mess at a time!...

Mar 24, 2014, 10:00 ET
SC Johnson will open its historic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower to the public for the first time ever this spring. For 32 years, the Research Tower served as a hub of innovation and the birthplace to some of the company's most trusted brands, including Raid(R) (1955), Glade(R) (1956), OFF!(R) (1957) and Pledge(R) (1958). The Tower -- anchored by its famous "taproot" design -- is located at SC Johnson's global headquarters in Racine, Wis. It stands 153 feet high with 232 stairs that climb 15 stories.  (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

Innovation and Architecture on Display as SC Johnson Opens its Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Research Tower to Visitors for the First Time

 This spring, for the first time ever, SC Johnson will open the doors of its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower to the public. For 32...

Mar 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Revitaliza tu día con los nuevos productos Glade® Premium Room Sprays

A los americanos les gusta disfrutar la vida al máximo(1), a pesar de que su vida cotidiana se complica cada vez más, lo que les...

Mar 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

Liven Your Everyday with New Glade® Premium Room Sprays

Many Americans strive to enjoy life to the fullest1, despite increasingly busy routines that make it difficult to live in the moment. As people...

Mar 17, 2014, 10:54 ET

SC Johnson Encourages Families to 'Go Green' with 30-Day Challenge

Instead of simply donning green for St Patrick's Day, SC Johnson today launched the 30 Green Days Challenge to inspire families to take simple...

Mar 11, 2014, 09:00 ET
Payal Samariya, a 12-year-old student who saw her friend suffer from dengue, served as the face of SC Johnson's "Fight Dengue for Your Family" campaign. The campaign features numerous global awareness and educational initiatives that the company launched to combat mosquito-borne diseases.  (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

SC Johnson Launches Global Awareness, Educational Initiatives to Combat Mosquito-borne Diseases that Plague Millions Each Year

 Mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue and malaria, affect millions of adults and children globally each year. According to the World Health...

Mar 04, 2014, 09:15 ET

Esta primavera despierta tus sentidos con las nuevas fragancias Glade®

 Cuando llega la primavera y empieza a hacer calor,  la gama de aromas que nos rodean se intensifican. Es la época ideal del...

Mar 04, 2014, 09:15 ET

Warm Up Your Senses this Spring with New Glade® Fragrances

 As spring arrives and temperatures rise, the world of scents around us also intensifies, making it the perfect time of year to revitalize your...

Mar 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

SC Johnson Applauds Release of House TSCA Reform Proposal

 SC Johnson, one of the world's largest household goods manufacturers and a strong supporter of TSCA reform, applauded the release of the draft...

Feb 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
SCS Global Services corporate logo.  (PRNewsFoto/SCS Global Services)

Sustainable Poplar Plantation Provides Biomass Feedstock for the Emerging Cellulosic Ethanol Industry

 The GreenWood Tree Farm Fund, LP (GTFF) has become the first short rotation forest plantation worldwide to earn certification under the...