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Colgate–Palmolive is Rs1,300 crore company started in year 1937.In Rs2,400 crore domestic market it enjoys 50% of market share.It spread  across 4.5 million retails outlets out of which 1.5 million are direct outlets.

The Company is having four wholly owned subsidiaries namely Colgate–Palmolive (Nepal) ,Multimint Leasing & Finance and Jigs Investments and Passion Trading & Investment Company.

In November 2007, it acquired a 75% equity interest in Advanced Oral Care Products, Professional Oral Care Products and SS Oral Hygiene Products, the company is the fastest growing and one of the oldest company catering to the personal care products. The company is regularly coming up with new products and has been a consistent financial performer.

In July 2009, the Bombay High Court sanctioned the amalgamation of both subsidiaries of the company – Advanced Oral Care Products, Goa and Professional Oral Care Products, Goa.

In March 2010, Colgate Palmolive (India) has acquired the remaining 25% of stake in CC Health Care Products from the local shareholders at an aggregate price of Rs 69.07 lakh. Colgate already has 75% stake in CC Health, which is engaged in the manufacture of toothpowder at Hyderabad.


Oral care–Under this segment the company offers product like toothpastes, toothbrush, tooth powder & tooth whitening products.

Personal care –In this segment it offer products skin care, hair care ,body wash ,& shaving creams

Household care–Under this segment it has launched brand AXIOM–a dish washing paste.

From the Dentist – New products line introduced by the company under which it provides products like Gingivitis Treatment, Colgate Sensitive treatment, Tooth Whitening, Fluoride Therapy, Mouth Ulcer Treatment, Specialty Cleaning. 

It has also introduced new products namely colgate dental floss,ORAGARD–B a mouth ulcer cream etc.

In 2011 Colgate–Palmolive (India), the market leader in oral care, has introduced Colgate 360° Surround – a ground–breaking and innovative toothbrush with a unique head.

Milestone/ Awards


Safe–In–Sound Excellence in Hearing and Loss Prevention Award
2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year
Top 2012 Employers: Best Company for Asian Pacific Americans
100 Best Companies
Top 50 Companies for Diversity
World's Most Admired Companies
America's 25 Most Reputable Companies


Top 50 Companies for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Top 50 Companies for Latinas to Work For
100 Best Corporate Citizens
Top 50 Companies for Diversity
2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year
Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
World’s Most Ethical Companies
World's Most Admired Companies
Fortune 500 Companies
Best Companies for Multicultural Women
Outstanding Diversity Leadership
25 Best Big Companies for Work–Life Balance
Best Global Green Brands
2013–2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
2013 CDP Climate Disclosure Leadership Index


Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
Colgate Named #1 Most Trusted Brand in India
Energy Star "Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence"
World’s Most Ethical Companies

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