Our Company:  History

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2006 marked the 200th anniversary of the founding of The Colgate-Palmolive Company. The small soap and candle business that William Colgate began in New York City has become a truly global company serving hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide.

This video shows how generations of Colgate people have built the company, strengthened the business, improved products, responded to change and maintained the highest product quality.



Updated July 2007

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