Sep 23, 2016  Wilton, Connecticut

Top Place to Work in Connecticut

Sun Products Named 2016 Top Workplace

Sun Products, a leading manufacturer and marketer of laundry and household care products, announced today that they have been named a 2016 Top Workplace in Connecticut by Hearst Media Services. The Top Workplaces awards are based solely on employee feedback.

“Being recognized as a top workplace in Connecticut is a true testament to the culture and work environment that the leaders and associates at Sun Products have created,” said Jeffrey P. Ansell, Chairman, President and CEO. “We encourage all associates to be leaders in their area of responsibility, and together, work to bring to life the Company’s mission of making everyday lives better.”

Headquartered in Wilton CT, Sun Products has 2,000 associates across North America, and an established portfolio of iconic brands including ‘all, Snuggle, Sun and Wisk. Sun Products was recently acquired by Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., and together the combination of both companies forms a strong #2 in the North America laundry market.

“I would like to thank our exceptional team of associates for making Sun Products a best place to work”, said Gretchen Crist, Chief Human Resources Officer. “We are always focused on improving associate engagement to attract and retain top talent, and this award is acknowledgement that Sun Products’ associates see the company as a place to expand their skills and build a rewarding career.“

Associates at Sun Products enjoy a competitive benefits program, flexible work schedules, wellness programs, professional development on the job, online and in the classroom, and participate in an annual bonus program. In addition, the company hosts social events and encourages associates to donate their time and talent to community and charitable outreach.

The top workplaces in CT are determined by the results of an employee survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. To be eligible for the award, at least 35% of associates must respond to the survey; 85% of Sun Products associates responded.

Along with other Top Workplace winners, Sun Products will be featured in a special edition of the Connecticut Post on Sunday September 25th . To learn about the 2016 Top Workplaces, visit www.topworkplaces.com.

About The Sun Products Corporation
The Sun Products Corporation, headquartered in Wilton, Connecticut, is a leading North American provider of laundry detergent, fabric softeners and other household products. With annual net sales of approximately $2 billion, the Company’s portfolio of products are sold under well-known brands that include all® , Snuggle® , Wisk® , Sun® , Surf® , and Sunlight® . In addition, Sun Products is the manufacturing partner for many retailer brand laundry and dish products in North America.

As of September 1, 2016, The Sun Products Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. Henkel markets a wide range of well-known consumer and industrial brands in North America including Persil® and Purex® laundry detergents, Dial soaps® and Loctite adhesives®.

About Henkel
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs almost 50,000 people and reported sales of $20.1 billion and adjusted operating profit of $3.2 billion in fiscal 2015.

About WorkplaceDynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, WorkplaceDynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. WorkplaceDynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.