The Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 by William Colgate in New York City, New York. Its industry is personal care and its headquarters is still New York City, New York. It merged with the Palmolive-Peet Company in 1928.

It had a Canadian subsidiary which was called the Palmolive Company of Canada in the early 20th century.


William Colgate & Company (1806-1857)

Colgate & Company (1857-1928)

Colgate-Palmolive-Peet Company (1928-1953)

Colgate-Palmolive Company (1953-)


Palmolive Aftershave (1928-1950's)

Palmolive Shaving Cream (1928-)

Colgate Shaving Cream (1912-2008) (Brushless, Lather)

Palmolive Giant Bath Size Soap

Palmolive Regular Size Soap (1898-)

Colgate Tooth Powder

Colgate Dental Cream (Toothpaste) (1896-)

Colgate Instant Shave

Colgate Aftershave Lotion