How do I contact WD-40?

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Who owns WD-40 brand?

WD-40 Company

WD-40 with Smart Straw
Product type Water displacer
Owner WD-40 Company
Country San Diego, California, United States
Introduced September 23, 1953

Where is the WD-40 Company located?

San Diego, California
Our company is headquartered in San Diego, California, where it was founded in 1953.

Is WD-40 made in UK?

In the UK, we produce a wide range of lubricants under the brands WD-40 and 3-IN-ONE, together with the 1001 range of carpet care products. Our success has been made possible by several key factors, the most important of which is our people.

What does WD-40 stand for?

Working in a small lab in San Diego, California, it took them 40 attempts to get the water displacing formula worked out. But they must have been really good, because the original secret formula for WD-40® Multi-Use Product -which stands for Water Displacement perfected on the 40th try—is still in use today.

Why is it called WD-40?

It took them 40 attempts to get their water displacing formula to work, but on the 40th attempt, they got it right in a big way. WD-40 Multi Use Product was born. WD-40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th formula. That’s the name straight out of the lab book used by the chemist who developed the product.

Where did WD-40 name come from?

Who invented WD-40?

Norm Larsen
Norm Larsen, the Rocket Chemical technician who invented WD-40, soon came up with the idea of selling it to the general public. WD-40 hit store shelves in San Diego in 1958.

What is the story behind WD-40?

How many employees does WD-40 have?

540 employees
WD-40 Company is a household chemicals manufacturer based in San Diego, California. In 2021, WD-40 Company had 540 employees worldwide.

Where is WD-40 made UK?

WD-40 was invented as a multi-use spray in the 1950s in San Diego, where it is still manufactured. Its European business is headquartered in Milton Keynes. Newly filed accounts revealed WD-40 Company Ltd turned over £108.1m in the year to 31 August 2017, up from £93.9m (restated) 12 months earlier.

Can you use WD-40 on human joints?

Patients who suffer from arthritis are trying anything to relieve those stiff and aching joints. Some have even tried spraying sore joints with WD-40 as they would to fix a squeaky, door hinge.

Where did WD-40 get its name?

Is WD-40 a good company to work for?

Is WD-40 Company a good company to work for? WD-40 Company has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 71 reviews left anonymously by employees. 83% of employees would recommend working at WD-40 Company to a friend and 74% have a positive outlook for the business.

Who is the CEO of WD-40?

Garry O. RidgeWD-40 Company / CEO

Can you clean windows with WD-40?

Spray some WD-40 multi use product on your car window and wipe it off. This will also help remove any residue from stickers or adhesives. Use up-and-down wiping motions to finish off the glass, making sure windows are completely dry for a streak-free shine.