IW U.S. 500: Top Housewares and Household Goods (slideshow)

Nov. 19, 2023
Familiar and not-so-familiar makers of batteries, pet products, diapers, flooring and laundry detergent made this year's list.

Manufacturers of big-ticket items like automobiles and airplanes come to mind as the phenomenal profit-makers of U.S. manufacturing. But believe it or not, makers of everyday products like diapers, window cleaner, toothpaste and pet-care items rank up there with the best of them.

Which U.S. household products companies made the most revenue in 2022? The biggest profits? And who ranked near the top of our 2023 IndustryWeek 500 list of the largest industrial companies in America?

Swiffer through our annual housewares and household goods gallery (and check the chart below) to reveal who's wiping the floor with whom. 

2023 IW U.S. 500 Coverage

IW 500 Rank Company Name Primary Industry 2022 Revenue in Millions (unless otherwise stated) Revenue Growth 2022 Net Income (unless Otherwise stated) Profit Margin
14 The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Household Products $80,187 5.3% $14,742 18.4%
79 Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Household Products $17,967 3.1% $1,785 9.9%
113 Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK) Home Furnishings $11,737 4.8% $25 0.2%
129 Newell Brands Inc. (NasdaqGS:NWL) Housewares and Specialties $9,459 -10.7% $197 2.1%
164 The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) Household Products $7,107 -3.2% $462 6.5%
204 Church & Dwight Co., Inc. (NYSE:CHD) Household Products $5,376 3.6% $414 7.7%
246 Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. (NasdaqGS:REYN) Household Products $3,817 7.3% $258 6.8%
276 Central Garden & Pet Company (NasdaqGS:CENT) Household Products $3,339 1.1% $152 4.6%
291 Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPB) Household Products $3,133 4.5% $72 2.3%
294 Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR) Household Products $3,050 0.9% -$232 -7.6%
445 Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP) Housewares and Specialties $1,306 -18.5% -$14 -1.1%

Data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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