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WorldBlu Certifies WD-40 Company as a "Most Freedom-Centered Workplace™" for 2015

05/21/15

SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC), a global marketing organization dedicated to creating positive lasting memories by developing and selling products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes around the world, was acknowledged today as one of WorldBlu's "Most Freedom-Centered Workplaces™" for 2015.

WorldBlu specializes in freedom-centered, democratic organizational design and leadership.  The organization announced today it is has certified 26 organizations as part of its ninth annual WorldBlu List of Most Freedom-Centered Workplaces™ published annually on "Freedom at Work Day." 

"We are honored to be recognized by WorldBlu," said Stan Sewitch, vice president, global organizational development.   "At WD-40 Company we consider our people to be our most valuable resource.  Many years ago we set out to create and sustain a culture that would consistently promote meaningful work life and high employee engagement.  Today's acknowledgment tells us we are on the right path, even though we know we have a lot more work to do."

Organizations that made the list ranged in size from five to 65,000 employees representing over $15 billion in combined annual revenue. For-profit and non-profit organizations from across the US, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, Denmark, Malaysia, Haiti, New Zealand, and Romania made the WorldBlu List from a diversity of industries including technology, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, agriculture and services.

About WD-40 Company
WD-40 Company is a global marketing organization dedicated to creating positive lasting memories by developing and selling products that solve problems in workshops, factories and homes around the world. The Company markets its multi-purpose maintenance products and its homecare and cleaning products under the following well-known brands: WD-40®, 3-IN-ONE®, GT85®, X-14®, 2000 Flushes®, Carpet Fresh®, no vac®, Spot Shot®, 1001®, Lava® and Solvol®.  

Headquartered in San Diego, WD-40 Company recorded net sales of $383 million in fiscal year 2014 and its products are currently available in more than 176 countries and territories worldwide. WD-40 Company is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the ticker symbol "WDFC." For additional information about WD-40 Company please visit http://www.wd40company.com.

About WorldBlu
Founded in 1997, WorldBlu is a community of individuals and organizations from over 80 countries committed to practicing freedom and democracy in the workplace. WorldBlu's vision is to see one billion people working in freedom.

 

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SOURCE WD-40 Company

WD-40 Company, Wendy Kelley, investorrelations@wd40.com, 619-275-9304; or WorldBlu, Traci Fenton, traci@worldblu.com, 202-251-8099

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