Harbinger Group Inc. : Spectrum Brands' Home & Garden Division Receives Distinctions from Walmart for Third Consecutive Year
04/26/2012| 12:35pm US/Eastern
SAINT LOUIS, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, United Industries Corporation, the Home & Garden subsidiary of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), has been recognized for exceptional supplier service by Walmart, the world's largest retailer.
United Industries was named the 2012 Outdoor Living Supplier of the Year at Walmart for the third year in a row at the retailer's annual Supplier Summit earlier this year. United Industries was singled out for the award -- which honors outstanding customer service and product performance -- from among all suppliers in Walmart's Outdoor Living category, including pesticides, soils, seed and other outdoor products.
United Industries was also recognized for the first time with a People Award in the Softlines-Home category for outstanding partnership with Walmart in collaborating to drive their mutual business.
"United Industries is honored to once again be recognized by Walmart as a top supplier," said Randy Lewis, vice president and general manager, United Industries. "These awards reflect our dedication to exceptional customer service and ability to develop and manufacture innovative, high-quality products at an exceptional value for consumers."
United Industries manufactures and markets leading home and garden products that defend against insects, eliminate unwanted weeds, and enhance home gardening. United Industries brands sold in Walmart's Outdoor Living department include Cutter®, Spectracide®, Garden Safe® and Black Flag®. United Industries also sells Hot Shot® and Repel® products in other departments in Walmart stores.
For more information about United Industries, visit www.unitedindustriescorporation.com
About Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.
Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., a member of the Russell 2000 Index, is a diversified global consumer products company and a leading supplier of batteries, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn & garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents and portable lighting. Helping to meet the needs of consumers worldwide, the Company offers a broad portfolio of market-leading and widely trusted brands including Rayovac®, Remington®, Varta®, George Foreman®, Black & Decker®, Toastmaster®, Tetra®, Marineland®, Nature's Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, FURminator®, Littermaid®, Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, Hot Shot® and Black Flag®. Spectrum Brands Holdings' products are sold by the world's top 25 retailers and are available in more than one million stores in approximately 130 countries. With 6,000 employees in 43 countries, Spectrum Brands Holdings reported fiscal 2011 net sales of approximately $3.2 billion. For more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.
David Prichard, Spectrum Brands Holdings
Connie Caldwell, United Industries Corporation
SOURCE Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc.