WD-40 Company is a global consumer products company with markets in three multi-purpose maintenance product brands; WD-40, 3-IN-ONE and BLUE WORKS TM. Established in 1953 in San Diego, Calif. as Rocket Chemical Company, the company gained it current name in 1969. The company also markets homecare and cleaning products, such as X-14 hard surface cleaners, 2000 Flushes automatic toilet bowl cleaners and Spot Shot aerosol and liquid carpet stain removers. With annual sales of more than $292 million, WD-40 Company markets its products in more than 160 countries worldwide. The company s multi-purpose maintenance products are sold worldwide in markets such as north, central and South America, Asia, Australia and the Pacific Rim, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.