You are here : Home / Media Center / About Us / About Us About Us For more than 70 years, the Rubbermaid® brand represents innovative, high-quality products that help simplify life. From its original line of simple, durable housewares, Rubbermaid has developed a major presence in a wide array of categories ranging from home and garden to seasonal and commercial products. Recognized as a “Brand of the Century”, Rubbermaid is one of only 100 companies named as having an impact on the American way of life. In 1999, Newell Rubbermaid Inc. was created, a global marketer of consumer and commercial products with 2005 sales of $6.3 billion. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., and has approximately 30,000 employees worldwide. Today, Rubbermaid products can be found almost everywhere including mass retail, hardware and home center stores, warehouse clubs, supermarkets, drug stores, department stores and specialty stores. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is committed to ensuring that the Rubbermaid® brand continues to stand for durable, innovative products that help simplify the lives of people everyday. For Newell Rubbermaid, getting involved in local communities is the cornerstone of the company. The company's mission is to strengthen communities by investing in programs that matter to employees and enrich the lives of consumers from childhood to adulthood. Investing in Community is the company's philanthropic giving program. For more information about Investing in Community, please click here.