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Bradford Soap Works - A Clean Conscience

Business View Soap has been “having a moment” since the outbreak of COVID-19. With handwashing becoming a critical step in the fight against the coronavirus, the spotlight has been on hygiene, and the enormous effect cleansing has on improving global health.

Bradford attends Amenity Aid ribbon-cutting and the grand opening of their new head office

On the evening of Thursday, August 26, Amenity Aid held a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of their very first office. After eight years of relying solely on volunteers and their storage facility for the distribution of donations, the non-profit was thrilled to officially open a home office in Warwick, Rhode Island.

CEO’s small-change approach has big impact at Bradford Soap

By John A. Lahtinen for Providence Business News A bar of soap has taken on a whole new importance during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The impact a bar of soap can have on a life is significant,” said Stuart Benton, Bradford Soap Works Inc.’s CEO and president since 2016. “This impact has never been more apparent than during this year of COVID.

Sustainability key part of soap maker’s formula

By John A. Lahtinen for Providence Business News Sustainability is at the very heart of Bradford Soap Works Inc.’s strategic planning. The West Warwick-based company has been creating and promoting sustainable formulations for more than 140 years since its founding in 1876.

Bradford Soap Works hosts successful COVID-19 vaccination clinic at main headquarters

Following a growing need for easy access to safe COVID-19 vaccination sites in the West Warwick manufacturing community, Bradford Soap Works hosted an on-site clinic this past June. An invitation to register for the free vaccination clinic was offered to Bradford employees and their family members. Registration was then extended to surrounding manufacturing facilities’ employees and their families.

Rhode Island's Recipe for Success

Crain's - The Ocean State’s mix of innovation and entrepreneurship helps new and established businesses thrive. It’s no secret that Rhode Island has long been fertile ground for small businesses to succeed. It’s advantageously located between Boston and New York and boasts a high quality of life that attracts and helps retain top talent. The state is home to 11 colleges and universities, including Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Rhode Island, which provide a pipeline for employees.

AgroAmerica Receives Class A Certification

Bradford's palm oil supplier receives highest recognition from The Rainforest Alliance. In 2010, AgroAmerica became the first oil palm company in the world to obtain the Rainforest Alliance certification. Recently, AgroAmerica also became the first palm oil company in the world to receive the “Level A” certification of the “Rainforest Alliance Certified” Program and the second in the world in all company categories.

Rainforest Alliance Celebrates Conservation Leadership Through Innovative Partnerships

New York, NY (May 9, 2018) - In its 31st year, the Rainforest Alliance celebrates the organizations, companies, farmers, foresters and individuals who are working hard to make sustainability the new norm.

Bradford Announces Executive Staff Appointments

Providence Business News - Bradford Soap Works is pleased to announce three new appointments to its leadership group - Linda Barrett, Michael Krause and Bert Reigstad

Stuart R. Benton Of Bradford Soap Works Named Winner of Boston Business Journal's CFO of the Year

Press Release – Bradford Soap Works, the Rhode Island manufacturer of personal care products, is proud to announce that Stuart R. Benton, President & CEO, is the winner of the 2016 Boston Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Award in the large private company category.

Bradford Executes Strategic Leadership Transition

Press Release - Bradford Soap Works, the Rhode Island-based leader in personal care manufacturing for over a century, is undergoing a strategic leadership transition that is positioning the company for pivotal growth.

Bradford Announces Executive Staff Appointments

Press Release - Bradford Soap Works is pleased to announce three new appointments to its leadership group:

New Leadership at West Warwick's Bradford Soap Works Eyeing Growth

Providence Journal by Lilli Paknis - WEST WARWICK, R.I. — Stuart R. Benton has been named president and chief executive officer at Bradford Soap Works as the company changes leaders to plan future growth of the 140 year-old company, Bradford announced Tuesday.

Benton Takes the Reins at Bradford Soap Works, Howland Becomes Chairman

Providence Business News by Lori Stabile - WEST WARWICK – There’s been a change in leadership at the 140-year-old Bradford Soap Works.

John Howland has moved into the position of executive chairman, while Stuart R. Benton has taken over as the new president and CEO of Bradford and its operating subsidiaries. The change went into effect last month, according to a news release.

Bradford Announces Executive Staff Appointments

RISBJ by RISBJ Staff - WEST WARWICK, RI –  Bradford Soap Works (www.bradfordsoap.com) is pleased to announce three new appointments to its leadership group:

Bradford Executes Strategic Leadership Transition

RISBJ by RISBJ Staff - WEST WARWICK, RI – Bradford Soap Works (www.bradfordsoap.com), the Rhode Island-based leader in personal care manufacturing for over a century, is undergoing a strategic leadership transition that is positioning the company for pivotal growth.

Bradford Trains Talented Designers on Personal Care Manufacturing

Providence Business News by Patricia Daddona - It's not often that a manager for a manufacturer of soap and similar products stands in front of a group of designers explaining the intricacies of personal-care regulations. And yet, that is exactly what Chris Buckley was doing in January.

See How Bradford Makes Soap

The Providence Journal by Tom Murphy - Not many businesses survive for 139 years. The Bradford Soap Works in West Warwick is one of the few.

How It's Made - Bar Soap

The Discovery Channel featured Bradford in their "How it's Made" show. Bradford was selected to represent the soap industry because we do more things on our Rhode Island campus than any other soap manufacturer.