November 2019

Happy Veterans Day: Walmart names Beaumont Products as Veteran-Owned Supplier of the Year

Beaumont Products, Inc., manufacturer of household consumer products, including Citrus Magic and Hero Clean, has been named the Veteran-Owned Supplier of the Year by Walmart, Inc. Companies considered for the honor must be veteran-owned and supply products made-in-America.  Beaumont makes all its products in Kennesaw, GA and is owned by Hank Picken, a Vietnam Veteran.  Beaumont will be recognized during a corporate-wide ceremony at Walmart’s headquarters in Bentonville, Ark., on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019. Receiving the honor on behalf of the company will be founder, Hank Picken and his son, Jeff Picken, who serves as Beaumont Products’ President and CEO.Walmart’s annual Veterans Day Home Office Celebration will be hosted by John Furner, CEO of Walmart U.S., and facilitated by Brynt Parmeter, Senior Director for Military Programs. The event will honor the country’s veterans and military spouses. It also will spotlight veteran-owned businesses that manufacture products in the United States, and their positive impact on local communities and veterans.

“Walmart has been a valuable customer of Beaumont Products since 1996, with products sold in a variety of departments within its stores,” said Hank Picken, Chairman and Founder of Beaumont Products. “We are extremely grateful for this honor, and are proud of the fact that we manufacture in the U.S. We feel that this honor validates our commitment to our Nation and Veterans.”

At the beginning of 2019, Beaumont Acquired the Hero Clean brand of laundry detergents and cleaners.  Beaumont is proud to continue Hero Clean’s mission of giving back to veterans, this year giving to charities such as Hire Heroes, Operation Home Front and Tunnel to Towers.