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Gold Eagle Co. Announces Focus on Innovation Ahead of 2022 90th Anniversary

By Marc Blackman, CEO. Innovation at Gold Eagle is more than developing new products. When we find new solutions to current problems or improve internal processes that optimize key resources, we are demonstrating innovation. In our evolution as an organization,


By Marc Blackman, CEO Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Jankowski, professor of chemistry at North Central College, who became the first recipient of the Horizons by Gold Eagle “Agile Innovator Award.” He has been recognized for his commitment, innovative mindset, and


By Marc Blackman, CEO With very mixed feelings, I have both the honor and responsibility to announce the retirement of Bob Hirsch. With great pride for what the company has accomplished and confidence and enthusiasm for where Gold Eagle® is


Gold Eagle Co. featured Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute Founding Partner Matt Whiat as a keynote speaker on the topic of Perseverance as we navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic and rededicate ourselves to our purpose of helping people preserve and


Family Business CEOs to Watch 2020 Originally Published October 26, 2020 We recognize family and non-family chief executives who are leading their businesses with a view toward long-term success. This year, business leaders in all sectors were tested as the

Heroes’ Hand Sanitizer Compliant With WHO & FDA Guidelines

By Marc Blackman, CEO Heroes’™ Hand Sanitizer from Gold Eagle Co. is using an approved World Health Organization (W.H.O.) ethanol-based formula. A formula that comes with a scent that can resemble a sweet-smelling whiskey or tequila. It smells like this


By Marc Blackman, CEO I am proud to announce that Gold Eagle Company, is now producing Heroes’™ Hand Sanitizer to help keep Americans safe and healthy during the coronavirus crisis. There are many heroes in times of crisis, and we

Gold Eagle Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

By Marc Blackman, CEO Gold Eagle Company is proud to announce the achievement of ISO 9001: 2015 Certification for the design, development, manufacture, marketing, sales and distribution of premium chemicals for the automotive, marine, outdoor living, outdoor power equipment, household,

Gold Eagle Honored by Private Company Director Magazine

Gold Eagle Co. has been honored as one of six boards for excellence in governance by Private Company Director magazine. The awards honor private firms whose boards demonstrate best practices in structure and performance. Directors at these companies ensure that

Hirsch Learning Center Opens

By Marc Blackman, CEO To remain a vibrant, healthy and forward-thinking business, it is crucial to have a well-trained and engaged workforce. Continuous improvement of our people and processes have been at the heart of Gold Eagle Company since it

Gold Eagle Co. Hosts Manufacturing Day

By Marc Blackman, CEO Gold Eagle Co. In early October, Gold Eagle Co. participated in the 2018 Manufacturing Day presented by the National Association of Manufacturers and the Manufacturing Institute as part of Manufacturing Month in the State of Illinois.

Marc Blackman, Curious Conscious Capitalist

In this episode of Conscious Capitalism Chicago’s podcast, host Tom Yorton talks with Gold Eagle CEO, Marc Blackman, about how to “Lead with Purpose and Be Your Values.” This 85-year-old family business needed to rethink its ‘go to market’ strategy

The Evolution of Gold Eagle’s Culture

“We have to continue to evolve,” Marc Blackman, CEO of Gold Eagle Co..  “We need to be more entrepreneurial and empower our people.  You don’t need to have a title nor be a manager to be a leader.”

The Power of Meaningful Suggestions

The Power of Meaningful Suggestions By Marc Blackman At Gold Eagle, we often talk about work place culture, finding your purpose, innovation, continuous improvement and leadership.  We also talk about putting people first.  Indeed, one of Gold Eagle’s core values

June 2018 Town Hall Meetings Hosted by CEO Marc Blackman

June 2018 Town Hall Meetings Hosted by CEO Marc Blackman By Marc Blackman About eight years ago we started a quarterly Town Hall Meeting program to allow me to meet with all Gold Eagle Team Members to explain the state

Target Corporation Visits Gold Eagle Co.

In early 2018, we welcomed Target Corporation CEO Brian Cornell and his team to Gold Eagle to collaborate about corporate culture, purpose driven companies and transformation.  Target heard about our involvement in Conscious Capitalism and our dedication/success as a purpose

CEO Marc Blackman Featured in INC.

Every day you are being assessed. This successful CEO shares how to rise to the challenge… always. In this article from INC., Gold Eagle CEO Marc Blackman shares 10 recommended practices for proving yourself to the gatekeepers of your success.

Thoughts on 2017 Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit

By Marc Blackman, CEO Gold Eagle Co. In the fall of 2017, I returned to the annual Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit, a meeting of business leaders from diverse industries with like-minded values and business philosophies.   Each year I return fired

The Gold Eagle Brand

THE GOLD EAGLE BRAND “Although we’re best known for iconic American brands including STA-BIL, HEET, 303 Products and most recently TriNova, we do have a Gold Eagle brand, but most folks don’t know this.  I’d like that to change.” Read