Kao USA Inc.

About Kao USA Inc.


Kao USA Inc. is a leading manufacturer of premium beauty care brands that are recognized around the world for their innovation and quality. The Kao USA, Salon Business Sector, located in Baltimore, is the manufacturer and marketer of professional hair color, texturizers, shampoos, conditioners, styling and finishing products sold under the Goldwell® and KMS® California brands. The German salon business was founded in 1948 and expanded its operations to North America in 1986. The salon business partners with premium salons in the U.S. to provide them with a portfolio of cutting edge products, and the marketing they need to excel and grow their business and to better serve their clients.

Cincinnati, OH
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What employees say

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I feel like my opinions are always valued. The flexibility to balance work and family is great.

That I feel empowered to take ownership of my brand. I have a voice and can impact real change.

The people I work with are outstanding.

Kao is looking forward to the future, seeing how we can be one step ahead of other companies.

Everyone works as a team.