In 1904 manufacturing operations for the Gillette Safety Razor Company began in South Boston, Massachusetts by founder King Camp Gillette. Presently, this location is known as Gillette World Shaving Headquarters. The Andover Manufacturing Center opened in 1969.
Upon acquisition of Gillette, Procter & Gamble was challenged with taking an existing corporate culture and blending it with their own. They turned to BHDP to help facilitate the conversion, by renovating an existing Gillette manufacturing facility in Boston into a world-class corporate headquarters that would embody P&G’s identity.
Mar 24, 2016 · In 1901, King C. Gillette created the world’s first safety razor prototype in Boston, MA. More than a century later, the Gillette World Shaving Headquarters is still located in South Boston.