Kingsford Manufacturing is a subsidiary of The Clorox Company, a leading manufacturer and marketer of consumer products with fiscal year 2005 revenues of nearly $4.5 billion. Kingsford was formed when E.G. Kingsford brokered a site selection for Henry Ford's new charcoal manufacturing plant. The company, originally called Ford Charcoal, was renamed Kingsford Charcoal in his honor. The company remains a leading manufacturer of charcoal in the United States. More than 1 million tons of wood scraps are converted into quality charcoal briquettes every year. The company s products include Kingsford regular charcoal, charcoal with mesquite, instant light charcoal and instant light with mesquite; Kingsford Charwood; Kingsford woodchips; BBQ Bag, single-use charcoal briquettes; and Kingsford charcoal lighter fluid. Kingsford Manufacturing is headquartered in Summer Shade, Ky.