The popular Dial soaps used today are manufactured by the Dial Corporation which is an American company that is an ancillary unit of the German company Henkel. In the beginning, the Dial Corporation was a venture of the Armour & Company. But it went through a lot of mergers and acquisitions to reach its current status today, the last of them being its purchase by Henkel in 2004. The Dial Corporation was the introducer of anti-bacterial soaps in the country. Apart from Dial soap, some of the other popular brands by the Dial Corporation would be AromaSense, Boraxo, Coast, Tone, Fels-Naptha, Pure & Natural, Purex, Trend, Zout, Trend, etc.