Nikwax Partners with Revolution House Media for Public Relations


(Seattle, WA) – Nikwax, the global leader in aftercare products for outdoor performance gear and apparel, has announced a new partnership with Revolution House Media for its strategic communications and public relations. 

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On the heels of its recent 2015 OutDoor (GE) Industry award for Down Wash Direct®, a safe and effective cleaner for hydrophobic and regular down that restores water repellency, Nikwax is continuing the momentum with market leading product development, and innovative programs to engage retailers and consumers.

Rick Meade, President of Nikwax North America shared, “I’ve witnessed Kate’s compelling work in the Outdoor space for more than seven years and am excited to see her brand storytelling applied to the deep commitment of Nikwax to high performance and low environmental impact. Nikwax solutions are more relevant than ever and we look forward to sharing our brand in a new way with Kate’s help.”

"Nikwax is a pioneer in creating environmentally safe and effective products that extend the life of our cherished outdoor gear. I'm honored to work with such an industry leader and look forward to creating a dynamic plan with the team as we continue to roll out new products and programs," says Kate Ketschek, founder & principal of Revolution House Media. 

About Nikwax: Nikwax® was founded in 1977 by Nick Brown, an avid hiker and traveler, who designed his own product, a waterproofing wax, to keep his leather mountain boots dry. Today, Nikwax is the trusted global leader in environmentally safe aftercare solutions. Nikwax products extend the performance life of technical clothing, footwear and equipment. The company is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified and is the only major aftercare line to have never used aerosols or fluorocarbons. Nikwax solutions are distributed to 50 countries and can be found online at

About Revolution House Media: Revolution House Media enjoys the challenge of building recognition and increasing market share for brands in the outdoor, tactical and lifestyle markets. Working with innovative brands and industry disruptors, Revolution House Media has a successful track record of earning media attention and award recognition for its partners. For more information, please contact Kate Ketschek, or visit