Stock Symbol: KMB
P.O. Box 619100
Kimberly-Clark Corp Industry:
Kimberly-Clark Corp Description:
Kimberly-Clark is a leading manufacturer and marketer of global consumer brands with annual sales of $13.6 billion. It is home to some of the world's most recognized and trusted brands, including Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull- Ups, Kotex and Depend. The company's tissue, personal care and health care products are manufactured in 42 countries and sold in more than 150. Nearly one-quarter of the world's population, or 1.3 billion people, use Kimberly- Clark products each year. For more information about Kimberly-Clark's well- known brands, visit the Kimberly-Clark Web site at http://www.kimberly-clark.com .
Kimberly-Clark Corp Financial Summary:
Kimberly-Clark Corp Business Summary:
Kimberly-Clark Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of a range of health and hygiene products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and Business-to-Business. The Personal Care segment manufactures and markets disposable diapers, training, and youth pants and swimpants; baby wipes; feminine and incontinence care products; and related products. The Consumer Tissue segment manufactures and markets facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, and related products. The Business-to-Business segment manufactures and markets facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, wipers, surgical gowns, drapes, infection control products, sterilization wrap, disposable face masks and exam gloves, respiratory products, other disposable medical products. The company offers its products for household use to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, various department stores, and other retail outlets through wholesalers. It sells its products for away-from-home use through distributors and directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, health care establishments, and public facilities. In addition, the company sells its products to converters. Kimberly-Clark was founded by John A. Kimberly, Havilah Babcock, Charles B. Clark, and Frank C. Shattuck in 1872. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.