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PO Box 619100

Dallas, TX 75261

United States

Phone: 972-281-1481

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation is engaged in the manufacture and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers Segments The company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional (KCP), and Health Care. The Personal Care segment offers a variety of solutions and products, such as disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and other related products. Products in this segment are sold under the Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, DryNites, Kotex, U by Kotex, Intimus, Depend, Plenitud, Poise and other brand names. The Consumer Tissue segment offers a variety of solutions and trusted brands that include facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins and related products, and are sold under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Neve and other brand names. The KCP segment offers a range of solutions and supporting products such as apparel, wipers, soaps, sanitizers, tissue and towels. Its brands in this segment include Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech and Jackson Safety. The Health Care segment offers surgical and infection prevention products for the operating room, and a portfolio of medical devices focused on pain management, respiratory and digestive health. Its products are sold primarily under the Kimberly-Clark and ON-Q brand names. Customers Products for household use are sold directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, variety and department stores and other retail outlets, as well as through other distributors and e-commerce. Products for away-from-home use are sold through distributors and directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, health care establishments and high volume public facilities. Its major customer includes Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Research and Development Research and development expenditures are directed toward new or improved personal care, tissue, wiping, safety and health care products and nonwoven materials. Its consolidated research and development expenses included $360 in 2013. History Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1928.

 

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