Kimberly-Clark Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of a range of products made from natural or synthetic fibers. Segments The company’s segments include Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and K-C Professional (KCP). Personal Care brands offer parents a trusted partner in caring for their families and deliver confidence, protection and discretion to adults through various 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. Consumer Tissue offers various solutions and trusted brands that touch and improve people's lives every day. Products in this segment 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. KCP helps transform workplaces for employees and patrons, making them healthier, safer and more productive, through a range of solutions and supporting products, such as apparel, wipers, soaps, sanitizers, tissue and towels. Key brands in this segment include Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, and Jackson Safety. Customers Products for household use are sold directly to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, various 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, and high volume public facilities. Net sales to Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. were approximately 13% in 2014. Research and Development For the year ended December 31, 2014, the company’s research and development expenditure included $368 in 2014. Significant Events Spin-off of Health Care Business: In 2014, the company completed the spin-off of its health care business, creating a stand-alone, publicly traded health care company, Halyard Health, Inc. History Kimberly-Clark Corporation was founded in 1872. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1928.
(KMB:New York Consolidated)
PO Box 619100
Dallas, TX 75261
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