What Companies Does Kimberly Clark Own?


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Kimberly-Clark owns brands such as Huggies, Kleenex, Kotex, Scott and Poise. Kimberly-Clark also owns the Kimberly-Clark Professional, Jackson Safety and Depends brands. With some of its brands, the company has the number one or number two brand share in 80 countries.

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Almost 25 percent of the world's population purchases Kimberly-Clark products each day. For five years in a row, Kimberly-Clark was ranked as number one in the personal care products category by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. As of 2015, the company has 42,500 employees at manufacturing facilities throughout the world in 37 countries. The company's products are sold in over 175 countries.

Kimberly-Clark's Kleenex brand is responsible for producing the world's first facial tissue, while the company's Pull-Ups brand is responsible for producing the first disposable training pant. Kimberly-Clark's baby care brands net $6 billion in sales, with the Huggies brand being the foundation of the infant care product line. Kimberly-Clark's Kotex products for women are available in over 100 countries, and the Kotex brand is valued at over $1 billion. The company's Scott brand has sales of over $2 billion each year.

In 2014, Kimberly-Clark netted $19.7 billion in sales. In 2013, the company donated cash and goods totaling $35 million to charitable causes.

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