Kimberly-Clark Away From Home Sector Becomes Kimberly-Clark Professional; New Name Reflects Global Leadership, Core Values

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Kimberly-Clark Professional

     ROSWELL, Ga., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation has
 changed the name of its Away From Home Sector to Kimberly-Clark Professional.
 The new name more accurately reflects the core values of the business unit,
 according to its group president, Russ Taylor.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010403/KCLARKLOGO )
     "The Kimberly-Clark Professional name communicates our leadership,
 innovation, and commitment to satisfying customer needs with the highest
 quality people, products and services," explains Taylor.  "It tells not only
 who we are, but also how we conduct our business as a trusted, responsive and
 reliable supplier to other professionals."
     The Kimberly-Clark Professional brand also is more easily understood in
 the U.S. and translatable abroad, helping to support the global growth of the
 business.
     While the name has changed, Kimberly-Clark Professional will continue to
 offer businesses the same innovative product solutions that clean, care for
 and protect people and their environment.  Products sold by Kimberly-Clark
 Professional include towel and tissue products, skin care and wiping systems
 for business settings including office buildings, healthcare facilities,
 grocery stores and other retail and foodservice environments, lodging
 properties, manufacturing and food processing plants, and high-traffic
 settings.
     Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of tissue,
 personal care and health care products.  The company's global brands include
 Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, Scott, Kimberly-Clark, Tecnol,
 Kimwipes and WypAll.  Other brands well known outside the U.S. include Andrex,
 Scottex, Page, Popee and Kimbies.  Kimberly-Clark is also a major producer of
 premium business, correspondence and technical papers.  The company has
 manufacturing operations in 41 countries and sells its products in more than
 150 countries.
 
     (R) - Registered Trademarks of Kimberly-Clark Corporation or its
 Affiliates.
 
 

SOURCE Kimberly-Clark Professional
     ROSWELL, Ga., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation has
 changed the name of its Away From Home Sector to Kimberly-Clark Professional.
 The new name more accurately reflects the core values of the business unit,
 according to its group president, Russ Taylor.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010403/KCLARKLOGO )
     "The Kimberly-Clark Professional name communicates our leadership,
 innovation, and commitment to satisfying customer needs with the highest
 quality people, products and services," explains Taylor.  "It tells not only
 who we are, but also how we conduct our business as a trusted, responsive and
 reliable supplier to other professionals."
     The Kimberly-Clark Professional brand also is more easily understood in
 the U.S. and translatable abroad, helping to support the global growth of the
 business.
     While the name has changed, Kimberly-Clark Professional will continue to
 offer businesses the same innovative product solutions that clean, care for
 and protect people and their environment.  Products sold by Kimberly-Clark
 Professional include towel and tissue products, skin care and wiping systems
 for business settings including office buildings, healthcare facilities,
 grocery stores and other retail and foodservice environments, lodging
 properties, manufacturing and food processing plants, and high-traffic
 settings.
     Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a leading global manufacturer of tissue,
 personal care and health care products.  The company's global brands include
 Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex, Scott, Kimberly-Clark, Tecnol,
 Kimwipes and WypAll.  Other brands well known outside the U.S. include Andrex,
 Scottex, Page, Popee and Kimbies.  Kimberly-Clark is also a major producer of
 premium business, correspondence and technical papers.  The company has
 manufacturing operations in 41 countries and sells its products in more than
 150 countries.
 
     (R) - Registered Trademarks of Kimberly-Clark Corporation or its
 Affiliates.
 
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