| New York Stock Exchange: KMB
Kimberly-Clark Corp. engages in the manufacturing of paper based products and providing cleaning solutions. The company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional and Health Care. The Personal Care segment manufactures and markets disposable diapers, training and youth pants, swimpants, baby wipes, feminine and incontinence care products, and related products, which are primarily for household use and are sold under a variety of brand names, including Huggies, Pull-Ups, Little Swimmers, GoodNites, Kotex, Lightdays, Depend, Poise and other brand names. The Consumer Tissue segment manufactures and markets facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins and related products for household use and are sold under the Kleenex, Scott, Cottonelle, Viva, Andrex, Scottex, Hakle, Page and other brand names. The K-C Professional & Other segment manufactures and markets facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, wipers and a range of safety products for the away-from-home marketplace which are sold under the Kimberly-Clark, Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech, KleenGuard, Kimcare and Jackson brand names. The Health Care segment manufactures and markets health care products such as surgical drapes and gowns, infection control products, face masks, exam gloves, respiratory products, pain management products and other disposable medical products which are sold under the Kimberly-Clark, Ballard, ON-Q and other brand names. The company was founded by John A. Kimberly, Havilah Babcock, Charles B. Clark and Frank C. Shattuck in 1872 and is headquartered in Irving, TX.