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2014-09-22 12:28:22

Third Annual Awards Honor Outstanding Environmental Services Technicians TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA), and Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the recipients of the third annual Heart of Healthcare Awards, honoring outstanding environmental services technicians who make a difference for patients and long-term care residents. Developed by AHE and...

2014-09-16 08:33:08

DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Halyard Health, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, is beginning the process of raising external financing in preparation for the spin-off of Halyard Health at the end of October 2014. The external financing is expected to consist of a senior secured term loan B of approximately $390 million and approximately $250 million of senior unsecured notes. As part of the external financing,...

2014-09-04 12:27:24

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Incontinence Care and Management Products (Adult Diapers (Briefs, Liners, Pads), Catheters (Foley, Intermittent, Male External), Drainage Bags, Artificial Urinary & Bowel Sphincters, Slings, Pessaries (Ring, GellHorn, Doughnut), Clamps, Sacral Nerve and...

2014-08-15 16:25:06

DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast its participation in the 2014 Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 9:25 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, September 3. Mark Buthman, Senior Vice President and CFO, will make a presentation about the company's strategies for growing its global consumer and professional businesses and will subsequently answer questions from conference attendees. A link to the broadcast and related...

2014-08-13 20:23:02

Kimtech WetTask Dual-Performance Wipers supports healthcare infection control practices by optimizing disinfecting and scrubbing for cleaning effectiveness ROSWELL, Ga., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the introduction of a new wiping solution that improves the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfecting within healthcare environments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135975 To provide healthcare professionals with improved...

2014-08-05 08:26:26

Agreement Demonstrates K-C's Efforts to Set Industry-Leading Fiber Sourcing Goals DALLAS and MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the fifth anniversary of a milestone agreement between Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) and Greenpeace, which established a framework for collaboration towards long-term solutions to protect forests worldwide. Over the years, the relationship helped accomplish key objectives for both organizations by increasing the use of fiber from sustainable...

2014-08-01 08:27:38

DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.84 per share. The dividend is payable on October 2, 2014 to stockholders of record on September 5, 2014. 2014 marks the 42nd consecutive year that Kimberly-Clark has increased its dividend and the 80th straight year it has paid a dividend to shareholders. About Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) and its well-known global brands...

2014-07-30 08:26:31

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) has published its annual report on sustainability, a comprehensive overview of the Company's progress against its sustainability efforts within its People, Planet and Products framework. "At Kimberly-Clark, our vision is to lead the world in essentials for a better life. Sustainability challenges us to deliver on this vision by being responsible stewards of the environment and positive contributors to our...

2014-07-23 08:25:19

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Five years ago, Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace established a framework for collaboration to work positively toward long-term solutions to conserve and protect forest resources worldwide. Appropriately marking the traditional "wood" anniversary, K-C and Greenpeace will host a first-of-its-kind Twitter chat to discuss progress and future goals. -- The chat is expected to cover questions such as: --...

2014-07-22 08:33:51

DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today reported second quarter 2014 results and narrowed its guidance for full-year 2014 adjusted earnings per share. Executive Summary -- Second quarter 2014 net sales of $5.3 billion increased 1 percent compared to the year-ago period. Organic sales rose 5 percent, including a 10 percent increase in K-C International. Organic sales exclude the impact of changes in foreign currency...


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