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Kimberly-Clark Loudon mill passes milestone

Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s Loudon mill recently passed a notable milestone – 1 million man-hours without a reportable injury.

The safety record was accomplished over 534 consecutive days and was the first time the mill had achieved the milestone in its 22 year history, the company said in a news release.

The mill, which produces Scott and Kleenex brand products, has 320 employees.

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Kimberly-Clark to slash use of forest wood pulp

Consumer products maker Kimberly-Clark Corp., which has operations in Knoxville and Loudon, said Monday it would reduce by half the amount of wood fiber taken from natural forests to make its products.

The maker of Huggies diapers and Klennex tissues said its goal is to transition to at least 50 percent alternate fiber sources by 2025.

The company, which used nearly 750,000 metric tons of wood fiber in 2011, currently is test marketing tissue products which contain 20 percent bamboo in North America. The company is also test marketing tissue products made in part from wheat straw.

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Motley Fool says Kimberly-Clark among the best

Consumer products maker Kimberly-Clark Corp., which has operations in Knoxville and Loudon, Tenn., scored top marks today from the 
EARNS+KIMBERLY+CLARK.jpgMotley Fool CAPS investing community.

The maker of Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Depends and other brands, “sports a fat dividend and relative revenue and earnings stability” and is making inroads in overseas markets, according to Motley Fool.

Read what the Fool says about Kimberly-Clark and other top manufacturers here.

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