Kimberly-Clark Corp

Industry: Wood Paper Materials Manufacturing

Fortune Rank: 126

Kimberly-Clark Corporation engages in the manufacture and marketing of a range of health and hygiene products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, and Business-to-Business. The Personal Care segment manufactures and markets disposable diapers, training, and youth pants and swimpants; baby wipes; feminine and incontinence care products; and related products. The Consumer Tissue segment manufactures and markets facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, and related products. The Business-to-Business segment manufactures and markets facial and bathroom tissue, paper towels, napkins, wipers, surgical gowns, drapes, infection control products, sterilization wrap, disposable face masks and exam gloves, respiratory products, other disposable medical products. The company offers its products for household use to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, drugstores, warehouse clubs, various department stores, and other retail outlets through wholesalers. It sells its products for away-from-home use through distributors and directly to manufacturing, lodging, office building, food service, health care establishments, and public facilities. In addition, the company sells its products to converters. Kimberly-Clark was founded by John A. Kimberly, Havilah Babcock, Charles B. Clark, and Frank C. Shattuck in 1872. The company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Kimberly-Clark Corp

Kimberly-Clark Corp is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Kimberly-Clark Corp was ranked number 126 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 126th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Kimberly-Clark Corp achieved revenue of $19,115.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $1,884.00 million.

Kimberly-Clark Corp' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 126th compared to 128th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $19,415 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,690 million (a change of $0 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Kimberly-Clark Corp would be ranked 75th rather than 126th due to its profits of $1,884 in 2010.

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