Kimberly-Clark Celebrates 150th Anniversary

October 21, 2022

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, recently marked its 150th year of its first product sale.

The global manufacturer’s first sale was a pallet of writing paper produced from recycled rags and linens at its newly opened Globe Mill in Neenah, Wisconsin, on October 22, 1872. Kimberly-Clark has grown into a multi-billion-dollar company with locations across the world.

In honor of the company’s anniversary, the Kimberly-Clark Foundation announced three US$150,000 grants to nonprofit organizations that work to improve the well-being of people around the world. 

“For 150 years, our team has transformed insights into new categories and products that have made a difference in the lives of billions of people around the world,” said Mike Hsu, Kimberly-Clark CEO. “Our commitment to help people with their most essential needs remains core to how we deliver meaningful innovation and bring to life our purpose of ‘Better Care for a Better World.’

About Kimberly-Clark Professional
Kimberly-Clark Professional offers an array of hand hygiene and contamination-control products. Located in Roswell, Georgia, Kimberly-Clark Professional is one of Kimberly-Clark Corp.’s four business sectors. For more information, visit