Safety Update



Hygiene-Products Manufacturer Acquires Safety Company

Saturday, May 1, 2010
Kimberly-Clark Corp., Dallas, TX, a manufacturer of disposable wipes, washroom and skin-care products, acquired welding-safety-products manufacturer Jackson Products, Inc., Fenton, MO. Jackson Products (also known as Jackson Safety) manufactures personal-protective equipment for welders, and work-zone safety products.

The company also has launched a website-based promotional campaign, at, to offer manufacturing professionals a chance to enter a sweepstakes to win a Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob motorcycle. The promotion, called Stand Up For American Iron, stars at, where visitors also can create their own Harley biker persona.

Kimberly-Clark Professional supplies manufacturing companies with paper towels, safety apparel, masks and respirators, eye protection and related products.

Kimberly-Clark Professional: 770/587-8048;



See also: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Related Enterprise Zones: Safety

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