Kimberly-Clark Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Kimberly-Clark

No innovation

Is anybody else noticing how much we have stopped relying on innovation? Something that helped Kimberly-Clark actually become the company it is? And how, if you actually try to innovate, you are held back by bureaucracy? I think all of our problems... —  read more 

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Post ID: @YjKnejn

Just a reminder

In case somebody missed it, Kimberly-Clark gave the state formal notice of layoffs at the Neenah Nonwovens Facility. The job cuts will begin in March with 66 people... —  read more 

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Post ID: @X4TNOBO

Conway arkansas facility closing

Guess some people thought that Conway Arkansas facility would be open and Wisconsin facilities would close. Guess Conway was to be closed all along and Wisconsin facilities were to remain open. Did Kimberly-Clark use a ruse to try and get Wisconsin... —  read more 

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Post ID: @WBXXYMv

EUROPEAN CONSUMER Business.

According to the latest news consumer European Business will be sold to a private equity. To be announced soon before the earning call on the 22nd of october The sale is worth 1.5 Billion to be reinvested in more profitable and growing markets such... —  read more 

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Post ID: @VBrBbmo

Ncsf

Over 80 people have severed or retired in production .temps start on Monday ,struggling to find people to run the machines.no answers on shutdown. feet dragging by the company. the crappiest offer I've ever seen. Saying we want to keep the place... —  read more 

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Post ID: @T2H2p6h

Personal Care machines

Many “top secret” projects going on. All depend machines will be distributed among BCC mills. All tampon lines at Conway will move to Nogales and all pad machines will go to Conway. Foak team will set camp in SLC or Dallas.

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Post ID: @SxQzY6u

Let’s be honest. Wisconsin gots to go.

Appleton Wisconsin is an awful place to live and unless you are from there it’s becoming really tough to bring and retain talent. K-C needs to move their R&E location to Dallas or Roswell. Somewhere where they can continue growing the business and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @ULaL0ww

How is this okay????

The title of this article is right, this is basically rewarding Kimberly-Clark for laying off people. You can keep laying off, just don't overdo it and we'll keep giving you money. Makes me sick... —  read more 

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Post ID: @UtUzNnW

KC Layoffs Media Coverage - January 23 2018

I have compiled a list with 15 articles.... US News As US Birthrates Drop, Kimberly-Clark Feels the Pinch https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/texas/articles/2018-01-23/kimberly-clark-plans-to-cut-5-000-to-5-500-jobs The Globe and Mail (Canada)... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Rn9aJQJ

AK - Conway and Maumelle

No word on how this will impact Arkansas, Conway and Maumelle and the sales office... The Dallas-based paper products conglomerate has manufacturing plants in Conway and Maumelle and a sales office in Northwest Arkansas, but offered no details... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnqB22D

Perfect way to get rid of us old-timers

I'm wondering if Kimberly-Clark will use the 2018 layoffs as an excuse to get rid of more of us old-timers... The management has certainly been doing its best to make our lives miserable in hopes we would leave on our own... I really wish age... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Ro9vd27

Kimberly-Clark Layoffs 2018

Last year all was good, now all of the sudden, people are complaining and there are rumors about layoffs here in Irving.

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Post ID: @PLFy0t0

Using tax break to finance layoffs

Kimberly-Clark is literally using tax break to finance layoffs. And nobody cares!!! Is our country really so screwed up that a CFO of a major corporation can openly say that tax break meant to create jobs will be used to lay off more than 5,000... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RpbrJ8G

Fullerton mill announced

Today they announced to the Fullerton mill personnel that it’s 1 of the 10 manufacturing facilities to close per the global restructuring program.

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Post ID: @RuBSGTx

How many in the US?

Anybody knows how many of the announced layoffs will be in the US? Kimberly-Clark is a big company, and I'm thinking that laying off those in countries with better benefits that cost more will be the way they'll go. I still might be wrong, because at... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnubBIN

8 empty bays at BCC mills

Heard there are 8 empty bays at KCNA BCC mills. 3 Beech, 2 Ogden and 5 in Paris. Anyone thinks they might merge AFC and BCC again? Dismantle an AFC mill and send machines to the BCC mills? Thoughts?

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Post ID: @RryD3Jg

Greed

OK folks we all know what it boils down to - CORPERATE GREED!

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Post ID: @RpGwueh

5,000 to be laid off in 2018 by Kimberly Clark

So much for no layoffs and so much for 'respecting the individual' and the worker. Now, it's official and for all of us that were on this forum before and warning about this, it's not a surprise. I can tell you that 5K was a bit more than I expected... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnS0xoh

At least everybody is hearing about this...

I guess 2018 is a slow year because for some reason these Kimberly-Clark layoffs are really gaining traction in media coverage. I'm saying for some reason because I've been checking out other boards here and the biggest complaint from people seems to... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Rofl8hQ

Stock holders before employees

Too offer $1 dividend to stock holders for each share of stock. How many shares does Tom Falk have? Yearly pay $7.4 million dollars of stock plus $2.1million is stock options. Not that $75,600 does much but the stock going up also pads the pockets. —  read more 

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Post ID: @RpjW4LZ

Anybody actually surprised by this news?

I'm seriously wondering if there is one Kimberly-Clark employee who is sitting at home or work right now and thinking "wow, this is a surprise." Everybody knew something like this was coming. This company has been off the rails for years now. We have... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnNMM8g

Impact?

I think that most will be out of KCNA - at this point NA is facing at least 200 layoffs. It's a rough day for all of us. Remember, no matter what future brings be positive, good to others and God will take care of you. God bless! —  read more 

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Post ID: @RngkyMy

How to survive a layoff

Since very few of us can be certain we'll have a job by the end of this year, I thought this article could help prepare better for what's to come. If you think your job is at risk or have recently been laid off, “the first thing you need to do is... —  read more 

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Post ID: @Roz35Dw

This is just the beginning

This is just a beginning, guys. I would bare all the anxiousness that I'm feeling right know if I knew that things will become better after this layoffs (even if my job goes under the bus). But with this management, completely vision blind and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RoVvBr3

Procter & Gamble to blame?

To be honest, I don't think there is anybody else to blame but us, but since some people need an outside "bad guy" in a situation like this, this article gives them one... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnldOqB

KC Way

Earnings went up, sales went up - peachy. Yet, cost savings target of $1.5B from 2018 to 2021 - let's continue the FORCE program (Focused On Reducing Costs Everywhere) and let's up the Global Restructuring Program to trim the supply chain and overall... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnJhzEL

This is what we get with no focus on long term strategy

It’s safe to say that leadership at the executive level is only concerned with short term results instead of focusing on a long term strategy. At the moment their strategy is so disconnected from current industry needs that employees are taking the... —  read more 

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Post ID: @RnN6xHO

200 in IT Layoffs

Thought KC had tried out sourcing some IT a few years ago and then brought back in house (.i.e. SAP Basis, etc.) Heard they will be laying off ~1,200 world wide starting this year. 200 in IT (~20% of IT). IT will be at end of this year or start of... —  read more 

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