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
Topics regarding layoffs at Kimberly-Clark
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
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
Do you think there may be small/medium/large Kimberly-Clark Layoffs in 2019?
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
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
All tampon and liners from Conway are going to Nogales. What about pads? Any word? — read more
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.
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
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
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
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
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
what are severance packages like at kimberly clark
Last year all was good, now all of the sudden, people are complaining and there are rumors about layoffs here in Irving.
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
Today they announced to the Fullerton mill personnel that it’s 1 of the 10 manufacturing facilities to close per the global restructuring program.
200 Employees Impacted
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
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?
OK folks we all know what it boils down to - CORPERATE GREED!
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
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
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
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
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
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
These cuts were coming regardless of the tax breaks KC just received from the Trump tax plan. KC was divested in several other businesses away from it's core which have not sustained profitability. Even the core products have been not sustaining... — read more
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
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
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
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
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