Kimberly Clark opens US$ 100 million production line in Michoacan
Paper-based consumer products manufacturer Kimberly Clark recently inaugurated a paper tissue production line in Morelia, Michoacán, where US$ 100 million were invested for that end.
The project includes a 16,343 square meter warehouse and the opening of 250 job positions for the first phase of operations.
Company officials revealed that a second production line is planned in the near future which will imply an additional US$ 150 million investment.
By 2020, the plant will reach a yearly total output capacity of 135,000 tons of products, equivalent to 10% of the company’s production in the country.
Kimberly-Clark de México S.A.B. de C.V. operates 10 plants in Mexico that manufacture consumer products such as diapers, feminine pads, bath tissue, napkins, facial tissue, paper towels and wet wipes.
The Morelia facility produces a variety of products for the brands Huggies, Kleen-Bebé, Kleenex, Pétalo, Cottonelle, Depend, Kotex, Evenflo and Escudo.
– Kimberly-Clark announces US$ 250 million expansion at Michoacan facility