March 1, 2019

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Kimberly-Clark Plans $120M Upgrade at Oklahoma Mill

Paper products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark revealed plans this week to invest some $120 million to expand its mill in Jenks, OK that will add 270,000 sq ft of space to the facility, several local news organizations reported. 

Beyond adding square feet to the plant’s footprint, the company also plans to increase the its production capabilities for Kleenex folded tissues and Scott bath tissue.   

“We’re excited to increase Jenks’ manufacturing capacity and set up our operations to better support Kimberly-Clark’s objectives to grow and remain a top competitor in the North American market,” said manager of the Jenks plant, Kirk Linna, in a statement reprinted by the Tulsa World. “We are also thankful for the support of the state of Oklahoma and the Jenks community.”

Kimberly-Clark’s plant in Jenks currently produces the Cottonelle and Scott brands of bath tissues, as well as Scott and Viva brand paper towels, according to the newspaper. The site also houses a regional distribution center. 

The project is slated to reach completion in 2020. 

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