has received incentives to expand it Beech Island, SC plant, which makes disposable diapers, paper towels and toilet tissue. The Aiken County City Council has unanimously approved an incentives deal that would give the company a 30-year property tax break if expansion proposal is completed by the end of 2022. The investment would strengthen a facilty that has alraedy received $1.5 million in investment funds during the last 20 years. It is one of K-C's largest and most technically advanced sites in North America. It celebrated its 50th anniversary last year.
According to reports, Kimberly-Clark has indicated it would not finalize a decision on the expansion until its consults with its union and other labor stakeholders.
Government officials approved the deal with the hopes to ensure that K-C —which has announced site closures and headcount reductions across its global business—remains one of the largest employers in the region.
K-C is reportedly considering investing in its facility in Jenks, OK, which mainly focuses on its paper-based businesses.