Kimberly-Clark Ramps Up Expansion Plans

Economic development officials in Conway say Kimberly-Clark Corp. is moving up its plans for expansion at its plant in Conway, AR.

A news release from the Conway Development Corporation the company will add about 100 new full-time positions and invest about $65 million in the plan during the next three years. The company had said it July it would invest about $25 million and add about 40 jobs during the next 18 months. The CDC said the new plans are due to improved business conditions.

Kimberly-Clark produces feminine and adult-care products at the Conway plant and currently has about 450 employees.