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January 13, 1999
San Diego-based Safeskin Corp. said it plans to take charges against fourth-quarter earnings of $16 million, primarily for costs associated with closing plants in Malaysia and California.
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BUSINESS
January 13, 1999
San Diego-based Safeskin Corp. said it plans to take charges against fourth-quarter earnings of $16 million, primarily for costs associated with closing plants in Malaysia and California.
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BUSINESS
December 17, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Safeskin Corp. said it's one of two companies that won a five-year contract to supply examination gloves to Premier Inc.'s hospitals and other facilities. Under the contract, Safeskin's examination gloves will be made available to Premier's network of more than 1,800 hospitals and health-care facilities. Safeskin said the contract has an estimated sales value of $80 million to $90 million for both suppliers. The other maker of examination gloves wasn't disclosed.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Safeskin Corp. said it's one of two companies that won a five-year contract to supply examination gloves to Premier Inc.'s hospitals and other facilities. Under the contract, Safeskin's examination gloves will be made available to Premier's network of more than 1,800 hospitals and health-care facilities. Safeskin said the contract has an estimated sales value of $80 million to $90 million for both suppliers. The other maker of examination gloves wasn't disclosed.
BUSINESS
January 10, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Kimberly-Clark Corp., maker of Kleenex tissue and Scott paper towels, said it will raise prices 6% on towels and tissues sold to hotels and offices to recoup energy costs. The Feb. 15 price increase won't affect products sold directly to consumers, Chairman Wayne Sanders told investors at a conference in Miami. Kimberly-Clark also will delay any new acquisitions until the second half, he said. Dallas-based Kimberly-Clark bought Safeskin Corp.
BUSINESS
November 18, 1999 | Bloomberg News
Kimberly-Clark Corp., in a deal that would further expand its health-care products business, agreed to buy San Diego-based Safeskin Corp., the biggest U.S. maker of disposable latex examination gloves, in a stock-swap deal valued at about $695 million. Kimberly-Clark, whose best-known products include Kleenex tissues and Scott towels, will pay 0.1956 a share, or $13.31, for each Safeskin share, and assume $155 million in debt. Safeskin employs about 7,000 and had sales of $232 million in 1998.
BUSINESS
February 19, 1995
* Ian L. White-Thomson, president and chief executive of U.S. Borax Inc., has been appointed chief executive of RTZ Borax & Minerals, the world's leading producer of borax and borate products, effective April 1. White-Thomson, 58, succeeds Gordon H. Sage, who will join the RTZ Corp. board and be chairman of RTZ Borax & Minerals. White-Thomson joined Borax in 1960 in London. He has held a variety of executive sales and marketing positions. U.S.
BUSINESS
May 6, 1997
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BUSINESS
May 6, 1997
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BUSINESS
May 6, 1997
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BUSINESS
May 6, 1997
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