'Huggies' Nappies To Close Sydney Factory, With 220 Employees To Lose Their Jobs

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3 April 2019

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Iconic nappy brand Huggies has announced that their products will no longer be made in Australia, following today's announcement that their Ingleburn factory is closing.

Some 220 workers found out today that their jobs will no longer exist by July this year.

The nappies will now be made in China and Korea, with manufacturer Kimberly-Clark to start production in China in May.

"Going forward, production will move to Kimberly-Clark’s facilities in Asia, enabling faster access to the latest research and engineering advancements in nappies and pants," Kimberly-Clark ANZ managing director Doug Cunningham said.

"All affected employees who leave Kimberly-Clark will be paid their full legal entitlements and redundancy pay, which is above the national redundancy provisions."

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