OKA Bahrain Production to Include Huggies Diapers
Olayan Kimberly-Clark Arabia (OKA) has expanded its manufacturing operations in Bahrain to include Huggies brand diapers for the first time. Two new machines at the facility will allow for the creation of 77 new jobs in the Bahrain market to produce and distribute Huggies diapers in the Middle East and Africa regions.
Jean-Marc Delpon de Vaux, Consumer Products President at Olayan Financing Company, stated: “We are delighted to bring the production of Huggies diapers to the region in partnership with Kimberly-Clark. This move will greatly contribute to the profitable growth of our business and is an important milestone in the development of our well-established and strong partnership with Kimberly-Clark.”
Hein van der Bijl, Kimberly-Clark Vice President of the Middle East and Africa, added: “We are proud to bring the manufacturing of the iconic Huggies Diapers to Bahrain for the first time. The introduction of the new machines demonstrates our commitment to the Middle East, allowing us to increase local employment to help fuel our business growth.”