Bench Top Protector is suited for worldwide laboratory use.

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Kimtech Science Bench Top Protector comes with polyethylene backing that creates effective fluid barrier while providing slip resistance. It has ability to resist harsh chemicals, quickly absorb spills, retain its strength when wet, and remain flat even after drying.

Original Press Release:

Kimberly-Clark Professional Introduces Kimtech Science Bench Top Protector

Latest Innovation to Meet Quality Needs of Laboratories Worldwide

ROSWELL, Ga. (February 19, 2008) - The new Kimtech Science Bench Top Protector from Kimberly-Clark Professional features a polyethylene backing that creates an effective fluid barrier while providing excellent slip resistance.

The advanced bench top protector resists harsh chemicals. It quickly absorbs spills and retains its strength when wet. In fact, it offers better wet durability than other bench top protectors and remains flat even after drying.

"When you're dealing with harsh chemicals and delicate glassware, you need a work surface that won't slide out from under your experiments," explains Brad Reynolds, category manager, Kimberly-Clark Professional. "The new Kimtech Science Bench Top Protector delivers the same quality performance laboratories have come to expect from the brand that brings you Kimwipes Wipers."

For more information on the Kimtech Science Bench Top Protector or to start a product trial, call 1-800-255-6401 or visit

About Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark Professional is an indispensable business partner, delivering leading-edge health, hygiene and productivity solutions that provide tangible value every day, everywhere. Known for innovative, quality solutions for away-from-home washrooms, "clean" and "industrial" manufacturing environments, and DIY settings, the global brands of Kimberly-Clark Professional include Kleenex, Scott, Kimcare, WypAll, KleenGuard, and Kimtech. Kimberly-Clark Professional, located in Roswell, Ga., is one of Kimberly-Clark Corporation's (NYSE: KMB) four business segments and can be visited on the web at

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - almost a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene and well being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in more than 80 countries.

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