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History

  • The birth of the Pampers brand is arguably P&G’s best example of what happens when there is healthy dissatisfaction with the status quo.  In 1956, a P&G researcher, Vic Mills, disliked changing the cloth diapers of his newborn grandchild.  So he assigned fellow researchers in P&G’s Exploratory Division in Miami Valley, Ohio to look into the practicality of making a better disposable diaper. 

    At the time, disposable diapers were used in less than 1% of the

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