Neenah Paper, Inc. (ticker: NP, exchange: NYSE Archipelago Exchange (.N))
News Release -
Neenah Paper Pulp Mills Receive SFI Certification
ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 19, 2005 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- - Neenah Paper (NYSE: NP) today announced that its woodlands operations in both Ontario and in Nova Scotia, Canada have earned certification from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(R) (SFI) program, an international program dedicated to sustainable forestry practices. SFI(R) certification, based upon the results of an independent, third-party audit, confirms that Neenah Paper's forests are being managed in a manner that demonstrates a clear commitment to the environmental, social, and economic attributes associated with sustainable forest management.
"Obtaining SFI(R) certification is another important step in transforming our pulp operations into competitive suppliers of market pulp with products that meet the needs of customers. It also demonstrates to the public, our customers and our employees, Neenah Paper's respect for the environment and ongoing commitment to high standards of practices in this area," said Sean Erwin, Chief Executive Officer.
About Neenah Paper, Inc.
Neenah Paper manufactures and distributes a wide range of premium and specialty paper grades, with well-known brands such as CLASSIC(R), ENVIRONMENT(R), KIMDURA(R) and MUNISING LP(R). The company also produces and sells bleached pulp, primarily for use in the manufacture of tissue and writing papers. Neenah Paper is based in Alpharetta, Georgia, and has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, Michigan and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Nova Scotia. Additional information about Neenah Paper can be found at the company's web site at www.neenah.com .
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Bill McCarthy, Vice President - Financial Analysis and Investor Relations of Neenah
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