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Q2 2014 Earnings Call
August 7, 2014
11:00 AM ET

Dial-in number(s):
U.S. and Canada:
(888) 893-0989
International:
(706) 758-4223
Conference ID:
73709567

Audio Webcast

Investor Relations

Business Segments

We are organized into two primary business segments: a performance-based Technical Products business and a premium Fine Papers business.


Technical Products
  • Specialty, performance-based products
  • End markets: filtration, industrial backings, labels, and other specialties
  • Manufacturing facilities are located in the U.S. (Michigan,  Massachusetts) and Germany

  • Fine Paper
  • Image-oriented high-end textured and colored graphic papers 
  • End markets: premium print communications, luxury packaging, crafting and premium labels, crafting
  • Manufacturing facilities are located in Wisconsin

  • Our Technical Products business is a leading producer of filtration media and other durable, saturated, and coated substrates for a variety of end markets. The business is focused on performance-oriented markets where we can have a competitive advantage, including, among others, filtration media for transportation, water and other uses, backings for abrasives and tapes, and other specialty products including labels, medical packaging, nonwoven wall coverings and customer-specific durable print and industrial applications. We sell direct to our customers, many of whom are leading global blue chip companies located in more than 70 countries.

    Our Fine Paper business is an innovative leader in the creation and manufacturing of graphic imaging with unique colors, textures and finishes for identity, print collateral, invitations, advertising, and other high-end commercial printing applications; premium packaging where our image-enhancing colors and textures can be applied to packaging and label needs for high-end products in markets such as electronics, cosmetics, spirits, and retail; consumer specialty branded papers sold to retail customers for school supplies, posters, crafting, advertising and promotions. Our products include some of the most recognized and preferred fine paper brands in North America. We sell our products primarily to authorized paper distributors, converters, and specialty businesses as well as major retail customers, these products are sold globally.