Glatfelter to Ring Closing Bell at New York Stock Exchange
PA-based Global Manufacturer Celebrates 150th Anniversary
April 8, 2014, YORK, PA – Glatfelter (NYSE:GLT) today announced that members of its senior executive team and Board of Directors will ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, April 14, 2014, in celebration of its 150th anniversary. Founded in 1864, Glatfelter has successfully transformed from a local paper manufacturer into a global enterprise that produces specialty papers and fiber-based engineered materials to serve rapidly growing markets. Glatfelter products are found in many of the everyday items used around the world, such as tea bags and single-serve coffee filters, nonwoven wallcovering, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products, specialty wipes, metalized labels, best-selling books, business forms, and postage stamps.
During its 150 year history, Glatfelter has established itself as an industry leader with a strong reputation for quality products, innovative customer solutions and sustainability. It has demonstrated remarkable adaptability through numerous strategic acquisitions, aggressive new product development, environmental initiatives and industry-leading financial and technological performance. The company has achieved leading positions in every major market it serves and continues to penetrate emerging markets.
“The ongoing evolution of our product portfolio and thoughtful execution of our strategy continue to deliver increased value as we build a stronger, more global company,” says Dante C. Parrini, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “By innovating and adapting to the changing marketplace, we are able to successfully compete in a more dynamic world economy that benefits not only our shareholders but all stakeholders.”
Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) is a leading global supplier of engineered materials. The Company’s high-quality, innovative and customizable solutions are found in tea and single-serve coffee filtration, personal hygiene and packaging products as well as home improvement and industrial applications. Headquartered in York, PA, the Company’s net sales approximate $950 million annually with customers in over 100 countries and approximately 2,300 employees worldwide. Operations include eleven manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Philippines. Additional information about Glatfelter may be found at www.glatfelter.com.
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