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Glatfelter Increases Dividend by 11%

York, PA, March 5, 2013: Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced that its board of directors increased its quarterly dividend to $0.10 per share on its outstanding common stock.  The dividend is payable on May 1, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 4, 2013.
 
“This dividend increase reflects the strength of our balance sheet, our expectation for continued healthy free cash flow generation and our on-going focus to return value to our shareholders,” said Dante C. Parrini, chairman and chief executive officer. “Glatfelter is committed to a sustainable and competitive dividend, which is reviewed periodically and will be increased as earnings and cash flows permit.” 

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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