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Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces First Quarter 2017 Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock Dividend

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2017-- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) announced today that the Company’s board of directors has declared a first quarter cash dividend of $2.00 per share of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on February 15, 2017 to the preferred stockholders of record on February 1, 2017.

About Rayonier Advanced Materials

Rayonier Advanced Materials is the leading global supplier of high-purity, cellulose specialties natural polymers for the chemical industry. Working closely with its customers, the Company engineers natural polymeric chemical chains to create dozens of customized high-purity performance fibers at its plants in Florida and Georgia. Rayonier Advanced Materials' intellectual property and manufacturing processes have been developed over 90 years, resulting in unique properties and very high quality and consistency. The Company's facilities have the capacity to produce approximately 485,000 tons of cellulose specialties for use in a wide range of industrial and consumer products such as filters, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, and approximately 245,000 tons of commodity products. Rayonier Advanced Materials is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 50 exporters and delivers products to 79 ports around the world, serving customers in 20 countries across five continents. More information is available at www.rayonieram.com.

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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
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