Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Price Increases on Cellulose Specialties Products


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Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Price Increases on Cellulose Specialties Products

Oct 10, 2019

 JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2019-- Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc., a global leader in the production and sale of High Purity Cellulose, will increase prices of its high-alpha and high-viscosity Cellulose Specialties products (including acetate, ethers, micro-crystalline cellulose, nitrocellulose and other grades) by 6%, effective immediately, or as contracts allow. These price changes are necessary to partially offset ongoing inflationary pressures and sustain investment in its best-in-class, capital-intensive manufacturing capabilities to ensure its ability to continue to support its customers’ needs for high-quality products.

 About Rayonier Advanced Materials 

 Rayonier Advanced Materials is a global leader of cellulose-based technologies, including high purity cellulose specialties, a natural polymer commonly found in cell phones, computer screens, filters and pharmaceuticals. The Company also manufactures products for lumber, paper and packaging markets. With manufacturing operations in the U.S., Canada and France, Rayonier Advanced Materials employs approximately 4,200 people and generated approximately $2.1 billion of revenues in 2018. More information is available at www.rayonieram.com. 

 Forward-Looking Statements 

 Certain statements in this document regarding anticipated financial, business, legal or other outcomes including business and market conditions, outlook and other similar statements relating to Rayonier Advanced Materials’ future events, developments, or financial or operational performance or results, are “forward-looking statements” made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are identified by the use of words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “estimate,” “believe,” “intend,” “forecast,” “anticipate,” “guidance,” and other similar language. However, the absence of these or similar words or expressions does not mean a statement is not forward-looking. While we believe these forward-looking statements are reasonable when made, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and undue reliance should not be placed on these statements. Although we believe the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance these expectations will be attained and it is possible actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties. Certain important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements that may have been made in this document are described or will be described in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, including those described under :Risk Factors” in Item 1A of such document, and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Rayonier Advanced Materials assumes no obligation to update these statements except as is required by law. 

Source: Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.

Eric Johnson 904-357-9134

Mickey Walsh 904-357-9162