How did Rayonier Advanced Materials begin?

Rayonier Advanced Materials was created as an independent, publicly traded company on June 27, 2014 through a spin-off from Rayonier Inc. (NYSE:RYN).  We trace our roots back to 1926 when the company was originally formed as Rainier Pulp and Paper.  You can find a more complete history on our website.

What does Rayonier Advanced Materials do?

Rayonier Advanced Materials is the leading global supplier of high purity cellulose specialties products, a natural polymer 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 the US, Canada and France. 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 can produce over 1 million metric tons of high purity cellulose products for use in a wide range of industrial and consumer products such as filters, cosmetics, textiles and pharmaceuticals. Additionally, the company produces lumber for use in the building and construction as well as pulp and paper products used in packaging, print and writing materials.

Who are our customers?

Our primary customers are chemical and specialty chemical companies that use our products as a component in their manufacturing processes. Additionally, we serve the lumber markets with building materials and the pulp and packaging markets with a variety of pulp and paper grades. We’ve enjoyed long relationships with our customers, some who have been working with the company for over 90 years.

Where are you located?

Our headquarters are located in Jacksonville, Florida. We operate across the globe with manufacturing operations in US, Canada and France and sales offices in China, Japan and UK.

How many employees do you have?

Rayonier Advanced Materials employs approximately 4,000 full time employees.

When does Rayonier Advanced Materials’ fiscal year end?

Our fiscal year ends on December 31 and our fiscal quarters end on the last Saturday of each calendar quarter.

When does the company pay dividends?

The company does not currently pay a regular dividend.

Who is on Rayonier Advanced Materials Board of Directors?

A list of our Board of Directors and their biographies is accessible in the Corporate Governance section of the Investor Relations page on our website.

On what exchange do you trade, what is the ticker symbol and what is your CUSIP number?

Rayonier Advanced Materials trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RYAM. Our CUSIP number is 75508B 104.

Can I purchase stock directly from the company?

No. We currently do not offer a direct purchase program. Rayonier Advanced Materials’ stock may be purchased through a licensed broker.

What is a transfer agent, who is yours and how do I contact them?

A transfer agent tracks all stockholder records and information for publicly traded companies.  Transfer agents are regulated under U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules.  Rayonier Advanced Materials’ transfer agent is ComputerShare.  ComputerShare can be contacted as follows:

(866) 246-0322

Shareholder correspondence including Dividend Reinvestment should be mailed to:
P.O. BOX 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170

Overnight correspondence should be sent to:
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
College Station, TX 77845

Online inquiries can be made at:

What is the investor relations “quiet period?”

To ensure compliance with applicable law and fair practices for all investors and analysts, Rayonier Advanced Materials has implemented a quiet period that commences on the last day of each fiscal quarter and ends after the quarterly earnings teleconference for each of the first three quarters of the fiscal year. For the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, the quiet period commences two weeks prior to the last day of the fiscal quarter and ends after the earnings teleconference. During the quiet period, the company will not conduct meetings or calls with analysts and investors. These communications will resume after the completion of each quarterly earnings call. However, the company may suspend its quiet period if significant and relevant new information is made public during the quiet period.

When does Rayonier Advanced Materials report earnings and how can I listen?

Rayonier Advanced Materials schedules quarterly earnings calls that can be accessed live through our website.  Upon scheduling, the event will appear on our Investor Relations Calendar on our website.

How can I attend your annual stockholders’ meeting?

You can attend the Rayonier Advanced Materials annual stockholders’ meeting ONLY if you are a stockholder of record on the record date of the meeting. We detail additional requirements for attendance and the arrangements for the meeting each year in our annual proxy statement.

How do I transfer my shares to someone else?

Stock transfer rules vary from state to state. Please contact ComputerShare for instructions on how to transfer stock.

How can I get a copy of Rayonier Advanced Materials filings with the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission?

Rayonier Advanced Materials filings are posted to our website ( or on the SEC website (

How do I request more information?

You can request additional information through the Investor Relations section of our website. 

How do I contact Investor Relations?

You may call us directly at (904) 357-4600 or request information online

What is RYAM’s Global Tax Policy?

The Global Tax Policy can be found here.

Does the Company Disclose the Issue Price of the New Senior Secured Credit Facilities for tax purposes?

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