Bemis Company, Inc.

Neenah, Wisconsin, USA, 06 May 2010 — The board of directors of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of USD 0.23 per share. The dividend is payable 01 June 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on 17 May 2010.

Bemis Company is a major supplier of flexible packaging and pressure sensitive materials used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare, and other companies worldwide. Founded in 1858, the company is included in the S&P 500 index of stocks and reported 2009 net sales of USD 3.5 billion. The company's flexible packaging business has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis employs more then 20,000 individuals in 84 manufacturing facilities in 13 countries around the world.  More information about the company is available at