Neenah, Wisconsin, USA, 29 July 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 September 2010, to shareholders of record at the close of business on 13 August 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 pro forma 2009 net sales, giving effect to the Food Americas acquisition, of USD 4.8 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 than 20,000 individuals worldwide. More information about the company is available at www.bemis.com.