Miamisburg, Ohio, USA, 24 October 2008 – NewPage Corporation announced today that it has rescheduled the release of its third quarter 2008 financial results for 12 November 2008, before the market opens. The reschedule is a result of the bond market being closed in observance of Veteran’s Day on the original release date of 11 November. The news release will be available on the NewPage Web site at www.NewPageCorp.com.
The company will broadcast its third quarter 2008 analyst conference call on 12 November 2008, at 11 a.m. (Eastern Time) with access available through the Internet and telephone. The teleconference is expected to last one hour. Mark A. Suwyn, chairman and chief executive officer, and Richard D. Willett, Jr., president and chief operating officer, will review operating performance. David J. Prystash, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will review the financial results.
The live conference call and presentation slides may be accessed on the NewPage Web site at www.NewPageCorp.com. Click on the link to the Conference Call and Webcast and follow the instructions to access the webcast in listen and view mode. Participants should access the Web site at least one hour before the call to register and download and install any necessary audio software.
The call will be available live and stored on the Web site for five weeks.
Analysts and investors can access the call by dialing 800-230-1096 (toll-free domestic) or 612-332-0107 (international). A replay of the call can be accessed via telephone 800-475-6701 (toll-free domestic) or 320-365-3844 (international), access code 965373. The replay will be available starting at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on 12 November 2008, and will remain available until noon on 17 December 2008.
Headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, NewPage Corporation is the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, based on production capacity, with USD 4.7 billion in pro forma net sales for the year ended 31 December 2007. The company’s product portfolio is the broadest in North America and includes coated freesheet, coated groundwood, supercalendered, newsprint, and specialty papers. These papers are used for corporate collateral, commercial printing, magazines, catalogs, books, coupons, inserts, newspapers, packaging applications, and direct mail advertising.
NewPage owns paper mills in Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in the United States, and in Nova Scotia, Canada. These mills have a total annual production capacity of approximately 4.5 million tons of paper, including approximately 3.3 million tons of coated paper, approximately 900,000 tons of uncoated paper, and approximately 300,000 tons of specialty paper.