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Temple-Inland Recovers From Hurricane Ike Curtailments
Austin, Texas, USA, 16 September 2008 --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Temple-Inland Inc. (NYSE:TIN) operations affected by Hurricane Ike include a containerboard mill in Orange, Texas; lumber mills in Diboll, Pineland, and Buna, Texas, and in Dequincy, Louisiana; and a particleboard facility and fiberboard plant in Diboll, Texas.

Curtailments began at the affected facilities on 11 September 2008, to prepare for the storm. No employees were injured in the storm, and none of the facilities sustained any significant damage. Many of the facilities were without power. Temple-Inland anticipates all of the facilities will resume normal operations within a few days upon restoration of power. The anticipated downtime at the Orange mill is expected to be approximately 16,000 tons. Each of the affected building products facilities is expected to experience approximately two days of lost production.

Temple-Inland Inc. is a manufacturing company focused on corrugated packaging and building products. The fully integrated corrugated packaging operation consists of seven mills and 64 converting facilities. The building products operation manufactures a diverse line of building products for new home construction, commercial, and repair and remodeling markets. Temple-Inland's Web address is www.templeinland.com.


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