Wausau Paper Enhances Growing Line of Food Service Papers with ProRedi Elite Professional Baking Papers

MOSINEE, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 27, 2008–Wausau Paper (NYSE:WPP) today announced an enhancement of its line of ProRedi(R) -branded food service papers with the introduction of ProRedi Elite(TM) Professional Baking Papers – a line of products engineered for superior performance in the most highly demanding commercial bakery, food service, and restaurant applications. ProRedi Elite baking papers are FDA-compliant, kosher-certified, char-resistant, and available in bleached or natural fiber versions.

“Our Specialty Products division continues to meet the call for innovative products by the food service industry – long an important market for Wausau Paper,” commented Thomas J. Howatt, Wausau Paper president and chief executive officer. “These products were developed and perform in a manner consistent with our commitment to provide environmentally responsible and sustainable products. They are also demonstrative of our commitment to improve the mix of value-added products in our line-up to match the evolving needs of current customers, the strategic markets we serve, and our long-term business objectives.”

Wausau Paper Specialty Products offers a broad range of environmentally responsible specialty papers designed for high performance technical and packaging applications in the food service, personal care, consumer products, metal, and glass industries. For more information on the complete range of Wausau Paper Specialty Products, please contact Marketing Communications at 1-866-507-4689 or e-mail your inquires to Jim Cauley at jcauley@wausaupaper.com.

About Wausau Paper:

Wausau Paper, with record revenues of more than $1.2 billion in fiscal 2007, produces and markets fine printing and writing papers, technical specialty papers, and “away-from-home” towel and tissue products. To learn more about Wausau Paper visit: www.wausaupaper.com.

      CONTACT: Wausau Paper              Investor and Media Contact:              Perry Grueber, 715-692-2056              Director Investor Relations              E-Mail: pgrueber@wausaupaper.com              Fax: 715-692-2020      SOURCE: Wausau Paper