Wausau Paper Introduces New Exact Ice High Brightness Printing And Writing Paper

MOSINEE, Wis., Jun 15, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Wausau Paper (NYSE:WPP) today announced the addition of Exact Ice(TM), a new high brightness, opaque white paper to its product line of printing and writing papers.

“The introduction of new value-added products is one of Wausau Paper’s key growth strategies, and the introduction of Exact Ice from our Printing & Writing business segment is an excellent example of that strategy in action,” said Thomas J. Howatt, president and CEO. “Exact Ice offers our customers the combination of high quality paper – 95 brightness, a blue-white shade, superior formation, and great printability – with exceptional value.”

Primarily engineered for offset printing applications, Exact Ice is also guaranteed for inkjet and laser digital imaging and is available in six Text and Cover basis weights. Exact Ice is stocked in all of the company’s regional warehouses, making it available within 24 hours to most locations throughout the United States.

Wausau Paper produces fine printing and writing papers, technical specialty papers, and “away-from-home” towel and tissue products. To learn more about Wausau Paper’s collection of innovative papers and services, please visit www.wausaupaper.com.

Safe Harbor under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: The matters discussed in this news release concerning the Company’s future performance or anticipated financial results are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties which may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in these statements. Among other things, these risks and uncertainties include the strength of the economy and demand for paper products, increases in raw material and energy prices, manufacturing problems at Company facilities, and other risks and assumptions described in Item 1 of the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2004. The Company assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements that become untrue because of subsequent events.

SOURCE: Wausau Paper

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