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Bemis Acquires Specialty Flexible Packaging Manufacturer

Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE-BMS) today announced that it has acquired Mayor Packaging, a privately-owned manufacturer of consumer and specialty flexible packaging including a manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This transaction does not impact earnings per share guidance for 2011.

"This acquisition supports our strategy to enhance our presence in the Asia-Pacific region," said Henry Theisen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bemis Company, Inc. "The high barrier, flexible packaging operation in Dongguan is a state-of-the art facility that serves food and consumer product companies around the world. The addition of Mayor Packaging complements our existing Asia-Pacific capabilities with a talented management team and an excellent workforce, providing Bemis a strong platform from which to expand in the future."

Statements in this release that are not historical are considered "forward-looking" and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Actual future results and trends may differ materially from historical results or those projected in any such forward-looking statements depending on a variety of factors, including the impact of currency, changes in cost or availability of raw materials, and consumer buying patterns under certain economic conditions. Additional factors are detailed in the Company's regular SEC filings including the most recently filed Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 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 2010 net sales of $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 over 20,000 individuals worldwide.


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