Munksjö joins the Two Sides campaign to promote the sustainability and effectiveness of paper

Munksjö joins the Two Sides campaign to promote the sustainability and effectiveness of paper

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-03-04 08:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNSKJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE, 4 March 2014 at 8:00 am CET

Munksjö has announced today that it has become a member of Two Sides and a
supporter of the Two Sides campaigns, which promote the sustainability and the
effectiveness of print and paper.

Two Sides promotes the responsible production and use of print and paper and
dispels common environmental misconceptions by providing users with verifiable
information on why print and paper is an attractive, practical and sustainable
communications medium.

Munksjö is an international paper company producing select specialty papers,
which are central elements in the design and manufacturing processes for
customers. Its unique product offering includes for example Decor paper,
Release Liners, Electrotechnical paper, Abrasive backings, Graphics and
Packaging paper and Interleaving paper. Munksjö pulp and paper enable customers
worldwide to design and produce high-value products at lower costs and with low
environmental impact. Munksjö is strongly committed to developing its business
in a sustainable manner and strongly believes in the inherent sustainability of
paper and in the need to communicate it effectively.

Jan Åström, President and CEO of Munksjö, says: "Two Sides communication
program is fully in line with our vision of paper in the modern world and our
core values for efficiency and sustainability. "Made by Munksjö" stands for:
Intelligent use of modern paper technologies for high-value product design in
an efficient and environmentally friendly way".

Martyn Eustace, Director of Two Sides and Print Power, responds; "It's great to
have a company of Munksjö's reputation joining this global campaign. There is
so much mis-information about paper and we need to remind users everywhere that
our products are based on renewable and recyclable materials that will be
available for generations to come. We know that consumers love the natural
properties of print and paper and the Two Sides campaign ensures that our
industry's great record on sustainability is widely communicated."

Munksjö Oyj

For more information, please contact:

Åsa Fredriksson, SVP HR and Communications, tel. +46 10 250 1003,
asa.fredriksson@munksjo.com

Marco Martinez, Product manager, Release Liners and Sustainability, Tel. +39
011 9260 271, marco.martinez@munksjo.com

Munksjö - Materials for innovative product design

The Munksjö Group is an international specialty paper company with a unique
product offering for a large number of industrial applications and
consumer-driven products. Founded in 1862, Munksjö is among the leading
producers in the world of high-value added papers within attractive market
segments such as Decor paper, Release Liners, Electrotechnical paper, Abrasive
backings and Interleaving paper for steel. Given Munksjö's global presence and
way of integrating with its customers' operations, the company forms a global
service organisation with approximately 3,000 employees. Production facilities
are located in France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil and China. Munksjö
Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.munksjo.com.

About Two Sides

Two Sides is an initiative by companies from the Graphic Communication Value
Chain including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre press, press,
finishing, publishing and printing. Membership spans Europe, the United States
and Australia. Our common goal is to promote the responsible production and use
of print and paper, and dispel common environmental misconceptions by providing
users with verifiable information on why print and paper is an attractive,
practical and sustainable communications medium. www.twosides.info

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