Bemis Company Announces 36th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase

Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 3.2 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend, increasing it to 32 cents per share compared to the previous quarterly dividend of 31 cents per share. The cash dividend is payable on March 1, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 20, 2019. This marks the 36th consecutive year that the Company has increased its dividend payment. Bemis has been paying an annual dividend on its stock since 1922 and has been included in Standard & Poor’s list of Dividend Aristocrats since 2008.


Bemis Company, Inc. (Bemis or the Company) is a supplier of flexible and rigid plastic packaging used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare, and other companies worldwide. Founded in 1858, Bemis reported 2018 net sales of approximately $4.1 billion. Bemis has a strong technical base in polymer chemistry, film extrusion, coating and laminating, printing, and converting. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, Bemis employs approximately 16,000 individuals worldwide. More information about Bemis is available at our website,

Erin M. Winters
Director of Investor Relations

Bemis Company Inc.
One Neenah Center,
P.O. Box 669

Neenah, Wisconsin 54957-0669


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