NEENAH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 27 cents per share. The cash dividend is payable on September 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2014. Bemis has paid an annual dividend on its common stock since 1922 and has been included in Standard & Poor's list of Dividend Aristocrats since 2008.
ABOUT BEMIS COMPANY, INC.
Bemis Company, Inc. (“Bemis” or the “Company”) is a major supplier of packaging and pressure sensitive materials used by leading food, consumer products, healthcare, and other companies worldwide. Founded in 1858, Bemis is included in the S&P 500 index of stocks and reported 2013 net sales of $5.0 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 19,000 individuals worldwide. More information about Bemis is available at our website, www.bemis.com.