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Jul 30, 2012, 17:50 ET

Appleton to Release Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Appleton will release its second quarter 2012 financial results on August 6. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial...

Jul 13, 2012, 10:13 ET

Appleton Papers announces termination of the consent solicitation for its senior secured notes and second lien notes

 Appleton Papers Inc. ("Appleton" or the "Company") announced today that it has terminated its previously announced consent solicitation with...

Jul 13, 2012, 10:04 ET

Appleton Papers and Hicks Acquisition Company II Drop Proposed Business Combination

Appleton Papers Inc. ("Appleton") and Hicks Acquisition Company II, Inc. (HACII) (Nasdaq: HKAC), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by...

Jun 27, 2012, 11:36 ET

Appleton Announces Consent Solicitations for its Senior Secured and Second Lien Notes

Appleton Papers Inc. announced today that it is soliciting consents to amend each of the indentures governing its 10.50% Senior Secured Notes due...

Jun 21, 2012, 11:34 ET
Appleton Estate 50 Year Old Jamaica Rum - Jamaica Independence Reserve.  (PRNewsFoto/Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum)

The Appleton Estate 50 Year Old Jamaica Rum - Jamaica Independence Reserve.

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum is proud to announce the release of a world first in Rum, the very rare Limited Edition Appleton Estate 50 Year Old...

Jun 21, 2012, 11:22 ET
Appleton Estate 50 Year Old Jamaica Rum - Jamaica Independence Reserve.  (PRNewsFoto/Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum)

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum Announces The Release Of Appleton Estate 50-Year-Old, The World's Oldest Barrel-Aged Rum

 Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum is proud to announce the release of a world first in rum, the very rare limited edition Appleton Estate...

May 16, 2012, 07:30 ET

Appleton Papers And Hicks Acquisition Company II Agree To $675 Million Business Combination

 Appleton Papers Inc. ("Appleton") and Hicks Acquisition Company II, Inc. (Nasdaq: HKAC) today announced a definitive agreement under which...

May 07, 2012, 16:00 ET

Appleton Reports First Quarter 2012 Results

   - Net sales of $219.6 million up nearly 1% compared to first quarter 2011  - Net sales of thermal papers up over 11%;...

May 07, 2012, 07:45 ET

Appleton to Release First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Appleton will release its first quarter 2012 financial results on May 7. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial...

May 01, 2012, 10:50 ET

Appleton to Release First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Appleton will release its first quarter 2012 financial results on May 7. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial...

Mar 29, 2012, 08:30 ET
Appleton Estate Reserve Wins Rum Category In 2012 Ultimate Spirits Challenge.  (PRNewsFoto/Appleton Estate)

Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2012 Announces Appleton Estate Reserve Category Trophy Winner

 Appleton Estate Reserve is proud to accept the Ultimate Spirits Challenge Chairman's Trophy as the top overall selection in the rum...

Mar 09, 2012, 10:00 ET

Appleton to Implement Supply Agreement With Domtar

 Appleton will begin to implement the 15-year supply agreement with Domtar previously announced on February 23. Under terms of that...

Mar 05, 2012, 16:00 ET

Appleton Reports Full Year 2011 Results

- Full year net sales of $857.3 million up 0.9%; fourth quarter sales up 0.7% - Full year net sales of thermal papers up 8.5%; fourth...

Mar 05, 2012, 07:45 ET

Appleton to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results

Appleton will release its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results on March 5. Chief Executive Officer Mark...

Feb 27, 2012, 17:48 ET

Appleton to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results

Appleton will release its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results on March 5. Chief Executive Officer Mark...

Feb 23, 2012, 15:15 ET

Appleton and Domtar Announce Historic Supply Agreement

 Appleton and Domtar Corporation today announced a tentative agreement in which Domtar would supply Appleton with most of the uncoated...

Nov 07, 2011, 16:00 ET

Appleton Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results

- Net sales improved 1% compared to third quarter 2010 - Net sales of thermal papers up over 9%; shipments up over 1% - Net sales...

Nov 07, 2011, 07:45 ET

Appleton to Release Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Appleton will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on November 7. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial Officer Tom...

Nov 01, 2011, 15:39 ET

Appleton to Release Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Appleton will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on November 7. Chief Executive Officer Mark Richards and Chief Financial Officer Tom...

Aug 08, 2011, 17:29 ET

Appleton Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results

- Operating income up $8.6 million; all three business segments delivered improved results - Net sales down 1.9% compared to second...