Paxar Completes $13 Million Agreement with Russell Corporation

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Paxar Corporation

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Paxar Corporation (NYSE:   PXR)
 announced today that it has entered into a two-year supply agreement with
 Russell Corporation for a combination of machines, supplies and services.  In
 total, Russell's purchases are expected to exceed $13 million over the term of
 the agreement.
     The agreement calls for Paxar to supply Russell with a broad range of
 product offerings for garment and compliance labeling applications including:
 Paxar Model 636 tag and fabric label electronic printers and supplies; and
 Monarch Model 9850 tabletop printers and supplies.  The agreement covers
 Russell's manufacturing locations in the United States, Mexico and Honduras.
     Commenting on the agreement, Paul Griswold, President and Chief Operating
 Officer, stated, "We are gratified that Russell has chosen Paxar to provide
 value-added solutions for its identification and tracking requirements.  Our
 geographic reach and broad range of products and services were critical to
 Russell as they evaluated supplier capabilities."
     Russell Corporation is an international apparel company specializing in
 activewear, casualwear and athletic uniforms.
     Paxar is a global leader in providing innovative, value-added
 identification and tracking solutions to retailers and apparel manufacturers.
 
     Statements in this release about the future outlook related to Paxar
 Corporation involve a number of factors affecting the Company's businesses and
 operations that could cause actual future results to differ materially from
 those contemplated by forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements
 include those indicated by words such as "expect."  Affecting factors include
 general economic conditions and the performance of the Company's operations
 within its prevailing business markets around the world, as well as other
 factors set forth in Paxar's 2000 Form 10-K Annual Report.
     For more information on Paxar, call Investor Relations: 914-697-6862
 or visit our company's Web site: http://www.paxar.com .
 
 

SOURCE Paxar Corporation
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Paxar Corporation (NYSE:   PXR)
 announced today that it has entered into a two-year supply agreement with
 Russell Corporation for a combination of machines, supplies and services.  In
 total, Russell's purchases are expected to exceed $13 million over the term of
 the agreement.
     The agreement calls for Paxar to supply Russell with a broad range of
 product offerings for garment and compliance labeling applications including:
 Paxar Model 636 tag and fabric label electronic printers and supplies; and
 Monarch Model 9850 tabletop printers and supplies.  The agreement covers
 Russell's manufacturing locations in the United States, Mexico and Honduras.
     Commenting on the agreement, Paul Griswold, President and Chief Operating
 Officer, stated, "We are gratified that Russell has chosen Paxar to provide
 value-added solutions for its identification and tracking requirements.  Our
 geographic reach and broad range of products and services were critical to
 Russell as they evaluated supplier capabilities."
     Russell Corporation is an international apparel company specializing in
 activewear, casualwear and athletic uniforms.
     Paxar is a global leader in providing innovative, value-added
 identification and tracking solutions to retailers and apparel manufacturers.
 
     Statements in this release about the future outlook related to Paxar
 Corporation involve a number of factors affecting the Company's businesses and
 operations that could cause actual future results to differ materially from
 those contemplated by forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements
 include those indicated by words such as "expect."  Affecting factors include
 general economic conditions and the performance of the Company's operations
 within its prevailing business markets around the world, as well as other
 factors set forth in Paxar's 2000 Form 10-K Annual Report.
     For more information on Paxar, call Investor Relations: 914-697-6862
 or visit our company's Web site: http://www.paxar.com .
 
 SOURCE  Paxar Corporation