Tredegar declares special dividend of US$0.75/share of common stock, payable Dec. 14 to shareholders on Dec. 7

RICHMOND, Virginia , November 21, 2012 (press release) – The board of directors of Tredegar Corporation (TG) today declared a special dividend of seventy-five cents ($0.75) per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on December 14, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 7, 2012.

Nancy Taylor, Tredegar’s president and chief executive officer, said, “This special dividend, as well as the recent increase in our regular quarterly dividend, rewards our shareholders as we have generated strong cash flow. With our solid financial position and a balanced approach to allocating capital, we will continue to consider acquisitions, investments in our businesses, share buybacks and dividends as ways to generate shareholder value.”

About Tredegar Corporation:

Tredegar Corporation is primarily a manufacturer of plastic films and aluminum extrusions. A global company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Tredegar had 2011 sales of $798 million. With approximately 2,000 employees, the company operates manufacturing facilities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Additional information regarding Tredegar Corporation is available at


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