SWM Schweitzer-Mauduit International

Mark Chekanow Director of Investor Relations
Jeffrey Kramer Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Wamser Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Jacome Sidoti
Kurt Yinger D.A. Davidson
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Welcome to the SWMs Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2018 Earnings Conference Call. Hosting the call today from SWM is Dr. Jeff Kramer, Chief Executive Officer. He is joined by Andrew Wamser, Chief Financial Officer and Mark Chekanow, Director of Investor Relations. Today's call is being recorded and will be available for replay later this afternoon. participants floor placed your will the all mode a questions time, presentation. the and be this have in been listen-only following At open for over pleasure It turn now Instructions] my [Operator the is floor to Mr. to Chekanow. you begin. Sir, may

Mark Chekanow

Mark year-end Thank Director Relations XXXX you joining earnings of thank SWM’s discuss Chekanow, us you, results. And morning, to SWM. fourth Investor Good for Victor. I'm at quarter and

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Jeffrey Kramer

range good have the Within you, year had $XXX million. $X.XX The as of business cover flow And and year nearly EP, projects. guided EPS we growth free healthy are last full provided drove fourth finished several and XXXX benefiting And substantial both the with full solid key adjusted we cash the delivered presented growth cost lower year. everyone. completed we headwinds, the a details in shortly, efficiencies. fundamentals AMS, performance actions adjusted improved strong, good mix a XXXX businesses Yesterday, morning, quarter to and variety simply exiting anticipated. tax but rate year while than put we of with of within sales We earnings EPS and $X.XX continued as February. Thank results our strategic the Mark. optimization drive accelerated we organic sales within XXXX and reported fourth well We’ll quarter from of exceeding

segment quarter segments, continued, Now throughout experienced sales X% the shifting the quarter. to nearly margin AMS momentum our have for growth fourth protection by achieved adjusted in we during water products in films, the while delivered robust growth, organic operating trend by led year. driven rapid AMS margin paint growth Transportation demand reversing our fourth XX% expanded RO business. the operating pressure filtration

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water by world. better water was replenishment for cycle across healthy the quality for the term a long the throughout Importantly, continued, positive our the drinking of filtration we and theme supported XXXX, return products see demand need

distribution channels. been continued is also increasing, where have in into particularly awareness successful we consumer We as Asia, expanded see transportation films, for in strong growth tapping

on We the strategic made during good also several progress year. initiatives

to our a in Furthermore, our lastly, accommodate existing rapidly was for filtration our undertaking business. for in new first unique expanded and of provide the leverages Greenfield key end optimizing an addition we exciting a opportunity paper, the art filtration operations, qualifications film our and expanded EP China, site growth design facility line closure, facility the we that Asia. an in into completed the our product end films This state relationships also backbone commercial our to capacity paper deep major AMS as market. international across lines of completed initial In in new transportation growth and our capabilities enhanced And for a was which Europe which Austin we our capabilities will leveraging expanding customer site additional for engineering within serve to markets. specialty

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Our was sales our during several quarter mix driving strong performance. factors the with

pressured well wood food pulp, remained packaging. products a those for battery up, was operating to our our and due book, printing adjusted and certain and the strong greaseproof escalators as margin products more margin tipping papers, portion non-tobacco cigarette deemphasize as as tobacco paper margins another and tip wood as such more papers, volume to portfolio, papers input separated were than continue was lower attractive quarter pulp such for up EP not Second, including writing volume papers with price products effective. was as during energy, below we costs non performer fourth most such XX% costs other service of LIP which as of high yet First, higher papers segment replacing

delivered with price lower positive more performance segment volume. the year, mix sales For the than being growth, takeaway offsetting X% key full we

in categories to on a focus deemphasizing volumes. lower mix share gaining margin attractive continue We and

XXXX limited time headwind wood raw materials is At through As there for release prices in lower margins, on price referenced, materially were the escalators. in coming expected year. this heading a though, visibility significant pulp with

other pressure the to industry of we some help offset continued we cost efficiency on while operations, we believe, we and strategic XXXX gained cigarette and LIP in have improvements within priorities, some our tobacco have as math way inflationary focus a share our papers, pressures. our made Regarding

versus our volumes Lastly, with XXXX firms. several partner as we heat-not-burn to continue increase

However, we moderated, new adoption by while products remain said, as Recently, generation rollout products. customers will have customers consumer our next introduce rates our lumpy. have of the

We Andy. and continue to to provide positioned valuable in support innovative consider again. sales well accelerates call turn product ourselves the will this growth now category, over when I

Andrew Wamser

filtration the expanded compared last offset Austin basis resin earlier Thank XX in fourth project year, financial were the Adjusted up increased that than from XXXX. marks AMS no as X% X% pressures you, $XXX net Jeff. operating easing of benefit, the and and results. profit posted to resin prices now Sales more solid acquisition margin notable million review growth for In moderating I'll gains. transportation points. to XX% quarter, as businesses grew during than our we sales with higher closure costs. quarter a though the Market year-over-year saw more our pressure

sales X% For the the or of grew AMS benefit Conwed excluding the year, acquisition. when X%

the also Our compared costs, adjusted the base in the than Austin year, operating AMS full basis and were to Segment continued provide key points the XX% full sales business were flat XXXX. for anticipated reflecting Infrastructure, revenue as again, year transportation generally Filtration results. industrial high which contracted our for diversified to expenses medical up construction profit higher and were with year. margin growth. solid strong drivers, more declined delivering polypropylene closure organic XXX X% and –

profit expect strong outlook our to We expand experience Jeff operating in will XXXX, and AMS shortly. in growth on more

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back Jeff. to Now,

Jeffrey Kramer

an on EBITDA adjusted all XXXX. bond tax sales, slightly normalize adjusted our higher slightly outlook, the Moving profit to expense from XX% rate anticipate than we and operating from XXXX than to projected to and $X.XX. to higher range our $X.XX financing, to guiding adjusted of rate are We due EPS a interest higher EPS increase

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approximately would interest modeling total For X% our average suggest purposes, using we an on as rate debt.

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to will be new attrition sales gains filtration paper shifts support up industry our businesses, other in filtration potential positive further strategically transportation mix, also expect means, We to variety we growing and in and attractive Within including capacity global through combat adding ramp pushing our to share and sales a of EP, with product our of LIP categories. products.

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M&A, As concludes Victor, your open lines company, remarks and continued the liquidity portfolio further through potential and appreciate please rebalance have our to grow organic our push interest to the questions. We for That growth both and we and growth towards ample ambitions businesses. initiatives support. we pursue further our


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Daniel Jacome

EP first. with start Hi, the segment good morning. I'll

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I value their in think, our about, you leading always know Dan, talk as we're really supplier chains. that supply we and our customers we of the LIP believe think of I participation because

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achieved player I in from really well. single exit that and it's I also It’s marketplace, of some believe share an been But of participating has a that we combination was both. a item. a smaller gain as the think there not

Daniel Jacome

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Jeffrey Kramer

many always you appreciate yes, in Dan, I the love question. it. I drivers; new in I’d could. have and new replenishment that indicate that, this told could bring get osmosis. are one, seeing on little bit would is all But, we places how earlier when if there’s to you cycle. a positive is market linear trends my plans to nice if could And I and very play brand reverse is We that capacity too a they lumpier one a

to many period over coming to just of is been but lot come has energy that prices, had delayed time capacity that talk benefit this we've new been that that customers low a after with needs to it but they being been to cycle years. certainly able something extend When a seeing back of our Some on, we been replenishment roost.

should so, several to come. that and relatively continue think for we year smoothly years the coming hopefully And trend over

Daniel Jacome

then And question last kind terrific. Okay, into questions one. of buried two

the have Europe, expansion color And film or both how speaking? then new Asia said the the either fantastic? any generally on film you I of much your possible on would if may channels, going be that is cost So capacity, of distribution consumer side, to of think on those

Jeffrey Kramer

Sure. Yes.

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positive we’re in so, And very that.

Daniel Jacome

queue. I’ll get terrific. That’s in the back

Jeffrey Kramer

Dan. you, Okay. Thank


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Kurt Yinger

Andy morning, and Thanks Mark. and Jeff, good

Jeffrey Kramer

morning. Good

Kurt Yinger

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Andrew Wamser


expect the for when you some to So, AMS at look have XXXX, would business margin you expansion.

are today in One benefits but we anywhere for the look in a pencil magnitude seeing hold of at least at of basis predict folds. some that, XXXX the of of couple forward When could is, are today, of the we you its you order think that in where resin factors prices don’t it’s I curves. spot if contributing points. really prices

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between that we So XXXX factors about anywhere margin expansion would of points – basis between within two those AMS. expect

Kurt Yinger

trade uncertainty Andy. it. think Got part on like in you seems And again release in pretty big growth potential of past the risk of big a slowing been I films Yet growth and transportation a China some that. it the in was driver has Thanks touched and Asia. the

or you forward? may be maybe already risk products on about you at could what going talk think seeing pressures So, which you be might

Jeffrey Kramer

a Yes. more is general of Kurt, that’s this commentary. –

number tariffs in have Brexit of because just the would seeing sheer not just be but it every we company saying, regions be to to it an wise the always the it could of think trade -- prudent feel development to in in are we slowdown about topics impact. now, I those for trade the it, cetera, are any that talk from growth et

it. We’re not seeing

will important have that is think we key throughout issues. the the the But of resolve I that able things also to the one hopeful all world. We’re be governments capacity that

have Asia. in we so, And global capacity

us we lot that'll from in We have have activities the so and well. the Europe, insulate it a it in as and of U.S.

we tend the about to specific other macro than nothing trends there's global be pointing to we So, overall. cautious were

Kurt Yinger

good price sort hear. some way That’s any tied over might with to the be on XXXX? of And your pulp. tailwind switching what there to okay. to escalators quantify kind for of that cigarette papers of revenue EP, side Is Okay, you could

Jeffrey Kramer

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Jeffrey Kramer

benefited price you Okay. benefited bit, I looking touched pure the U.S. And from share Europe that mix going some that and from those gains any forward? X% figure, -- there in share then, can that increases the either be sustained are is a at I something but or this probably that know, gains flowed understand but benefit, were LIP Dan, that on price

Andrew Wamser


say some papers we non-tobacco So, what were I'd increase able of price the on to immediately.

year less to paper and the that, margin had quarter of paper. more then saw have would back the the we benefit fourth higher replace we cigarette able we in that of sort it the – margin we to of some lower so fill then the the with of were is up And half other

have in raw offset. reasons material that. were really key of headwinds the Jeff what’s did why are and talked we What to that inputs those help million So about what XX overcome we

Jeffrey Kramer

really, as effects we have segment paper non-tobacco we do Yes. products there. and some good Kurt, in well good have our again mix

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of actually was solid within So number EP it just a across sub-segments a business. quarter good

Andrew Wamser

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Jeffrey Kramer


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Andrew Wamser

upper lastly that All in end be on front? should are we look towards things needle the monitoring XXXX us sort lower end guide And the kind when the that biggest moving view of of enough. maybe we can Fair items what drive your the and what right. at verse

Jeffrey Kramer


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We pulp. talk the we about resin. So, talk about

We also have energy costs.

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So question I think is cost important. the going inflationary always be to

I good can those think on it, time. we at any things but outlook have a move

on we haven’t So in downside would the they I the be move the issues very direction predicted. if biggest think those rapidly

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show given to we every we’ll some think we’ve some able be how to where initiatives of key think around those and strategic quarter keep we’ll you you be progressing. around good we’re I reporting guidance

Andrew Wamser

and Thanks Great. All the guys. in good Jeff quarter upcoming luck right.

Jeffrey Kramer

you. Thank


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Dan Jacome


Just one question. housekeeping of a more

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Andrew Wamser


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we think – a is of good we and around kind did year last that’s what So ballpark.

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Jeffrey Kramer

until segment from capital with growth growth flows and that offset cash as spend that help well. margins we of also as increase indicated we’ll our we we’re of organic as that expecting higher AMS And have in operating strong some will some

Dan Jacome


you. Thank sure, For very helpful.

Jeffrey Kramer



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Jeffrey Kramer

Well, us during call. this with everyone for staying thank you

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all for again you your thank support. So


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