Contract Ratification: July 31, 2013

July 31, 2013

NPI‐USA and the AWPPW Local 155 are pleased to announce that the parties have
ratified a new collective agreement to take effect immediately. The term of the new
agreement runs to May 31 2019 and is reflective of issues affecting competitiveness of
all manufacturers including pulp and paper mills. NPI‐USA thanks Greg Pallesen, VP of
the AWPPW, for his assistance in reaching resolution.

Harold Norlund

Contract Ratification Note – July 31 2013