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“This separation marks another major and exciting milestone in Rayonier’s long history, and we look forward to our promising future as an independent company,” said
As an independent company,
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Although we believe that the expectations reflected in any forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that these expectations will be attained and it is possible that actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements due to a variety of risks and uncertainties. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, competitive pressures in the markets in which we operate; risks associated with customer concentration, raw material and energy prices; risks associated with international operations; changes in global economic conditions; the Chinese dumping duties imposed on commodity viscose; litigation with the Altamaha Riverkeeper; the effect of current and future environmental laws and regulations; potential impact of future tobacco-related restrictions; potential for additional pension contributions; labor relations; the effect of weather and other natural conditions; transportation cost and availability; the failure to attract and retain key personnel; the failure to develop new ideas and protect our intellectual property; uncertainties related to the availability of additional financing to us in the future and the terms of such financing; risks associated with product liability claims; the inability to make or effectively integrate future acquisitions; our inability to engage in certain corporate transactions; any failure to realize expected benefits from our separation from Rayonier Inc.; risks associated with our debt obligations; and uncertainties relating to general economic, political, business, industry, regulatory and market conditions. Other important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements that may have been made in this document are described or will be described in our filings with the