We are committed to the success of our shareholders and lenders and manage their capital to the best of our ability. With our focus on continuous improvement and operational excellence, we are setting production records, achieving industry-leading financial returns, and building a platform for growth.
We are committed to executing our Five (5) Element Strategy that we believe will add value for our shareholders and lenders:
We believe that the maintenance of modern, efficient world-class manufacturing facilities is a core foundation for success. Energy self-sufficiency, cost-effectiveness, and operational efficiency will help ensure our success and provide a solid foundation to expand.
We believe that we have deep and demonstrated corporate competencies in specific areas including:
We are focused on growing our company in areas of core competence and market leadership. To that end, we are focused on developing in one or more of the following spaces:
Products & Services
We are committed to maintaining a capital structure that protects the company in the event of a downturn in markets yet provides the flexibility to expand quickly in the event that we encounter an opportunity to grow. We maintain a conservative leverage level over time and are committed to a material dividend that we expect can be maintained through economic cycles. In times when pressure on the stock price is exceptional, we have supported our shareholders by buying back small volumes of stock on the open market.
We are committed to sustainability: a sustainable, renewable, and biodegradable product line from sustainable forests; a sustainable partnership with team members; transparency with communities and other stakeholders; and sustainable environmental performance.