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RockTenn to Close Three Corrugated Container Plants

Manik Seth
RockTenn announced that it will close three former Smurfit-Stone corrugated container plants in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011. The plants are located in Birmingham, Alabama; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Santa Fe Springs, California. Existing business will be transitioned to nearby RockTenn facilities, the company said.
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Greenpac Mill in the United States to install containerboard line from Metso

Manik Seth
Metso will supply a containerboard production line to Greenpac Mill LLC to their new mill site in Niagara Falls, NY, in the United States. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. The value of the order is approximately EUR 65 million. Metso's delivery will include a complete linerboard machine from headbox to roll
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Bilt to pursue USD 330-mn LSE listing next financial year

Manik Seth
BILT will pursue its USD 330-million IPO plans at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in the next financial year, after completing its ongoing expansion projects. The company had put on hold IPO plans of its UK subsidiary in April when International Paper announced acquisition of Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills at USD 423 million. “The current market condition is not conducive
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ITC, Harita JV to develop biopolymer paper products

Manik Seth
The Northern Technologies International Corporation and Harita NTI (HNTI), a TVS group company, have signed an MoU with ITC Limited to jointly develop and commercialise biopolymer-paper products targeted at the burgeoning consumer goods packaging market in India. Northern Technologies and Harita are manufacturers of sustainable biobased and certified compostable bioplastic materials.
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Trident Ltd: “Nai Udaan Nai Pehchaan”

Manik Seth
Trident recently organized its three day Business Associates Summit themed “Hum Kadum”. During the three day event they recapped last year's performance and planned for the next year. We spoke to Mr. Rajinder Gupta, Chairman, Trident Group & Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Business Head - Trident Paper on various subjects including theme of event, plans ahead, challenges, measuring business performance and
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