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Nashua Corporation manufactures, converts, and markets labels and specialty papers in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Label Products and Specialty Paper Products. The Label Products segment converts, prints, and sells pressure-sensitive labels, radio frequency identification labels, and tickets and tags to distributors and end-users. Its pressure-sensitive labels and tags are used for supermarket scales, retail shelf tags, inventory control, tracking, automatic identification, event tickets, and address labels. This segment also supplies labels to the supermarket industry for use in various applications, such as retail shelf, transportation, automatic data collection, mailer/package distribution, and pharmaceutical and prescription fulfillment. The Specialty Paper Products segment coats, converts, prints, and sells papers and films. Its products include thermal papers, dry-gum papers, heat seal papers, bond papers, wide-format media papers, small rolls, financial receipts, point-of-sale receipts, retail consumer products, and ribbons. Its thermal papers are used in point-of-sale printers, package identification systems, gaming and airline ticketing systems, facsimile machines, medical and industrial recording charts, and for conversion to labels; and heat seal papers are used in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in bakery, meat packaging, and other barcode applications. This segment's small rolls are used in point-of-sale receipts for cash registers and credit card verification, financial receipts for teller systems and check processing, and adding machine papers, as well as self-service applications, such as gas station pay-at-the-pump, casino/gambling, and thermal facsimile for thermal fax printers; and wide-format media papers are used in graphic applications, signs, engineering drawings, posters, and reproduction of original copies. Nashua Corporation was founded in 1904 and is based in Nashua, New Hampshire.


Votorantim Celulose e Papel S.A. engages in the production and distribution of pulp and paper products in Brazil and internationally. It offers printing and writing papers, including coated and uncoated printing and writing papers, thermal papers, carbonless papers, and other specialty papers. The company also produces eucalyptus pulp, including hardwood bleached market pulp. In addition, Votorantim Celulose, within the printing and writing paper category, produces cut-size, folio-size, and rolled products. The company was formed in 1988 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Votorantim Celulose e Papel S.A. is a majority owned subsidiary of Votorantim Participacoes S.A.


Buckeye Technologies, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of value-added cellulose-based specialty products primarily in the United States, Canada, Germany, and Brazil. Its product line includes chemical cellulose, customized fibers, fluff pulp, and nonwoven materials. Chemical cellulose is used in the manufacture of various products, such as food casings, rayon filament, and acetate fibers, as well as thickeners for consumer products, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. Customized fibers are used to manufacture filters, premium letterhead, currency paper, and personal stationery, as well as cotton balls and cotton swabs. Fluff pulp and nonwoven materials are used in products, such as disposable diapers, feminine hygiene products, and adult incontinence products. In addition, nonwoven materials are used in wipes, tabletop items, food pads, household wipes, and mops. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.


Aracruz Celulose S.A. produces bleached hardwood kraft market pulp. The company produces eucalyptus pulp, a hardwood pulp used by paper manufacturers to produce various products, including tissue, printing and writing papers, liquid packaging board, and specialty papers. As of December 31, 2004, the company owned approximately 414,600 hectares of forest and other land in the States of Espírito Santo, Bahia, Minas Gerais, and Rio Grande do Sul, of which approximately 252,400 hectares were planted with eucalyptus forests. Aracruz Celulose sells its products primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Aracruz, Brazil.


Temple-Inland, Inc. manufactures corrugated packaging and forest products in the United States. The company produces containerboard and converts it into a line of corrugated packaging. It also manufactures bulk containers constructed of multiwall corrugated board, which are used for bulk shipments of various materials. Temple-Inland sells its corrugated packaging products to customers in the food, paper, glass containers, chemical, appliance, and plastics industries. The company manages its forest resources of approximately two million acres of timberland in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia, and Alabama; and manufactures a range of building products, including lumber, particleboard, medium density fiberboard, gypsum wallboard, and fiberboard for home construction, and repair and remodeling markets. In addition, it provides financial services in the areas of consumer and commercial banking, real estate development, and insurance. The company was organized in 1983 and is based in Austin, Texas.


Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of paper and reconstituted tobacco products to the tobacco industry, as well as specialized paper products for use in other applications. The company's tobacco products include cigarette, plug wrap, and tipping papers used to wrap various parts of a cigarette; reconstituted tobacco leaf used as a tobacco blend with virgin tobacco in cigarettes; reconstituted tobacco wrappers and binders for cigars; and paper products used in cigarette packaging. It sells these products to tobacco companies or their designated converters in North and South America, western and eastern Europe, Asia, and other regions. The company's commercial and industrial products comprise lightweight printing and writing papers, coated papers for packaging and labeling applications, business forms, furniture laminates, battery separator paper, drinking straw wrap, filter papers, and other specialized papers for the North American, western European, and Brazilian markets. Schweitzer-Mauduit was incorporated in Delaware in August 1995 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Kimberly-Clark Corporation and became an independent public company, pursuant to its spin-off from Kimberly-Clark in November 1995. The company is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.


Rock-Tenn Company and its subsidiaries engages in the manufacture and sale of packaging products, merchandising displays, and paperboard in North America. The company operates in three segments: Packaging Products; Merchandising Displays and Corrugated Packaging; and Paperboard. The Packaging Products segment manufactures folding cartons, which are used primarily to package beverages, paper goods, automotive products, hardware, and health care and nutritional food supplement products; household goods; healthcare and beauty aids; recreational products; textiles; apparel; and other products. It also manufactures express envelopes for the overnight courier industry; The Merchandising Displays and Corrugated Packaging segment designs, manufactures, and sells temporary and permanent point-of-purchase displays to consumer products companies. It also manufactures lithographic laminated packaging. In addition, this segment manufactures and sells corrugated packaging to industrial products and consumer products markets, as well as corrugated sheet stock to corrugated box manufacturers. The company's Paperboard segment produces binders' board for the bookbinding industry; coated and uncoated boards for commercial printing; specialty board; decorative liner board for the ready-to-assemble furniture industry; security board packaging material to protect against brand counterfeiting; and bleached/SBS board for food packaging, retail, and consumer goods, as well as trading cards and signage. The company sells its products through its direct sales force, as well as through independent sales representatives and independent distributors. Rock-Tenn was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia.


Cenveo, Inc. engages the printing and manufacturing of envelopes, business forms, and labels. The company's products include offset and digital printing, custom and stock envelopes, and business documents and labels. It also provides communications consulting, project management, and eServices. Cenveo involves in the printing of annual reports, car brochures, brand marketing collateral, and financial communications; and general commercial printing products, such as advertising literature, corporate identity materials, calendars, greeting cards, brand marketing materials, catalogs, maps, CD packaging, and direct mail; and envelopes for billing and remittance, and direct mail advertising. The company offers business forms and labels, custom and stock envelopes, and specialty packaging and mailers to third-party dealers, such as print distributors, forms suppliers, and office-products retail chains. As of December 31, 2004, it had 84 production facilities and 5 fulfillment and distribution centers in North America. The company was formerly known as Mail-Well, Inc. and changed its name to Cenveo, Inc. in 2004. Cenveo is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.


Stora Enso Corporation operates as an integrated paper, packaging, and forest products company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Paper, Packaging Boards, and Forest Products. The Paper segment develops and manufactures a range of publication papers, including magazine paper and newsprint, uncoated and coated magazine paper, and standard and specialty grades paper in reels for newspapers, magazines, books, directories, and other forms of advertising media. It also offers fine paper products, which include graphic coated and office uncoated fine paper grades for use as offset paper, envelopes, writing paper, and continuous stationery paper. The Packaging Boards segment offers consumer packaging boards, including carton boards, cigarette boards, food service applications, graphical products, and liquid packaging boards to industrial customers. The Forest Products segment develops, manufactures, and supplies sawn goods used in the joinery, furniture, and construction industry, including prefabricated houses. It also manages timberlands. The company distributes its products through its own marketing network and independent agents in North America and Europe. Stora Enso has a joint venture agreement with Foshan Huaxin Packaging Co., Ltd. The company was founded in 1862 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.


Potlatch Corporation operates as a diversified forest products company in the United States. It operates in four segments: Resource, Wood Products, Pulp and Paperboard, and Consumer Products. The Resource segment manages its timberlands, which supply logs, wood chips, pulpwood, and other wood fiber to manufacturing segments and third parties. The Wood Products segment manufactures and markets lumber, plywood, and particleboard at seven mills located in Arkansas, Idaho, and Minnesota. Its commodity products are sold to wholesalers primarily for use in home building and other construction activity. The Pulp and Paperboard segment manufactures bleached paperboard used in packaging and bleached softwood market pulp. This segment operates two pulp and paperboard mills located in Arkansas and Idaho. It sells paperboard to packaging converters domestically through sales offices in the United States; and internationally in Japan, Korea, China, and other southeast Asian countries through sales representative offices. The Consumer Products segment manufactures tissue products primarily sold on a private label basis by grocery store chains. This segment operates two tissue mills with related converting facilities in Idaho and Nevada; and two additional converting facilities located in Illinois and Michigan. It sells tissue products to retail outlets, primarily through brokers. Potlatch Corporation was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.


MeadWestvaco Corporation delivers packaging solutions and products to companies in the food and beverage, media and entertainment, personal care, cosmetic, and healthcare industries worldwide. It operates in three segments: Packaging, Consumer and Office Products, and Specialty Chemicals. The Packaging segment produces bleached paperboard, coated natural kraft paperboard, linerboard and saturating kraft, and packaging for consumer products. It also designs and produces multipack cartons and packaging systems primarily for the beverage take-home market. This segment's products are sold primarily in North America, Europe, Brazil, and Asia. The Consumer and Office Products segment manufactures, markets, and distributes school, office, envelope, and time-management products to retailers and commercial distributors. The Specialty Chemicals segment markets and distributes activated carbon products; printing ink resins and lignin-based surfactants; and tall oil fatty acid, rosin, and derivative products. In addition, the company engages in the specialty paper business. MeadWestvaco distributes its products through own sales force and distributors. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.


Kadant, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of equipment and products for the papermaking and paper recycling industries worldwide. It primarily offers stock-preparation systems and equipment, including pulping, screening, cleaning, and de-inking systems that blend pulp mixtures and remove contaminants, such as ink, glue, metals, and other impurities; and pulp washing, evaporator, recausticizing, and condensate treatment systems that are used to remove lignin, concentrate, and recycle process chemicals, as well as condensate gases. The company also provides paper machine accessory equipment, such as doctoring systems and related consumables that continuously clean papermaking rolls; doctor blades that perform functions, including cleaning, creping, Web removal, and application of coatings; profiling systems that control moisture, Web curl, and gloss during paper production; and water-management systems that are used to continuously clean paper machine fabrics, drain water from pulp mixtures, form the sheet or Web, and filter the process water for reuse. In addition, Kadant produces biodegradable, absorbant granules from papermaking byproducts for oil and grease absorption; and for use primarily as carriers for agricultural; home lawn and garden; and professional lawn, turf, and ornamental applications. It operates primarily in Canada, China, France, Mexico, Sweden, United Kingdom, and United States. The company was established as Thermo Fibertek, Inc. in 1991 and changed its name to Kadant, Inc. in 2001. Kadant is based in Acton, Massachusetts.


Sappi Limited engages in the manufacture and sale of pulp and paper products worldwide. Its products include coated paper, uncoated paper, speciality paper, packaging paper, newsprint, coated groundwood paper, paper pulp, chemical cellulose, and timber products, including sawn timber for the building industry; and components for the furniture and packaging industry. The company operates through two segments, Sappi Fine Paper and Sappi Forest Products. The Sappi Fine Paper segment provides coated fine paper, uncoated graphic and business paper, and coated and uncoated speciality paper, as well as casting release paper used in the manufacture of artificial leather and textured polyurethane applications. The Sappi Forest Products segment produces commodity paper products, pulp, chemical cellulose, and forest and timber products. The company's customers include the printers, publishers, merchants, converters, and other direct consumers. Sappi distributes its products primarily through merchants in the United States, Europe, Asia, and southern Africa. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.


P. H. Glatfelter Company and its subsidiaries manufacture specialty papers and engineered products. Its product offerings include papers for tea bags and coffee filters, trade book publishing, specialized envelopes, playing cards, pressure-sensitive postage stamps, metallized labels for beer bottles, and digital imaging applications. The company serves customers in book publishing, envelope and converting, food and beverage, pressure-sensitive, digital imaging, composite laminates, and other highly technical niche markets. P. H. Glatfelter owns and operates paper mills located in Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, Neenah, Wisconsin, Gernsbach, Germany, and Scaer, France, as well as an abaca pulp mill in the Philippines. Its products are marketed through wholesale paper merchants, brokers, and agents, or directly to customers worldwide. P. H. Glatfelter Company was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in York, Pennsylvania.


Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation manufactures paperboard and paper-based packaging, including containerboard, corrugated containers, multiwall bags, and coated recycled boxboard. It operates in two segments, Containerboard and Corrugated Containers, and Consumer Packaging. The Containerboard and Corrugated Containers segment produces corrugated containers, containerboard, kraft paper, solid bleached sulphate (SBS), and market pulp. Its corrugated containers are used to ship home appliances, electric motors, small machinery, grocery products, produce, computers, books, furniture, and various other products; containerboards are used in the production of corrugated packaging; SBS is used by the folding carton and carded packaging customers in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and other markets; and Kraft paper is used in consumer and industrial bags, grocery and shopping bags, counter rolls, handle stock, and refuse bags. In addition, it produces bleached northern and southern hardwood pulp, and bleached southern softwood pulp, which is sold to manufacturers of paper products. The Consumer Packaging segment produces coated recycled boxboard that is converted into folding cartons. Its products include: folding cartons, coated recycled boxboard, multiwall and consumer bags, flexible packaging, laminated products, and paper, foil, and heat transfer labels. The bags and intermediate containers are used to ship and protect a range of industrial and consumer products including fertilizers, chemicals, concrete, and pet and food products. Its coated recycled boxboard mills produce a range of recycled grades, including clay-coated newsback, kraftback, and whiteback, as well as waxable and laminated grades. Smurfit-Stone was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.


International Paper Company (IPC) operates as a forest products, paper, and packaging company. It operates in three segments: Printing Papers, Industrial and Consumer Packaging (ICP), Forest Products. The Printing Papers segment offers printing and writing papers that include uncoated and coated papers, market pulp, and bristols. The ICP segment produces corrugated boxes, lightweight and pressure sensitive papers, converted products, and other packaging for various applications, such as pressure sensitive labels, food and industrial packaging, industrial sealants and tapes, and consumer hygiene products. It also manufactures solid bleached sulfate packaging board, which is used in packaging of juice, milk, food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, computer software, and tobacco products. The Forest Products segment produces lumber, plywood, engineered wood products, and utility poles in the southern United States. IPC also owns 785,000 acres of radiata pine plantations; and produces wood products, such as lumber, plywood, panels, and laminated veneer lumber. In addition, the company offers oleo chemicals and specialty resins based on crude tall oil, byproducts of the wood pulping process that are used in adhesives and inks. It serves commercial printing market with printing papers and graphic art supplies; high traffic/away from home markets with facility supplies; and various manufacturers and processors with packaging supplies and equipment. IPC sells paper, packaging products, building materials, and other products directly to end users and converters, as well as through resellers primarily in the United States, Europe, the Pacific Rim, and South America. As of December 31, 2004, the company operated 27 pulp, paper, and packaging mills; 103 converting and packaging plants; 25 wood products facilities; and 7 specialty chemicals plants. International Paper Company was organized in 1898 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.


Mercer International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets pulp. Its products include northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp, kraft pulp, and pulp for resale. The company operates three NBSK pulp mills, including the Rosenthal mill and the Stendal mill in Germany, as well as Celgar mill in Canada. It distributes its products in Germany, China, Asia, Italy, and North America, as well as European Union countries. Mercer International, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.


Neenah Paper, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of premium and specialty paper grades, as well as bleached kraft pulp in North America and Europe. The company has three primary operations: the fine paper business, the technical paper business, and the pulp business. The fine paper business produces premium writing, text, cover, and specialty papers used in corporate annual reports, corporate identity packages, invitations, personal stationery, and high-end packaging. It sells these products primarily to authorized paper distributors, converters, and specialty businesses. The technical paper business produces durable, saturated, and coated base papers for various end users. The company sells its technical paper to the tape, label, abrasive, medical packaging, and heat transfer technical paper markets. It also supplies materials used to create customer-specific components for furniture, book covers, and original equipment manufacturers' products. The company's pulp business consists of a mill located in Pictou, Nova Scotia together with related timberlands. The Pictou mill comprises of a single-line pulp facility, which produces primarily softwood pulp, as well as timberlands encompassing approximately 1 million acres of owned and 200,000 acres of licensed or managed land. Neenah Paper, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.


Orchids Paper Products Company manufactures tissue paper products serving the private label consumer market in the United States. It produces a line of tissue products, including paper towels, bathroom tissue, and paper napkins. The company's customers include discount retailers, grocery stores, grocery wholesalers and cooperatives, and convenience stores. Orchids Paper Products was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Pryor, Oklahoma.


Avery Dennison Corporation produces pressure-sensitive materials; office products; and various tickets, tags, labels, and other converted products. It operates through three segments: Pressure-sensitive Materials, Office and Consumer Products, and Retail Information Services. The Pressure-sensitive Materials segment manufactures and sells pressure-sensitive roll label materials, films for graphic applications, reflective highway safety products, performance polymers, and extruded films. The Office and Consumer Products segment manufactures and sells various office and consumer products, including labels, binders, dividers, sheet protectors, and writing instruments. The Retail Information Services segment designs, manufactures, and sells various price marking and brand identification products, including tickets, graphic and barcode tags and labels, and related supplies and equipment. The company also manufactures and sells, through its other specialty converting businesses, specialty tapes, engineered films, pressure-sensitive postage stamps, and other converted products. Avery Dennison Corporation was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.


Domtar Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated producer of uncoated free sheet paper and manufacturer of paper grade market pulp in North America. It has three segments: Papers, Paper Merchants, and Wood. The Paper segment designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes a range of business, commercial printing, publication, and technical and specialty papers under the brands, such as First Choice, Domtar Microprint, Windsor Offset, and Cougar, as well as a line of environmentally and socially responsible papers under Domtar EarthChoice brand. Its primary customers include merchants, retail outlets, stationers, printers, publishers, converters, and end-users. This segment also produces paper grade pulp, fluff pulp, and specialty pulp, which it sells to third parties. The Paper Merchants segment owns and operates Domtar Distribution Group, a network of paper distribution facilities, which distribute business and printing papers, as well as certain industrial products. The Wood segment manufactures, markets, and distributes lumber and wood-based value-added products, as well as manages forest resources. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.


Wausau Paper Corp. engages in the manufacture, conversion, and sale of paper and paper products primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through three segments: Specialty Products, Printing and Writing, and Towel and Tissue. Specialty Products segment produces technical specialty papers and supercalendered backing papers used as a base from which peel-and-stick' pressure sensitive labels are dispensed. It also offers unsaturated masking tape base paper used in the production of masking tape. This segment's other products include a range of food, medical, and industrial papers used in various applications, including grease-resistant protective barrier paper for pet food and microwave popcorn; lightweight paper for sterilized medical packaging; interleaver paper used in steel processing and to protect polished steel after production; and coating and laminating base papers used in composite can labeling. Printing and Writing segment offers premium uncoated printing, writing, and imaging papers, which are used for printed and photocopied documents, such as annual reports, brochures, announcements, and greeting cards. This segment also produces moisture-barrier laminated roll wrap used to protect rolls of paper during storage and shipment, as well as related specialty finishing and packaging products. Towel and Tissue segment produces paper towel and tissue products that include washroom roll and folded towels; towel, tissue, and soap dispensers; windshield folded towels; industrial wipers; dairy towels; household roll towels; and other premium towel and tissue products. The company was formerly known as Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corporation and changed its name to Wausau Paper Corp. in May 2005. Wausau Paper Corp. is headquartered in Mosinee, Wisconsin.


Sonoco Products Company engages in the manufacture of industrial and consumer packaging products and provision of packaging services worldwide. The company primarily operates in three segments: Consumer Packaging, Engineered Carriers and Paper, and Packaging Services. The Consumer Packaging segment offers various products, such as round and shaped rigid packaging, both composite and plastic; printed flexible packaging; and metal and plastic ends and closures. The Engineered Carriers and Paper segment provides paper and composite engineered carriers; paperboard; fiber-based construction tubes and forms; and recovered paper. The Packaging Services segment offers various products and services, including point-of-purchase displays, folding cartons, packaging fulfillment, product handling, brand management, and supply chain management. In addition, the company produces steel, nailed wooden, plywood, recycled, and poly-fiber reels; paperboard packaging forms and transport cushioning bases; injection-molded and extrusion-molded plastics; and coasters and glass covers. The company was founded as the Southern Novelty Company in 1899 and subsequently changed its name to Sonoco Products Company in 1923. The company is headquartered in Hartsville, South Carolina.


Caraustar Industries, Inc. manufactures recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. It operates through four segments: Paperboard; Recovered Fiber; Tube, Core, and Composite Container; and Carton and Custom Packaging. The Paperboard segment manufactures uncoated and clay-coated recycled paperboard. It offers various grades of paperboard for internal consumption or sale to tube, core, and composite containers; folding cartons, gypsum wallboard facing paper, and other specialty products markets. It also supplies other specialty converted and laminated products to the bookbinding, game, puzzleboard, printing, and furniture industries. The Recovered Fiber segment collects, sells, and brokers recycled paper and other paper rolls. The Tube, Core, and Composite Container segment produces spiral and convolute-wound tubes, cores, and cans for application in cloth cores, paper mill cores, yarn carriers, carpet cores and film, and foil and metal cores. It also produces specialty converted products for industrial packaging protection applications; composite containers for adhesive, sealant, food, and food service markets; and grease cans, tubes, cartridges, and other components. In addition, this segment manufactures injection-molded and extruded plastic products, including plastic cores for the textile industry; and plastic cores for the film, paper, and other industries. Further, it converts paperboard into solid fiber interlocking partitions for food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and electronic industries. The Carton and Custom Packaging segment manufactures printed and unprinted folding carton and setup boxes for paper goods; hardware; candy; sporting goods; frozen foods; dry food; film; and various other industrial applications, including textile and apparel. This segment also provides contract manufacturing and packaging services. The company was established in 1938 and is headquartered in Austell, Georgia.


Chesapeake Corporation supplies specialty paperboard packaging and plastic packaging products. The company's Paperboard Packaging segment designs and manufactures folding cartons, booklets, leaflets, labels, composite tubes, rigid set-up boxes, vacuum-formed packaging, and other paperboard packaging products. The segment offers its products to various markets, including pharmaceutical and healthcare; international and branded products, such as alcoholic drinks, confectioneries, cosmetics, and fragrances; tobacco products; and food and household. Plastic Packaging segment designs and manufactures plastic containers, bottles, performs, and closures. Its customers comprise agrochemicals and other specialty chemicals; and food and beverages markets. The company markets and sells its products primarily in Europe, North America, China, Ireland, and South Africa. Chesapeake was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.