Minerals Technologies Inc. is a global resource- and technology-based growth company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. Total sales for the company were $907.3 million in 2009.For further information about Minerals Technologies Inc. look on the internet at http://www.mineralstech.com/ About Avantha The US$4 billion Avantha Group is one of India’s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities include BILT, Crompton Greaves, The Global Green Company, Avantha Power & Infrastructure, Solaris ChemTech, Salient Business Solutions, and Avantha Technologies. International subsidiaries include Pauwels, SFI, Intergarden, Ganz, Microsol, Sonomatra, MSE Power Systems and Puszta Konzerv. The Group has business interests in diverse areas including power transmission and distribution equipment and services, paper and pulp, energy and infrastructure, food processing, farm forestry, chemicals, IT and ITES. Led by Gautam Thapar, Avantha demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations, adding lasting value for its stakeholders and investors. About Ballarpur Industries Limited Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT), part of the US$4 billion Avantha Group, is India’s largest manufacturer of writing and printing (W&P) paper. BILT’s subsidiaries include Ballarpur Graphic Paper Products Ltd., Sabah Forest Industries (SFI), Malaysia’s largest pulp and paper company, and BILT TreeTech Limited (BTTL), which runs BILT’s farm forestry programme in several states in India. BILT has six manufacturing units across India, which give the company geographic coverage over most of the domestic market. BILT has a significant share of the high-end coated paper segment in India. The company accounts for over 50 percent of the coated wood-free paper market, an impressive 85 percent of the bond paper market and nearly 45 percent of the hi-bright Maplitho market, besides being India’s largest exporter of coated paper. BILT is the first Indian paper company to feature among the global top 100.
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