Ballarpur Industries Ltd., India
BILT is India's largest manufacturer of writing and printing (W&P) paper and is a part of the US$ 3 bn Avantha Group. More than 50% of India's coated wood-free grades roll out of BILT's state-of-the-art plants. The company holds an impressive 85% share of the bond paper market and nearly 45% share of the hi-bright Maplitho market in India. BILT is the only Indian paper company to feature in the global top 100 list, with the recent acquisition of Malaysia's Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) having elevated BILT's global ranking to 87.
Smurfit Kappa, Germany & Holland
Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) is a world player in paper based packaging with leading market positions in Europe and in Latin America. With sales in 2009 of € 9 billion and around 39,000 employees, the Smurfit Kappa Group is a focused player in paper based packaging. Operating in 30 countries (21 in Europe and 9 in Latin America), it is the European leader in containerboard, solid board, corrugated and solid board packaging and has a key position in several other packaging and paper market segments including graphic board, sack paper and paper sacks. It is a market leader in corrugated in Latin America.
Guarro Casas (Arjo Wiggins), Spain.
More than 300 years ago Guarro Group started a long way; a way that highlights for its quality, rigour and service. A 300 year old experience and the ability to innovate continuously have allowed Guarro Casas to keep on growing always with the same objective: quality, rigour and service. Guarro is a group present all over the world that has 3 branches in South America and distributes the whole world over. It has 3 factories: one in Gelida (Barcelona), another one in Campdevànol (Girona) and a third one in Creysse (Dordogne, France). Since 1993 it has the certificates of quality ISO 9002 and ISO 14001, which guarantee all products are manufactured according to rigorous international standards of quality. Since 1990, it has been supported by the solidity of a world leader: ArjoWiggins
SOM KIMYA, Turkey
Established in 1975, their company has been the first in Turkey to introduce plastic coated paper binding, thus becoming the founder and leader of book binding industry in Turkey. Their investments, research and development projects still continue. Som Kimya, with the quality and diversity of its products under the name "Som Plascilt", as well as with its positive and careful attitude towards its customers, is an exemplary company.
Fiber Mark, USA
FiberMark is a leading manufacturer and converter of specialty fiber-based materials with production facilities in the U.S. and U.K., complemented by a worldwide sales organization and advanced service capabilities. Its specialty fiber-based materials support industries and consumers worldwide. They provide value-added solutions to our customers' needs with advances in fiber technology. The primary markets they serve office products, publishing, luxury packaging, technical/industrial, graphic design and paper crafting.
Sakata Inx Ltd., India
A comprehensive provider t o the printing & packaging industry. Its R&D activities have developed printing inks on the cutting edge of technology such as water based & solvent based flexographic & gravure inks for flexible films, newspaper inks, offset inks for packaging & commercial applications, metal decorating inks for cans, water based & solvent based overprint varnishes and several additives. Sakata Inx (India) Limited commissioned its state of art production facility at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan in November 1998.
Synt3 Spa represents a dynamic, flexible and reliable group specialising in the production of coated and coagulated polyurethanes
Founded in 1971, Synt3 Spa has established, at home and abroad, a highly efficient distribution system entrusted to agents of long experience and professionalism.
ERATEX is global player since their HighTex products are used all around the world. New trends on the markets throughout the world are assessed and implemented by ERATEX to provide need-oriented products. Competent, dedicated employees are on location in every country at short notice to define and solve the set tasks together with the customer. As a result of this ERATEX takes over the market leadership and offers its international partners reliability and lasting success.
Its one of the leading manufacturers of section sewing threads & security threads, finding application in every modern book sewing machines.
Dr Gunther Kast GmbH & Co., Germany
Based at Sonthofen, Germany is one of the renowned manufacturers of tech fabrics since 1961. Their product range includes non-woven, crepe papers, paper lined mull, section sewing threads & a host of other products the find applications for industrial bookbinders.Mainly backlining materials for industrial bookbinderies are produced and distributed. Besides the above-mentioned binding materials Dr. Günther Kast is one of the first companies in Germany who offers special fibre glass fabrics for plaster reinforcement for the building industry.
D. Leonardt & Co., U.K
D. Leonardt & Co was established in 1856 as a manufacturer of steel pen nibs, which they still produce, and from the early days they have developed skills in the forming and finishing of metal pressings.
Over the past twenty-five years, D.Leonardt & Co. has become the world leader in the supply of metal corners to the Diary Industry. At the same time it has continued to develop its own range of accessories for the Stationery and Leather Goods Trades. They now supply their own range of products to over 50 countries worldwide. They also produce general pressings to customer requirements.
Beardow Adams, Germany
Beardow Adams has a unique range of hot melt adhesives used for various applications in the telecommunications cable industry and are specialists in our field and offer an unrivalled range of innovative products. Beardow Adams is the only major company specialising in the manufacture of hot melt adhesives. We make nothing else. We are the largest manufacturer of hot melts in the United Kingdom and have one of the largest production facilities in Europe. Beardow Adams is the only adhesive company to have won the Queen's Award for Enterprise four times - in 1994, 1999 and 2007 for international trade and in 2002 for innovation.
Fritz Hacker, Germany
Fritz Häcker GmbH + Co. KG is one of the leading companies worldwide of glutine glues. Intensive communication with customers and processors as well as continuous co-operation with the leading machine manufacturers Häcker laboratory technicians and their partner optimize the products which can be coordinated with completely different targeted applications, machine types and machine speeds.
EMMECI SRL Ltd.Italy
The Parent Company of the Group was created in 1974 and has its head office in Cerreto Guidi, in the province of Florence. The Company, which coordinates all the Emmeci group, designs and builds automatic lines to manufacture rigid "set -up" boxes and Laminator-Casemakerlines, with highest standards of quality & innovative technology. The company today has more than 90% of world market shares.They are the world leaders in the manufacture of automatic lines for the production of rigid set-up cardboard boxes, we are also a leading manufacturer of automatic laminating and case-making lines for the production of flat boards and game boards.