One of three Jefferson Smurfit non-executive directors appointed by
the board to give an impartial assessment of a takeover offer
backed by management fails to meet the guidelines set by Ireland's
corporate governance watchdog.
Ozone, long known as a protective shield between humans and the
sun's rays, has a new use in the seafood industry. Researchers from
the NorthCarolina State Seafood Laboratory have found that ozone
may enhance the freshness of...
Alcan's US subsidiary Alcan Aluminium, the top US recycler of used
beverage cans, has said revamps at some of its plants slowed its
recycling to over 22 billion cans in 2001, from nearly 23.8 billion
cans in 2000.
A poor performance from one of its US subsidiaries dragged down
first-quarter profits at Jefferson Smurfit, the Irish paper and
packaging business at the centre of a bid from a US private equity
Amcor, the fast-growing Australian packaging group, has confirmed
that it is to buy most of the assets of Schmalbach-Lubeca, its
German rival, in a $1.56 billion (€1.7bn) deal that will more than
double its sales, making it one of...
Science Network is set to supply to countries and developing
regions with the technology and the necessary support for the
production-in-deries of mini-plants in mobile containers that can
be used for the production of food.