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Nordenia in Jackson bought by German company Mondi

Oct 04, 2012 -- 9:29am

Southeast Missourian

Nordenia, which operates two packaging plants employing about 400 people in Cape Girardeau County, has been acquired by Mondi, headquartered in Greven, Germany. Mondi is an international packaging and paper group, with production operations across 29 countries. The group's key operations are located in central Europe, Russia and South Africa and as at the end of 2011, Mondi Group employed 23,400 people. Nordenia, now to be known as Mondi Jackson, Inc., will form part of Mondi's Europe & International Division under its Consumer Packaging business unit, according to a letter sent to Nordenia's suppliers, dated Monday, and the company's website. Procter & Gamble, Tyson Foods and Nestle are the biggest customers of the flexible packaging Nordenia has produced.

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