Companies, Inc. is a producer of non-edible cellulosic and plastic
casings, and specialty plastic bags used to prepare and package
processed meat products, and provides value-added support services
relating to these products, for global consumer products companies. The
Company’s primary product, artificial casings, is used for preparing
processed meats, such as hot dogs, sausages and deli meats. It
customizes nearly all of its casings for use in a specific customer’s
processing plant. The Company participates in the small-diameter
cellulosic, fibrous and plastic casings market. Its main product lines
are NOJAX casings, fibrous casings, and VISFLEX, VISMAX and VISLON
plastic casings. It also makes plastic barrier bags, other specialty
plastics products for food suppliers, membranes for laboratory dialysis
and battery separators. In January 2010, Icahn Enterprises L.P.
acquired acquired 71% interest in Viskase Companies, Inc.
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