Caraustar at a Glance: http://www.caraustar.com/at_a_glance.html
"The following is a must read power point presentation"
Caraustar at Deutsche Bank Securities Leveraged Finance Conference Sept 2008
Caraustar is now a billion dollar revenue company comprised of three business groups: Mill Group, Converted Products Group and Recovered Fiber Group.
The Mill Group, comprised of 10 paperboard mills and 4 specialty converting operations, manufactures 100% recycled paperboard and specialty converted products and represents one of the largest recyclers of recovered fiber in the United States. It serves all four of the industry’s principal recycled paperboard markets: folding cartons; tubes and cores; gypsum wallboard facing paper; and specialty paperboard and converted products.
Caraustar's Converted Products Group is comprised of an Industrial Packaging Segment and a Consumer Packaging Segment. With 44 facilities, the Industrial Packaging Segment manufactures paper tubes, cores, edge protectors, and adhesives. It is the second largest producer of tubes and cores in the U.S. The Consumer Packaging Segment, with 13 facilities, manufactures folding cartons, rigid boxes, and offers state-of-the-art packaging services. The segment ranks in the top 10 in folding carton production in the U.S.
One of the largest recyclers of recovered fiber in the U.S., Caraustar's Recovered Fiber Group operates 10 fiber recycling centers that receive, sort, bale and ship fiber to domestic and international customers. The group is also a broker of recovered fiber to domestic and international customers.
Caraustar Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products in the United States and Canada. It operates in four segments: Paperboard, Recovered Fiber, Tube and Core, and Folding Carton. The Paperboard segment produces uncoated recycled paperboard, as well as clay-coated recycled paperboard. The Recovered Fiber segment collects, sells, and brokers recovered fiber. The Tube and Core segment produces tubes and cores that are used in textile cores, paper mill cores, yarn carriers, carpet cores, and film, foil, and metal cores. It also manufactures specialty converted products used in industrial packaging protection applications. The Folding Carton segment manufactures folding cartons and rigid set-up boxes, which are used principally as containers for paper goods, hardware, candy, sporting goods, frozen foods, dry food, film, and various other industrial applications, including textile and apparel. The company, through its joint venture with Temple-Inland, Inc., produces a lightweight gypsum facing paper along with containerboard grades. Caraustar distributes its products through its own sales force, and divisional and corporate level sales personnel, as well as direct sales. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Austell, Georgia.
OS: 29,545,000 million shares
AS: 60 million shares and 5 million preferred (no preferred issued)
Investor Relations Page: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=110896&p=irol-irhome
COMPANY IR: Janice Kootz 404-352-2841
NOTES: As of 2/27/09 Caraustar has $58 million in liquidity and is in the process of renegotiating its Senior Debt.
Link to transcript of: CSAR - Q4 2008 Caraustar Earnings Conference Call idea.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/825692/000119312509044922/dex992.htm