BBA Group Restructures

BBA Group RestructuresThe BBA Materials Technology Group, Nashville, Tenn., a division of the BBA Group, is to close its Lewisburg, Pa., nonwovens manufacturing facility by the end of the month. BBA acquired the facility from International Paper in mid-1998 as part of its acquistion of Veratec.Our goal is to focus on and grow those technologies that we believe will provide our customer base with the products they require in the future, said Ross McMillan, CEO, materials technology group.February 2002