September 14: Indian canmaking firm Hindustan Tin Works (HTW) is planning to invest a further US$2 million to increase capacity at its Haryana plant to meet an expected growth in demand from the processed foods industry of 25-30 percent. It follows investment of $4.5m at the plant in recent years.

According to local reports, HTW expects capacity to be about 18,000 tonnes by the end of the year, which would be an increase of 20 percent over the current levels, says managing director Sanjay Bhatia.

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