Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Evans Industries, Inc., (Evans) operated a series of five leased facilities in Louisiana and Texas that manufactured, filled, warehoused and distributed steel drums and industrial containers. Evans filed a Chapter 11 petition in April 2006, and the bankruptcy court confirmed the reorganization plan in October 2006. The plan formed a Distribution Trust of Evans Industries (the Trust) and allocated most of Evans's assets to that Trust. R. Patrick Sharp, III was appointed Trustee. In November 2006, on the plan's closing date, Greif Industrial Packaging (Greif) entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) with Evans.
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