Viskase Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells nonedible cellulosic, fibrous, and plastic casings for preparing and packaging processed meat products in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company offers NOJAX cellulose casings for use in the automated production of hot dogs, dry mini salamis, cooked sausages, and coarse ground…More fresh sausages; and large cellulose casings for giving cylindrical or oval shape to the processed meats that are used in bologna, mortadella, deli ham, bierwurst, and dry sausages. It also provides fibrous casings for use in a range of applications, including pepperoni, salami, luncheon meats, boneless hams, and other deli-style processed meats, as well as for processed and smoked cheeses; color transfer casings for a range of natural and synthetic shades; flavor transfer casings for taste profiles; smoke transfer casings for processed meat or cheese products; and spice transfer casings for processing facility. In addition, the company offers POLYJAX casings for the production of hot dog, sausage, chorizo products, and meat snack sticks; VISCOAT casings for a range of applications, including turkey, ham, and roast beef products; VISMOKE casings for cooked and smoked meat products, semi-dry sausages, and spreadable dry sausages; and VISLON for meat, poultry, and cheese applications. Further, it provides VISFLEX casings for a range of meat, poultry and cheese applications; and VISMAX casings for molded and formed processed meat and poultry applications. Additionally, the company offers MEMBRA-CEL, a hydrophilic material made from regenerated cellulose for use in dialysis purposes in the laboratory. The company was founded in 1925 and is based in Lombard, Illinois. Viskase Companies, Inc. is a subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises L.P.