|Rio Tinto Plc (Rio Tinto) is an international business involved in each stage of metal and mineral production. The Company produces aluminium, copper, diamonds, coal, iron ore, uranium, gold and industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide, salt, talc and zircon). With production mainly from Australia and North America, the Company operates in more than 50 countries. The Company's businesses include open pit and underground mines, mills, refineries and smelters, as well as a number of research and service facilities. The Company consists of a number of wholly and partly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and associated companies. It has five product groups and two global support groups: aluminium, copper, diamonds, minerals, energy, iron ore, exploration and technology & innovation. In July 2010, Rio Tinto plc completed the divestment of its Alcan Packaging business with the sales of its two subsidiaries, Medical Flexibles and Alcan Beauty Packaging.