Global Presence


International Paper is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, Africa), Russia, India and Asia. Our businesses include industrial and consumer packaging, uncoated papers and market and fluff pulp. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 58,000 people and are strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.


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GLOBAL BUSINESS OVERVIEW


 

Industrial Packaging

International Paper is the world’s leading manufacturer of containerboard and corrugated packaging. With fully aligned containerboard mills, box plants and converting facilities, we’ve created a unique-to-the-industry platform that provides the consistent high-quality, best-in-class reliability and total cost solutions our customers need to meet their most challenging shipping, storage and sales requirements. End uses for our products include corrugated boxes, bulk packaging, retail displays, specialty packaging and paper bags. Our target market segments include food and beverage, fresh fruits and vegetables, durables and nondurables and shipping and distribution. International Paper’s industrial packaging footprint includes facilities in North America, Latin America, Asia, and EMEA. Industrial packaging also includes a recycling business with facilities across the United States and Mexico. International Paper is one of North America’s largest recyclers and recovers, processes or facilitates the sale of more than 6 million tons of corrugated packaging and paper annually.

Consumer Packaging

International Paper produces top-quality coated and uncoated paperboard used by others in a wide variety of packaging and commercial printing applications. End uses for our paperboard include packaging for food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, candy, food items, tobacco products, and juice and milk cartons. Our products also are used in a wide range of commercial printing applications, from greeting cards and direct mail to book covers and lottery tickets. International Paper’s consumer packaging footprint includes facilities in North America, EMEA/Russia and Asia. Under the consumer packaging umbrella, the International Paper foodservice business serves customers in segments such as quick-service restaurants, specialty coffee, grocery, hospitality and distribution. Our hot cups, cold cups, food containers and lids are manufactured in the United States, the United Kingdom, China, and through a joint venture in Colombia.

Printing Papers

International Paper’s global papers businesses manufacture almost every type of uncoated paper used in home offices, businesses and commercial printing operations. From large commercial printing presses to small home printers, people around the world rely on many of our signature paper brands: Accent® Opaque, Ballet®, Chamex®, Hammermill®, POL™, Rey® and Svetocopy®. We are also a premier source for converting papers with an extensive portfolio of forms, filing and envelope papers as well as other specialty uncoated papers for unique applications. International Paper also produces market and fluff pulp that is used by other companies to produce a wide range of absorbent hygiene, paper and tissue products used by millions of consumers every day. Our papers and pulp footprint includes facilities in North America, Latin America, EMEA/Russia, India and Asia.