Global Businesses

We invest to strengthen our global businesses so we can meet market demand and adapt to the changing needs of our customers and the markets we serve.


Industrial Packaging

International Paper is the world’s premier manufacturer of containerboard and corrugated packaging. Our containerboard mills, box plants, and converting operations across the globe allow us to sustainably meet the most challenging customer sales, shipping, storage, and display requirements.

Industrial packaging also includes our North American recycling business, which recovers, processes, and sells several million tons of corrugated packaging and paper annually.

Customer segments:

  • Beverages
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Protein and processed foods
  • Consumer and industrial goods
  • Shipping and distribution
  • eCommerce

Consumer Packaging

International Paper’s global coated paperboard business is a premier producer of high-quality coated paperboard used for wide variety of packaging and foodservice applications. In addition to coated paperboard, consumer packaging includes our foodservice business, which produces paper cups, food containers, and lids.

Our consumer packaging business collaborates with customers across a wide range of market segments to meet consumer driven demand for high-quality, sustainable, and innovative products.

Customer segments:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Health and beauty
  • Packaged food
  • General consumer goods
  • Quick-service
  • Specialty coffee
  • Grocery and convenience stores
  • Hospitality

Paper and Cellulose Fibers

International Paper’s global papers businesses manufacture a wide variety of uncoated papers for commercial printing, imaging, and converting customers. Customers rely on our signature brands including Accent®, Chamex®, Hammermill®, Pol™, Reflection™, and Rey® to communicate, advertise, educate, and inform.

International Paper’s global cellulose fibers business produces fluff pulp for absorbent hygiene products like baby diapers, feminine care, adult incontinence, and other non-woven products. These products serve diverse consumers who share a common need for confidence in the quality and convenience of personal hygiene products.

Customer segments:

  • Consumers
  • Schools
  • Businesses
  • Commercial printing
  • Book publishing
  • Advertising
  • Direct mail, bills, and statements
  • Office products
  • Retail packaging and labeling applications
  • Absorbent hygiene products
  • Wipes, tabletop, and medical non-wovens