What we do

We create the future’s fiber-based solutions

Building on 125 years of manufacturing expertise, we’re here for your business now and we’re ready for your next big idea. From planet-friendly packaging to absorbent pulp, we help businesses explore their next fiber-based solution.


At International Paper, we transform renewable resources into products people depend on every day. As a world-leading producer of fiber-based products, we create packaging solutions that protect and promote goods, enable worldwide commerce and help keep consumers safe. We produce renewable basic materials such as pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products. And we deliver circular solutions that enable recycling, reduce waste and build a better future for our planet.

Every day the world moves forward with new ideas, new technologies and new priorities. And every day we work to make the world better, safer and more sustainable so our customers, employees, shareholders and communities can thrive.

You can rely on us to be a step ahead – wherever the world goes next.

Creating What's Next
How we do it

Our core values


Above all, we care about people. We look out for each other to ensure everyone returns home safely.


We act honestly and operate with integrity and respect. We promote a culture of openness and accountability.


We are responsible stewards of people and communities, natural resources and capital. We strive to leave everything in better shape for future generations.

Think the Customer

We will deliver on Our Customer Promise to do the right things for our customers, at every moment, in every experience.

Include & Engage

We strive to build a culture in which each employee feels a sense of belonging and experiences an environment in which to do their best work every day.

Offerings in the Europe, Middle East & Africa Region

Here for what's next.

Our regional network is recognized as a leader in the fiber-based packaging and absorbent pulp industry. It provides a unique customer experience through superior, high-quality products and services, while offering exciting career possibilities.


Our packaging and cellulose-fiber business units serve customers across the EMEA region with a full range of top-notch products and services.

Fiber-based Packaging

Are you looking for environmentally friendly, fiber-based packaging? The EMEA regional network includes two recycled containerboard mills and 23 box plants in France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Our broad portfolio of high-value corrugated packaging solutions is completed by a selection of unique cardboard and wooden packaging solutions.

As a global leader in fiber-based packaging, we understand your needs and offer a full range of superior value-added solutions, including supply chain and design services.

Absorbent Pulp

Our global cellulose fiber business offers a full line of absorbent fluff and specialty pulp, as well as papergrade pulp, produced at International Paper mills around the globe.

Used in a wide variety of products consumers depend on every day, these innovative fiber solutions can differentiate your products in a crowded marketplace – and drive a more sustainable future.


Learn more about where we do business
A map of EMEA locations
Awards & recognition

We're proud to be IP.

Awards in Europe, Middle East & Africa Region

Join a company where you can explore what’s next for your career.

People of IP
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Ethics & Compliance

It’s at our core.

Get details on how we do business with integrity, read our Code of Conduct, or report a concern.

Sustainability at IP

We believe a better future is possible. 

Learn how we’re meeting today’s needs for renewable, fiber-based packaging and pulp while preparing for the future. 

Meet our leadership team

Leadership 2023