INTERNATIONAL PAPER BELGIAN SERVICES COMPANY SRL CHAUSSEE DE LA HULPE 166 1170 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
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International Paper invests $ 40 million to better serve
E-Commerce sector in France & Spain
Brussels, Belgium – December 02, 2021 – International Paper, a global leader in the fiber-based packaging and absorbent pulp industry, announced significant investments of $ 40 million in new converting equipment at several of its mills. corrugated cardboard packaging in France and Spain. This significant investment is another sign of the company’s continued commitment to the Europe, Middle East and Africa region and the sustainable growth of its packaging business in this region.
With the new equipment, International Paper will increase its processing capacity in the EMEA region by approximately 10%, while improving its capabilities to better meet the specific needs of customers in the e-commerce segment.
“The e-commerce segment is strategically important to International Paper’s growth program in the region,” said Eric Chartrain, vice president and general manager of the company’s EMEA Packaging business. “Today it accounts for nearly 10% of the region’s total corrugated packaging demand and is among the fastest growing segments with double-digit rates.”
Corrugated cardboard packaging is at the heart of circularity for the e-commerce sector. It can provide customer-tailored solutions to minimize waste and reduce overwrapping (it can be customized to perfectly match the product it protects), while used cartons can be easily returned and recycled through collection systems. municipal households, and the fibers can be reused again.
“Our customers and end users want products that contribute to a more sustainable and low-carbon future,” continued Chartrain. “We make products that people depend on every day and help deliver a positive customer experience, seeking to advance circular solutions across our value chain. ”
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global producer of renewable fiber packaging and pulp products with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, Europe and South Africa. North. We make packaging products that protect and promote merchandise and enable global trade, as well as pulp for diapers, facial tissues and other personal hygiene products that promote health and goodness. -to be. We are headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., And employ approximately 38,000 colleagues. Net sales for 2020 were $ 21 billion *. In Russia, the Company has a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country’s largest integrated pulp and paper manufacturer and its largest foreign-national alliance in the forest products sector. For more information about International Paper, our products, and our global citizenship efforts, please visit internationalpaper.com.
In Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), International Paper focuses on the production and marketing of fiber-based packaging and specialty pulps, employing approximately 4,200 people. As a leading supplier of high quality corrugated containers for a multitude of applications, we serve customers across the region from our network of two recycled containerboard factories and 23 box factories in France, in Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain. The specialty dough is made in Gdansk, Poland. Other products available from International Paper in the region include a variety of Kraft linerboard and other pulp products.
* Including our former pulp and paper mill in Kwidzyn, Poland, which sold on August 6, 2021, and our former global paper company, which became a stand-alone listed company on October 1, 2021.
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