International Paper’s corporate strength results from its focus on three core businesses: paper, packaging, and wood products. Its printing and writing papers help people throughout the world to connect with one another and share stories and information. IP owns some of the best-known and most popular names in paper today, including Hammermill®, Strathmore®, Rey®, and Chamex®.
International Paper’s packaging carries and protects the goods of the world. Boxes developed by International Paper can be found in practically every room of your home. In the kitchen, IP packaging protects and preserves prepared foods, poultry, beverages, and seasonings, among other essentials. In the family room, everything from CDs to video games comes wrapped in IP packaging. Even the home medicine cabinet is stocked with cosmetics, perfumes, and pharmaceuticals sold in IP-manufactured packaging.
To provide shelter throughout the world, International Paper produces a broad array of critical building materials, including lumber, plywood, panels, poles, pilings, and veneers. In addition, IP produces natural and renewable pine co-products to make such common consumables as adhesives, chewing gum, fragrances, and soaps.