Submitted by International Paper Company
The Mayor of Beaverton, Oregon, declared November 14, 2023 as International Paper Day, in recognition of the company’s many contributions to the community. Proclamations are ceremonial documents, signed by the Mayor and issued to businesses for special honors, on the recommendation of the Mayor.
For 125 years, International Paper has been the catalyst in the global economy as the world’s leading producer of renewable packaging, pulp and other fiber-based products essential to everyday life. IP transforms renewable resources into products people depend on every day including packaging solutions that protect and promote goods, enable worldwide commerce and help keep consumers safe. The company produces renewable basic materials such as pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products, and delivers circular solutions that enable recycling, reduce waste and build a better future for our planet.
IP strives to be a force for good and mobilizes people, products and resources to address critical needs in the communities where we live and work. Most of the company's donations and IP Foundation grants support projects and programs focused on our signature causes – education, hunger, health and wellness, and disaster relief.
International Paper opened in Beaverton in 1956, first as Western Kraft and became part of International Paper in 2002. IP has been a valued partner in the community with more than 300 employees working at four locations in Beaverton. Since 2017, International Paper’s foundation has donated more than $300,000 to support a variety of local Beaverton organizations, including the Hoyt Arboretum’s Youth Environmental Education program.
About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global producer of planet-friendly packaging, pulp, and other fiber-based products, and one of North America's largest recyclers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 39,000 colleagues globally who are committed to creating what's next. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa, and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting internationalpaper.com.
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About International Paper
International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global producer of sustainable packaging, pulp and other fiber-based products, and one of the world's largest recyclers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 39,000 colleagues globally who are committed to creating what's next. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2023 were $18.9 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting internationalpaper.com/.
About International Paper - EMEA
In Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), International Paper focuses on the production and marketing of fiber-based packaging and specialty pulp, employing approximately 4,400 people. As a leading supplier of high-quality corrugated containers for a multitude of applications, we serve customers throughout the region from our network of two recycled containerboard mills and 23 box plants in France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain. Specialty pulp is made in Gdansk, Poland. Other products available from International Paper in the region include a variety of Kraft linerboard and other pulp products.
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