CMPC in figures
Over 98 years in existence
17,139 workers directly employed
Industrial operations in 8 countries
Products marketed in 45 countries
Over 87% of electrical energy generated from renewable sources.
800,000 metric tons of paper and cardboard recycled each year
380,000 hectares dedicated to forest conservation in Chile, Brazil and Argentina.
CMPC is a global enterprise that produces and markets products derived from fibers originating from sustainable, certified plantations and recycled materials. The company's products include: wood products, pulp, paper for packaging and tissue products.
The company was set up and started to produce paper, cardboard and pulp based on wheat fiber at a factory in the district of Puente Alto in Santiago, Chile.
The company began factory operations to produce newspaper and sack Kraft paper in the city of Valdivia in southern Chile.
The first pulp mill began operations in Laja in southern Chile.
The first exports of Chilean pulp to South America.
The tissue factory is built in the district of Puente Alto in Santiago in Chile.
The company makes its first investment outside Chile, acquiring the diaper manufacturer Química Estrella San Luis S.A. in Argentina.
The company acquires IPUSA in Uruguay (tissue) and FABI (industrial sacks) in Argentina.
The company is restructured as a holding company with five business areas.
The company buys Papelera del Plata, a tissue manufacturer in Argentina. In that same year, CMPC Tissue starts up operations in Peru.
Fundación CMPC comes into being, charged with the mission of strengthening educational and cultural opportunities in the districts where the company operates.
Operations in Mexico start up thanks to the purchase of ABSORMEX.
The time comes to operate in Colombia through the purchase of Drypers Andina, engaged in the manufacture and marketing of baby diapers.
In Brazil, the company takes an important step in the forestry pulp and tissue business in buying the Guaiba Mill and Melhoramentos Papéis.
The company is awarded certification by FSC (Forest Stewardship Council), an international guarantee that its products originate in forests with good environmental practices.
The subsidiaries are reorganized into four business areas: Forestry, Pulp, Paper and Tissue.
Start-up of the new line at Celulosa Guaiba in Brazil and of the Energy Cogeneration plant in Altamira in Mexico
The company is reorganized to increase the number of directors from seven to nine, and reduce the four business areas to three: Pulp, Paper and Tissue.
A modern Tissue plant is inaugurated in Cañete in Peru. CMPC becomes the first Chilean company to issue a Green Bond (for US$ 500 million) on the international stock exchange.