Business areas

The company has streamlined its operations into three main business areas in order to develop its various product lines while maintaining a healthy financial performance that helps it keep on growing, innovating and building equity for its shareholders and other stakeholders.

Business areas

Wood pulp is the basic material for all the products known to manderived from paper. It is the fiber that comes from sustainable, certified plantations. It is the fiber that brings progress and has enabled humankind to communicate, become informed and improve its standard of living over thousands of years.

Beginning with wood pulp, which is sold in bales made up of sheets very similar to a thicker form of cardboard, the products with which we live on a daily basis are manufactured, such as paper for notebooks, paper for printing, books, tissue paper, paper for corrugating and making cardboard, cartons and so on. Different kinds of pulp are also encountered in other areas of our lives, such as in some types of food and clothing.  Pulp is a noble, naturally occurring biodegradable material that has been part of human life for hundreds of years.

CMPC Pulp is the company subsidiary that produces and markets pulp and wood products, and is responsible for the company’s forest assets through its subsidiaries CMPC Pulp, CMPC Woods and Forestal Mininco.

The company owns forest assets in Brazil, Chile and Argentina, and has manufacturing operations in Chile and Brazil, where the main products are: pulpwood logs, sawn pulpwood, sawn timber, refabricated wood, plywood board, long pulp fiber and short pulp fiber.

General Manager: Francisco Ruiz-Tagle

Packaging made from natural fibers is the future. It is environmentally friendly, and made from material that can be recycled and reused. It plays a key role in the electronics trade and the global transport of fruit, wine and the most varied kinds of food, drink and produce, thanks to its strength, flexibility, lightness and high recycling value.

The subsidiaries are: CMPC Cartulinas, Papeles Cordillera, Envases Impresos, Forsac, Chimolsa, Edipac and Sorepa.

The manufacturing operations are carried out inMexico, Peru, Argentina and Chile.

General Manager: Cristobal Irarrazabal

Development and progress in each country involves innumerable challenges and goals. One of them is hygiene. Tissue products produced from virgin fiber and recycled material seek to meet the daily needs of the individual…From the most appreciated, such as the care of infants and the elderly, to the indispensable complement to gatherings of family and friends.

CMPC Tissue has industrial operations in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Chile.

The leading brands in the category of toilet paper and paper towels are Elite throughout the region, Confort and Nova in Chile, and Higienol and Sussex in Argentina.

Disposable diapers for infants and adults and feminine hygiene towels are marketed under the brand names Babysec, Cotidian and Ladysoft.

General Manager: Gonzalo Darraidou