Innovation

A través de CMPC Beyond, la innovación es practicada con una estructura de gobernanza robusta, de compañía del futuro como respuesta clave a las nuevas necesidades y requerimientos de mercados e inversionistas, y con foco en tres áreas estratégicas.

Innovation governance at CMPC

Future and Innovation Committee (CFI)
CMPC Beyond Champion
Future and Innovation Team (EFI) Beyond Ambassadors

Outstanding Innovation focuses and initiatives

Circular Bioeconomy Strengthened digital transformation Connection with the environment
Sustainable packaging

  • Molded pulp nurseries
  • CMPC Biopackaging for delivery services
  • Pet Food Container
  • Elite Eco 100% recyclable and biodegradable primary packaging
Data Management Office Creation:

  • Monitoring, control and use of data for business decision making
Programs with Universidad de Concepción:

  • “Mentors” Program
  • “Technological Exploration” Program
Sustainable Construction:

  • Thermo modified wood, Thermo solutions
  • Plywood and lumber with micronized copper
  • G and G wood profiles
  • Easy-to-install wooden panels
  • Gypsum board wood panels
Best 4.0:

  • Advanced analytics program in operations, Best 4.0 (at CMPC Celulosa Laja and Pacífico, and CMPC Biopackaging in Maule)
  • Best 4.0 Academy with Universidad de Concepción
Programs in CMPC Brazil:

  • Luiz de Queiroz Higher School of Agriculture (ESALQ) and the University of San Pablo: studies for optimization of industrial processes through business intelligence
Biomaterials:

  • Tall Oil Production
  • Projects portfolio for the use of hydrogen in operations
  • Methanol production for the chemical and biofuel industry
  • Development of Lignin applications
  • Production of cellulose varieties with different degrees of bleaching
  • Development of less white cellulose at Softys
Automation:

  • Track Digital Automation: first RPA (robotic process automation)
Start-ups:

  • CMPC Ventures
  • Start Up Day 2020

Sustainability goals in terms of Innovation

It is for a more efficient and sustainable operation, innovating digitally and in the use of data, developing new technologies that reduce emissions, use of industrial water and energy, and more sustainable products, that in 2020, the company launched its Sustainability Goals in Innovation. They are as follows:

  • • By 2025, 30% of process improvements will have to come from digital innovation and data use.
  • • 20% of concrete sustainable development goals will have to be achieved through innovative technology
  • • By 2025, a percentage of sales of the three business areas will have to come from new products, businesses or business models that they did not offer on January 1, 2020..
Goal 8.2: Achieve higher levels of economic productivity through diversification, technological upgrading and innovation, including focusing on high value-added and labor-intensive sectors
Goal 9.4: Improve infrastructure and realign industries to be sustainable, using resources more efficiently and promoting the adoption of clean and environmentally sound industrial technologies and processes