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Facts and Figures

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Key Facts
  • Sales totalled EUR 10 billion euros in 2017.
  • Stora Enso's annual production capacity is 5.9 million tonnes of chemical pulp, 
    5.4 million tonnes of paper, 4.7 million tonnes of board, 1.4 billion square metres of corrugated packaging and 5.6 million cubic metres of sawn wood products, including 2.6 million cubic metres of value-added products. 
  • Some 26 000 employees, in more than 30 countries.
  • Listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm.
Around the world
Stora Enso’s head office is in Helsinki, Finland. Most of the group’s sales and operations take place in Europe, where we are a leading producer of packaging board and solutions, pulp, wooden products and paper. Stora Enso has three research centres in Imatra (Finland), Karlstad (Sweden), and Mönchengladbach (Germany), and two innovation centres in Stockholm and in Helsinki. In Northern Europe, we source most of our main raw material – wood – from private forest owners and our forest associates Bergvik Skog and Tornator. Consumer Board, Packaging Solutions, Biomaterials, Wood Products and Paper divisions. Number of employees: Finland 6 700; Sweden 5 100; Poland 2 000; Germany 1 100; Other European countries 3 800.
Our operations in Russia include three packaging mills, two sawmills, and wood sourcing. With regard to sustainability, we particularly focus on promoting forest certification and occupational health and safety. Wood Products and Packaging Solutions divisions. Number of employees: 1 100
Latin America is important for Stora Enso’s strategy of obtaining low-cost pulp from tree plantations. In Brazil, we own 50% of Veracel Celulose pulp mill as part of a joint operation with Fibria. Our share of the eucalyptus
pulp is mostly used in our paper and board mills. Veracel also owns land, around half of which is former pasture lands planted with eucalyptus. The other half is dedicated to protecting local biodiversity by restoring the natural Atlantic rainforest. Biomaterials division. Number of employees: 420.
The Montes del Plata pulp mill is a joint operation between Stora Enso and Arauco. Stora Enso’s share is sold entirely as market pulp, mainly in Europe and Asia. Montes del Plata’s tree plantations are also utilised as pastures by local farmers through land rental schemes. Biomaterials division. Number of employees: 330.
The demand for Stora Enso’s products, especially consumer board, is growing fast in China. In 2017, our new consumer board mill continued to ramp up in Beihai, in the Guangxi region, where our operations also include eucalyptus plantations. In addition, Stora Enso has three packaging plants and operates one joint operation paper mill. Consumer Board, Packaging Solutions and Paper divisions. Number of employees: 5 300.
Stora Enso has a trial plantation in Laos that combines the growing of eucalyptus trees with food production. Our focus on sustainability includes an agro-forestry model that enables local villagers to safely grow food on the plantation. Wood Supply unit. Number of employees: 130.
Stora Enso has a pilot facility in Danville, Virginia to develop technologies for the conversion of biomass into highly refined sugars and lignin. First commercial deliveries from the xylose demo plant in Raceland, Louisiana, are expected during 2018. These new technologies will enable the development of sustainable replacements for fossil-based materials in various industries. Biomaterials division. Number of employees: 100.