Sales totalled EUR 9.8 billion in 2016.
Our annual production capacity is 5.7 million tonnes of chemical pulp, 10.5 million tonnes of paper and board, 1.3 billion square metres of corrugated packaging and 5.2 million cubic metres of sawn wood products, including 2.5 million cubic metres of value-added products.
Some 25 000 employees, in more than 35 countries.
Listed on Nasdaq Helsinki and Stockholm.
Around the world
Enso’s head office is situated in Helsinki, Finland. Most of the group's sales and operations take place in Europe, where we are a leading producer of board, pulp and paper. In 2015, Stora Enso opened two new Innovation Centres, one in Finland and one in Sweden. We source most of our main raw material, wood, in Northern Europe from private forest owners and our joint venture forest companies Bergvik Skog and Tornator. The Consumer Board, Packaging Solutions, Biomaterials, Wood Products and Paper divisions. Number of employees: Finland 6 600; Sweden 5 000; Germany 1 700; Poland 1 900; Other European countries 3 900.
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. The Wood Products and Packaging Solutions
divisions. Number of employees: 1 100.
Latin America is important in Stora Enso's strategy of low-cost pulp from tree plantations. In Brazil, we own 50% of Veracel Celulose pulp mill as part of a joint operation. Our share of the eucalyptus pulp is mostly used at our European paper and board mills. We also own land, around half of which is planted with eucalyptus. The other half is dedicated to protecting local biodiversity by restoring natural Atlantic rainforest. Stora Enso has announced plans to divest the Arapoti magazine paper mill in early 2016. The Biomaterials and Paper divisions. Number of employees: 710.
The Montes del Plata pulp mill, a joint operation between Stora Enso and Arauco, started up in 2014 and in 2015 it reached its full production level. Stora Enso's share is sold entirely as market pulp, mainly in Europe and Asia. Stora Enso owns large areas of land in Uruguay, and our tree plantations are also utilised as pastures by local farmers through land rental schemes. The Biomaterials division. Number of employees: 330.
demand for Stora Enso’s products, especially consumer board, is growing fast in
China. In addition to two paper mills, Stora Enso owns production and
distribution units for packaging. We are currently building a consumer board
mill in Beihai, in the Guangxi region, where our operations also include
eucalyptus plantations. The Consumer Board, Packaging Solutions and Paper
divisions. Number of employees: 5 100.
Stora Enso has 35% in a joint venture in Pakistan. Bulleh Shah Packaging produces corrugated packaging, consumer board, containerboard and paper for the textile, dairy, food and electronics industries in Pakistan. With regard to sustainability we focus on human and labour rights, for example by auditing and educating suppliers, as well as community engagement. The Consumer Board division.
Enso has a trial plantation in Laos that combines tree-growing with food
production. Our focus on sustainability includes community engagement and
helping local villagers by creating safe farming land. The Biomaterials division.
Number of employees: 140.
Stora Enso has a pilot facility in Danville to develop technologies for conversion of biomass into highly refined sugars and lignin. A demonstration and market development plant is being built in Raceland, Louisiana. These new technologies will enable the development of sustainable replacements for fossil-based technologies in various industries. The Biomaterials division. Number of employees: 50.