Klabin in Numbers
Klabin Brazil's largest producer and exporter of packaging paper and leader in corrugated board packaging and industrial bags. It is also the only company to simultaneously supply to the market, hardwood pulp, softwood pulp and fluff pulp, produced at its new plant in Ortigueira in Paraná, which was entirely designed for this purpose and is energy self-sufficient.
Founded in 1899, Klabin has 18 industrial units, with 17 in eight Brazilian states and one in Argentina, sales offices in eight Brazilian states, a branch office in the United States, a new office in Austria, as well as sales representatives and agents in many countries. It has over 18,000 workers (13,000 direct and 5,000 indirect).
SUSTAINABILITY Klabin’s management practices are guided by sustainable development and its management pursues integrated and responsible growth that combines profitability, social development and a firm commitment to environmental preservation. It is a pioneer in forest stewardship using mosaic planting concepts. It was the first forestry company in the Southern Hemisphere to obtain Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification (FSC-C022516). Klabin’s units in Brazil also hold FSC® chain of custody certification for its industrial sacks, paperboard and kraft paper (FSC-C017793, FSC-C001941, FSC-C006109). It is a signatory to the UN Global Compact and to the Brazilian Pact to Eradicate Slave Labor.
SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL INVESTMENTS In 2016, Klabin invested R$21.82 million in projects in the areas of health, culture, education, sports, leisure and the environment. The company supports more than 160 projects focused on promoting social development.
OPERATING INVESTMENTS In 2016, of the R$2.56 billion invested in its operations, the Puma Unit in Ortigueira, Paraná, which started up in March, received R$1.70 billion. In addition to the new production unit, R$405 million was invested in the operational continuity of its mills, R$136 million in its forestry operations and R$296 million in special projects, mainly to acquire the corrugated board converting assets of the company Hevi Embalagens in Manaus, Amazonas.
Map of Operations
*CMTP - Chemi-thermomechanical Pulp
Destination of Products
Other consumer goods: 13%
Forestry yields of over 50 m³/ha per year, compared to the market average of 44 m³/ha per year, according to data from Ibá.
Leader in its markets: packaging paper (kraft paper and paperboard), corrugated board packaging, industrial sacks and logs for sawmills and planer mills.
The only company in Brazil to produce fluff from softwood pulp and the only one in the country with the capacity to simultaneously supply softwood pulp, hardwood pulp and fluff pulp produced from the same industrial unit, entirely designed for this purpose.
Latin America’s only supplier of liquid packaging board.
• 50% market share in Paperboard (including liquid packaging board);
• 50% market share in Industrial Sacks;
• 16% market share in Corrugated Board.