World's Largest Wood and Paper Products Corporations

compiled by George Draffan

www.endgame.org

Top forest prodicts/paper corporations (USA)

Top forest products/paper corporations (global)

Top Global Wood Processors and Buyers

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 Top forest products/paper corporations (USA)

Industry Rank
(USA)

Corporation

Revenues
Year 2000
(U.S. millions)

1

International Paper

28,180

2

Georgia Pacific

22,218

3

Weyerhaeuser

15,980

4

Kimberly-Clark

13,982

5

Smurfit-Stone

8,839

6

Boise Cascade

7,807

7

Willamette Industries

4,652

8

Mead (acquired Westvaco)

4,386

9

Temple-Inland

4,286

10

Westvaco (acquired by Mead)

3,720

11

Louisiana Pacific

2,933

12

Sonoco

2,712

13

Bowater (acquired Alliance)

2,500

14

Bemis

2,165

15

Packaging Corporation of America

1,922

16

Potlatch

1,809

17

Rock-Tenn

1,463

18

Universal Forest Products

1,389

19

Rayonier

1,227

 

 

 

Source: Fortune and Forbes rankings.

 

 

 

compare to
largest corporations in various industries and to
largest corporations overall

Top forest products/paper corporations (global)

Global
Rank

Corporation

Approximate
Revenues
(in U.S. millions)

1

International Paper

24,573

2

Georgia-Pacific

17,977

3

Kimberly-Clark

13,007

4

Weyerhaeuser

12,262

5

Stora Enso

11,332

6

Oji Paper

10,583

7

UPM-Kymmene

8,801

8

Nippon Paper Industries

7,954

9

SCA-Svenska Cellulosa

7,854

10

Smurfit-Stone

7,151

 

 

 

Sources: Forbes Global 500 accessed November 13, 2001; www.paperloop.com 2000 tables, accessed January 18, 2001.

 

 

 

Top Global Wood Processors and Buyers

(Source: World Widlife Fund, The Forest Industry in the 21st Century)

Processors

1

International Paper

2

Georgia-Pacific

3

Weyerhaeuser

4

Stora Enso

5

Smurfit-Stone

Buyers

1

Home Depot

2

Lowe's

3

IKEA

4

Kimberly-Clark

5

Proctor & Gamble

 

 

 

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