International Paper Company

Industry: Paper Products

Fortune Rank: 104

IP is a global forest products, paper and packaging company that is complemented by an extensive distribution system. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 6% to $13.06B. Net income from continuing ops. rose 36% to $154M. Revenues reflect higher sales at the Industrial Packaging, Distribution, and Printing Papers businesses. Net income also reflects increased margins due to an improved pricing environment and fewer interest expenses.

International Paper Company (International Paper) is a global forest products, paper and packaging company that is complemented by a merchant distribution system, with primary markets and manufacturing operations in the United States, Europe, the Pacific Rim and South America. In the United States, at December 31, 2004, the Company operated 27 pulp, paper and packaging mills, 103 converting and packaging plants, 25 wood products facilities and seven specialty chemicals plants. Production facilities, at December 31, 2004, in Europe, Asia, Latin America and South America included seven pulp, paper and packaging mills, 42 converting and packaging plants, one wood products facility, two specialty panels and laminated products plants, and six specialty chemicals plants. The Company's businesses are separated into six segments: Printing Papers; Industrial and Consumer Packaging; Distribution; Forest Products; Carter Holt Harvey, and Specialty Businesses and Other.

International Paper Company

International Paper Company is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 International Paper Company was ranked number 104 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 104th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

International Paper Company achieved revenue of $23,366.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $663.00 million.

International Paper Company's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 97th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $24,829 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-1,282 million (a change of 664 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then International Paper Company would be ranked 182nd rather than 104th due to its profits of $663 in 2010.

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