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Empresas CMPC S.A.: SWOT Analysis &
Company Profile


Reference code: PK0046CP

Published: Dec 2010




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Empresas CMPC S.A. - Company Overview

Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC) is engages in the production and marketing of pulp, wood, papers, tissue products and
paper products. The company principally operates in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay, Colombia and Mexico, and exports
its products to all the major markets. The product portfolio of the company includes corrugated boxes, paper bags and
moulded pulp trays and cases; sawnwood, remanufactured wood products (mouldings and panels) and plywood;
softwood pulp and rolled fluff, hardwood pulp. The company also offers products such as kraft papers sacks and white
papers; folding boxboard, printing and writing paper, newsprint, corrugating materials and wraping paper; toilet paper,
paper towels, paper napkins, facial tissues, disposable diapers for babies and adults, sanitary towels and away from
home tissues and hygiene products for institutions and public places. The company is headquartered in Santiago, Chile.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of USD 3,123.61 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue
declined at a compounded rate of 7.34% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year decline of 27.94% over fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, its operating margin was 11.8% as against the operating margin of 18.01% in
fiscal year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 8.34% as against the net margin of
8.03% in the fiscal year 2008.




Empresas CMPC S.A. - Key Facts

Empresas CMPC S.A., Key Facts

                                  Agustinas 1343, Santiago, , ,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       CMPC (Santiago Stock
Corporate Address:                Chile                                                        Exchange)
                                                                    Exchange



Telephone                         + 56 2 4412000                    No. of Employees           14,798



Fax                               + 56 2 6711957                    Financial Year End         December



URL                               www.cmpc.cl                       Revenue (in USD Million)   3,123.61



Industry                          Paper and Packaging



Locations                         Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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Empresas CMPC S.A. - Business Description

Empresas CMPC S.A. (CMPC) is principally engaged in the production and commercialization of pulp, wood, papers,
tissue products and paper products. The company holds operations in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Uruguay, Colombia and
Mexico, and exports its products throughout the five continents. CMPC employs 14,382 employees.

The company reports its business operations under five divisions namely, Forestry and wood products business, Pulp
business, Paper business, Tissue business and Paper Products business.

In the Forestry and Wood Products business, the company develops businesses in forestry and produces solid wood
products in Chile and Argentina. Its product portfolio includes Sawnwood, remanufactured wood products (mouldings and
panels) and plywood. The company also has commercial network in five continents with offices in Chile, the US and
Japan. Its operations include four sawmills in Chile at Constitucion, Bucalemu, Mulchen and Nacimiento, with a capacity
of more than 1.3 million cubic meters per year of radiata pine. Additionally, it has two remanufacturing mills at Los
Angeles and Coronel, and one plywood mill at Mininco. During the fiscal year 2009, the Forest segment contributed
11.08% towards the total revenues of the company, generating USD 346.05 million, a decrease of 16.98% over the
previous year.

In Pulp business, the company focuses on the production and sale of pulp, and exports nearly 90% of its production to
American, European, Asian and Australian markets. It has a current production capacity of hardwood pulp of 1,140,000
tons per year and softwood pulp production capacity of 855,000 tons per year. Pulp mills are located in Laja, Pacifico and
Santa Fe producing softwood pulp and rolled fluff, hardwood pulp, kraft papers sacks and white papers. During the fiscal
year 2009, the Pulp business segment contributed 25.80% towards the total revenues of the company, generating USD
805.83 million, a decrease of 21.70% over the previous year.

The Paper business division of the company produces and sells paper and folding boxboard through its subsidiaries:
INFORSA, Cartulinas CMPC and Papeles Cordillera. SOREPA collects waste paper and EDIPAC sells printing and
writing paper. The company principally exports its paper products to the Americas, Asia and Europe. The company
currently has annual production capacity of 370,000 tons of folding boxboard, 200,000 tons of newsprint production and
280,000 tons of corrugating material. The company has four mills located in Chile at Puente Alto, Yerbas Buenas,
Nacimiento and Valdivia. During the fiscal year 2009, the Paper business division segment contributed 9.64% towards the
total revenues of the company, generating USD 301.13 million, a decrease of 4.85% over the previous year.

In the Tissue business, the company produces and sells tissue products in Chile, Peru, Uruguay, Colombia, Argentina
and Mexico. Product portfolio includes toilet paper, paper towels, paper napkins and facial tissues, with capacity of
310,000 tons per year. Among sanitary Products, it produces disposable diapers for babies and adults and sanitary towels
with capacity of 1,600 million units per year. The company has two tissue mills in Chile and two in Argentina; and one
production plant in Peru, one in Uruguay and Colombia and three in Mexico. During the fiscal year 2009, the Tissue
business segment contributed 33.09% towards the total revenues of the company, generating USD 1033.52 million, an
increase of 24.25% over the previous year.

In the Paper Products, the company operates through various subsidiaries such as Envases Impresos, Envases Roble
Alto, PROPA and Chimolsa in Chile; FABI in Argentina and FORSAC in Peru. The company operates its packaging
services in the fruit, wine, construction and salmon sectors and industries. CMPC has production capacity of corrugated
boxes of more than 182,000 tons per year; production capacity of paper bags of 432,000 million units per year; and
production of molded pulp trays and cases of more than 18,000 tons per year. The company operates its mills located in
Chile at Puente Alto (molded pulp trays), Quilicura, Buin, Til Til (corrugated boxes) and Chillan (paper bags). Additionally,
the company has mills in Argentina and Peru (paper bags). During the fiscal year 2009, the Tissue business segment
contributed 33.09% towards the total revenues of the company, generating USD 1033.52 million, an increase of 24.25%
over the previous year.




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Empresas CMPC S.A. - Major Products and Services

CMPC is engaged in the production and marketing of pulp, wood, papers, tissue products and paper products. The Key
products and services offered by the company include the following:

Empresas CMPC S.A., Major Products and Services
Products:

Corrugated Boxes

Corrugating Materials and Wraping Paper

Disposable Diapers

Folding Boxboard

Facial Tissues

Hardwood Pulp

Hygiene Products

Kraft Papers Sacks

Moulded Pulp Trays And Cases

Newsprint

Paper Bags

Paper Towels

Paper Napkins

Plywood

Printing and Writing Paper

Remanufactured Wood Products (Moldings and Panels)

Sawnwood

Softwood Pulp and Rolled Fluff

Sanitary Towels

Toilet Paper

White Papers
Source: Annual Report, Compa
								
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