International Paper is a global leader in paper and packaging products.

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging, paper and fluff pulp with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Our businesses include industrial and consumer packaging, fluff pulp and uncoated papers, complemented by xpedx, the company's North American distribution company.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 70,000 people worldwide and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers around the globe. International Paper net sales for 2012 were $28 billion.


This stage involves gathering all the necessary materials needed to make your product. Some factories provide materials and assembly; sometimes you will need to buy materials separately.


"Production run" means making a lot of one product at once. The factories listed under "production" can produce small and/or large quantities. The minimum order for a production run can vary from factory to factory (some have no minimum, some require a dozen, and some require up to 1,000 to be made at once)