Innovating for a future beyond fossils

Wood fibres, molecules, residues and side streams are the building blocks of the future. UPM has been using them for decades to produce renewable and responsible products. We believe in a future beyond fossils.

​UPM in figures

Sales EUR

10 billion



Production in

12 countries

Sales network

6 continents



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​UPM in brief

UPM leads the forest-based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven and exciting future.

We provide sustainable and safe solutions to the growing global consumption demand. Products are made of renewable materials and they are recyclable. They offer alternatives to replace non-renewable fossil-based materials.

We develop new innovative and sustainable businesses. Biofuels, biochemicals and biocomposites are based on our extensive know-how and strong position in the forest biomass sourcing and processing value chain.

We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

UPM story

UPM story describes our strategy and transformation process, how we at UPM ensure growth and sustainable value creation.

The story outlines our short and medium term strategic actions and the value our businesses create throughout the value chain. Responsibility is an integral part of our daily work at UPM and we see it also as good business. UPM story rounds-off with financial targets and UPM’s value proposition to investors.


Global operations map

We manufacture our sustainable and innovative products in 12 countries. Open interactive map to read more about our production sites.

Right path

The world needs a turnaround in the use of fossil materials. The right direction is found in the forest. Wood biomass can replace fossil-based materials in a growing number of end-use areas.



For us responsibility is about protecting and creating value – protecting nature and providing smart and sustainable products and solutions. They create economical value and other benefits for all our stakeholders and the society.
Driven by innovation

Driven by innovation

Sustainable innovations are at the core of our Biofore strategy. There is a forest of opportunities out there for innovative minds!
Join us!

Join us!

Our skilled, motivated and enthusiastic people live our Biofore vision every day and want to make a difference to the world. Would you like to join us?