Ilim Group is the largest company in the Russian pulp and paper industry. International Paper, the world's largest pulp and paper company, is a strategic partner of Ilim Group and the owner of 50% of its shares. The central office of Ilim Group is located in St. Petersburg.
The enterprises located in the Leningrad, Arkhangelsk and Irkutsk regions are key in the Russian timber industry: they produce 75% of all Russian commercial pulp, 20% of cardboard and 10% of all Russian paper. The total annual production of company’s pulp and paper products exceeds 2.96 million tons. The total number of Ilim Group enterprises’ employees is 17 thousand specialists.