Abitibi-Consolidated is a global leader in newsprint and uncoated
groundwood (value-added groundwood) papers as well as a major producer of wood
products, generating sales of CAN$5.4 billion in 2003. With 15,000 employees,
excluding PanAsia, the Company does business in more than 70 countries.
Responsible for the forest management of 17.5 million hectares, Abitibi-
Consolidated is committed to the sustainability of the natural resources in
its care. The Company is also the world's largest recycler of newspapers and
magazines, serving 17 metropolitan areas with more than 11,200 Paper
Retriever(R) collection points and 14 recycling centres in Canada, the United
States and the United Kingdom. Abitibi-Consolidated owns or is a partner in 27
paper mills, 21 sawmills, 4 remanufacturing facilities and 1 engineered wood
facility in Canada, the U.S., the UK, South Korea, China and Thailand.