State-of-the-art pulp mill in Central Uruguay


The UPM Paso de los Toros pulp mill has been created as an efficient single-line operation representing state-of-the-art design in the industry. The machines, materials, level of automation and standards enable a high operating rate and maintainability, consistent quality premium pulp as well as high energy output, ensuring excellent safety and environmental performance.


The mill is designed to fully meet strict Uruguayan environmental regulations, international standards and recommendations for modern mills, including use of the latest and best available proven technology (BAT).

 When in operation the mill will generate a surplus of around one TWh of renewable wood-based electricity annually – providing a stable source of revenue and strengthening Uruguay’s energy balance.

Part of the total investment of USD 3.47 billion

Production capacity 2.1 million tonnes of eucalyptus pulp

Surplus generation of one TWh of renewable wood-based electricity annually