UPM Fray Bentos mill


The UPM Fray Bentos mill began operations in Fray Bentos, Uruguay, in 2007. Located on the banks of the River Uruguay, the mill produces bleached hardwood eucalyptus pulp. The pulp is transported to the deep-sea port of Nueva Palmira by river barge to be loaded onto transatlantic vessels bound for Europe and Asia.


1.3 million t/a

eucalyptus pulp



8% share

of energy generation in Uruguay

800+ people

working on mill site

Mill certificates

ISO 9001

Quality Management System

ISO 14001

Environmental Management System


EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme

OHSAS 18001

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

ISO 22000

Food Safety Management System

ISO 50001

Energy Management System

Wood raw material

Chain of Custody


10-year economic boost to the region


Contact UPM Fray Bentos

UPM Fray Bentos pulp mill
Ruta Vladimir Roslik Km. 307
65000, Fray Bentos, Uruguay

Tel. +598 456 20 100


Related facts

Since the start-up of the mill, UPM and the Uruguayan environmental authorities have conducted continuous monitoring of the mill’s environmental performance. Below you can find the monitoring results on.