Manufacturer of bleached hardwood eucalyptus pulp.

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
employees in pulp production
6% share
of energy generation in Uruguay
800+ people
working at mill site

15-year economic boost to the region


Mill certificates

ISO 9001
Quality Management System
ISO 14001
Environmental Management System
EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme
ISO 45001
Occupational Health and Safety Management System
ISO 22000
Food Safety Management System
ISO 50001
Energy Management System
FSC™ (FSC-C014719) & PEFC (PEFC/02-31-80)


Water quality

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Uruguay River

Uruguay River

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Air quality

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Contact UPM Fray Bentos


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

Tel. +598 456 20 100