Formed in 1936 and headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sappi Limited (SPP) has grown through a series of strategic acquisitions to become a global manufacturer of fine paper, coated specialty paper, and pulp. The company's manufacturing operations span nine countries across four continents with over 15,000 employees serving customers in more than 100 countries. It has operations in South Africa and products are sold in both domestic and export markets. Sappi has a diverse clientele, with sales coming from Europe, North America, South Africa, Asia, and elsewhere. The company organizes its business into two segments: fine paper (over 80% of sales) and forest products.
The fine paper segment makes coated and uncoated fine paper and specialty paper. Operations are carried out in North America, Europe, and South Africa.(Read more at Wikinvest )