International Paper Company is a diversified, global paper and packaging company with markets and manufacturing operations throughout the world. The company employs more than 50,000 individuals. It works in coordination with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, state agencies and nongovernmental organizations. International Paper Company operates more than 15 pulp, paper and packaging mills, over 80 converting and packaging plants and numerous wood products facilities in the United States. The company distributes printing, packaging, graphic arts, maintenance and industrial products through more than 250 distribution centers. It also supports various community-based educational, civic and cultural organizations. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., International Paper Company has several locations in Kansas City, Mo.