Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


With a business model founded on technological research, innovation and sustainability, The Navigator Company is today a global benchmark.

Navigator is an integrated forest producer, whose end products are pulp & paper, tissue, and energy. Its operations are based at modern, large-scale industrial units that use state-of-the-art technology and are a benchmark for quality in the sector.


Navigator is Portugal’s third largest exporter and also the largest national added value generator, accounting for approximately 1% of GDP, about 3%% of all Portuguese exports of goods and near 6% Portuguese containerized cargo.


Currently, the total annual production capacity is near to 1.6 million tons of paper, 1.5 million tons of pulp each year, of which roughly 80% is integrated into paper production, 130 thousands of Tissue and 2.5 TWh of electricity per annum.


The products are shipped to approximately 130 countries in five continents, with emphasis on Europe and the USA, thus achieving the widest international presence among Portuguese companies.

The Navigator Company is also a leading operator in the biomass energy sector:

  • More than 50% of all power generated in Portugal from biomass, a renewable source of energy, is produced by The Navigator Company.
  • The Company generates 5% of all electricity in Portugal.