Although its roots are in forest products, J.D. Irving has really branched out. The company has more than a half a dozen operating divisions, including Forestry & Forest Products, which generates paper, pulp, lumber, and corrugated material for packaging. Other divisions include Transportation; Retail; Shipbuilding & Industrial Marine; Industrial Equipment, Construction Services & Building Materials; and Specialty Printing. Irving Tissue is part of the company's Consumer Products division, which also makes diapers and frozen potato products. Established in 1882, J.D. Irving (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada and the US. It serves customers in North and South America, Europe, and the Caribbean.