UFS (NYSE, TSX)
New brand marks the launch of a re-energized, unified company
focused on world-class distribution in the digital age.
COVINGTON, KY and MONTREAL, Feb. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - (TSX: UFS) (NYSE:
UFS) - The leading provider of high-quality paper, packaging and
graphic arts supplies today announced the launch of its new identity: Ariva. Formerly Domtar Distribution Group, the rebranding under the name Ariva marks the beginning of a new era in the company's development as a
leading provider of best-in-class solutions for the 21st century.
The Ariva name and brand replaces all of the company's legacy brands: RIS the
paper house in the U.S. and Buntin Reid, JBR La Maison du Papier, and
The Paper House in Canada.
The company's new tagline—Paper to pixels. The way forward.—conveys Ariva's commitment to innovating new ideas and solutions to meet the evolving
needs of customers in the digital age.
"Our customers' businesses and needs are changing in ways no one could
imagine a decade ago," said Mark Ushpol, Senior Vice-President of Ariva. "Our new identity reflects our recognition of these fundamental
changes and our commitment to work as a unified team to deliver new
products and solutions to give our customers a competitive edge. No
matter where the future leads, Ariva will be there with innovative solutions to help our customers
communicate, collaborate and compete more effectively."
Ushpol said the Ariva brand provides a strong, unified identity for the company in all of the
markets where it operates, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the
Caribbean, and Latin America. "Ariva is focused on new opportunities and partnerships globally, while
building on the proud legacy of our predecessor companies," he added.
"Our core values have not changed - we remain committed to excellence,
to serving customers with professionalism and integrity in forging
Ariva, a business of Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS), is a leading
provider of products and solutions that help organizations communicate
and collaborate more effectively. Ariva builds on its rich heritage as
one of North America's premier sources for high-quality paper,
packaging, and graphics supplies. Ariva is a leader in sustainable
paper solutions, with FSC®, SFI and PEFC Chain of Custody Certification. The company has 24
locations throughout North America. To learn more, visit www.arivanow.com.
Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX:UFS) is the largest integrated manufacturer
and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America and the
second largest in the world based on production capacity, and is also a
manufacturer of papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp. The Company
designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide range of
business, commercial printing and publishing as well as converting and
specialty papers including recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice® and Domtar EarthChoice® Office Paper, part of a family of environmentally and socially
responsible papers. Domtar owns and operates ArivaTM, an extensive network of strategically located paper distribution
facilities. The Company employs approximately 8,500 people. To learn
more, visit www.domtar.com.
SOURCE DOMTAR CORPORATION
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