Domtar achieves FSC certification at four additional paper mills



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    MONTREAL, April 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS)
announced today that it has achieved Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Chain-of-Custody certification at four more of its paper mills. Its coated
groundwood mill in Columbus, MS, and uncoated freesheet mills in Hawesville,
KY, Kingsport, TN, and Marlboro (Bennettsville), SC are now FSC-certified.
    The number of FSC-certified Domtar sites now exceeds 40, and includes 11
paper mills, three market pulp mills, 14 off-site converting operations, and
regional replenishment centers located across its North American manufacturing
footprint. Chain-of-Custody certification is a rigorous tracking system that
identifies the origin of fiber used in certified products under FSC.
    "The addition of these four paper operations to our FSC-certified network
will enable us to expand our Domtar EarthChoice(R) line of environmentally and
socially responsible paper products and bring us closer to our customers
across North America," said Lewis Fix, Senior Director, Business Development
at Domtar.
    Over a decade ago, Domtar made FSC certification an integral part of its
sustainability strategy. Today Domtar is a recognized leader in sustainable
growth in the pulp and paper industry. This latest achievement further
demonstrates Domtar's commitment to responsible paper production and fiber
sourcing, as well as the expansion of its EarthChoice product line. It is for
these reasons that Domtar has earned the support of leading environmental
organizations such as WWF (World Wildlife Fund) - Canada and Rainforest
Alliance.

    About Domtar

    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
publication as well as converting and specialty papers including recognized
brands such as Cougar(R), Lynx(R) Opaque, Husky(R) Offset, First Choice(R) and
Domtar EarthChoice(R) Office Paper, part of a family of environmentally and
socially responsible papers. Domtar owns and operates Domtar Distribution
Group, an extensive network of strategically located paper distribution
facilities. Domtar also produces lumber and other specialty and industrial
wood products. The Company employs nearly 11,000 people. To learn more, visit
www.domtar.com.

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forward-looking statements contained herein on its current expectations, the
information on which such expectations were based may change. These
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many of which are outside of our control that could cause actual results to
materially differ from such statements. Such risks, uncertainties, and other
factors include, but are not necessarily limited to, those set forth under the
captions "Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" of the Form 10-K
filed with the SEC. Unless specifically required by law, we assume no
obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements to reflect new
events or circumstances.




For further information:

For further information: Media Relations: Michel Marcouiller, (514)
848-5555, ext. 85515, communications@domtar.com; Investor Relations: Pascal
Bossé, (514) 848-5938, ir@domtar.com

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