Media advisory: Domtar and FPInnovations to hold joint press conference

    
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MONTREAL, July 15 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation and FPInnovations invite the media to attend a press conference concerning the announcement of an important investment to create new markets for the forest industry. This announcement involves a new partnership and joint venture project between the two companies which includes the participation of the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec.

    
    Who:   The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Natural Resources
           Canada
           Nathalie Normandeau, Deputy Premier of Quebec, Minister of Natural
           Resources and Wildlife and Minister responsible for the
           Northern Plan
           Monique Gagnon-Tremblay, Chair of the Conseil du trésor, Minister
           responsible for Government Administration of Quebec and Minister
           responsible for the Estrie region
           Pierre Lapointe, President and Chief Executive Officer,
           FPInnovations
           John D. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer, Domtar
           Corporation

    What:  Announcement of joint partnership between Domtar and FPInnovations
           concerning a one-of-a-kind commercial-scale demonstration plant

    When:  Friday, July 16, 2010, 9:00 a.m. ET

    Where: Domtar Windsor Mill
           609 Rang 12
           P.O. Box 1010
           Windsor, QC J1S 2L9
    

Interested media are required to contact Providence Cloutier, Communications Advisor, Domtar Windsor Mill, at 819-845-2771, ext. 58680, to confirm attendance no later than July 15 at 4:00 pm ET. Please bring official press passes and picture I.D to facilitate access to the site.

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 publishing as well as converting and specialty papers including recognized brands such as Cougar(R), Lynx(R) Opaque Ultra, Husky(R) Opaque 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. The Company employs over 9,000 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.

About FPInnovations

FPInnovations is Canada's leading not-for-profit forest products research institute which performs research, technical services and technology transfer activities relating to wood harvesting, wood products, pulp and paper, nanotechnology and bio-energy and chemical production. FPInnovations' staff numbers more than 550. Its research laboratories are located in Québec City, Montréal and Vancouver, and it has technology transfer offices across Canada. For more information about FPInnovations, visit: www.fpinnovations.ca

SOURCE Domtar Corporation

For further information: For further information: Media and Investor Relations: Pascal Bossé, Vice-President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Tel.: 514-848-5938; FPInnovations: Nathalie Guilbault, Director, Corporate Communications, Tel.: 514-630-4124


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