(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS)
MONTREAL, March 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, John D. Williams, and members of the Management Committee, will ring the New York Stock Exchange opening bell on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 to commemorate the Company's five year listing as the "new" Domtar.
"We are honored to ring the NYSE opening bell and are pleased to be associated with a premier brand in the securities markets. Since Domtar's inception in 2007, our listing has helped increase exposure with the investment community and enhance shareholder value," said John D. Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer. "As a leading innovative fiber-based technology company, we strive to be the supplier of choice for our customers, to be a core investment for our shareholders and to be recognized as an industry leader in sustainability."
Domtar Corporation was officially created March 7, 2007 following the combination of Domtar Inc. and the Fine Paper business and related assets of Weyerhaeuser Company.
A live webcast of The Opening Bell (beginning at 9:25 a.m.) will be available at www.nyse.com.
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and adult incontinence products. The foundation of its business is a network of world class wood fiber converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice® and Domtar EarthChoice®. Domtar is also a leading marketer and producer of a complete line of incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends® brand name. Domtar owns and operates ArivaTM, an extensive network of strategically located paper and printing supplies distribution facilities. In 2011, Domtar had sales of US$5.6 billion from nearly 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,100 people. To learn more, please visit www.domtar.com.
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