Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS) rings opening bell at the NYSE


    MONTREAL, April 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation announced today that
it will be ringing the New York Stock Exchange opening bell this morning at
9:30am EDT to celebrate the Company's recent listing on the New York Stock
Exchange (NYSE).
    "This is a period of exciting growth for our company and I am proud of
our association with the New York Stock Exchange as it raises our Company's
profile in the capital markets" said President and Chief Executive Officer
Raymond Royer. "With sales of US$7 billion, market capitalization of
US$5 billion, operations in 38 states in the U.S. and more than 80
strategically located paper distribution facilities, Domtar is positioned to
bring long-term value to shareholders, customers and employees" added Raymond
    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. The backbone of the new company consists of six highly
efficient world-class uncoated freesheet mills that provide two-thirds of its
nearly five million tons of annual capacity. These mills, combined with a
solid mix of specialty facilities, make the new company one of the most
efficient and cost-competitive paper companies in North America. The Company
has broad North American reach and a wide range of well-known business and
commercial printing paper brands. With its access to volume, depth of product
offerings, and service through a wide geographic footprint, the Company is in
a position to meet the needs of large and small customers alike throughout the
United States and Canada. It will maintain environmental leadership, notably
by expanding its environmentally and socially responsible papers such as the
Domtar EarthChoice(R) product line.

    A live webcast of The Opening Bell (beginning at 9:25 a.m.) will be
available at

    Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS) is the largest integrated producer of
uncoated freesheet paper and one of the largest manufacturers of papergrade
market pulp in North America. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and
distributes a wide range of business, commercial printing, publication as well
as technical and specialty papers with recognized brands such as First   
Choice(R), Domtar Microprint(R), Windsor Offset(R), Cougar(R) as well as its
full line of environmentally and socially responsible papers, Domtar
EarthChoice(R). 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 14,000 people. To learn more, visit

For further information:

For further information: Media relations: Christian Tardif, (514)
848-5515; Investor relations: Pascal Bossé, (514) 848-5938

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