(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS)
MONTREAL, July 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) is honored to have had 11 facilities recognized for safety performance excellence at the Pulp and Paper Safety Association's (PPSA) annual awards ceremony. The prizes were handed out during the PPSA's annual conference held this year in St. Petersburg, Florida, from June 22-25.
"An employee-driven safety culture is a key plank of Domtar's sustainable business strategy, and one of the important ways we live out our company values of agility, caring and innovation," noted Allan Bohn, Senior Director of Corporate Health and Safety. "So I want to congratulate our Pulp and Paper leadership, the individual site leaders and safety representatives, and especially the site employees for all their hard work and dedication that led to these PPSA honors."
The following Domtar facilities received PPSA awards:
No OSHA Recordables
- Addison, IL
- Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
- Dubois, PA
- Owensboro, KY
- Rock Hill, SC
- Washington Courthouse, OH
- Marlboro, SC
Best Record: Fine Paper Converting Plants
- Dubois, PA
Best Record: Fine Paper Mills - Large
- Ashdown Mill, Ashdown, AR
Best Record: Paper Mills - Small
- Marlboro Mill, Bennettsville, SC
Most Improved: Paper Mills - Small
- Johnsonburg Mill, Johnsonburg, PA
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 absorbent hygiene 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 broad line of incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends®, IncoPack and Indasec® brand names as well as baby diapers. In 2013, Domtar had sales of US$5.4 billion from some 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 10,000 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.
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