Award-winning tool to be showcased at Sustainable Brands 2013 in San Diego
MONTREAL, June 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced its partnership with PrintEco, whose free personal use software optimizes paper use for today's most popular applications. Seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, & Chrome, PrintEco allows users to easily practice responsible paper usage, while also saving time and money.
As part of the agreement, Domtar will be the exclusive paper company sponsor of PrintEco's flagship product, which led to PrintEco being named one of Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 Brilliant Companies. Domtar EarthChoice® messaging incorporated into the program will allow PrintEco users to learn how their responsible choices made throughout the fiber lifecycle can lead to a more sustainable world.
"EarthChoice is changing what it means to be a paper company by turning responsible paper choices into a business asset. PrintEco delivers on the idea that responsible paper usage is a critical part of the fiber lifecycle - from the forest, through responsible production, usage and recycling" said Paige Goff, vice president of sustainability and business communications at Domtar.
Arpan Shah, CEO of PrintEco, noted "We're very excited to include a progressive company like Domtar on our PrintEco platform. We look forward to growing our user base and spreading Domtar's message of sustainability and responsibility. We, like Domtar, believe that paper serves a very valuable purpose in our lives that should be used efficiently, when possible."
To download PrintEco's free personal use app and start saving paper instantly, please visit www.printecosoftware.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 Ariva®, a network of strategically located paper and printing supplies distribution facilities. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5 billion from some 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,300 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.
PrintEco makes saving paper & ink easier than ever before. Their app seamlessly integrates into Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Firefox, & Chrome. From the unwanted advertisements and sidebars that appear when you print a web page, to the out-of-margin graphs that appear on a spreadsheet, PrintEco eliminates wasteful printing that occurs every day in offices, at schools, and at homes. Headquartered in Chicago, PrintEco has received several notable accolades, including being named to Entrepreneur Magazine's list of 100 Brilliant of Companies of 2012. Visit www.printecosoftware.com to learn more.
SOURCE: Domtar Corporation
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