City of Charlotte Honors Domtar with Mayor’s International Community Award
Domtar receives honor for local philanthropic contributions
Fort Mill, S.C., May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced it has accepted the Mayor’s International Community Award (MICA) for its outstanding charitable contributions in the Greater Charlotte area. Coordinated by the Charlotte International Cabinet and in conjunction with the Office of the Mayor, the MICA awards honor global companies with a presence in the Charlotte region for their contributions to local philanthropy. Domtar has a corporate office in Fort Mill, S.C., as well as a manufacturing facility in Rock Hill, S.C. Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter presented the awards Tuesday at a reception at the Booth Playhouse.
“We are honored to receive this award and grateful for recognition from a dynamic city that many of us at Domtar call home,” said Dick Thomas, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Domtar. “I’m accepting this award on behalf of Domtar’s nearly 10,000 global employees who are committed to the sustainable development of their local communities through our support of education, sustainability and healthcare causes.“
Domtar believes that community investment is an essential component of corporate social responsibility. In the Charlotte region Domtar is proud to support organizations such as Classroom Central and First Book, which provide school supplies and new books to children in need. Additionally, Domtar has partnered with the Anne Springs Close Greenway, supporting its Get Close To Nature capital campaign and participating in volunteer activities that help maintain the nature preserve.
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 our business is a network of world-class wood fiber-converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulp. The majority of our pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer and manufacturer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice®, EarthChoice® and Xerox® Paper and Specialty Media. Domtar is also a marketer and producer of a broad line of absorbent hygiene products marketed primarily under the Attends®, IncoPack® and Indasec® brand names. In 2014, Domtar had sales of $5.6 billion from some 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,800 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.