Our sustainability efforts are good for the environment and good for our business. They also contribute to our safety culture. Learn about the connection between safety and sustainability and why it matters to our colleagues.
Since 2013, human performance improvement (HPI) principles have helped us reduce errors and improve our safety record. Learn more about HPI principles and how we employ them to protect our most valuable asset: our workforce.
Since 2007, we have reduced our recordable incident rate by 66 percent thanks to the leadership, engagement and focus demonstrated by nearly 10,000 colleagues worldwide. Learn more about our safety journey.
A mile-long conveyor system transports 750,000 tons of wood chips annually from river barges to the Hawesville Mill each year, reducing emissions and lowering the mill’s environmental footprint.
How do you conduct a planned maintenance outage in the midst of a pandemic? Take a look at how Dryden Mill and the contractors who assisted with the outage tackled that challenge safely and efficiently.
July 1 is National Postal Worker Day and National U.S. Postage Stamp Day. Learn about the United States Postal Service (USPS) and current legislation to provide financial stability to the USPS during the coronavirus pandemic.
Diaper need is on the rise in the United States. Find out why families are struggling to get diapers during the pandemic, and learn how Domtar is helping its nonprofit partners fill the gap.
Domtar Personal Care representatives participated in an International Council on Active Aging task force to address post-COVID-19 issues, including the role adult incontinence products play in emotional health and active living. Learn more.
A recent woodroom upgrade at our Windsor Mill will reduce fiber loss by 4 percent each year. It’s yet another step toward a circular economy that minimizes waste from forest to mill. Learn more.
Company to temporarily idle Hawesville, Kentucky mill FORT MILL, S.C. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 27, 2020– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today provided an update to its previously announced capacity reduction plan, which is designed to temporarily right-size production capacity in light
Caring is one of our corporate values, and it’s on full display as our colleagues offer much-needed COVID-19 support to their communities. Learn how teams at several of our facilities are making a difference.
FORT MILL, S.C. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 14, 2020– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS), today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a change in the location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to a virtual-only stockholder meeting, to align with public health guidelines
Company to idle Kingsport, Tennessee mill and Ashdown, Arkansas A62 paper machine for three months FORT MILL, S.C. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 6, 2020– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that it will temporarily idle the operations of its Kingsport, Tennessee mill and the A62
The forest products industry makes a wide range of essential goods that are used in virtually every industry and household every single day. Learn more about our commitment to continuing operations at this critical time.
We’re protecting the health and safety of our 10,000 employees around the world and keeping our business running as smoothly as possible. Here are three things you need to know about the Domtar COVID-19 response.
FORT MILL, S.C –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 20, 2019– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) congratulates three of its board members, Giannella Alvarez , Mary A. Winston and Pamela B. Strobel , on being named to WomenInc. Magazine’s list of 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors.
15 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions at pulp and paper mills since 2010 FORT MILL, S.C. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 27, 2019– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today released its 2019 Sustainability Report that details our efforts to work towards a better future together with our
Our 2019 sustainability report highlights our progress and long-term strategy in safety, efficiency, environmental responsibility and corporate citizenship. Learn more about how we are reducing waste, increasing efficiency and giving back to our communities.
Well-being and safety go hand in hand. That’s why our health and safety programs are working together to make it easier for our colleagues to enjoy a safer workplace. Learn more about this initiative.
We know that talent development is essential for our ongoing success. My Knowledge Tree offers on-demand training to colleagues at every level of our business. Learn more about this award-winning online learning platform.
Through a series of continuous improvement projects, our Hawesville Mill has reduced its environmental impact, lowered costs and improved its efficiency. Here’s a look inside the mill’s recent projects.
PIMA recognized five Domtar leaders — including CEO John D. Williams — for their leadership and management excellence at the recent PaperCon conference in Indianapolis. Find out who won and why.
Is sustainability ROI real and measurable? At Domtar, we believe the answer is yes. See what CEO John D. Williams had to say about the economic benefits of sustainable forestry at a recent event.
Our employees are critical to our success, and we care about employee engagement and satisfaction. That’s why we earned Great Place to Work Certification and a Forbes ranking as one of Canada’s Best Employers.
What does it take to be a part of Domtar’s mill management team? Learn about one man’s journey from engineer to manager of Ashdown Mill — and about how we help our colleagues develop leadership skills.
FORT MILL, S.C. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 22, 2019– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) has announced two well-qualified leaders to manage its Kingsport, Tennessee and Nekoosa, Wisconsin , mills. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:
Manufacturing jobs often require shift work. Rotating schedules can be appealing to workers who enjoy having time off at nonpeak hours. Learn more about shift work and the benefits it offers our colleagues.
Domtar colleagues are celebrating 50 years of continuous operation in Ashdown, Arkansas. Learn more about Ashdown Mill’s long history as an industry leader, a responsible manufacturer and a community partner.
A series of capital investments and continuous improvement projects has improved the operational and environmental efficiency of our Kamloops Mill. Find out how the mill set new production records after completing these projects.
To help fill a growing trade skills gap in North America, many Domtar facilities are investing in job readiness programs that help train the next generation of workers. See what two of our sites are doing.
Responsibility, efficiency and engagement are embedded in our sustainability approach, especially when it comes to keeping forests as forests. Learn how teamwork helps us set and meet our sustainability goals.
For low-income families and people struggling to recover from natural disasters and geopolitical strife, access to absorbent hygiene products can be difficult or impossible. Domtar diaper donations make a difference.
As part of our ongoing partnership with the Student Conservation Association, Domtar colleagues helped the SCA clean up parks in two of the communities in which we live and work. Find out more.
Domtar meets or exceeds half the company’s 2020 sustainability goals in 2018. FORT MILL, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 26, 2018– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today released its 2018 Sustainability Update, highlighting the company’s ongoing efforts to take a longer-term view of creating and preserving value for shareholders, customers, employees and communities. In an update to […]
Domtar added two Type 1 ecolabels to our suite of certifications. The ECOLOGO and EU Ecolabel certifications are voluntary standards that demonstrate sustainable product sourcing and manufacturing. Learn more about these standards.
A unique Domtar internship program is helping immigrants find work and make connections in Aneby, Sweden. Learn how the program works, and meet two of its participants: Moustafa Alahmad and Teklit Kidane Ezgiamen.
Domtar’s leadership in the Pulp and Paper industry is on full display this week at the Charlotte Convention Center, where we are participating in PaperCon 2018. Learn more about TAPPI’s annual conference.
Domtar Personal Care manufactures a wide range of absorbent hygiene solutions, and how we work is just as important as what we make. Our works begins and ends with our customers in mind. Learn more.
At Domtar, we work hard to teach students about career opportunities in our industry and at our company. Recently, our Johnsonburg Mill sponsored local students as they made a video for a contest highlighting manufacturing.
Our long-term commitment to sustainability earned Domtar a top-50 rank on the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017 U.S. 500 list. Learn more about our sustainability efforts and our status as a nationally recognized green company.
For many colleagues, working at Domtar has become a family tradition that spans four or five generations. Read the stories of several of our colleagues whose family histories are intertwined with Domtar’s history.
The bald eagle population in Wisconsin is on the rise, thanks to a joint effort by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Domtar’s Nekoosa Mill to find and monitor bald eagles on mill property.
The total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, is the first total eclipse visible in North America in a century. You can protect your eyes from radiation by using paper eclipse glasses. Learn more.
KINGSPORT, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 7, 2017– Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX:UFS) and Northeast State’s Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing (RCAM) are hosting the 9th annual Domtar Industrial Trade Show, featuring dozens of industrial suppliers. The trade show will be held at the RCAM facility from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8, and is open […]
FORT MILL, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 18, 2017– Less waste, lower greenhouse gas emissions, fewer workplace injuries. Less of each of these means a more sustainable business and highlights how Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) is working smart for the long term. The company released its 2017 Sustainability Report today, detailing the company’s endeavors to take […]
Domtar recognizes the influence educators have on the next generation of the work force. That’s why we invited teachers and counselors from York County schools to learn more about careers at Domtar.
Venezuela, once the wealthiest country in Latin America, has experienced a devastating economic collapse, leaving citizens with limited access to basics like food and medicine. Domtar’s Felimar Figueroa founded Amie La Fondation Des Immigrants to help provide these items to Venezuelans.
RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 13, 2017– Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced that its Attends Supersorb® Complete Premium Underpad has received Innovative Technology designation from Vizient, Inc. the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the country. Vizient’s Innovative Technology designation was based on reviews of Attends Supersorb® Complete Premium Underpad by hospital […]
What’s a cotton swab or a lollipop without a paper stick? Paper sticks offer environmental and safety benefits over plastic. Learn how Domtar helps drive the market by supplying the paper to create these everyday items.
The Hawesville, Kentucky, mill recently hosted a Boy Scout troop and helped the Scouts earn their pulp and paper merit badge. The pulp and paper merit badge is one of more than 135 merit badges offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Read more about their visit.
More companies are pushing paperless communications options, claiming that going paper-free is more sustainable. But such claims are often inaccurate and misleading, and, in fact, consumers tend to prefer paper over digital options.
Because of its innovation, productivity and corporate citizenship, our Hawesville Mill was named a Kentucky Manufacturer of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers. The award recognizes manufacturers that enhance sustainability and long-term prosperity in the state.