Tag Archives: Domtar Corporation

Domtar to Indefinitely Idle Espanola Mill in Ontario, Canada

Domtar announced it will indefinitely idle the pulp and paper operations at its Espanola, Ontario, facility for an expected period greater than one year. The decision will result in a curtailment of Domtar’s annual pulp production by approximately 280,000 air-dried metric tons of northern bleached softwood kraft pulp and approximately 69,000 tons of specialty paper. […]

The Paper Excellence Group Announces Renewed Business Unit Structure

The Paper Excellence Group (Paper Excellence) today announced its updated organizational structure for its business units following the recent acquisitions of Resolute Forest Products in March 2023 and Domtar in November 2021. Steve Henry, currently Domtar’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President of the Paper & Packaging business unit with […]

Resolute to sell its Thunder Bay mill to Atlas Holdings

Resolute Forest Products Inc., a subsidiary of Domtar Corporation and a part of the Paper Excellence Group, recently announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to sell its Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill to an affiliate of Atlas Holdings. The transaction, expected to close in the second half of the […]

Resolute, Paper Excellence Merger Receives Canadian Competition Bureau Approval

The Paper Excellence Group, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Domtar Corporation, and Resolute Forest Products, on Dec. 28 jointly announced that the Canadian Commissioner of Competition has entered into a consent agreement regarding the parties’ business combination. Once the combination has been finalized, Domtar will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Resolute stock for […]

Dunn Paper Announces Closure of Port Huron Paper Mill in Michigan

Dunn Paper announced today that they will cease production at their Port Huron, Michigan paper mill. Since 1924, the Port Huron mill has been supplying specialty paper to the food and medical industries and has been an integral employer for the area. “The decision to close Port Huron was not an easy one,” said Wade […]

Domtar signs agreement with Voith to supply equipment for Kingsport Mill conversion to containerboard

Domtar Corporation has signed an agreement with Voith to provide equipment and technical services to convert the paper machine at its Kingsport, Tennessee, mill to produce recycled containerboard including high-performance lightweight packaging grades, as well as industry-standard grades. In addition to being a full-line supplier to the paper industry, Voith is also recognized as a leader in […]

Domtar Signs Agreement with Voith to Supply Equipment for Kingsport Mill Conversion to Containerboard

Domtar today announced it has signed an agreement with Voith to provide equipment and technical services to convert the paper machine at its Kingsport, Tennessee, mill from the production of uncoated freesheet to recycled containerboard, including high-performance lightweight packaging grades, as well as industry-standard grades. In August, Domtar also signed an agreement with Voith to […]