Domtar completes acquisition of Associated Hygienic Products
MONTREAL, July 1, 2013
(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS)
(All financial information is in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted.)
MONTREAL, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX:
UFS) today dramatically increased its Personal Care segment's footprint and
product range with the completion of the acquisition of Associated Hygienic
Products ("AHP") from DSG International, pursuant to a definitive agreement
announced on May 28, 2013.
AHP is the largest supplier of store brand infant diapers in the United
States, with manufacturing facilities in Delaware, Ohio and Waco, Texas, along
with administrative offices and a distribution center in Duluth, Georgia. The
acquired business will be presented as part of the Personal Care reportable
segment in Domtar's financial statements.
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 as well as
baby diapers. 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.
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