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Domtar Corporation Moves Toward Demolition of Prince Albert Pulp Mill
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 21 December 2009 -- /CNW Telbec/ -- Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS) today announced that it will be dismantling its permanently closed Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, pulp mill. Domtar will continue to remove machinery and equipment from the site and will take steps to engage the services of demolition contractors and file for a demolition permit. The Prince Albert pulp and paper mill was permanently closed in the first quarter of 2006 and has never been operated since. The dismantling of the paper machine and converting equipment was completed in 2008, and the dismantling of the remaining assets is expected to start in early 2010.

Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX:UFS) is the largest integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America and the second largest in the world, based on production capacity. The company also manufactures papergrade, fluff, and specialty pulp. The company designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes a wide range of business, commercial printing, publishing, converting, and specialty papers. Domtar owns and operates Domtar Distribution Group, an extensive network of strategically located paper distribution facilities. Domtar also produces lumber and other specialty and industrial wood products. The company employs nearly 10,500 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.

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