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Domtar releases updates to its online tool – The Paper Trail

June 20, 2012

Latest Version Includes Additional Products, Mill


MONTREAL, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – To bolster its industry-leading
transparency tool, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today
announced an expansion of its award-winning site, The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com).  The move adds more products and an additional mill, among other
updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and
social impacts of Domtar paper.

Since its launch in June 2011, industry observers and sustainability
experts, including Joel Makower, Executive Editor of GreenBiz.com, have noted that the site’s transparency gives the tool and
Domtar credibility. With its third update to The Paper Trail, Domtar’s
online calculator will now include:

        --  Two additional products - EarthChoice® Tradebook, the first
            publishing grade to be highlighted in the tool, and Lynx®
            Opaque Ultra, a popular commercial printing paper;
        --  Pictures, stories and a history of Domtar's Nekoosa, Wisconsin
            mill, where paper making traces its heritage back to 1840;
        --  Updated environmental impact data for all grades highlighted
            within the tool, ensuring results are accurate and relevant;
        --  Newly posted pictures and stories for mills previously included
            in The Paper Trail.

“We’re pleased that The Paper Trail has set the standard among today’s
industry calculators, and we’re proud that we’ve raised the bar even
further by providing additional transparency,” said Lewis Fix, Domtar
Vice-President of Sustainable Business and Brand Management.  “By
continually expanding The Paper Trail, we’re helping our customers gain
a broader understanding of the Domtar story, and a better visibility of
where their products come from.”

The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com) develops personalized reports that measure Domtar products across five
categories:  water usage, the distance its fiber travels to a paper
mill, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, waste send to landfills and
renewable energy usage.  The Paper Trail also illustrates how Domtar
compares to the rest of the industry in these categories.  In cases
where the environmental impact can be improved, Domtar voluntarily
discloses the information, as well as the efforts underway to make

For more information, please visit www.domtarpapertrail.com.


About Domtar
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. Domtar owns and operates Ariva(TM), an extensive network of strategically located paper and printing
supplies distribution facilities. In 2011, Domtar had sales of US$5.6
billion from nearly 50 countries. The Company employs approximately
9,100 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.


Source: PR Newswire