Domtar hosts ribbon-cutting, announces Food City partnership

By Allison Winters
Kingsport Times News
May 25, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

KINGSPORT, TN — Domtar employees got to see the fruits of their labor for the past two years pay off on Wednesday at the converted Kingsport Mill’s ribbon- cutting ceremony. Referred to as Project Smoky, Domtar worked to turn their freesheet paper machine into a containerboard machine, which would become the second-largest 100% recycled containerboard machine in North America. “The Kingsport Mill is blazing a trail as Domtar’s first 100 percent recycled containerboard facility,” said Steve Henry, Domtar executive vice president and chief operating officer. “We’re building on our 175-year legacy as a fiber innovator by entering the packaging business. It’s a large and growing market, and we’re very excited by the customer response we’ve received.”

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