Domtar Completes Acquisition of Associated Hygienic Products
July 1, 2013 (Press Release) - Domtar Corporation 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 is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America and 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®, an extensive network of strategically located paper and printing supplies distribution facilities. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5 billion from nearly 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,300 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.