Martin County Commissioners Approve Tax Incentives for Domtar's Plymouth Mill
Domtar's Plymouth Mill in North Carolina employs about 342 people in Martin and Washington Counties and produces fluff pulp that is sold to manufacturers in North America, Asia and Europe.
August 16, 2019 (Press Release) - Martin County's Board of Commissioners has approved a tax agreement for Domtar Corporation's Plymouth mill (North Carolina) that will allow for important investments to keep the mill competitive in the global fluff pulp market.
Martin County Commissioners approved the package on August 14, which will result in an economic development incentive based on the new investments made between 2019 and 2023 at the mill.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with the county to make investments that help us optimize our pulp operations to remain competitive in a global market,” said Steve Makris, Domtar's vice president for pulp. “Investments at the Plymouth Mill will help us better serve our customers, our colleagues and the community.”
Tommy Bowen, Chairman of the Martin County Commissioners, stated, “Domtar has been a major part of the Martin County community and economy for many, many years. Domtar is a valued corporate partner for Martin County and our region, and we greatly appreciate their ongoing leadership and further investment in Martin County.”
Domtar's Plymouth Mill employs about 342 people in Martin and Washington Counties and produces fluff pulp that is sold to manufacturers in North America, Asia and Europe. The pulp is largely used in personal hygiene products such as diapers and absorbent pads.
Domtar is a leading provider of a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication, specialty and packaging papers, market pulp and absorbent hygiene products. The company employs approximately 10,000 people. To learn more, please visit: www.domtar.com.
SOURCE: Domtar Corporation