Domtar Corporation Announces Leader of Its Engineered Absorbent Materials (EAM) Business Unit

Domtar Corporation Announces Leader of Its Engineered Absorbent Materials (EAM) Business Unit

Lewis Fix, Business Unit Manager, Engineered Absorbent Materials Business

Fort Mill, SC, May 28, 2020 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) named Lewis Fix the business unit manager of its Engineered Absorbent Materials (EAM) business, a wholly owned subsidiary of Domtar, based in Jesup, Georgia. Mr. Fix, pulp commercial vice president, is currently responsible for the sales and marketing of Domtar’s pulp business  that produces fluff, papergrade and specialty pulp. With the addition of EAM, Mr. Fix will be responsible to build an innovative global business that includes both pulp and airlaid materials, strengthening Domtar’s standing with key hygiene customers.

“Combining EAM with our pulp business enables Domtar to provide our customers with unique material solutions. Under Lewis’s leadership, we will continue to build upon our essential value proposition of being innovative, insightful and collaborative,” said Steve Makris, pulp vice president at Domtar. “ His experienced industry leadership will strengthen this business for global growth.”

EAM designs and manufactures ultrathin airlaid absorbent cores. EAM has developed industry-leading expertise in non-woven materials and absorbent technology. Some of the world’s largest branded and private label manufacturers incorporate EAM’s NovaThin® and NovaZorb® brand cores into a wide range of products that consumers and businesses rely on every day.


About Domtar 

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. With approximately 9,700 employees serving more than 50 countries around the world, Domtar is driven by a commitment to turn sustainable wood fiber into useful products that people rely on every day. Domtar’s annual sales are approximately $5.1 billion, and its common stock is traded on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Domtar’s principal executive office is in Fort Mill, South Carolina. To learn more, visit

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