Domtar Paper Plans 400 Jobs in Right to Work Kentucky

Right to Work Kentucky Economic Update

Domtar Paper is creating 400 new jobs as a result of its expansion in Right to Work Hancock County, Kentucky. In order to accomplish all of this, the company, which is currently the largest uncoated freesheet paper manufacture and marketer, is investing $51 million.

From Area Development Magazine:

“Domtar is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to support the Hawesville mill’s modernization, offering the ability to produce innovative fiber-based products that are growing in demand. […] Additionally, it promotes stable employment and maintains the Hawesville mill’s standing as a pillar of the community that it has served for over 50 years.” […]

“Domtar Paper Co. has successfully produced sustainable paper in Kentucky for decades and is positioned for even more growth in the future with this modernization. […] I want to say congratulations to Domtar on this expansion and thank the company for its longstanding presence in the commonwealth. I’m excited to see the company continue to thrive and grow in Hancock County.” […]

“The Hancock County Industrial Foundation is excited to see another investment in our local manufacturing sector. […] Domtar is a leading corporate citizen of our community, and this investment is another step in their continued growth, success and sustainability. For over 50 years, they have been a leader in our manufacturing community, and this is another validation of the employees and this plant’s commitment to excellence.”


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