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Voters Pick Domtar Fluff Pulp as ‘Coolest Thing Made in Arkansas’

Fluff pulp is the absorbency material that goes into baby diapers, feminine hygiene products, bed pads, meat packaging and a variety of other products. read more >
Anthony Timberlands' sawmill in Bearden.
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Timber Surge Fuels $309M in Mill UpdatesLock Icon

What’s behind this surge in announced sawmill updates and expansions? Historically high lumber prices. read more >
Transplace’s new 150,000-SF center on 15 acres in Rogers houses 800 workers now, but it can support up to 1,100, executives say.
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Arkansas Dealmaking Down 17% in ’21Lock Icon

The number of the biggest deals in Arkansas worth $10 million or more rose to 95, an increase of 12% compared with the 85 big deals in 2020. read more >
Opened in 1968 and acquired by Domtar in 2001, the Ashdown mill has a paper production capacity of 200,000 short tons a year.

Update: Domtar to Restart Ashdown Paper Machine to Meet Demand

Domtar Corp. of Fort Mill, South Carolina, says it will restart its paper machine at Ashdown "to meet increasing customer demand" for copy and printer paper as workers return to the office as the pandemic ebbs. read more >
Opened in 1968 and acquired by Domtar in 2001, the Ashdown mill has a paper production capacity of 200,000 short tons a year.
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Canadian Company Buys Domtar in $3B Deal

Paper Excellence of Richmond, British Columbia, says it is buying Domtar of Fort Mill, South Carolina, in a $3 billion cash deal. read more >
Opened in 1968 and acquired by Domtar in 2001, the Ashdown mill has a paper production capacity of 200,000 short tons a year.

Domtar to Permanently Close Ashdown Paper Machine

Domtar Corp. of Fort Mill, South Carolina, will permanently close four operations, including its A62 paper machine at Ashdown (Little River County), as part of a plan to cut costs by $200 million by the end of 2021. read more >

Domtar to Idle Ashdown Plant, Lay Off 142

Domtar Corp. will temporarily idle two plants, including its A62 paper machine at its Ashdown plant, for three months, a response to "the unforeseeable business conditions driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. read more >
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Ashdown Paper Mill Reducing Capacity, Cutting 79 Jobs

South Carolina-based Domtar Corp. announced Thursday that it was permanently shutting down one of its paper machines at its facility in Ashdown. read more >
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Domtar Mill at Ashdown Takes on $160M Conversion

The evolution of paper production continues at Domtar's Ashdown mill, with a recent, $160 million project to convert a paper machine to a fluff pulp machine. read more >
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Domtar to Spend $160M to Convert Paper Machine in Ashdown; 140 Jobs Lost

Domtar Corp. of Montreal plans a $160 million capital project to convert a paper machine at its Ashdown mill to a high quality fluff pulp line. read more >