Domtar Procurement Forester Elected To FSC US Board
October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Domtar’s Luke Dillinger was recently elected to the FSC® US Board of Directors, to serve on the Board’s Economic Chamber for a three-year term to 2016.
Luke Dillinger is Forest Certification Manager and a procurement forester at Domtar’s Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania mill. He has over twenty years of forest certification experience, and is active in the Lake States Working Group. He has a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management from Penn State University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Gannon University.
“Encouraging the growth of FSC with smaller landowners, the backbone of the fiber system in the U.S., is where I think we need to be putting our certification focus,” said Domtar`s Luke Dillinger, Forest Certification Manager and a procurement forester at Domtar’s Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania mill. “Connecting sustainable forest management practices to the market demand for sustainable paper has been my professional focus for the past decade, so it’s an honor to be able to continue this work as part of the FSC US Board’s Economic Chamber.”
For more information on Domtar’s commitment to FSC certification, please visit: www.domtar.com
Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communication papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of its business is a network of world class wood fiber converting assets that produce papergrade, fluff and specialty pulps. The majority of its pulp production is consumed internally to manufacture paper and consumer products. Domtar is the largest integrated marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America with recognized brands such as Cougar®, Lynx® Opaque Ultra, Husky® Opaque Offset, First Choice® and Domtar EarthChoice®. Domtar is also a leading marketer and producer of a complete line of incontinence care products marketed primarily under the Attends® brand name as well as baby diapers. In 2012, Domtar had sales of US$5.5 billion from some 50 countries. The Company employs approximately 9,500 people. To learn more, visit www.domtar.com.
About FSC US
FSC US is an independent, non-profit organization that protects forests for future generations. We are an open, membership-led organization that sets standards under which forests and companies are certified. Our membership consists of three equally weighted chambers -- environmental, economic, and social -- to ensure the balance and the highest level of integrity. FSC US is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates as a National Office of FSC International, which is based in Bonn, Germany. To learn more, visit https://us.fsc.org/index.htm