The Conversion Project

Sunrise over Kingsport

For more than 100 years, the Kingsport Mill has been a proud employer and community partner in the city of Kingsport and the surrounding area, not only as a large employer, but also a supporter of local vocational education, environmental sustainability and civic and recreational programs that enhance the daily lives for our neighbors.

That tradition will continue for many years to come beginning in the first quarter of 2023 after the mill undergoes conversion from producing uncoated freesheet paper to Domtar’s first packaging facility.

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Enthusiastic Employees Return to Work in Kingsport

Enthusiastic Employees Return to Work in Kingsport

2022 has brought new life to our Kingsport Mill. In addition to 31,500 tons of material from the mill’s original structures being recycled to form the foundation for the mill’s future, employees who once made paper there are set to return to work as new buildings rise in the place where the others stood for more than a century.

Construction isn’t the only new life being breathed into the mill. The site is buzzing again as employees prepare to return to work and get accustomed to the mill’s new layout, containerboard product and processes.

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