27Jan

Dear Valued Appvion Customer, Appvion is announcing a price increase on all direct thermal products sold globally. Effective with shipments on 3/1/2020, the following price increases will be put into effect. Point of Sale (POS) 10% Tag, Label, Entertainment (TLE) 10% Despite continuous improvement initiatives and cost reduction efforts,…

24Jan

COLOGNE, Germany, Jan. 21, 2020 (Fastmarkets RISI) – South Korea’s Hansol Paper has announced 8010% price increase for its thermal paper exports, effective for shipments starting February 1. The firm is the thermal paper market leader in South Korea. Hansol attributed the hike to rising pulp and ocean freight…

24Jan

OBERKIRCH, Germany, Jan 23, 2020 (Press Release) – Koehler Paper Group, leading manufacturer of thermal paper, is increasing prices for its thermal paper product range globally up to 10 % for all new orders, effective immediately. This increase is essential in order to offset the significant rise of logistic and…

04Jan

New York City Council members announced they would consider laws restricing receipts coated with BPA. BPA is a chemical layer on paper receipts that allows heated thermal printers to print all your purchase items and their cost according to a NYC City Council press release. November 29, 2019 the…

03Jan

Why Did Thermal Paper Prices Increase in 2019?  In 2019 several factors combined to increase the overall costs for paper. These included increased demand, availability problems, and rising pulp prices. Paper pulp is the raw material for paper and corrugated boxes. Paper pulp increased in price 25% according to…