14Jun

June 10, 2021 Effective with shipments on June 14, 2021, Appvion is implementing a $0.02 per pound freight surcharge on all coated products sold globally. This action is being taken due to the spiraling freight costs that we have been facing. This surcharge is in addition to all previously…

07Jun

June 7th, 2021 Dear Valued Customer, Because of the unprecedented and rapidly rising transportation costs, along with an increase in raw materials, Hansol is implementing a 10% price increase on all their thermal paper products effective immediately. Within the next few days, your sales representative will contact you to…

13May

At 6pm EST on Wednesday, May 13, 2021 Domtar joined their competitive thermal paper suppliers with an announcement of 12%-15% increases. For comparison, other mills have already announced 10%-12% increases. Along with the increases, we are being told that US Mill Capacity is at 100%. This is concerning because…

11May

May 10, 2021 Dear Valued Customer, I hope this letter finds you and your team well during this challenging period for many businesses. Double H Plastics continues to strive in our efforts to minimize the impact of escalating cost factors for our customer base. For many months we have…

11May

Date:     May 7, 2021 To:         To Whom It May Concern               From:      Ken Klug, Director of Purchasing Subject:  Raw Material Update (Customer Update) The delivery of energy-cure raw materials continues to be very challenging. The end of Force Majeure for our many suppliers was anticipated to occur in May.  Lack…

10May

Hansol announces 12% price increase on thermal paper in USA, Canada effective May 7 as new import duties are imposed TORONTO, ON, May 7, 2021 (Fastmarkets RISI) – Hansol on May 7 announced a 12% price increase on all their thermal paper products in the USA and Canada, including…

06May

DOC has made a preliminary determination of the antidumping duty margins in the four thermal paper investigations.  The preliminary rates are as follows: Korea: Hansol: 6.19 percent All other exporters:  6.19 percent Germany: Koehler: 2.78 percent All other exporters:  2.78 percent Japan: NPI: 35.71 percent All other exporters:  35.71…

19Apr

As we all know 2020 was a tough year to be in business.  It seems like 2021 is shaping up to provide another set of challenges.  These challenges do not just revolve around double digit increases in materials, but even worse, very long extended deliveries, if any delivery at…

10Mar

Koehler Paper to increase thermal paper prices up to 10% for new orders in Latin America, effective immediately OBERKIRCH, Germany, March 8, 2021 (Press Release) – Koehler Paper Group, leading manufacturer of thermal paper, is increasing prices in Latin America for thermal paper by up to 10% for all…

03Mar

March 1, 2021 Appvion announced a price increase ranging from 4%-10%, effective on shipments on May 3, 2021. Non-Top Coated Products are increasing 10%, Top-Coated Products are increasing 7%, and Film Products are Increasing 4%. If you would like a copy of the actual announcement, please contact Brandon Kent,…