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…

16Dec

Telemark’s 50 years of experience helps you deliver printer paper solutions that retain customers. As a printer paper distributor, you need more than low prices and a workable profit margin. You can deliver the printer paper and still lose a customer for problems that happen after user tries to…

15Dec

E-Tickets are the Thermal Roll Tickets that Police Vehicles are now using for issuing Violations, Information, and Directions. This is a relatively new market, which means for Print Distributors, that your primary competition is the hardware and software providers. What size paper is used for e-Citation printers? These are…

14Dec

A National Retailer worked with their existing print supplier and requested pricing for a fan-folded stock for pricing tags.  After an onsite visit, with the dealer, the Telemark sales rep realized that the Zebra Mobile Printers that were being used were much better suited for using rolls than fan-folded…

13Dec

Businesses and consumers avoid expensive problems when receipt ban fails to become law. The August 30 failure of a misguided law in Sacramento, California shows how lawmakers don’t understand the relationship between businesses and consumers. California assembly Bill 161 would have required stores to ask shoppers if they wanted…

12Dec

Appvion just announce the creation and launch of “CLEANSLATE POS”. This is an Alternative to traditional POS thermal paper. The image is developed without the use of phenols, including BPA, BPS, Pergafast, and other phenol developers. It also offers heat, water and light resistance and is fully compatible with…

31Oct

In today’s world of ever changing technologies, only one thing in certain; If it hasn’t changed, it soon will! In some cases, older tech becomes the new solutions. Law Enforcement is one such case. Around the US, many Law Enforcement Departments are adding technology to the patrol cars. The…

03Apr

California State Assembly bill AB 161 ignore fundamental recycling capabilities and are based on misleading and unsubstantiated statements and should not be enshrined in California law View Here: Appvion Response to AFPA Testimony in California  

27Mar

On March 19, 2019 Kanzaki announced a Global Increase of 5% on Ticket and Tag Stocks, effective on Shipments after April 29, 2019 Kanazki Increase Tag Stock 3-27-19