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,…

20Jan

Domtar is announcing a 12% increase effective March 1, 2021 on Thermal Paper. Price Increase letter is attached.

20Jan

The attached Letter is from Hansol America, announcing an 8% increase on March 1st for Thermal Paper

12Jan

RISI Fastmarkets posted that Koehler Paper is to increase paper pricing by 12%, effective immediately. This is on the heals of other increase announcements as well as the announced increase roll backs by other mills. To Say that this is creating confusion in the market is an understatement!

07Jan

No you are not looking at a Wal-Mart add where they roll the pricing back. Actually, you are reading about the CRAZY world of thermal paper. Yesterday, on the heals of making a large price increase announcement, Hansol decided that the increase would not be passed on in the…

05Jan

Hansol, a key importer of thermal paper into the US from S. Korea, has announced a 10%-15% increase on thermal paper effective January 1, 2021, according the RISI. Torraspapel (Lecta) announced an increase of 5% effective January 4, 2021. Time will tell if/when other mills follow this announcement. Hansol…

19Apr

Few thermal paper manufacturers have been in business as long as we have. Those who have know that it takes more than being the lowest cost option to stick around. Though being competitively priced is essential. Still, at the end of the day, experience and product expertise will save…

19May

According to a new article up on RetailCustomerExperience.com, some retailers are rethinking the design of their brick-and-mortar stores in order to bring them into the digital age. One component that is noticeably missing is the traditional cash register as some retailers are attempting to mimic the online experience, which…

21Apr

One of the claims often made for transitioning from paper to digital applications is that it will help save our forests. A recent study conducted by Two Sides North America, however, has shown this claim to be untrue. Following is a summary of this study. Two Sides North America…

23Mar

The editors at Kioskmarketplace.com just shared an article that presents a new business opportunity for thermal paper roll manufacturers: The Bill Paying Kiosk. Soon retailers will be offering kiosks that allow customers to pay their bills without waiting in long lines at the office of the service provider. While…