Koehler Paper to increase global thermal paper prices by up to 10% for all grades

OBERKIRCH, Germany, Aug 16, 2022 (Press Release) – Koehler Paper, leading manufacturer of thermal paper, is increasing prices for its thermal paper product range globally by up to 10 % for all grades, effective for deliveries from October 1st 2022.

This step is necessary to offset significant cost increases for raw materials, chemicals, pulp and logistics. Customers will be contacted directly by the Koehler sales team.

More about the Koehler Group

The Koehler Group was founded in 1807 and has been family-run to this day. The Group’s core area of business is the development and production of high-quality, specialty paper, including thermal paper, playing card board, drink coasters, fine paper, carbonless paper, recycled paper, decor paper, wood pulp board, sublimation paper, and, since 2019, innovative specialty paper for the packaging industry, too. In Germany, the Koehler Group, with its around 2,500 employees, has five production sites, as well as three more in the USA. The Group operates on an international level, with an export ratio of 70% in 2021 and annual revenue of about 1 billion euro.

As an energy-intensive enterprise, Koehler invests with its unit Koehler Renewable Energy in renewable energy projects such as wind energy, hydroelectric power, photovoltaics, and biomass. The Koehler Group has committed itself to producing more energy from renewable sources than is needed for paper production by 2030.

With the business unit Koehler Innovative Solutions, Koehler is also developing new business areas that are outside its core business of specialty paper production and energy generation.

Source: Fastmarkets RISI