19May

Back in 1967 when the ATM was first invented, it was never seen as a replacement for bank branches. Rather, it was just a quicker and easier way to access cash. But now that more banking transactions are occuring  online, there is less of a need for brick-and-mortar branch locations,…

02May

Despite claims to the contrary, cash remains king as consumers still rely on cash as their primary form of payment for gifts, food, personal care, automotive, entertainment and transportation services. So, the question is: with so many “more convenient” options available, why do people continue to rely on hard currency? 1) Security: As…

15Mar

Close your eyes and picture a standard ATM. What do you see? Probably a fairly plain kiosk machine with a monochrome exterior and a functional video monitor. What that mental image is missing are many of the branding opportunities that ATMs offer to financial institutions and/or independent operators. Don’t…

01Mar

When we began manufacturing thermal paper products for distributors over thirty years ago, this was a much different business. Back then, product expertise and personal relationships were at the center of business deals. Now, decisions primarily come down to price. This focus on price at the exclusion of other…

07Jan

We’re in the business of helping thermal paper distributors meet their customers demands. Sometimes this even means alerting distributors to business opportunities that they may not have been aware of. This is particularly true when it comes to the parking industry, where new product opportunities, such as Pay &…

02Jul

We may have been in business for over 30 years, but that doesn’t mean we’re getting old or dated. In fact, the opposite is true. Like a fine wine, Telemark is getting better with time. If you’ve been a customers of ours for long (and we do tend to…

21Apr

ATM receipts are among the most effective and cost efficient advertising vehicles available to financial institutions. They allow banks and credit unions to reach a highly targeted audience when banking is top-of-mind. Plus, purchasing thermal paper for ATM receipts is a sunk cost for most ATM operators. Therefore, given…

08Apr

Thermal Paper Can Be Used to Drive Loyalty They say a picture speaks a thousand words. Well, what about a video? At Telemark, we’ve learned that presenting the benefits of our thermal paper products through video is one of the most effective ways to help a customer understand the…

Thermal Paper
26Feb

Digital technologies are changing the way customers interact with their financial institutions. Transactions that were once made exclusively in person, are now being handled virtually. Financial forms that used to require pages of paper are now comprised of pixels. While there are certain advantages to transitioning over to digital…

10Feb

Choosing the right thermal paper for your mobile printer is important as the wrong paper will compromise the performance of certain machines. While it may seem like a simple choice, the wrong one will leave you wasting valuable resources on a product that’s inefficient for your company. For this…