28Dec

Effective immediately, Appvion has decided to discontinue the following grades of paper: Two-Sided Alpha 400 2.3 POS Plus 600 2.4 Alpha 820 2.4 Alpha Free 2.1 Reasons include declining demand and issues with sourcing the base papers. For more information, contact Brandon Kent, bkent@telemarkcorp.com

10Nov

Domtar just announced another paper price increase. Click here to see the Mill Announcement Letter:

10Nov

The National pictures of our backed-up shipping ports are now affecting the thermal paper markets. As if lead times were not long enough, prepare for more delays. Click here for a Mill notice:

28Jun

Normally Thermal Paper is Black or White, no pun intended.  However, Covid and the global shutdowns are playing a dangerous game with the thermal markets.  In short, the markets are coming back faster than expected, which is great.  However, the speed of the recovery has placed a huge strain…

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…

16Jun

We’ve provided the many benefits and cost advantages of advertising on ATM receipt paper in previous blog articles, some of which include: ATM paper is about as targeted of a media vehicle as you can get, as the customer is already aware of you and receptive to purchasing your products…

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…