08Nov

Updated 11/8/17 As of today, we are now officially on Allocations from the paper mills. This directly impacts the 48, 55, and 80 gram marketplace. We are working around the clock to contact all new and pending customers with strategies for navigating this ever changing supply issue. As it…

31Oct

As a valued customer, we want to provide as much transparency as possible, regarding the Thermal Paper Markets. We have been notified of a Global shortage of Direct Thermal Paper. There are 2 main reasons for this issue. 1. Global Demand for Direct Thermal Paper is Increasing 2. A…

30Oct

Statement from Appvion, 10/30/2017 Update on Leuco Dye Market: In mid September the global thermal paper market was shook when two Chinese chemical producers of colorant, including the world’s largest supplier of leuco dye, were shut down along with other manufacturing sites over environmental concerns by the Chinese government as…

30Oct

From RISI Pulp & Paper, 10/2. Thermal market jolted after dye plant was shut by government in China. The one-million-ton global thermal paper market was jolted this week when the largest supplier of leuco dye shut down in China for a minimum of three months. The Connect Chemicals plant…

30Oct

From Pulp & Paper, Oct 23. Label paper makers and converters warned customers to expect tight supplies and a spike in prices due to the temporary shut for environmental reasons of chemical supplier Connect Chemicals’ plant in China, which is the world’s largest producer of leuco dye, an essential…

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…

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…

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…