14Feb

Please click the following link to access the news release on Appvion’s restructuring announcement: “Appvion Enters into Sale Agreement to Position Business for Long-Term Success” CLICK TO READ APPVION RELEASE If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at: Brandon Kent Vice President, Sales and Marketing Phone:…

09Feb

To Our Valued Customers: I’m writing to provide an important update on our business. Today, we have taken a big step toward concluding our restructuring process, ensuring a strong future for our business. Leading up to, and since our Chapter 11 filing, we have been working diligently with our…

09Feb

Please click the following link to access the letter from Olji Holdings Corporation regarding the details of their capital and business alliance with Mitsubishi Paper Mills Limited. CLICK HERE TO READ LETTER If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at: Brandon Kent Vice President, Sales and…

30Jan

Please click the following link to access the letter from Kanzaki to its customers dated, January 22, 2018, regarding the status of thermal paper pricing and supply. CLICK HERE TO READ KANZAKI LETTER If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at: Brandon Kent Vice President, Sales…

29Jan

An update on the paper supply situation from Pulp & Paper. US thermal suppliers face ‘unimaginable’ situation, ‘painful’ consequences Pulp & Paper Week, January 26, 2018 The turning of the calendar brought no relief for North American thermal paper players, as global markets remain roiled by a combination of…

26Jan

We have received physical samples of Appvion’ s new Blue Pigment Direct Thermal. To our surprise, the samples received from a January 25, 2018 production run did not result in a bluish tint to the paper and the imaging of the sheet looks almost the same, when placed side…

16Jan

Appvion announces another “Surcharge” on all Direct Thermal Grades of paper. Point of Sales in increasing another 7-9% Gaming/Lottery Grades are increasing 2%-3% Synthetic Stocks are increasing 1%-2% along with their Tag and Ticket Grades. These increases take effect on paper received after January 29th, 2018.  Essentially, any paper…

12Jan

Please click the following link to access the letter from Kanzan to its customers dated, January 11, 2018, regarding the status of thermal paper pricing and supply. CLICK HERE TO READ KANZAN LETTER If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at: Brandon Kent Vice President, Sales…

10Jan

Appvion Paper will be changing their dye composition on Alpha 400 2.1 and 2.3 grades effective the week of January 22, 2018. They have decided to mix a BLUE dye with the BLACK dye that is in short supply to try to increase production yields. They will no longer…

11Dec

Last Friday, Appvion announced another price increase on thermal paper. This will only affect the Alpha 400 2.1 and 2.3 grades. The increase is almost 9% on shipments as of January 1, 2018. This means that 2.1 and 2.3 mil thick Appvion papers have increased in cost by 29%…