07Jun

Appvion has reached an agreement with the United Steelworkers Union on new collective bargaining agreements for their manufacturing facilities in Appleton WI, West Carrollton OH, and Roaring Spring PA. These new three-year agreements were overwhelmingly ratified by union employees at each facility. Although Appvion had anticipated closing the sale of…

22May

Appvion is announcing a price increase on direct thermal point of sale products sold globally. This price increase is in addition to all previously announced increases and surcharges. CLICK HERE to read the full announcement. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Brandon Kent Vice President, Sales…

15May

CLICK HERE to read the latest statement from Appvion regarding their sales process and future of the business.

06Apr

The document linked below illustrates the increase in PULP that is used to make base paper for the direct thermal markets. These higher costs combined with the Colorformer Dye shortage are creating a perfect storm for historically high pricing. CLICK HERE to read the document. If you have any…

03Apr

On a statement released March 30, 2018, Appvion announced that it will be increasing prices 8 percent on Direct Thermal product shipments effective Monday, April 30, 2018. Click this link to read the full statement released by Appvion. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Brandon Kent…

27Mar

Just as two of the Chinese Leuco Dye makers are finally coming back on line, the industry has experienced yet another set-back with implications for the thermal paper market. One of the core components of Leuco Dye is a component called MAP. This chemical is now in short supply…

19Mar

Resulting from the global shortage of Leuco dye, which has impacted thermal paper pricing world-wide, Koehler Paper has announced a thermal paper price increase of 10-12%, effective immediately. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact: Brandon Kent Vice President, Sales and Marketing Phone: (800) 289.8353 x 240…

07Mar

Appvion is continuing to suffer increased costs caused by the shortage of the colorformer dye in thermal paper. The 1st Quarter increases will continue through the 2nd Quarter and will be re-evaluated at the beginning of June 2018. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at:…

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…