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…