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 higher costs for everything from pulp to freight coupled with chemical shortages and a growing scarcity of paper.
"Constantly escalating prices and a shortage of paper supply have made it very challenging to manage our day-to-day operations," US-based receipt and label solutions provider Iconex told customers in a message posted on its website Jan. 19.
Appvion Announces Price Increase on Carbonless January 29, 2018
Appvion is announcing a price increase on NCR PAPER* brand carbonless roll and sheet products, Docucheck® security papers and non-paper products sold in the United States and Canada.
IP Announces Price Increase February 16, 2018
Effective with shipments February 16, 2018, International Paper will increase prices on shipments east of the Rockies for the following grades by $2/cwt and shipments west of the Rockies by $3/cwt.