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Announcements of Thermal Paper Price Increase in 2018

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At the beginning of 2018, we got worse news for thermal paper market.  After few months of chemical and paper shortage since 2017, the critical situation stays unchanged in 2018. The short supply of leuco dye with increasing demand lead to higher cost for regular paper supply.  The world thermal paper suppliers have announced the price increase one [...]

Blue Image Thermal Paper Rolls

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Thermal paper was often described as paper with a chemical coating which will turn black when exposed to heat. It's true that black image thermal paper occupied the market. Actually, thermal paper could also be produced with blue image.  Blue image thermal paper is a new choice to figure out problem of paper shortage and high price in 2017 and [...]

Thermal Paper Bus Ticket Rolls

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Thermal paper rolls are now widely used in daily life. It's the receipts you get from supermarket, shopping malls, restaurant, coffee shops, etc. As part of daily life, transportation department also requires thermal printer paper as receipt. Thermal paper is chosen because of its convenience and low cost. Now we supply a wide range of thermal rolls for bus/train [...]

Thermal Paper Roll for Restaurants and Fast Food Chains

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Thermal Paper Rolls are widely used as customer receipts in restaurants and fast food chains. The restaurant chains (like McDonald’s, KFC, Subway, Pizza Hut, Burger King) consume tons of thermal receipts everyday.  Why is thermal paper chosen? The fast food chains are popular for its quick serving speed, unique and coincident taste. It accelerates every process, including checkout speed. Thus, [...]

The Palace Museum Cancelled Paper Tickets—Paper Demand is Down

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The Palace Museum has cancelled the paper tickets since October 1, 2017. From October, all tickets will be booked online. And it doesn't need to print tickets before entering the museum. This is just one example recently. With the development of smart phone and mobile payment, paper tickets become a replaceable part of business. As a result, paper demand [...]

Update: Global Thermal Paper Shortage in 2018

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Background (Date: November, 2017): Connect Chemicals, the world's largest supplier of leuco dye chemical to make thermal paper, was shut down by China government due to environment reasons in September, 2017. China lanuched strict environment inspection from 2016. The government closed polluting factories, mines and processing facilities. For paper industry, they eliminated backward and excess capacity and shut down many small [...]

Why Thermal Paper Price is Increasing so Much?

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Date: October, 2017 After decades of stable price, thermal paper situation has changed since 2016. Thermal paper price has been increased month by month, sometimes even week by week. Why does this happen? 1. Local environmental factor. To protect the environment, China lunched environmental inspection in 2016. They shut down polluting factories, mines and processing [...]