Monthly Archives - September 2017

How comes Thermal Paper cost rising so quickly?

The current thermal paper shortage situation is caused by the shortage of chemicals, mainly dyes. BPS coating is also a problem, but the dyes are more troublesome. Dye is the main chemical used to make thermal paper. This is a serious problems for all thermal paper coating mills, not only from China, abroad mills meet the same situation. China has the largest dye producer, called Connect Chemical. The company offers 70 to 80 percent of the dye for most of the [...]