North American Paper Producers Announce Price Hikes
(New York, Dec. 18, 2017) Midland Paper, Packaging + Supplies today reported that a number of North American paper producers have announced price increases that will go into effect between Jan. 15 – February 1.
Please be advised that effective with shipments on or after January 15, 2018, Twin Rivers Paper Company will be implementing a US $40.00/ton price increase on our publishing papers, including:
Snowbrite Opaque, Custom Brite, Custom Plus, Custom Supreme, Twin Rivers Opaque, Twin Rivers Offset, Pharmopaque, Snowbrite Pharm, Pharm Brite 92 and all private label grades
• Hybrid: Border Brite, Bridge Opaque, Bridge Supreme, Frontier Opaque, Frontier Supreme, Frabrite 76, all tablet/converting products and all private label grades
Effective with all new and existing orders with confirmed delivery dates of January 15, 2018 or later, Verso Corporation is increasing the transaction price of all Coated Economy Freesheet Sheets and Sheeter Roll grades by $2.00/cwt USD/$2.56/cwt CAD. This includes, but is not limited to: Anthem Plus® sheets/sheeter rolls, Blazer Digital® sheets/sheeter rolls.
The increase applies to all basis weights, bulks, finishes and related private label grades.
Sappi North America
Sappi North America announces a transactional price increase on new and unconfirmed orders that book with confirmed delivery dates on or after Monday, January 15, 2018 on the following products:
A $2.00 per CWT US$/$2.56 per CWT CAD$ increase on: Flo Folio Sheets, Digital Sheets and Sheeter Rolls — all basis weights, all finishes, EuroArt Folio Sheets and Digital Sheets — all basis weights, all finishes
Standard differentials and upcharges apply. This price increase includes all private label programs.
Resolute Forest Products
Please be advised that effective with shipments on or after February 1, 2018, Resolute’s White Paper grades will increase by US$35/short ton.
Products impacted by this price increase include, but are not limited to, the following: Ecopaque Offset, Ecopaque Laser; Equal (Offset & Book); Alternative (Opaque, Offset & Offset+); ResoluteSelect 75; ResoluteSelect 70, 65; ResoluteBook 75, 70, 65, 60 & ResoluteBook 70 Cream; Alternative Book, Alternative Book Cream; ResoluteSert Plus.
The increase will be applicable to all basis weights and finishes, and all up charges apply.
Nekoosa Coated Products
Effective with all shipments on or after January 29, 2018, Nekoosa Coated Products will increase prices on the following carbonless paper and supplies: All carbonless sheets and rolls — 6% & all carbonless supplies — 6%.
Midland Paper, Packaging + Supplies is one of the largest independently-owned fine paper and packaging distributors in the U.S. To learn more, please visit: www.midlandpaper.com (Source: Midland Paper, Packaging + Supplies)