Year: 2017

Should You Be Buying POS Supplies in Bulk?

Purchasing your supplies in bulk can save you time, money, and above all give you peace of mind. One part of the cost of POS receipt paper is the shipping expense. Even though shipping costs may not be listed as a line item or listed as “FREE”, the expense is still considered when pricing a […]

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The Surprising Benefits and Pitfalls of BPA-Free Thermal Paper Rolls

A large concern for business owners is how their operations will affect the health of their customers and employees. When it comes to thermal receipt paper rolls, the conversation usually revolves around the use of the bisphenol A (BPA) chemical. A significant amount of the thermal receipt paper sold in the US includes this compound, […]

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Paper Tube Packaging and Thermal Paper Prices on the Rise

  Packaging suppliers Sonoco and Caraustar Industries have recently announced price increases for paper tube packaging and cores effective on future shipments. The announcement cites rising raw material costs and “additional industry considerations” as the driving factors behind the roughly 10% price hike. Sonoco will begin instituting the increase on shipments beginning April 10, 2017 […]

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