August Koehler to raise prices for thermal and carbonless papers by up to 10% for reels and by 6% for carbonless sheets in Europe, certain other markets, effective May 1

OBERKIRCH, Germany , March 11, 2010 (press release) – Due to the ongoing strong rise of pulp, chemicals and other costs, Papierfabrik August Koehler AG announces price increases for its thermal and carbonless papers. Effective with shipments from May 1st , 2010 prices in Europe and certain overseas markets will increase by up to 10% for reels and by 6% for carbonless sheets.

With pulp prices reaching almost a nine year high, adjustments of our selling prices are inevitable.

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