Mitshubishi HiTec Paper to rise prices by up to 15% worldwide from Sept. 1 for all coated speciality papers--thermoscript, jetscript, giroform, supercote, barricote; company blames price hikes on further cost increases in chemicals, energy, freight, pulp

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BIELEFELD, Germany , July 29, 2022 (press release) –

Bielefeld-based speciality paper manufacturer Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is forced to implement a further price increase due to renewed cost increases in chemicals, energy, freight and pulp. For deliveries from 1 September 2022, prices for the entire range of coated speciality papers (thermoscript®, jetscript®, giroform®, supercote®, barricote®) will increase by up to 15% worldwide.

Customers will be contacted directly by the Mitsubishi sales team.

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH is a German subsidiary of Mitsubishi Paper Mills Ltd., Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of specialty paper. The roughly 730 employees at Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe produce high-quality direct thermal, inkjet, carbonless, label and barrier papers for flexible packaging at two tradition-rich locations in Bielefeld and Flensburg. Each factory stands out for own base paper production, state-of-the-art production machinery and innovative coating technologies. Through its dense global sales network, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe supplies a full range of specialty papers for many applications and printing technologies – and is a highly capable partner whenever customized coated paper solutions are required

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