Appleton Raises Prices of Its Carbonless and Thermal Products Sold to International Markets

APPLETON, Wis., July 30 /PRNewswire/ — Appleton announced today that its International Division has notified its customers that the company has raised prices 7% for carbonless sheet products sold into Mexico. The company also raised prices 6% for all its direct thermal products sold to all international markets. The company said the increases are necessary to offset a portion of the extraordinary escalation of raw materials, energy, and transportation costs.

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The increases are effective with shipments starting September 1, 2008.

About Appleton

Appleton creates product solutions through its development and use of coating formulations and applications and encapsulation technology. Appleton produces carbonless, thermal, security and performance packaging products. Appleton, headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, has manufacturing operations in Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts, employs approximately 3,000 people and is 100 percent employee owned. For more information visit http://www.appletonideas.com/

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