LESSONS FROM THE FIELD: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Brandon Kent

Vice President, Sales and Marketing, TDG - Telemark Diversified Graphics

Brandon holds a B.S. from the University of Toledo and brings 20 + years of printing and paper experience to TDG - Telemark Diversified Graphics.  Through his 17 year career with TDG he has progressed through various roles including New Business Development, Sales Manager, to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Brandon holds vast industry knowledge in Commercial Print, Business Forms, and Direct Thermal Markets.  In his spare time, Brandon enjoys spending time with his wife & 15 year old son,  riding motorcycles and scuba diving as part of the St. Joseph County Search and Rescue Team.

As part of an recent environmental clean-up strategy, the Chinese government has closed several thousand polluting factories, mines and processing facilities; debilitating nearly 80,000 paper production facilities. For the thermal paper industry, and those who rely on it, this has had a massive on-flow effect, causing pricing to be elevated to an all-time-high, with some users seeking out alternatives to end their use of thermal paper all together.


This presentation will focus on the cause, impact and on-flow affects from this crisis and how businesses have been attempting to mitigate these affects in order to survive.
 

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