Board Converting News, September 27, 2021

INDUSTRY CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 27-29 PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. OCTOBER 3-6 FTA Fall Conference 2021: Frisco, Texas. OCTOBER 5 AICC West Coast Golf Tournament: Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine, California. OCTOBER 27-29 PPC Fall Meeting & Leadership Conference: Westin Sa- vannah Golf Resort & Spa, Savannah, Georgia. NOVEMBER 6 AICC 37th Annual West Coast Golf Tournament, Straw- berry Farms Golf Club, Irvine, California. NOVEMBER 17-19 AICC Mexico 2021 Annual Meeting & Trade Show: Cami- no Real Hotel, Monterrey, Mexico. FEBRUARY 13-17, 2022 AICC West Coast Ski Meeting: The Peaks Resort & Spa, Telluride, Colorado. APRIL 6-8, 2022 AICC Spring Meeting: JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Palm Desert, California.

Board Converting News® is published weekly by NV Business Publications, in association with Corrugated Today®, Recycling Markets®, Flexo Market News®, International Paper Board Indus- try®, and Folding Carton Industry®. Editorial and Marketing office: PO Box 802, Manasquan, NJ 08736-0802. Subscription Rates in U.S. and Canada $223 per year or $355 for two years. Overseas rate per year $355 USD. Current issue single copies (pre-paid only) $8.50 in U.S. (elsewhere $9.50); add $5.00 per order for shipping & handling. No part of this publication may be transmit- ted or reproduced without written permission from the publisher. Robyn Smith - President/Publisher: Len Prazych - Vice President Lumi’s digital marketplace gives manufacturers the ability to make their capabilities available online, directly to customers, with a streamlined interface and messaging capabilities that revolutionize procurement. Buyers in the fast-growing ecommerce industry use Lumi software to find and collaborate directly with suppliers globally. Visit for more information. Golden West Packaging Partners With Lumi Digital Marketplace City of Industry, California based Golden West Packaging Group reported that it has partnered with Lumi, a digital marketplace that gives manufacturers the ability to make their capabilities available online to make its custom print- ed corrugated and folding cartons. Lumi members will now be able to access Golden West’s state-of-the-art printing capabilities across the North America, at factory-direct prices. “Golden West Packaging Group has had the pleasure of partnering with Lumi for four and a half years, and we are excited about Marketplace,“ said Brian Fellows, VP of Sales and Director of Digital at Golden West Packaging Group. “This platform has already served to introduce us to great companies and has allowed us to match our capa- bilities with the right programs.“ Golden West’s manufacturing capabilities include folding carton, lithography, flexography, digital printing, litho-lamination, single face lamination and Asitrade. In addition they offer distribution products and a complete fulfillment group.

The Price is Right

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More box makers and brokers are relying on the containerboard pricing in Board Converting News to negotiate their contracts with end users.

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