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Recycling in the Workplace: 4 Tips for Success

By |August 17th, 2017|

Dealing responsibly with office waste can have a significant impact on the environment. The Clean Air Council estimates that office workers throughout the U.S. generate two pounds of paper and related products each day, adding up to over four million tons annually. Clearly, starting a recycling program at your workplace can make a difference for [...]

Anthony Pratt Named in Top 10 RISI World Power List for 2017

By |August 10th, 2017|

Pratt Chairman Anthony Pratt has been named as the 6th most influential person in the world of pulp, paper and packaging by our industry's leading information provider. RISI compiled the annual power list for the July/August issue of Tappi’s Paper 360 magazine after polling pulp and paper industry experts from around the globe to determine the top 50 industry executives wordwide. Anthony, who ranked 23rd last year, shot up 17 places as his U.S. [...]

Van Solkema and Pratt Industries: A Packaging Success Story

By |August 9th, 2017|

Sometimes a shift in packaging strategy can garner incredible results. The following success story highlights how Pratt's strategic and sustainable approach to a company's packaging supply chain resulted in significant savings and better customer experience. Van Solkema was purchasing all of their corrugated from Chicago, however the service level due to the supplier’s distant location [...]

Benefits of Digital Printing for Packaging and Displays

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Digital print for packaging and displays has many benefits and is ideal for customers who are looking for alternatives to traditional offset printing which is a plate or tooling driven process. It offers a way to professionally brand protective packaging and in-store signage and displays with custom print without the need for large production runs. Digital printed packaging, labels, and displays is a [...]

Home Depot Moving and Storage Products: 100% Recycled and Made by Pratt!

By |July 24th, 2017|

Summer is here and moving season is in full swing as many families relocate while school is out to ease the transition for their children.  The moving process can be overwhelming especially due to the infrequency of moves for most people. Between determining the right supplies to use to adequately protect family heirlooms and other [...]

Inside Print: Reinforce Brand Values Inside the Box

By |July 17th, 2017|

Create a Memorable Unboxing Experience with the Right Packaging  For subscription eCommerce and curated product collections, the packaging and unboxing experience is a critical moment for overall customer satisfaction. According to a Dotcom Distribution survey conducted in 2016, 52% of customers are likely to make repeat purchases from an online retailer that delivers unique packaging. [...]

3 Keys to Successful Agricultural Packaging

By |July 10th, 2017|

In order to ship summer produce like peaches, tomatoes, and berries safely, it's important to partner with a packaging company that understands the unique needs of agricultural packaging.  Each crop requires special handling and unique packaging design in order to ensure food safety and minimize loss. Produce Packaging Requirements The following considerations are key to ensuring [...]

“Don’t Litter, Recycle” School Poster Contest Winners Announced at Staten Island Yankees Game

By |June 29th, 2017|

Pratt Industries COO David Dennis throws the first pitch of the Staten Island Yankees Game On June 26th, Pratt Industries along with the Department of Sanitation New York, the Office of the Borough President James Oddo and the New York Department of Education announced the winners of the "Don't Litter, Recycle" school poster contest. This borough-wide art [...]

Pratt Recycling Partners with JASON Learning and ISRI

By |June 26th, 2017|

Earlier this month, Pratt Industries in partnership with JASON Learning and ISRI, presented a free Recycling Activities Collection training workshop to teachers in Staten Island. The result is a private-public partnership that achieves multiple goals with one program; increased recycling, reduced litter, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) learning in K-12 schools. The recycling curriculum, which includes hands-on activities, [...]

How to Take a Holistic Approach to Cold Chain Packaging

By |June 15th, 2017|

A previous article, 5 Pillars of Cold Chain Packaging,  discussed the five key principles of cold chain packaging and the importance of selecting a supplier that has specific experience with all the components of cold chain packaging in order to develop a successful customized packaging program that is both reliable and cost effective. As such, it’s important [...]