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Pratt Industries Employees Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

By |October 19th, 2017|

Part of the Pratt Industries mission statement focuses on enhancing the communities in which we live and work through diverse philanthropic investments of resources and funding. It’s a tradition begun by Pratt’s late worldwide chairman, Richard Pratt and continues today by his family and the entire organization. In the spirit of this giving that runs [...]

Pratt Industries Helps with Darley Safe Water Box Part of Puerto Rico Relief Effort

By |October 11th, 2017|

Each pallet contains 60 boxes of water and weighs 1,465lbs. Part of our triple bottom line approach to sustainability is people. Pratt's commitment to the communities in which we live and work, and the employees, customers, and stakeholders of Pratt Industries is deep and strong. The more than 50 sites of Pratt Industries also [...]

“Don’t Litter, Recycle” Contest Winners Announced!

By |October 5th, 2017|

Pratt Recycling and the Department of Sanitation New York unveiled the winning posters from last year's "Don't Litter, Recycle" contest in Staten Island schools. The 2 winning posters were enlarged and will be displayed on all Staten Island DSNY garbage and recycling trucks for the next several months. These enlarged posters were unveiled on the [...]

Congratulations to America’s Farmers and Food Processors

By |September 18th, 2017|

In another feature spread for The Wall Street Journal, Pratt Industries highlights the increase in American food exports, up 6 percent overall compared to last year. As an advocate for exporting food not jobs, Anthony Pratt spoke at the Global Food Forum in New York City last October, where he began a national conversation about how to [...]

Corrugated Boxes and Food Safety: A Farm to Box to Table Initiative

By |September 18th, 2017|

When it comes to getting foods from farm to table, paper based packaging like Pratt 100% recycled corrugated boxes not only prove to be sustainable, but also help reduce food waste and offer optimal protection for fresh produce and other foods. According to Paper + Packaging Board in their Farm to Box to Table initiative, [...]

Anthony Pratt Pledges to Create 5000 New Jobs at Visy Australia

By |August 30th, 2017|

Anthony Pratt, Chairman of Pratt Industries, has pledged to invest $2 billion and create 5,000 new manufacturing jobs in his native Australia over the next decade. This follows a similar $2 billion pledge to America he made in front of President Trump in New York City in May. "The $2 billion investment pledge I'm announcing today will be spent expanding [...]

PACK EXPO Las Vegas

By |August 29th, 2017|

Sustainability, efficiency and product safety are among the top issues to be addressed with the latest packaging technology at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. The 2017 event is expected to host 30,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries, and 2,000-plus exhibiting companies that will span nearly 900,000 net-square-feet of an almost sold-out exhibition [...]

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 [...]