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5 Pillars of Cold Chain Packaging

By |June 9th, 2017|

The demand for cold chain packaging is on the rise as eCommerce expands into ship-to-home meal kits and groceries as well as other perishable and semi-perishable items. In order to safely and effectively ensure these temperature-sensitive products are protected and preserved during shipment while also maintaining supply chain optimization, it's important to understand the five key [...]

4 Ways to Use Packaging as a Branding Tool

By |June 2nd, 2017|

It’s not uncommon to drive down a neighborhood street or walk the halls of an office building and see a custom-branded, eCommerce shipping box delivered and waiting for pickup by its recipient. Whether conscious or not, the logo or brand message on the package leaves an impression. This impression can go a long way towards influencing [...]

Conversations with Worth: Anthony Pratt

By |June 2nd, 2017|

Conversations with Worth is a dinner series where groups of individuals participate in lightly moderated discussions with Worth executives and thought leaders. It provides opportunities for Worth family members to engage in stimulating, behind-the-scenes discussions on topics ranging from professional sports to the election, from emerging technologies to ancient art.

Summer Shipping Tips

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Summer shipping season is almost here and with it comes the added challenge of packaging items to successfully withstand hot temperatures. The packaging choices you make will determine whether meltable and perishable items arrive in tact and consumer-ready. The following packaging tips will help ensure shipping success when sending temperature-sensitive items during hot summer months. [...]

D Flute for eCommerce Packaging: Why It Works

By |May 17th, 2017|

Over the years Pratt has developed a unique set of tools to ensure that packaging solutions are seamlessly executed, thoughtfully branded and compatible with existing supply chain and manufacturing processes. As part of our effort to optimize packaging for our customers, we offer D flute corrugated boxing technology made from 100% recycled paper, which produces flutes smaller [...]

Anthony Pratt Pledges $2B

By |May 8th, 2017|

Global Chairman of Pratt/Visy Industries, Anthony Pratt received a standing ovation from US President Donald J. Trump after pledging $US2 billion in investment in the US at the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the coral sea on the USS Intrepid in New York on May 4th. Here he is on Fox News discussing his [...]

Growing Demand for Paper Based Packaging

By |April 27th, 2017|

According to RISI VP Global Packaging Ken Waghorne in his speech to Paper 2017, sponsored by the American Forest & Paper Assn., the demand for paper based packaging is growing due to the rise of ecommerce and the environmental concerns around plastic packaging. Ecommerce specifically contributes to the increased demand for container board like Pratt's 100% recycled corrugated [...]

Earth Day 2017

By |April 18th, 2017|

Earth Day is April 22nd. In celebration, WeHatetoWaste.com offers an interactive guide offering free tips for New York residents on how to get to zero waste as part of NYC's Zero Waste to Landfill Plan. As part of this plan, the City will eliminate the need to send waste to out-of-state landfills, thus minimizing the overall [...]

eCommerce Supply Chain Optimization: Benefits to Outsourcing 3PL

By |April 6th, 2017|

eCommerce companies looking to optimize their supply chain can benefit from strategic partnerships with suppliers and logistics companies who not only represent brand values but also deliver third party logistics (3PL) solutions that are efficient and in response to company fulfillment needs. While supply chain integration for certain elements can provide some control, flexibility and [...]

Pratt Industries Develops an Innovative Program at Auburn University

By |March 22nd, 2017|

Innovative ideas lead to innovative solutions. In an effort to drive even greater innovation at Pratt Industries, a corporate sponsored studio has been set up at Auburn University. There, we work with industrial design students from outside the industry to provide a fresh look and inspire even greater packaging innovation. The program provides students with real world design [...]