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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 [...]

Export Food, Not Jobs

By |October 14th, 2016|

Click to download the entire Global Food Forum spread, as it appears in The Wall Street Journal. BY Anthony Pratt Executive Chairman of Pratt Industries I was delighted to be part of the first Global Food Forum held by The Wall Street Journal. Pratt Industries was excited about our sponsorship, which is a [...]

Final Thoughts on an Industry Giant

By |June 2nd, 2015|

Mike Harwood, our former Deputy CEO was laid to rest last week...the following are a few final thoughts from some of those who worked with him. While each remembers Mike in his or her own way, most spoke of common traits - his gentlemanly ways, his incredible work ethic, the respect he commanded in the [...]

Industry Loses Giant

By |May 18th, 2015|

Pratt Industries announced today the passing of its former Deputy CEO Mike Harwood, one of the most respected leaders in the global paper and packaging industry. Mike, 71, died peacefully at his home Sunday in Marietta, Ga. after a bout with cancer, surrounded by his family including his beloved wife of many years, Renie. Company [...]

Pratt Industries’ Conyers Facility Celebrates 20 Years

By |January 23rd, 2015|

TWENTY years ago today an upstart Pratt Industries launched what was to become a revolution in the paper and packaging industry with the production of its very first reel of 100 percent recycled paper. Cheered on by a group of pioneering engineers, operators and maintenance crews that had worked tirelessly on the construction and start [...]

A Tribute to David Wiser, CFO

By |October 21st, 2014|

The pages here are usually devoted to the good news at Pratt Industries...plants opened, awards won, milestones achieved. But this week we have sad news to report - the loss of our Chief Financial Officer and good friend David Wiser. David passed away suddenly and unexpectedly last week of natural causes, at the young age [...]