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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 [...]

Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Learning Garden™

By |September 3rd, 2014|

Pratt Industries, America’s fifth-largest corrugated packaging company, is proud to support Captain Planet Foundation's Project Learning Garden™ program. Pratt's involvement in this environmental education effort includes building an e-commerce platform enabling teachers to download lessons. A fulfillment center has also been established to assemble and the ship kits and the mobile cooking carts. The downloadable [...]

Pratt Industries Joins The Home Depot to Help HeroBox

By |April 10th, 2014|

Pratt Industries has joined forces with The Home Depot to give our men and women in uniform a little reminder of home - by enlisting in a program that collects and sends supplies to deployed soldiers in hotspots like Afghanistan and beyond. The program is run by HeroBox, a non-profit organization that's been providing both [...]

Pratt and Southern Champion Tray Help Children in Need

By |January 14th, 2014|

  It's never too late for some good news - which is exactly what Pratt Industries and our friends at Southern Champion Tray were able to spread this past Christmas for needy children. Southern Champion, a leading manufacturer of paperboard packaging in the US and abroad, generously helps fund Operation Christmas Child - part [...]

Pratt Gives Back – A Hero Among Us

By |October 31st, 2013|

Pratt's Staten Island GM Jay Hennessey knows a thing or two about making some of the packaging industry's best 100 percent recycled paper - but he also knows about saving lives. Which is why Jay was recently honored for his heroics as a volunteer fireman when he and two of his fellow company [...]

Pratt Supports Annual Back to School Bash for the Second Year

By |August 23rd, 2013|

Pratt was once again a proud featured sponsor of the annual Iredell Statesville Community Enrichment Back to School Bash, which donates free and much- needed clothing and school supplies for children who are in need of support. The event takes place in Mooresville, NC., near Statesville where Pratt has a large box-making plant. At the [...]

Pratt Supports The Home Depot Canada Foundation’s Goal to Build Stronger Communities

By |April 26th, 2013|

Pratt Industries believes in giving back to the communities in which we live and work...but we also believe in giving back to the communities in which our customers live and work. That's why we were so proud to join The Home Depot Canada as the company launched its inaugural Foundation Gala dinner in Toronto to [...]

Captain Planet Annual Benefit Gala

By |December 10th, 2012|

Pratt Industries is proud to support the Captain Planet Foundation, an organization devoted to teaching children environmental awareness. As a presenting sponsor at this year's Gala Event, Pratt is happy to announce a successful and educational evening was had by all. And how could it not be a success, with the likes of environmental leaders [...]

New Green City 2012

By |September 19th, 2012|

New York City is not only America’s largest city, it's also planning to become America’s greenest under an ambitious environmental strategy outlined by Mayor Mike Bloomberg in 2007 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030. For the past 6 years, GrowNYC – a non-profit whose goal is to improve New York’s quality of [...]

Imaginative Kids Repurpose Corrugated Boxes

By |September 19th, 2012|

Who knew you could build a house, a wardrobe or even a space ship out of corrugated boxes? Well a group of imaginative children on Staten Island, New York, did just that – thanks to a truckload of boxes donated by Pratt Industries. To read more, please visit: "Who Says Boxes Are Confining? Not Staten Island Children." Looking for [...]