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5 Tips for More Sustainable Supply Sourcing

By |February 13th, 2017|

A sustainable supply chain is good business. Through sustainable practices, you can save resources and money, optimize supply chain processes and discover ways to innovate your product. A recent Accenture survey for members of the United Nations Global Compact on sustainable business practices showed that 96 percent of CEOs believe sustainability should be integrated into [...]

Steps to Integrate Your Company’s Supply Chain for More Sustainable Growth

By |January 24th, 2017|

  By now, most businesses are well aware that “going green” can help them make or save more of the green they’re most interested in: money. Sustainability is a win-win for the environment and for a business’s bottom line. If your goal is to incorporate sustainability into your supply chain, here’s a bit of great [...]

How to Incentivize Employees to Recycle

By |November 15th, 2016|

Office workers average 10,000 sheets of copied paper every year, and 4,500 of those end up in the trash can. What’s more, companies in the United States spend over $120 billion yearly on printed materials, only to have those materials become outdated in three months or less. How can you reduce these costs and encourage your employees to recycle? [...]

E-commerce Packaging Considerations for Consumer-Based Businesses

By |November 7th, 2016|

For consumer-based eCommerce businesses, the customer experience is probably the single most important factor to company success.  Customers are a company's greatest asset, and it's just good business to satisfy customers. Since packaging and the box in which a product is contained is likely the first tangible interaction a customer will have with the brand, it's [...]

How Going Green Can Make a Company More Successful

By |October 3rd, 2016|

Corporate sustainability is becoming more of a focus for companies across the globe as research uncovers the detrimental impact humans and businesses can have on the environment. Going green as a company not only helps to reduce its environmental footprint, but it can even make a business more successful. The following are a few ways corporate [...]

Pratt Opens Two New Recycling Facilities

By |June 18th, 2015|

Pratt officially opened two new recycling facilities this week, including a 110,000 sq. ft. plant in Gary, Indiana. The other is a 38,000 sq. ft. site in Wichita, Kansas. Both will support the company's state-of-the-art paper mill in Valparaiso, In., which comes on-line this September. Together, the two facilities, the company's 16th and 17th recycling plants, will have the capacity to process more [...]

How to Boost Sales with Sustainable Packaging

By |October 10th, 2014|

Sustainable packaging offers an opportunity to increase sales through an eco-friendly marketing strategy. Using 100% recycled packaging can both help the environment and facilitate business growth by building green initiatives into your overall marketing strategy. This type of sustainable business model or green sales campaign can result in increased sales and enhanced customer loyalty, according to a couple recent [...]

Pratt Opens New Recycling Facility in Rock Hill, SC

By |July 15th, 2014|

Pratt Industries has officially opened its newest recycling facility in Rock Hill, SC. Myles Cohen, President of Pratt Recycling, said the new plant - the company's 15th recycling center in the USA - would service the recycling needs of businesses, cities and counties within a 100 mile radius and bring both economic and environmental benefits to the area. "This portion [...]

Pratt Honors DHL Global Mail for Sustainability Efforts

By |June 18th, 2014|

Pratt Industries is proud to present logistics giant DHL Global Mail with a Sustainability Award for a second straight year for its continued commitment to the environment by using only 100% recycled packaging for its products. The Weston, Florida-based company purchased several hundred truckloads of recycled corrugated products from Pratt in 2013 - [...]

Pratt Continues Along Steady Growth Path

By |June 3rd, 2014|

Pratt Industries continues to grow in size and sales following the recent acquisition of the Tennessee-based display and corrugated company, Triad Packaging. The multimillion-dollar acquisition, which comes just a few months after Pratt held the official groundbreaking for a fourth, 100% recycled paper mill in Indiana, maintains the company's ongoing growth pattern of [...]