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5 Ways to Improve Your Corporate Sustainability Image

By |November 29th, 2016|

  Cultivating a sustainable culture within your company is important for prospective customers, future employees and workplace culture. Many organizations think that they need a major overhaul of their operations to improve their "green" image. However, here are five ways you can improve public perceptions about your company's sustainability without having to change everything. 1. [...]

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companies in the United States spend over $120 billion yearly on printed materials, only to have those materials become outdated in three months or less.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 [...]

Pratt Industries Sets New Record and Produces Over 5000 Tons of Recycled Paper in a Single Day

By |October 11th, 2016|

The paper mill and box plant in Valparaiso, In. Pratt Industries set a company production record recently when our four, 100% recycled paper mills combined to produce OVER 5000 tons of the industry's best paper for the first time in a single day. The new record now stands at 5128 tons - smashing the previous one-day [...]

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 [...]

Pratt Breaks Ground on Corrugated Box Factory in Beloit, WI

By |April 14th, 2015|

Pratt Industries broke ground yesterday on its new $52 million corrugated box factory in Beloit, Wisconsin. The 350,000 sq. ft. facility, due for start-up in early 2016, will sit on a 56-acre site and produce 600 tons of recycled boxes a day at capacity. It will also eventually provide 140 full-time jobs – as well as approximately 200 during construction. The facility will not only boast the most advanced technologies in [...]

Pratt Industries Expands Into California

By |April 14th, 2015|

Pratt Industries has made a major expansion into California with the acquisition of the Salinas-based food and agricultural packaging company, Robert Mann Packaging. Pratt paid $60 million for the privately-owned RMP group which has $150 million in annual sales and more than a dozen facilities in the western U.S. and Mexico, including a [...]

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 Corrugated Box Plant in Lewisburg, Ohio

By |September 11th, 2014|

Pratt Industries has officially opened its new $US44 million corrugated box factory in Ohio. The 350,000 sq.ft. facility, built adjacent to our existing box plant in Lewisburg, is an environmental showpiece for the industry, said company chairman Anthony Pratt. "Not only will the recycled paper used here save as many as 10,000 trees per [...]