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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 [...]

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 [...]

Pratt Industries Supplies Public Storage with “Green” Boxes

By |May 27th, 2014|

Pratt Industries has recently been featured as a Public Storage sustainability partner in their “In Your Space” blog. In the article, “Public Storage Cardboard Boxes are Green Not Brown,” Pratt is credited with supplying Public Storage 100% recycled corrugated boxes that are not only great for the environment but also of the highest quality.  As [...]

Pratt Industries Celebrates Earth Day 2014

By |April 28th, 2014|

Millions of Americans celebrated Earth Day last week - and Pratt Industries employees were no exception - getting involved in everything from tree planting to educating school children about better care for the planet to handing out recycled shopping bags at farmers' markets.   They even helped Smokey the Bear educate youngsters about safeguarding state parks. "Pratt Industries is devoted to [...]

Pratt Awards Libbey for Sustainability Efforts

By |April 11th, 2014|

Leading glassware manufacturer Libbey Inc of Shreveport, La, is the latest environmental champion to be honored by Pratt Industries with an Environmental Impact Award. Libbey has been a Pratt partner for 4 years and in that time has embraced the opportunity to promote its commitment to sustainability by using our 100% recycled packaging. [...]