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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. [...]

Pratt Awards Sofidel America for Sustainability Efforts

By |March 18th, 2014|

Pratt Industries' environmental awards program honoring some of its most socially-responsible customers continues to single out eco-champions like Sofidel America - one of the nation's fastest-growing tissue producers. The Florida-based Sofidel was selected for a Sustainability Award for its continued commitment to the environment by using 100% recycled packaging for its products and [...]

Ecovention’s GreenBox Made By Pratt Industries Featured on Rachael Ray

By |February 27th, 2014|

An innovative pizza box made by our Pratt plant in New York City has been featured on the hit Rachael Ray Show. The box, which is patented by our friends at Ecovention, can be converted into plates and even a storage container for leftovers. Our NYC plant produced hundreds of thousands of them last year [...]

Pratt Logistics Shows Commitment to the Environment Through The SmartWay® Program

By |February 20th, 2014|

Pratt Logistics LLC has been a Smart Way partner since 2008 – This reflects on Pratt Industries commitment to the environment. The SmartWay® Program is a public-private initiative between EPA, large and small trucking companies, rail carriers, logistics companies, commercial manufacturers, retailers, and other federal and state agencies. Its purpose is to improve fuel efficiency [...]

Pratt Recognizes Golden State Foods for Sustainability Efforts

By |January 15th, 2014|

Golden State Foods is one of the largest, most diversified suppliers to the American food industry - and it's also one of the most environmentally-committed companies in the country - just like Pratt Industries. So it's no surprise that Pratt and GSF have formed a strong partnership over the years - and we recently hosted [...]

A Special Holiday Message from CEO Brian McPheely

By |December 20th, 2013|

I imagine many of you are wondering where this year went. We all have many things on our “to do and wish” lists; we have obligations to our family, our employers, and our communities. I realize how many directions we all are being pulled in, and I’d like to express my sincere appreciation and thankfulness [...]

Close the Loop Recycling Programs

By |November 21st, 2013|

The Pratt Recycling team actively works with customers of Pratt’s corrugators, sheet plants, as well as Pratt Displays and Pratt Retail Specialties, to recover recyclables from their operations. The concept is that Pratt sells the boxes to the customer and subsequently takes back material that may have been going into the waste stream. Pratt’s recycling [...]