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Benefits of Digital Printing for Packaging and Displays

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Digital print for packaging and displays has many benefits and is ideal for customers who are looking for alternatives to traditional offset printing which is a plate or tooling driven process. It offers a way to professionally brand protective packaging and in-store signage and displays with custom print without the need for large production runs. Digital printed packaging, labels, and displays is a [...]

Home Depot Moving and Storage Products: 100% Recycled and Made by Pratt!

By |July 24th, 2017|

Summer is here and moving season is in full swing as many families relocate while school is out to ease the transition for their children.  The moving process can be overwhelming especially due to the infrequency of moves for most people. Between determining the right supplies to use to adequately protect family heirlooms and other [...]

Inside Print: Reinforce Brand Values Inside the Box

By |July 17th, 2017|

Create a Memorable Unboxing Experience with the Right Packaging  For subscription eCommerce and curated product collections, the packaging and unboxing experience is a critical moment for overall customer satisfaction. According to a Dotcom Distribution survey conducted in 2016, 52% of customers are likely to make repeat purchases from an online retailer that delivers unique packaging. [...]

3 Keys to Successful Agricultural Packaging

By |July 10th, 2017|

In order to ship summer produce like peaches, tomatoes, and berries safely, it's important to partner with a packaging company that understands the unique needs of agricultural packaging.  Each crop requires special handling and unique packaging design in order to ensure food safety and minimize loss. Produce Packaging Requirements The following considerations are key to ensuring [...]

How to Take a Holistic Approach to Cold Chain Packaging

By |June 15th, 2017|

A previous article, 5 Pillars of Cold Chain Packaging,  discussed the five key principles of cold chain packaging and the importance of selecting a supplier that has specific experience with all the components of cold chain packaging in order to develop a successful customized packaging program that is both reliable and cost effective. As such, it’s important [...]

5 Pillars of Cold Chain Packaging

By |June 9th, 2017|

The demand for cold chain packaging is on the rise as eCommerce expands into ship-to-home meal kits and groceries as well as other perishable and semi-perishable items. In order to safely and effectively ensure these temperature-sensitive products are protected and preserved during shipment while also maintaining supply chain optimization, it's important to understand the five key [...]

4 Ways to Use Packaging as a Branding Tool

By |June 2nd, 2017|

It’s not uncommon to drive down a neighborhood street or walk the halls of an office building and see a custom-branded, eCommerce shipping box delivered and waiting for pickup by its recipient. Whether conscious or not, the logo or brand message on the package leaves an impression. This impression can go a long way towards influencing [...]

Summer Shipping Tips

By |May 23rd, 2017|

Summer shipping season is almost here and with it comes the added challenge of packaging items to successfully withstand hot temperatures. The packaging choices you make will determine whether meltable and perishable items arrive in tact and consumer-ready. The following packaging tips will help ensure shipping success when sending temperature-sensitive items during hot summer months. [...]

D Flute for eCommerce Packaging: Why It Works

By |May 17th, 2017|

Over the years Pratt has developed a unique set of tools to ensure that packaging solutions are seamlessly executed, thoughtfully branded and compatible with existing supply chain and manufacturing processes. As part of our effort to optimize packaging for our customers, we offer D flute corrugated boxing technology made from 100% recycled paper, which produces flutes smaller [...]

Anthony Pratt Pledges $2B

By |May 8th, 2017|

Global Chairman of Pratt/Visy Industries, Anthony Pratt received a standing ovation from US President Donald J. Trump after pledging $US2 billion in investment in the US at the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the coral sea on the USS Intrepid in New York on May 4th. Here he is on Fox News discussing his [...]