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Anthony Pratt Named RISI North American Packaging CEO of the Year

By |November 4th, 2016|

"Thank you to the entire Pratt Industries team for all your hard work, support and dedication!" - Anthony Pratt  Learn more about this prestigious award here.

Corrugated Boxes: A Technical Overview

By |October 31st, 2016|

Learn about how corrugated became the obvious choice in protective packaging and what you need to know to select the perfect box. When it comes to protecting products during shipment, the corrugated box is the most common choice for companies around the world. As a company dependent upon safe shipment of products and supplies, it's [...]

How to Measure Dimensional Weight of a Package (and why it’s important)

By |October 13th, 2016|

Dimensional weight calculation is a necessary step for eCommerce companies and retailers who ship products in boxes and large poly bags. By subjecting all packages to dimensional weight billing, also known as DIM weight, carriers hope to encourage retailers to make better packaging decisions.  By right-sizing shipment packaging, carriers can maximize the number of packages being [...]

Anthony Pratt Named North American Packaging CEO of the Year

By |April 5th, 2016|

Company Chairman Anthony Pratt Company chairman and founder Anthony Pratt has just been named “North American Packaging CEO of the Year" by a leading industry association. Anthony was selected by RISI, one of the most respected names in the global paper and packaging industry, and will be presented with the award at RISI's International Containerboard Conference (ICC) Nov. 3-4 in Chicago. "Our packaging economists and [...]

Video: Pratt Display and Kroger on Sustainability and Packaging

By |November 4th, 2015|

Pratt Display’s VP of Sales & Marketing, Dave Connors, and Kroger’s VP of Global Sourcing & Planning, Marcio DaCosta, discuss sustainability in packaging and how the partnership between Pratt & Kroger benefits both companies.

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 Receives The Home Depot Partner of the Year Award

By |October 31st, 2014|

Pratt Industries has been honored with The Home Depot Partner of the Year award yet again - for the 4th time in just 5 years. Pratt was cited by the home improvement giant's Decor department, beating out scores of other vendors for the coveted honor, for supplying a wide range of recycled moving [...]

Pratt Wichita Selected for Excellence in Execution Award by Johnson Controls

By |October 10th, 2014|

Pratt Industries' Wichita facility has been honored for the 5th consecutive year by global technology leader Johnson Controls.  Pratt was selected for the "Excellence in Execution" award for providing consistent quality in products, services and supply chain management. Our Wichita team was just one of 12 award recipients - an incredible honor considering Johnson Controls has more than [...]

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 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 - [...]