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INNOVATIONS E-NEWS

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Infographic: Sustainable Supply Chain

By |August 15th, 2012|

When it comes to sustainable manufacturing, what does circular thinking really mean?  Have a look at this infographic (below) to see what Pratt Industries is doing to close the loop. Starting with a fully integrated recycling program, 1.8 millions tons of waste  are diverted from landfills each year. The recovered waste paper is then used [...]