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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 [...]

Conversations with Worth: Anthony Pratt

By |June 2nd, 2017|

Conversations with Worth is a dinner series where groups of individuals participate in lightly moderated discussions with Worth executives and thought leaders. It provides opportunities for Worth family members to engage in stimulating, behind-the-scenes discussions on topics ranging from professional sports to the election, from emerging technologies to ancient art.

Growing Demand for Paper Based Packaging

By |April 27th, 2017|

According to RISI VP Global Packaging Ken Waghorne in his speech to Paper 2017, sponsored by the American Forest & Paper Assn., the demand for paper based packaging is growing due to the rise of ecommerce and the environmental concerns around plastic packaging. Ecommerce specifically contributes to the increased demand for container board like Pratt's 100% recycled corrugated [...]

Earth Day 2017

By |April 18th, 2017|

Earth Day is April 22nd. In celebration, WeHatetoWaste.com offers an interactive guide offering free tips for New York residents on how to get to zero waste as part of NYC's Zero Waste to Landfill Plan. As part of this plan, the City will eliminate the need to send waste to out-of-state landfills, thus minimizing the overall [...]

Pratt Officially Opens Its Newest Corrugated Box Factory in Beloit, WI

By |March 20th, 2017|

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Pratt Industries Global Chairman Anthony Pratt were both in attendance at the official opening of Pratt's newest corrugated box factory in Beloit, WI   Pratt Industries officially opened its newest corrugated box factory today - a $60 million investment in Beloit, Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker, who was on [...]

Pratt Industries to Attend Craft Brewers Association Conference

By |March 9th, 2017|

The Craft Brewers Association conference is coming up next month in Washington, DC on April 10-13, 2017. It is the only industry event that serves both brewpubs and packaging breweries. About The Craft Brewers Association Conference (CBC) For professional brewers, CBC is the number one environment in North America for concentrated, affordable brewing education and idea [...]

Pratt Industries 2016 Environmental Impact Savings

By |February 23rd, 2017|

Each year many of our plants recognize customers and partners for their decision to improve the sustainability of their supply chain by purchasing Pratt Industries packaging made from 100% recycled paper. We're proud to announce Pratt's 2016 total direct customer environmental impact savings by customers from a wide range of market segments that we service. These are just [...]

5 Tips for More Sustainable Supply Sourcing

By |February 13th, 2017|

A sustainable supply chain is good business. Through sustainable practices, you can save resources and money, optimize supply chain processes and discover ways to innovate your product. A recent Accenture survey for members of the United Nations Global Compact on sustainable business practices showed that 96 percent of CEOs believe sustainability should be integrated into [...]