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Pratt Industries Helps with Darley Safe Water Box Part of Puerto Rico Relief Effort

By |October 11th, 2017|

Each pallet contains 60 boxes of water and weighs 1,465lbs. Part of our triple bottom line approach to sustainability is people. Pratt's commitment to the communities in which we live and work, and the employees, customers, and stakeholders of Pratt Industries is deep and strong. The more than 50 sites of Pratt Industries also [...]

Corrugated Boxes and Food Safety: A Farm to Box to Table Initiative

By |September 18th, 2017|

When it comes to getting foods from farm to table, paper based packaging like Pratt 100% recycled corrugated boxes not only prove to be sustainable, but also help reduce food waste and offer optimal protection for fresh produce and other foods. According to Paper + Packaging Board in their Farm to Box to Table initiative, [...]

Anthony Pratt Pledges to Create 5000 New Jobs at Visy Australia

By |August 30th, 2017|

Anthony Pratt, Chairman of Pratt Industries, has pledged to invest $2 billion and create 5,000 new manufacturing jobs in his native Australia over the next decade. This follows a similar $2 billion pledge to America he made in front of President Trump in New York City in May. "The $2 billion investment pledge I'm announcing today will be spent expanding [...]

PACK EXPO Las Vegas

By |August 29th, 2017|

Sustainability, efficiency and product safety are among the top issues to be addressed with the latest packaging technology at PACK EXPO Las Vegas. The 2017 event is expected to host 30,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries, and 2,000-plus exhibiting companies that will span nearly 900,000 net-square-feet of an almost sold-out exhibition [...]

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 [...]