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Pratt Sustainability Principles Part Two

By |February 14th, 2019|

Pratt is America's 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world's largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, with more than 8000 highly-skilled, green-collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability. We have a commitment to creating quality green jobs and engaging in the communities where we live and work. Our #1 focus is [...]

Closed Loop Systems for Zero Waste Packaging Solutions

By |February 4th, 2019|

Several brands including Procter and Gamble Company, Unilever, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo recently announced their plan to participate in TerraCycle’s Loop Program that develops circular solutions for hard-to-recycle products and packaging. These companies have all agreed to distribute more products in reusable packaging in place of their current one-time-use, disposable packaging. The goal of Loop is [...]

Pratt Industries’ Sustainability Principles

By |January 17th, 2019|

Pratt Industries a leading provider of high-quality paper-based and other packaging solutions, has a history of and commitment to sustainable business practices. We back up that claim every day with unprecedented investment in innovative technology at our mills and converting facilities, an emphasis on paper recovery and recycling, a commitment to creating quality green jobs, [...]

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch Tours Pratt Industries Valparaiso

By |July 5th, 2018|

Our 100 percent recycled paper mill and adjacent box plant in Valparaiso, Indiana received a visit from Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch this week. Then Indiana Governor Mike Pence officially opened the mill in 2016 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The mill at capacity produces 500,000 tons of the industry’s best 100% recycled paper and supplies our rapidly expanding [...]

Pratt Industries Helps to Provide Innovative Solutions to Solve Real World Problems

By |January 14th, 2018|

Pratt Industries, working as a team with its Corporate Partners, to help provide innovative solutions to solve real world problems: Working with Water Event and W.S. Darley, Pratt Industries has provided best-in-class, 100% recycled corrugated boxes, for the development and production of the Darley Safe Water Box. Each box contains 2.64 gallons /10 liters, of [...]

Holiday Recycling Tips

By |December 4th, 2017|

Here are a few recycling tips to keep in mind during the holiday season: Purchase holiday cards and wrapping paper that is labeled “made from” recycled material and better yet labeled “made from post-consumer” recycled material. Purchase holiday cards and wrapping paper that can be recycled. Foils and multi-layer cards with non-paper layers are not [...]

Pratt Industries Employees Donate to Hurricane Harvey Relief in Houston

By |October 19th, 2017|

Part of the Pratt Industries mission statement focuses on enhancing the communities in which we live and work through diverse philanthropic investments of resources and funding. It’s a tradition begun by Pratt’s late worldwide chairman, Richard Pratt and continues today by his family and the entire organization. In the spirit of this giving that runs [...]

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 [...]