Employee Well-Being is a Key Component to Pratt Industries’ Work Culture

One of Pratt Industries’ guiding principles is to hire the best people and provide an environment where they can thrive and succeed. According to Anthony Pratt, executive global chairman,“Pratt operates under four key principles and one of them is to look after our best people. When we started Pratt more than 30 years ago, we …

Harvesting the Urban Forest

Anthony Pratt, Executive Global Chairman of Pratt Industries and Visy, often refers to Pratt’s material recovery programs and circular strategy as harvesting the urban forest. “Through our closed loop process,” says Pratt, “we harvest the urban forest to divert 3 million tons of paper, other recyclable materials and waste-to-clean energy materials from the landfill each …

Women of Manufacturing and Pratt Industries

According to Deloitte, manufacturing has traditionally been a male dominated industry with women making up approximately one third of the industry. A US labor and statistics article found that women make up nearly 30% of employees within manufacturing. However, the benefits of hiring women for manufacturing roles are well documented and include improved innovation and …

Developing and Investing in the Next Generation of Packaging Professionals

While producing innovative, sustainable packaging solutions is core to our business, so too, is building a pipeline of highly trained and engaged professionals. These individuals bring to life the myriad of corrugated products that our customers and consumers use each day. To continue to build this next generation of packaging experts, Pratt Industries invests in …

Pratt Locations Spread Holiday Cheer by Donating to Local Community Organizations

Pratt’s tradition of giving was begun by our late worldwide chairman, Richard Pratt, and continues today by his family and the employees of Pratt Industries. We believe in giving back to the communities where we live and work throughout the year, but especially during this holiday season of giving. This year, several of our plants …

Pratt Industries Supports Veterans’ Transition to Civilian Work

At Pratt Industries, we have a proud history of hiring veterans from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. Our veteran employees serve in important roles throughout our organization, and the skills that they learned while in the service have proven invaluable to their individual career journeys and to Pratt Industries as a whole. A …

Why Celebrate America Recycles Day?

A national initiative of  Keep America Beautiful, America Recycles Day is celebrated on November 15 to educate individuals on the importance of recycling. As a company that manufactures 100% recycled containerboard that is used to produce our sustainable packaging solutions, Pratt Industries celebrates America Recycles Day in order to bring attention to recycling and its …