Pratt Industries has officially opened its newest recycling facility in Rock Hill, SC. Myles Cohen, president of Pratt Recycling, said the new plant - the company's 15th recycling center in the USA - would service the recycling needs of businesses, cities and counties within a 100 mile radius and bring both economic and environmental benefits to the area.Read more
It came down to one asset - location. That's what representatives from Pratt Industries told the Board of Zoning Appeals as they received a special use permit Tuesday to operate a fiber bailing storage warehouse at 1 N. Bridge St., near U.S. Steel and the Indiana Toll Road. The area is zoned for heavy manufacturing, but city ordinances don't specify other uses.Read more
HELSINKI, June 3, 2014 (Press Release) -Pratt Industries has chosen a large automation package from Metso for its new PM 16 packaging paper production line, which will be located at the 100% recycled paper mill currently under construction in Valparaiso, Indiana, US. Once completed in the first quarter of 2015, this mill will be the world's most technologically advanced and environmentally friendly mill.Read more
BRISTOL, TN, May 23, 2014 (Local News) -Triad Packaging Design and Display, a company started in Bristol in 1984 by President and CEO Lee Shillito, has recently closed a deal to become a division of the fifth-largest corrugated packing company in the U.S.
Shillito said Thursday that the agreement with Georgia-based Pratt Industries, a privately held corporation that also has facilities in Australia, was sealed March 10. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Read more
VALPARAISO, IN, March 18, 2014 (Local News) -Pratt Industries is investing close to a third of a billion dollars - believed to be the largest business investment in city history - to build the world's most technologically advanced recycled paper mill.
"This is as far as we know the single largest investment in the history of the city," Mayor Jon Costas said. "Of course, Pratt Industries is our largest employer."Read more
The employee-owned Sun Automation Group, Sparks, MD, has hired Don Marietta as their Central Regional Sales Representative. Don brings over 30 years of production experience to Sun including plant management at Inland, International Paper, Welch, and most recently the last seven years at Pratt Industries Valparaiso.Read more