DISPLAY

Pratt Display is America’s preferred supplier of sustainably sourced point-of purchase displays. Its mission is to provide unrivaled service, product and innovation while delivering environmentally friendly products made from 100% recycled materials.

DISPLAY DIVISION

Pratt Display, a division of Pratt Industries, is America’s preferred supplier of sustainably sourced point-of purchase display. Pratt Industries is the 5th largest box manufacturer in USA and the world’s largest, privately held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, employing more than 5,200 “green collar” employees. Headquartered in Conyers, GA, the company operates three of the most modern, cost-effective paper mills in the country, producing more than one million tons of 100% recycled paper a year.

With a seasoned design and account management team and strategically located facilities, Pratt Display has the in-store solution for your retail needs. The company provides  clients with advertising display that influence consumers’ buying decisions and Pratt’s ability to engage the consumer is based upon research and on-going study of the retail marketplace. The company’s portfolio is extensive – encompassing everything from temporary, semi-permanent to permanent display, and for industries ranging from automotive to beauty.

Whether you are new to the marketplace or have an already established program, our expertise in the constantly changing retail environment will boost your in-store presence to the next level.

ABOUT US

Mission Statement

We provide cost effective supply chain and merchandising solutions to simplify our clients’ business processes, create brand awareness, and drive profitability.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to create a unique and rewarding shopper experience by promoting brands that add value to everyday life, and to deliver those products in sustainably manufactured packaging.

What Does This Mean For You?

  • We are focused on providing the best possible service and being the industry leader in innovation.
  • We are committed to designing displays that drive on-shelf sales and deliver your message in a clear, concise manner to the shopper.
  • Our manufacturing facilities are built with run-size flexibility enabling us to easily manage national product launches, as well as customized short runs for regional retailers.
  • Our investment in industry leading flexographic technology has created significant cost savings for our clients.
  • Our account managers and business process experts are dedicated to increasing speed-to-market while driving down costs.
  • Our true commitment to the environment and ability to scorecard results is second to none in North America.

THE PRATT DIFFERENCE

  • Our national footprint – By strategically locating our manufacturing facilities to reduce freight time and cost, and providing regional design and account management support, we are able to react quickly and decisively to meet the needs of our customers.
  • Our unwavering commitment to the environment – We are at the forefront of the worldwide movement to fight global warming through recycling programs, landfill reduction and investment in clean energy technologies.
  • Our continued growth and reinvestment in the display/packaging industry – We are rapidly expanding with new manufacturing facilities and continue to add more “green collar” jobs.

OUR TEAM

“I believe the winner in this challenging market will be the company that demonstrates intense customer focus and provides the most cost effective opportunities.” I have been listening to customers and working solutions in the in-store marketing industry for over 30 years. My time at Pratt Display has been most rewarding in that we have moved to the forefront of the industry through our initiatives in cost reduction, sustainable solutions and short run-quick turn strategies.

– John Keck, President

“I’ve been in the display business for seventeen years, the last seven with Pratt, and I’ve seen the industry evolve more in the last couple years than in the 15 years prior.” The retail landscape has changed dramatically within the last five years. Customers are demanding significant costs savings and increased speed to market through “make to order” programs while dramatically reducing non performing inventory levels. In addition we continue to push innovation boundaries to elevate brand loyalty by driving trial within all retail environments. Pratt Display is at the forefront of these customer initiatives while providing true eco-friendly products with best in class scorecard results.

– Dave Connors, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

“I am proud of my association with Pratt Industries for many reasons, but true environmental stewardship is at the forefront. I am encouraged that my children and grandchildren will benefit from Pratt’s continued growth and impact to the environment throughout North America.” I have been in the POP industry for over 23 years, the last four with Pratt. It is truly encouraging to see a company that is pushing the boundaries of traditional corrugated manufacturing. It is also rewarding knowing that Pratt powers its Conyers mill with fuels created from recycling others companies’ waste materials. They are helping many manufacturers and even other material suppliers, reduce their overall carbon footprints.

– Dan Zink, Mid-West Regional Manager

“When we have an opportunity to work closely with our customers to identify key points of contact, integrate processes and develop shared documents – magic happens.” With 23 years experience in project and account management, what enticed me to join Pratt Display 7 years ago was the culture and teamwork. Our team’s goal is to exceed customer expectations whenever possible. Leading that charge through process refinement, I love collaborating with customers to understand the intricacies of their current process and finding efficiencies to help streamline and analyze how we can make improvements in quality, cost savings and lead-time.

– Cindy Sleumer, Business Process Director

DISPLAY DIVISION PORTFOLIO

Pratt Display is constantly working to deliver fresh and creative ideas that engage the shopper’s interest. We strive to understand the evolving needs of each retail environment in an effort to create opportunities that result in increased brand awareness and sales. The Display Division portfolio demonstrates the use of temporary, semi permanent and permanent elements coupled with our special pack expertise help us to push the boundaries of traditional in-store marketing vehicles.- Cindy Sleumer, Business Process Director

 

VIEW OUR PORTFOLIO BELOW

OPPORTUNITY

Create a PDQ tray for a new product launch within a 4 foot promotional space in the men's aisle at a popular Mass retailer.

SOLUTION

To communicate each product's unique features and demonstrate their versatility we installed Touch and Learns encased in plastic for longer shelf life at retail.

RESULT

The tray fully utilized the 4 foot promotional space and effectively communicated to the target customer. Braun was able to sell in 4 new SKU's and an additional 7,000 points of distribution.

OPPORTUNITY

Create a cross category promotion display showcasing various cosmetic, hair and skin products to be retailed in a large mass merchant chain.

SOLUTION

To accommodate the large array and column of product, we designed a six-sided pallet. This enabled us to display the product mix required and as a bi-product, gave the display a unique look.

RESULT

The retailer successfully rolled out the program with zero defects and it was requested that our instruction sheet development become the "gold standard" for all major programs with similar complexity.

OPPORTUNITY

Create a full pallet display for a new product launch in a high traffic area near the lawn & garden department at a popular retailer.

SOLUTION

To accommodate the product's unique features, a 7" LCD monitor showing a 2-minute product demonstration video and a moving paperboard graphic simulating weed growth and removal were incorporated.

RESULT

The displays increased awareness of the product and drove trial and loyalty.

OPPORTUNITY

The objective of the barn-themed, produce-holding display designed for the Wakefern Food Corp. was to engage the shopper and bring awareness to the quality of locally grown produce.

SOLUTION

The commanding size of the display, vibrant print, and POS signage with hand-written details regarding where the produce was grown and cared for made it hard to miss.

RESULT

The displays were executed in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and the display won highest honors at the 2012 Shopper Marketing Expo's Design of the Times contest.

OPPORTUNITY

Design a half pallet display to promote the launch of a new, flavored Prilosec caplet.

SOLUTION

The display was designed to be positioned in Action Alley but versatile enough to be placed against another display with the same footprint or an end cap.

RESULT

The displays were successfully executed and found in different locations throughout the stores.

OPPORTUNITY

To increase sales by improving brand identity while driving trials and regimen.

SOLUTION

Utilize mixed materials to create unique consumer packs that communicate product benefit and value while facilitating cross brand pollination.

RESULT

Improved consumer product awareness, new brand loyalties and incremental sales.

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

We offer industry leading merchandising solutions through our network of regional sales and design offices, strategically located manufacturing facilities and assembly locations. Our display plants feature corrugated component manufacturing, die cutting, flexo printing up to 7 colors, pre-printed litho lamination, auto fold/glue operations, kitting and in-house manipulation. We design and produce over 25MM special pack components utilizing SBS, CCNB, plastic blisters and clam shells. We also design and supply semi-permanent and permanent display vehicles through a network of strategic partner relationships.

Products

  • Temporary displays
  • Semi-permanent displays
  • Permanent displays
  • Special packs
  • Vacuum formed plastic
  • Digital Printing

Services

  • Account/Project Management
  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Assembly
  • Process Improvement
  • Sustainability Reporting

DESIGN

Pratt Display’s design studios are staffed with structural and graphic specialists with an average of 15 years experience in the POP industry. Each studio offers a full range of services – from concept to in-store execution.

Located regionally, the studios are equipped with Kongsberg XL-24 cutting tables capable of generating production-quality samples for fit and feasibility validation, as well as large format inkjet printers for high-quality mock-ups.

Our design teams are well-versed in multiple software applications (Artios CAD, CAPE, TOPS, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Strata 3D, SolidWorks and Autodesk 3DS MAX) used to output renderings, specifications, die-lines, pallet patterns and other design-specific files and documentation.

In addition to design, each display is ship tested in our ISTA-certified lab to ensure it is structurally sound and able to withstand the rigors of transport, distribution centers and in-store environments.

ISTA CERTIFIED LAB

To ensure stability during transport through the distribution center to in-store, we ship-test every display at our on-site ISTA certified lab. After testing, a comprehensive, detailed report is provided to the customer.

In addition to ship testing, the lab also performs a myriad of other services:

  • Strength and Surface Analysis
  • Cyclic Humidity Studies
  • UN-DOT-Hazmat Shipping Container Certification
  • ISTA Shipping Container Certification
  • UPS & Fed-Ex Testing
  • Trouble-shooting support
  • Combination board/box testing
  • Paper testing

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

Pratt Display’s account and project management teams are located in regional offices strategically placed near our customers. The geographic proximity encourages face-to-face meetings, establishes strong working relationships and prevents communication delays.

Our account and project management teams coordinate business activity, including local interface with category contacts; engineering; creative services; design; and planning between the customer and internal project managers to ensure all assignments remain on their critical path. They also act as a liaison between the customer and our teams to clarify questions, secure necessary approvals and maintain production status for each project. This approach bridges the gap between marketing concepts and structurally stable retail vehicles.

This collaborative approach streamlines the project management process flow, drives cost savings and increases speed-to-market.

MANUFACTURING

Pratt Display’s high-graphic manufacturing facilities have the capacity to produce over 650 million square feet a year, with more than 30% open capacity, and are located in geographic proximity to East Coast, Midwest and West Coast delivery points.

The plants were designed for high-speed quick set-up and short-run manufacturing. They feature cutting edge graphics capabilities including two, 7-Color Martin DRO 1628 NT HBL rotary die cutters, four additional high-speed multicolor presses and numerous Automatan Litho Laminators, including a new generation electrostatic Model EM labeler. The group also offers extensive flat-bed die cutting capacity with both large and small format Bobst Autoplaten Die Cutters. In addition, the division operates multiple large format Specialty Folder-Gluers for finishing work.

Pratt Display has always been mindful of its customers’ concerns about the need for an uninterrupted product supply, and all equipment purchases are evaluated for volume growth and as redundant capacity for existing machinery. In the event of a breakdown of any piece of equipment, every item we produce can be run on an identical or similar piece of existing equipment within the division.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

As a value-add for our customers, we have an in-house business process team available to consult and make best practice process improvement recommendations. Best practice benchmarking is used to measure an organization’s performance in comparison to others in the same industry.

Our team works closely with the customer to understand the intricacies of their current process and, in a collaborative approach, to identify areas for improvement. Process improvement usually targets three areas: Quality, time and costs.

INNOVATION

Every Pratt Display employee is trained to take a proactive approach to staying abreast of new technology and developments in the POP arena. Our employees play an important role in keeping Pratt Display at the forefront of innovation.

The work we’ve done with SKU rationalization is just one example.

SKU Rationalization

We evaluate active display vehicles and identify opportunities to reduce the number of structures through the use of common chassis and adaptation pieces. In some cases we have been able to reduce the number of structures by 75% without limiting the customer’s ability to engage all consumers and positively affect brand awareness in-store. Template-driven design greatly reduces one-time costs, enables us to gain efficiencies within our manufacturing process and aids in the reduction of labor during assembly due to component familiarity.

The finite base of component parts and graphic adaptation elements, in addition to using historical data to create a modest “buffer” inventory, allows our customers to operate using a “make-to-order” philosophy rather than a “produce-to-forecast” program. Using this model, display components are ordered based on confirmed orders thereby reducing the amount of customer-owned non-performing inventory.

Moreover, we recently developed a club-specific program using the same template-driven concept that not only provides costs savings and supply chain efficiencies, but increases consumer engagement while driving trial. The program was developed to meet the in-store requirements for Costco, Sam’s and BJ’s simultaneously.

SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainability through Design

Using 100% recycled content linerboard and medium to produce our displays is just one part of the sustainability story. Our designers are trained to look for board-use efficiencies with every design and are tasked with creating the ideal pallet configuration to maximize truck space during shipment.

Scorecards

How do we quantify the recycled content of a display? Simple. We have a scorecard that calculates the percentage based on materials used and run size. The tool not only calculates percentage, it captures the environmental benefits (trees saved, gallons of water saved, etc.) of using our linerboard versus that made from virgin materials.

What is the benefit of the scorecards?

Several retailers now require companies to report the recycled content of their in-store displays. The information is used to grade the supplier and drive the buyers’ purchasing decisions. Ultimately, the information will be shared with consumers to help them make informed decisions when purchasing products.

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Conyers, GA

1977 Sarasota Parkway
Conyers, GA 30013
678-607-1472 Fax
678-607-1400

Burlington, NC

1601 Anthony Rd
Burlington, NC 27215
336-413-4708

Mason, OH

4700 Duke Drive
Suite 140
Mason, OH 45040
513-770-0859 Fax
513-770-0851

Hebron, KY

1901 International Way
Hebron, KY 41048
859-980-7006

Oakland, CA

1221 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94601
510-208-4297

Reading, PA

184 Tuckerton Road
Reading, PA 19605
610-790-2420

Totowa, NJ

11 Commerce Way
Unity C
Totowa, NJ 07512
973-774-4680
973-785-2428 Fax

Belcamp, MD

4608 Appliance Dr
Suite 2
Belcamp, MD 21017

Cincinnati, OH

9842 International Blvd
Cincinatti, OH 45246

Pratt Display is America’s preferred supplier of sustainably sourced point-of purchase displays. Its mission is to provide unrivaled service, product and innovation while delivering environmentally friendly products made from 100% recycled materials.

Pratt Display, a division of Pratt Industries, is America’s preferred supplier of sustainably sourced point-of purchase displays. Pratt Industries is the 5th largest box manufacturer in USA and the world’s largest, privately held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, employing more than 5,200 “green collar” employees. Headquartered in Conyers, GA, the company operates three of the most modern, cost-effective paper mills in the country, producing more than one million tons of 100% recycled paper a year.

With a seasoned design and account management team and strategically located facilities, Pratt Display has the in-store solution for your retail needs. The company provides clients with advertising displays that influence consumers’ buying decisions and Pratt’s ability to engage the consumer is based upon research and on-going study of the retail marketplace. The company’s portfolio is extensive – encompassing everything from temporary, semi-permanent to permanent displays, and for industries ranging from automotive to beauty.

Whether you are new to the marketplace or have an already established program, our expertise in the constantly changing retail environment will boost your in-store presence to the next level.

Mission Statement

We provide cost effective supply chain and merchandising solutions to simplify our clients’ business processes, create brand awareness, and drive profitability.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to create a unique and rewarding shopper experience by promoting brands that add value to everyday life, and to deliver those products in sustainably manufactured packaging.

What Does This Mean For You?

  • We are focused on providing the best possible service and being the industry leader in innovation.
  • We are committed to designing displays that drive on-shelf sales and deliver your message in a clear, concise manner to the shopper.
  • Our manufacturing facilities are built with run-size flexibility enabling us to easily manage national product launches, as well as customized short runs for regional retailers.
  • Our investment in industry leading flexographic technology has created significant cost savings for our clients.
  • Our account managers and business process experts are dedicated to increasing speed-to-market while driving down costs.
  • Our true commitment to the environment and ability to scorecard results is second to none in North America.

What Makes Us Different

  • Our national footprint – By strategically locating our manufacturing facilities to reduce freight time and cost, and providing regional design and account management support, we are able to react quickly and decisively to meet the needs of our customers.
  • Our unwavering commitment to the environment – We are at the forefront of the worldwide movement to fight global warming through recycling programs, landfill reduction and investment in clean energy technologies.
  • Our continued growth and reinvestment in the display/packaging industry – We are rapidly expanding with new manufacturing facilities and continue to add more “green collar” jobs.

Our Team

“I believe the winner in this challenging market will be the company that demonstrates intense customer focus and provides the most cost effective opportunities.” I have been listening to customers and working solutions in the in-store marketing industry for over 30 years. My time at Pratt Display has been most rewarding in that we have moved to the forefront of the industry through our initiatives in cost reduction, sustainable solutions and short run-quick turn strategies.

– John Keck, President

“I’ve been in the display business for seventeen years, the last seven with Pratt, and I’ve seen the industry evolve more in the last couple years than in the 15 years prior.” The retail landscape has changed dramatically within the last five years. Customers are demanding significant costs savings and increased speed to market through “make to order” programs while dramatically reducing non performing inventory levels. In addition we continue to push innovation boundaries to elevate brand loyalty by driving trial within all retail environments. Pratt Display is at the forefront of these customer initiatives while providing true eco-friendly products with best in class scorecard results.

– Dave Connors, Vice President of Sales and Marketing

“I am proud of my association with Pratt Industries for many reasons, but true environmental stewardship is at the forefront. I am encouraged that my children and grandchildren will benefit from Pratt’s continued growth and impact to the environment throughout North America.” I have been in the POP industry for over 23 years, the last four with Pratt. It is truly encouraging to see a company that is pushing the boundaries of traditional corrugated manufacturing. It is also rewarding knowing that Pratt powers its Conyers mill with fuels created from recycling others companies’ waste materials. They are helping many manufacturers and even other material suppliers, reduce their overall carbon footprints.

– Dan Zink, Mid-West Regional Manager

“When we have an opportunity to work closely with our customers to identify key points of contact, integrate processes and develop shared documents – magic happens.” With 23 years experience in project and account management, what enticed me to join Pratt Display 7 years ago was the culture and teamwork. Our team’s goal is to exceed customer expectations whenever possible. Leading that charge through process refinement, I love collaborating with customers to understand the intricacies of their current process and finding efficiencies to help streamline and analyze how we can make improvements in quality, cost savings and lead-time.

– Cindy Sleumer, Business Process Director

Display Division Portfolio

Pratt Display is constantly working to deliver fresh and creative ideas that engage the shopper’s interest. We strive to understand the evolving needs of each retail environment in an effort to create opportunities that result in increased brand awareness and sales. The Display Division portfolio demonstrates the use of temporary, semi permanent and permanent elements coupled with our special pack expertise help us to push the boundaries of traditional in-store marketing vehicles. – Cindy Sleumer, Business Process Director

View Our Portfolio Below

OPPORTUNITY

Create a PDQ tray for a new product launch within a 4 foot promotional space in the men's aisle at a popular Mass retailer.

SOLUTION

To communicate each product's unique features and demonstrate their versatility we installed Touch and Learns encased in plastic for longer shelf life at retail.

RESULT

The tray fully utilized the 4 foot promotional space and effectively communicated to the target customer. Braun was able to sell in 4 new SKU's and an additional 7,000 points of distribution.

OPPORTUNITY

Create a cross category promotion display showcasing various cosmetic, hair and skin products to be retailed in a large mass merchant chain.

SOLUTION

To accommodate the large array and column of product, we designed a six-sided pallet. This enabled us to display the product mix required and as a bi-product, gave the display a unique look.

RESULT

The retailer successfully rolled out the program with zero defects and it was requested that our instruction sheet development become the "gold standard" for all major programs with similar complexity.

OPPORTUNITY

Create a full pallet display for a new product launch in a high traffic area near the lawn & garden department at a popular retailer.

SOLUTION

To accommodate the product's unique features, a 7" LCD monitor showing a 2-minute product demonstration video and a moving paperboard graphic simulating weed growth and removal were incorporated.

RESULT

The displays increased awareness of the product and drove trial and loyalty.

OPPORTUNITY

The objective of the barn-themed, produce-holding display designed for the Wakefern Food Corp. was to engage the shopper and bring awareness to the quality of locally grown produce.

SOLUTION

The commanding size of the display, vibrant print, and POS signage with hand-written details regarding where the produce was grown and cared for made it hard to miss.

RESULT

The displays were executed in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and the display won highest honors at the 2012 Shopper Marketing Expo's Design of the Times contest.

OPPORTUNITY

Design a half pallet display to promote the launch of a new, flavored Prilosec caplet.

SOLUTION

The display was designed to be positioned in Action Alley but versatile enough to be placed against another display with the same footprint or an end cap.

RESULT

The displays were successfully executed and found in different locations throughout the stores.

OPPORTUNITY

To increase sales by improving brand identity while driving trials and regimen.

SOLUTION

Utilize mixed materials to create unique consumer packs that communicate product benefit and value while facilitating cross brand pollination.

RESULT

Improved consumer product awareness, new brand loyalties and incremental sales.

We offer industry leading merchandising solutions through our network of regional sales and design offices, strategically located manufacturing facilities and assembly locations. Our display plants feature corrugated component manufacturing, die cutting, flexo printing up to 7 colors, pre-printed litho lamination, auto fold/glue operations, kitting and in-house manipulation. We design and produce over 25MM special pack components utilizing SBS, CCNB, plastic blisters and clam shells. We also design and supply semi-permanent and permanent display vehicles through a network of strategic partner relationships.

Products

  • Temporary displays
  • Semi-permanent displays
  • Permanent displays
  • Special packs
  • Vacuum formed plastic
  • Digital Printing

Services

  • Account/Project Management
  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Assembly
  • Process Improvement
  • Sustainability Reporting

Design

Pratt Display’s design studios are staffed with structural and graphic specialists with an average of 15 years experience in the POP industry. Each studio offers a full range of services – from concept to in-store execution.

Located regionally, the studios are equipped with Kongsberg XL-24 cutting tables capable of generating production-quality samples for fit and feasibility validation, as well as large format inkjet printers for high-quality mock-ups.

Our design teams are well-versed in multiple software applications (Artios CAD, CAPE, TOPS, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Strata 3D, SolidWorks and Autodesk 3DS MAX) used to output renderings, specifications, die-lines, pallet patterns and other design-specific files and documentation.

In addition to design, each display is ship tested in our ISTA-certified lab to ensure it is structurally sound and able to withstand the rigors of transport, distribution centers and in-store environments.

ISTA Certified Lab

To ensure stability during transport through the distribution center to in-store, we ship-test every display at our on-site ISTA certified lab. After testing, a comprehensive, detailed report is provided to the customer.

In addition to ship testing, the lab also performs a myriad of other services:

  • Strength and Surface Analysis
  • Cyclic Humidity Studies
  • UN-DOT-Hazmat Shipping Container Certification
  • ISTA Shipping Container Certification
  • UPS & Fed-Ex Testing
  • Trouble-shooting support
  • Combination board/box testing
  • Paper testing

Account Management

Pratt Display’s account and project management teams are located in regional offices strategically placed near our customers. The geographic proximity encourages face-to-face meetings, establishes strong working relationships and prevents communication delays.

Our account and project management teams coordinate business activity, including local interface with category contacts; engineering; creative services; design; and planning between the customer and internal project managers to ensure all assignments remain on their critical path. They also act as a liaison between the customer and our teams to clarify questions, secure necessary approvals and maintain production status for each project. This approach bridges the gap between marketing concepts and structurally stable retail vehicles.

This collaborative approach streamlines the project management process flow, drives cost savings and increases speed-to-market.

Manufacturing

Pratt Display’s high-graphic manufacturing facilities have the capacity to produce over 650 million square feet a year, with more than 30% open capacity, and are located in geographic proximity to East Coast, Midwest and West Coast delivery points.

The plants were designed for high-speed quick set-up and short-run manufacturing. They feature cutting edge graphics capabilities including two, 7-Color Martin DRO 1628 NT HBL rotary die cutters, four additional high-speed multicolor presses and numerous Automatan Litho Laminators, including a new generation electrostatic Model EM labeler. The group also offers extensive flat-bed die cutting capacity with both large and small format Bobst Autoplaten Die Cutters. In addition, the division operates multiple large format Specialty Folder-Gluers for finishing work.

Pratt Display has always been mindful of its customers’ concerns about the need for an uninterrupted product supply, and all equipment purchases are evaluated for volume growth and as redundant capacity for existing machinery. In the event of a breakdown of any piece of equipment, every item we produce can be run on an identical or similar piece of existing equipment within the division.

Process Improvement

As a value-add for our customers, we have an in-house business process team available to consult and make best practice process improvement recommendations. Best practice benchmarking is used to measure an organization’s performance in comparison to others in the same industry.

Our team works closely with the customer to understand the intricacies of their current process and, in a collaborative approach, to identify areas for improvement. Process improvement usually targets three areas: Quality, time and costs.

Every Pratt Display employee is trained to take a proactive approach to staying abreast of new technology and developments in the POP arena. Our employees play an important role in keeping Pratt Display at the forefront of innovation.

The work we’ve done with SKU rationalization is just one example.

SKU Rationalization

We evaluate active display vehicles and identify opportunities to reduce the number of structures through the use of common chassis and adaptation pieces. In some cases we have been able to reduce the number of structures by 75% without limiting the customer’s ability to engage all consumers and positively affect brand awareness in-store. Template-driven design greatly reduces one-time costs, enables us to gain efficiencies within our manufacturing process and aids in the reduction of labor during assembly due to component familiarity.

The finite base of component parts and graphic adaptation elements, in addition to using historical data to create a modest “buffer” inventory, allows our customers to operate using a “make-to-order” philosophy rather than a “produce-to-forecast” program. Using this model, display components are ordered based on confirmed orders thereby reducing the amount of customer-owned non-performing inventory.

Moreover, we recently developed a club-specific program using the same template-driven concept that not only provides costs savings and supply chain efficiencies, but increases consumer engagement while driving trial. The program was developed to meet the in-store requirements for Costco, Sam’s and BJ’s simultaneously.

Sustainability through Design

Using 100% recycled content linerboard and medium to produce our displays is just one part of the sustainability story. Our designers are trained to look for board-use efficiencies with every design and are tasked with creating the ideal pallet configuration to maximize truck space during shipment.

Scorecards

How do we quantify the recycled content of a display? Simple. We have a scorecard that calculates the percentage based on materials used and run size. The tool not only calculates percentage, it captures the environmental benefits (trees saved, gallons of water saved, etc.) of using our linerboard versus that made from virgin materials.

What is the benefit of the scorecards?

Several retailers now require companies to report the recycled content of their in-store displays. The information is used to grade the supplier and drive the buyers’ purchasing decisions. Ultimately, the information will be shared with consumers to help them make informed decisions when purchasing products.

Contact Reason*

First Name*

Last Name*

Phone Number*

Your Email*

Your Message*

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Conyers, GA
1977 Sarasota Parkway
Conyers, GA 30013
678-607-1472
Fax 678-607-1400
Burlington, NC
1601 Anthony Rd
Burlington, NC 27215
336-413-4708
Mason, OH
4700 Duke Drive
Suite 140
Mason, OH 45040
513-770-0859
Fax 513-770-0851
Hebron, KY
1901 International Way
Hebron, KY 41048
859-980-7006
Oakland, CA
1221 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94601
510-208-4297
Reading, PA
184 Tuckerton Road
Reading, PA 19605
610-790-2420
Totowa, NJ
11 Commerce Way
Unit C
Totowa, NJ 07512
973-774-4680
973-785-2428 Fax
Belcamp, MD
4608 Appliance Dr
Suite 2
Belcamp, MD 21017
Cincinnati, OH
9842 International Blvd
Cincinatti, OH 45246