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Paco Winder Manufacturing Company Logo

July 2017

Yazoo Enlarges Its Core Cutting Department with Additional Equipment


Yazoo Mills, an industry leader in production of 100% recycled paper tubes and cores, is pleased to announce their recent purchase of a brand new automatic recutting line. The new addition brings Yazoo to a total of 29 recutting lines, marking the company as having the largest core-cutting department in the United States for smooth, burr-free blade cut cores. With the increased growth from a variety of markets that Yazoo serves, the new recutter enables the company to respond to the increasing demand for paper cores at competitive pricing.

Yazoo is proud to continue reinvesting in their equipment to expand and offer more solutions for the tape, label, and converting industries. The new recutter is equipped with fully automated controls which allows operators to have more access and flexibility while increasing efficiency within production.


Paco Winder Manufacturing Company Logo

August 2016

Yazoo Mills' Stock Core Program Continues to Expand


Yazoo Mills is committed to giving their customers what they want and making sure that their product needs are being met. Recently, the company added five new sizes of 3” I.D. X .250 cores to their nationally recognized Stock Core Program. The addition of these sizes brings Yazoo’s offering to a grand total of 108 sizes of cores in-stock at all times, guaranteed. Yazoo now stocks 60 sizes of 3” I.D. X .125 cores and 48 sizes of 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. X .250 cores.

With the largest Stock Core program in the industry, Yazoo’s paper cores are used by a variety of industries all across North America. Yazoo’s 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. Stock Core program has over 1.8 million cores in inventory and on the floor at all times. Customers are now able to call and order cores for same-day, nationwide shipping up until 4pm EST.


Paco Winder Manufacturing Company Logo

October 2015

Yazoo Mills Expands Production Capacity; Adds 27th High Speed Recutting Line


Yazoo Mills, a leading manufacturer of 100% recycled paper tubes and cores, announced their recent purchase of a new high speed automatic, multi-knife paper tube recutting line from Paco Winders Manufacturing Co. The most recent production line is the fourth new line that has been added in the past 18 months. The company continues to see an increase in growth from a variety of markets that Yazoo’s paper cores serve, which has caused them to continue expanding their production lines.

The new Paco recutter will address customer demands with new capabilities and significant waste reduction. Additionally, the new production line will allow the company to expand their ability to develop new markets and generate needed production capacity.


Exterior Shot of Manufacturing and Distribution Center located in Hanover, PA

September 2015

Yazoo Mills Completes Manufacturing and Distribution Center Expansion Project


Today marked the completion of a 45,000 square foot expansion at Yazoo Mills’ Manufacturing and Distribution Center, located in Hanover, PA. After only three years in operation, the company doubled the size of this facility to a total of 90,000 square feet. Yazoo now operates two, state-of-the-art facilities totaling 240,000 square feet. Through increased production at the Manufacturing and Distribution Center, Yazoo is affirming its position as a leading manufacturer of paper tubes and cores.

The Manufacturing and Distribution Center expansion is integral to Yazoo’s growth strategy and the company is excited to be embarking on this next phase of investment. The investment in the newly expanded facility reflects the strength of Yazoo’s business and the increasingly important role that their service levels contribute to the company’s success.

This facility houses the largest stock paper tube and core program in the industry and with the increased square footage, Yazoo will be able to add more to their offerings. The expansion will also enable Yazoo to continue to fulfill their long-term commitment to deliver customer satisfaction, speed to market, and quality, American made products.


Hanover Distribution Center Expansion Update Picture

July 2015

Hanover Distribution Center Expansion Update


Yazoo’s Distribution Center expansion has taken off and is over half way completed. The walls have been set, the roof decking has been put up, and the dock doors have been installed. The ground is being groomed and rolled to get ready for the next step; pouring the concrete floor.

Conewago Enterprise, Inc. has been working diligently to make sure that the project continues to go smoothly. The expansion is targeted to be completed by August. When completed, Yazoo will operate two facilities totaling 240,000 square feet.


Additional Parking Spaces Added to Front Parking Lot

June 2015

Additional Parking Spaces Added at New Oxford Facility


Yazoo Mills is an ever-growing company and has grown tremendously over the last few years. We have grown so much that we needed to add 35 additional parking spaces at our New Oxford facility. Conewago Enterprise, Inc. headed up the project and has been working very swiftly to complete the additions. Once the project is completed, we will have added 16 additional parking spaces out front and 19 additional parking spaces out back.


Beginning Stages of Hanover Distribution Center Expansion

April 2015

Yazoo Mills Expands Manufacturing and Distribution Center; Company Continues To See a Growing Increase in Demand of Products


Yazoo Mills, a leading manufacturer of paper tubes and cores, is proud to announce that the company has been approved to expand their Manufacturing and Distribution Center, located in Hanover, PA, by an additional 45,000 square feet. After only three years in operation, Yazoo Mills is doubling the size of this facility to a total of 90,000 square feet.

The expansion is necessary to facilitate the company’s continued growth rate. The new addition will be constructed of precast concrete wall systems, utilizing the most modern building design available in the market place today. Planning for the expansion started early in 2014 and 30 positions were added in preparation for this expansion. Currently, there are no plans for additional jobs in 2015.

The planned expansion will allow Yazoo to better serve their customers through an increase in product offerings, speed to market, and help the company meet an ever-growing demand for their products. Yazoo plans to break ground in late April and the project is targeted to be completed by August. When completed, Yazoo will operate two facilities totaling 240,000 square feet.


Additional Paco Recutter Added to Production Line

November 2014

Yazoo Mills Adds Equipment to Production Lines; Focuses on the Future

 
Yazoo Mills has purchased a new high-speed, multi-knife paper tube recutting line that will assist the company’s focus on the increasing demand for their products such as paper cores for the converting industry as well as other specialty items. Paco Winders Manufacturing Co., based in Philadelphia, PA, will supply the complete line equipped with custom built knife bars. The custom knife bars will integrate into Yazoo’s tooling intersystem, enabling its machine operators to rapidly complete equipment change overs.

The new Paco recutting line will compliment Yazoo’s existing 25 recutting lines by reducing labor, expanding production capacity, and improving its ability to expedite custom orders. Additionally, Yazoo recently added two high-speed paper tube winding lines in the spring of 2014 and the company plans on further expansion in 2015.


Additions to stock core program picture

July 2014

Yazoo Mills Adds Additional Sizes to Stock Core Program

 
Yazoo Mills recently added nine additional sizes of 3” I.D. X .250 cores to their Stock Core program, bringing them to a grand total of 103 sizes of cores in stock at all times, guaranteed. With the additional nine sizes, Yazoo now stocks 60 sizes of 3” I.D. X .125 cores and 43 sizes of 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. X .250 cores. All of Yazoo’s stock cores range from ½” to 60” in length.

Yazoo’s 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. Stock Core program is the largest in the industry with 103 sizes of cores and over 1,500,000 cores in inventory and on the floor at all times. They are available and ready for same day shipment. Yazoo’s stock cores are used by a variety of industries all across North America.

Yazoo Mills is the premier manufacturer of paper cores and are well known as the supplier of choice when it comes to excellent service and consistent quality. Yazoo manufactures only premium quality custom paper cores and does not produce cores from chipboard or other inferior quality paperboards. Customers are now able to call and order cores for same day shipment up until 4pm EST.


In-Line Printer Can Print Logo On Tube

June 2014

Yazoo Mills Offers Lower Minimums for Printed Covers and Liners

 
Customer satisfaction is very important to the employees at Yazoo Mills, Inc. and they always go above and beyond to give them what they want and need. In listening and responding to their customer’s needs, Yazoo now offers significantly lower minimums for printed covers and liners, tailored to small quantity orders. Additionally, to be more beneficial and economical to their consumers, the company has also reduced their printing plate costs by 30%.

Lower minimums offer the opportunity for custom branding of small to medium orders. Printed covers and liners is a unique way for a company to market themselves with shipping tubes, mailing tubes, and cores. Yazoo’s custom printed liners are offered in offset white paper and covers are available in offset or semi-gloss. Printing is available in up to eight colors or four color process line art for both liners and covers. Reverse print is also an option if a customer wants a colored background.

With unmatched consistency and quality, Yazoo Mills offers the best printing in the industry. To learn more about printed covers, liners, and their cost, call one of Yazoo’s friendly Sales Representatives today at 1-800-242-5216.


In-Line Printer Can Print Logo On Tube

April 2014

Yazoo Mills Reduces In-Line Printing Cost to Better Serve Customers

 
Yazoo Mills is proud to announce that they have reduced the price of in-line printing to be more economical and beneficial to fit their customer’s needs. With a recent partnership with a national plate manufacturer, Yazoo was able to cut costs of printing plates in half while the customer still receives the same level of quality and service.

The company has added two new in-line printers bringing them to a grand total of 14 printers in house including two-color printing capabilities. In-line printing provides high quality and sharp branding at an inexpensive cost.

In-line printing is for companies that are looking to grab their customer’s attention with color branding of their logo or identification. Yazoo offers consumers 12 different color options to choose from. With unmatched consistency and quality, Yazoo Mills is the best in the industry. To learn more about in-line printing and its cost, call one of Yazoo’s Sales Representatives today at 1-800-242-5216.


Two New Winding Machines To Be Added To Production

April 2014

Yazoo Mills Increases Production Capacity


Over the past few years, the increase in demand for Yazoo’s products has pushed their manufacturing lines to full capacity. With this high increase in demand for paper tubes and cores, Yazoo Mills is expanding production capacity by adding two additional winding lines.  The addition will increase their total winding lines to 12, which is the largest number of winding lines under one roof in the United States.

The addition of the two new lines will create more scheduling flexibility, add production capacity, and will assist the company to enhance efficiency with processing more orders.  Yazoo Mills is nationally recognized for their swift turnaround time and this additional capacity will guarantee their customers will continue to receive this level of service.  The delivery and implementation of the two new winding lines is expected by June 2014.


New Hanover Distribution Center

March 2014

Yazoo Mills Invests $4 Million Into Manufacturing Operations

 

Over the past 18 months, Yazoo Mills has been working diligently to make the necessary changes within their manufacturing operations to sustain their current growth trend.  The company has invested over $4 million dollars into essential projects, plant infrastructure upgrades, and additional production capacity.

A new 45,000 square foot distribution center was recently built in Hanover, PA giving Yazoo Mills a total of 195,000 square feet of manufacturing and distribution space for their product lines.  With the infrastructure upgrades and remodeling, Yazoo was able to generate 20 local jobs and now employs over 100 individuals.


A team of managers worked together to redesign and reengineer the existing production lines to improve efficiency and ergonomics throughout the company.  Other projects that have since been completed are the additions of new printing capabilities, new packaging line equipment, innovative adhesive storage and distribution system, ERP systems, and upgrading to energy efficient lighting throughout the plant.  The construction of an employee training center and 10 new office spaces were also incorporated in the list of remodels at Yazoo Mills.


Brown Kraft Snap Seal Tubes

March 2014

Snap-Seals Added to Stock Program


Yazoo Mills is continuously adding new inventory to help enhance customer satisfaction. They are happy to announce the addition of the snap-seals to their stock mailing tube program.  Snap-Seal tubes are economical, ecologically friendly, and convenient when mailing inexpensive and fulfillment items.  With only a pinch needed to seal, the crimped ends resist bending or folding and save time as well as packing costs. Currently, they offer nine different sizes to choose from.

With a total of 95 sizes of mailing tubes available for same day shipment, Yazoo’s stock program has the most extensive selection of sizes and colors to choose from, anywhere.  Their mailing tubes are always in stock, guaranteed.  Yazoo Mills is constantly evolving to meet the customer’s needs as well as go above and beyond to provide them with high quality products.


Different Sizes Of Stock Cores

March 2014

Yazoo Mills' Stock Core Program Revamps Same Day Shipment Hours

 

Yazoo Mills is proud to announce that they have changed the Stock Core Program hours to be more beneficial to their customer’s needs for same day shipment orders.  Customers will now be able to call and order cores for same day shipment up until 4pm EST.

With this change brings more availability and flexibility for the West Coast, more options to work with multiple carriers for pick-ups, increase in customer satisfaction, and accessibility for last minute orders.  Their unparalleled service brings fulfillment to over 15,000 customers worldwide.  They are known for their exceptional customer service, quality products, and in-stock guarantee.


Yazoo’s 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. stock core program is the largest in the industry.  With 94 sizes of cores and over 1,500,000 cores in inventory and on the floor at all times, they are available and ready for same day shipment.  They produce stock cores for a variety of industries all across North America.


Vanguard Systems Company Logo

February 2014

Yazoo Mills Implements New Document Management Software Program Throughout Company
 

A major challenge facing organizations today is not only the means of collecting and distributing their data but more importantly understanding how to best leverage its inherent value.  In January 2014, Yazoo Mills partnered with Vanguard Systems to implement their Document Management Software throughout the organization.  The customized software provided a solution that fulfilled the company’s goals of eliminating paper, stream-lining and digitizing their business’ critical processes across all of their operations.

Document Management Software has helped Yazoo’s sales department improve its customer service and retention, invoicing, order entry, and decrease manual work to a large degree as well as minimize the risk of errors.  The software allows the company to embrace upon specific objectives such as maximize labor efficiency, enhance the company’s green initiative to the plant, and ensure relevant and pertinent information can be found in a timely manner.

Yazoo Mills is now able to utilize more space, improve communication, boost their bottom line, and have instant access to files anywhere across the enterprise.  Not only is the software simplistic and efficient, it also provides security by protecting private and confidential information. 


Epicor Business Solutions Company Logo

July 2013

Yazoo Partners with Epicor
 

Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing and distribution, has been selected by Yazoo Mills, Inc., a manufacturer of paper tubes and cores, for their enterprise resource planning system (ERP).

Yazoo Mills, a third generation family-owned and operated company based in New Oxford, PA, manufactures and distributes high-quality paper tubes and cores throughout North America.  To serve their 15,000 customers more efficiently, the key resource for Yazoo Mills is access to real-time information.  Yazoo decided to upgrade their current ERP software to Epicor 9 to take advantage of the latest technology that will provide them with accurate, real-time data to help improve productivity, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction.  With Epicor 9, Yazoo Mills will benefit from a tailor-made system with deep functionality built to handle the unique requirements of their business and specific manufacturing processes.  Epicor 9 automates repetitive tasks, delivers robust costing, and flexible job scheduling that enables manufacturers to achieve unprecedented levels of control and efficiency across operations. 


Black End Plugs For Mailing Tubes

February 2013

Black Plugs Are Here!
 

Enhance the appearance of your custom shipping tubes with black plastic end plugs. Yazoo now offers four sizes of black plastic end plugs to give your custom tube order a new look. Call today for a quote!


Tubes In Time Stock Picture At Hanover Distribution Center

January 2013

Here We Grow Again!
 

Yazoo has increased the Stock Core program by 12% with the addition of 10 new sizes.  Yazoo’s Stock Core program, which now totals 94 sizes of 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. cores, is the largest in the industry.  All sizes in the Stock Core program are guaranteed to be in-stock for same day shipment.  Whether it is a custom made or stock paper core, Yazoo delivers exceptional value by providing a high quality product and unparalleled service.  Contact us today for pricing on these new sizes.


Hanover Facility Now Open

November 2012

Hanover Facility Now Open!
 

Yazoo Mills, with corporate offices in New Oxford, PA opened its second facility at 800 Gitts Run Road in Hanover, PA, on November 26, 2012.  The 45,000 square foot facility houses mailing tubes, stock cores, and numerous raw materials.  With the stock items under one roof, this facility will further expand the company's ability to meet customers requests for same day and next day shipments.  Additionally, the expansion will allow Yazoo to broaden its production capabilities and product lines.  Sustainable design features were incorporated into the building's architecture and the facility meets LEED certified credentials.  The project was completed by Conewago Enterprises ahead of schedule and within budget.


Construction Winding Up

October 2012

Construction Winding Up
 

The construction on Yazoo’s facility in Hanover is winding up.  The excavation began in April and construction started soon after. Before we knew it the walls were up and the roof was on.  We are down to the final interior items to be finished and completion of the landscaping.  Yazoo is planning to move its inventory of over 1,500,000 cores into the building by mid-November and is excited about operating out of this facility along with its New Oxford facility.


Different Sizes Of Cores

July 2012

Double Down!
 

Yazoo’s .250 wall core stocking program has more than doubled in six short months with the addition of 16 new items.  A total of 30 sizes of .250 wall thickness cores are in stock and ready to ship.  The entire program consists of 84 sizes of 3” I.D. and 6” I.D. cores for same-day shipment.  Yazoo now has over 1,500,000 cores in inventory and ready to ship.  Contact us today for prices on the new sizes of .250 wall thickness stock cores.


construction site

July 2012

New Warehouse Progress
 

Yazoo's new facility is really taking shape.  With the initial site work completed and the ability to set a wall every 30 minutes, it was just a matter of days until Conewago Enterprises had the walls set on Yazoo’s new warehouse located at 800 Gitts Run Road in Hanover PA.  They are currently working on the roof decking and the concrete flooring is the next step in the process.


Breaking Ground At Construction Site

May 2012

Breaking New Ground
 

The site work for Yazoo's new facility in Hanover, PA has begun.  Yazoo had selected Conewago Enterprises as the contractor for the job.  The project is on schedule for the 45,000 square foot manufacturing and warehousing facility.  Yazoo is looking forward to operating the new facility and is excited about the positive changes the new facility will bring to the company and their customers.


Two Color Inline Printing For Cores And Tubes

April 2012

Two-Color In-Line Printing
 

With the addition of a new two-color flexo printer, Yazoo continues to reinvest and offer additional options to their expanding customer base.  Along with 12 stock ink colors, this new printer allows their customers the choice of one or two color in-line printing.  In-line printing is an economical and cost effective way to add company logos, product ID, etc. to the inside or outside of paper cores.  Contact us today for more information and pricing.


Stock Cores Rolling Off Of Machine

February 2012

Stocked Full!
 

Yazoo’s Stock Core program continues to expand with the addition of 13 new sizes.  A 3.020” I.D. x .250 program has been created with 12 new stock sizes in addition to the 60” size we already offer.  Additionally, a 6.040” I.D. x.250 x 60” core has also been added to the new .250 wall program.  The 6” I.D. cores are packaged at 48 per pallet, in-stock, and ready to ship.  All of these new items will add to our already high level of service by offering them to our customers in small quantities, with aggressive pricing, and ready for same day shipment.  Yazoo continues to expand the stock core program to offer an exceptional value and same day service to our customers.  Contact us today for pricing on these new Stock Cores.


Design Of New Hanover Distribution Center

February 2012

The Next Century
 

Yazoo Mills has been approved to build a 45,000 square foot warehousing and manufacturing plant in Hanover, PA.  The new facility will be a major expansion for the company and will mark its 110 year anniversary.  The new building is being constructed of precast concrete wall systems, utilizing the most modern building design available in the market place today.  Yazoo’s customers will benefit from an expanded level of same day and next day services with this expansion.  The upcoming growth is a true measure of the continued increase in demand for Yazoo’s product lines and service.  The company plans to break ground in April and the project is targeted to be completed by December 2012.  When completed, Yazoo will operate two facilities totaling 195,000 square feet.


Addition Of More Stock Cores

September 2011

More Stock Cores
 

Yazoo’s 3" I.D. Stock Core program continues to grow with the addition of two new sizes.  A 3.020" I.D. x .125 x 36'' and 48'' long core has been added.  These cores are packaged at 221 per pallet, in-stock, and ready to ship.  Both of these items will add to our already high level of service by offering them to our customers in small quantities, with aggressive pricing, and ready for same day shipment.  Yazoo continues to expand the stock core program to offer an exceptional value and same day service to our customers.  Contact us today for pricing on these new 3" I.D. Stock Cores.


Snap-seal tubes

March 2011

It’s a Snap!
 

Economic snap-seal mailing tubes are now available for custom orders at Yazoo.  Sizes range from 1-1/2" I.D. to 4" I.D. and up to 48" long.  Snap-seal or crimped end mailing tubes are designed for easy loading and are a cost effective solution for mailing inexpensive items.  Please visit our snap-seal mailing tubes page or contact us today for more information and pricing.  Yazoo has also added two new sizes of adjustable tubes to their offering, the new sizes are 4-1/8" x 30"- 60" and 4-1/8" x 60"-120".  These stock sizes are great for shipping fishing rods, tooling, industrial parts, etc.


Expansion Completed

February 2011

Additional Equipment and Upgrades
 

Yazoo has recently upgraded all of its paper tube production lines with custom fabricated equipment to reduce waste and improve set-up times.  An outside engineering firm was utilized to create the customized equipment, made to Yazoo’s specifications.  These continuous improvements help Yazoo maintain a competitive advantage and increase the efficiency within their 150,000 sq. ft. operation.  Additionally, a new snap-seal mailing tube line has also been added.  Yazoo continues to reinvest and offer additional services to their ever expanding customer base.


 April 2010 - Increased Service with Additional Offerings

May 2010

More Mailing Tubes
 

Yazoo's mailing tube program continues to grow with the addition of three new sizes to the Heavy Duty Kraft line.  The new sizes are 4"x20", 6"x73", and 8"x73".  All 90 sizes of Yazoo’s Mailing Tubes are in stock and ready for immediate shipment.

 

Plastic and Metal end plugs are now available to order online.  The plugs are prepackaged in small quantities with the shipping charges included.  Please visit our End Plugs page for more information and pricing.


 April 2010 - Increased Service with Additional Offereings

April 2010

Increased Service with Additional Offerings
 

Yazoo Mills has stepped up its service level for our 3" I.D. Stock Core program by adding two totally new items.  A 3.020" I.D. x .125 x60" long core has been added.  These cores are packaged at 221 per pallet, in-stock, and ready to ship.  We also added a 3.020" I.D. x .250 x 60" long core.  These cores are packaged at 180 per pallet, in-stock, and ready to ship.  Both of these items will add to our already high level of service by offering them to our customers in small quantities, with aggressive pricing, and ready for same day shipment.  Yazoo Mills continues to create new ways to keep their customers competitive and reduce their inventories in today's lean business environment.  Contact us today for pricing on these new 3" I.D. Stock Cores.


 Product Lines Grow

October 2009

Product Lines Grow
 

Yazoo recently added additional sizes to its stock mailing tube lines.  The Heavy-Duty Kraft line now has a total of 61 sizes, the Heavy-Duty White  line has a total of 13 sizes, and the Light- Duty Handout line has 4 sizes.  We also added two totally new product lines: Adjustable Shipping Tubes and Multi-Pak Assorted Mailing Tubes.  With 87 sizes available, Yazoo has one of the largest selections anywhere.  All of these items are available for online ordering and in stock for same day shipment.

Metal end plugs have been added to our offering of end closures to meet the demands of our customers requiring extra heavy-duty plugs for shipping heavy objects, parts, etc.  Yazoo now has 20 sizes of metal and plastic end plugs to choose from.  The metal end plugs, like our plastic end plugs, are in stock for immediate shipment.

The 3" I.D. Stock Core program has also expanded and now offers 51 sizes to meet the growing demands of our customers.  These cores are always in stock and ready for same day shipment.


 Expansion in Progress

August 2009

Expansion in Progress
 

Yazoo Mills is under construction!  Yazoo is working through another phase of growth to its New Oxford, Pennsylvania facility.  When the current expansion is complete the facility will total 150,000 square feet.  The project is expected to be completed by November 2009.


New Website

May 2009

New Website!
 

Yazoo Mills, one of the largest independent producers of tubes and cores in North America, has launched an improved and expanded yazoomills.com web site that provides visitors with an enhanced user experience.  The new site is much larger, more user friendly, and more visually appealing.  The upgraded functionality, enhanced graphics, and automated e-commerce order processing and payment by credit card make the site the best in the industry.


Overhead View Of New Oxford Facility

January 2009

Progress Forward
 

Yazoo Mills has entered into the approval process of land development to expand its New Oxford location for the seventh time.  If approved, the facility will have its final build out totaling approximately 150,000 square feet.  The upcoming expansion is a true measure of the continued increase in demand for Yazoo's product lines.


Additional Equipment

October 2008

Additional Equipment
 

Within the last year there have also been upgrades to our production lines and capabilities.  A new PACO automatic recutter has been added, new Bellmark printers, new die cutting and punching capabilities, 50 new Jarke racks, and automated glue delivery systems.  Yazoo continues to reinvest every year to improve efficiency and offer additional options for our expanding customer base.


Product Lines Expanded

June 2008

Product Lines Expanded
 

Yazoo recently added additional sizes to its stock mailing tube lines.  The Heavy-Duty kraft line now has a total of 50 sizes, the Heavy-Duty White line has a total of 11 sizes and the Light-Duty Handout tubes has 4 sizes.  With 65 sizes available, Yazoo has one of the largest selections anywhere.  All of these items are available for online ordering and in stock for same day shipment.

The stock core program has also expanded and now offers 46 sizes to meet the growing demands of customers.  These cores are always in stock and ready for same-day shipment.  Several new colors have been added to the parchment cover selection which now totals 13.  In addition, Yazoo now has the ability to customize glossy covers to match any PMS number.

Cremation rollers are the newest product offering in Yazoo’s line up.  We now offer 2-1/2” O.D. x 18” long heavy duty cremation rollers.  Our rollers are designed to reduce floor abrasions, aid in casket loading, and withstand 1000 pounds of weight.  These rollers are in stock for immediate shipment.


Computer Upgrades

April 2008

Computer Upgrades
 

Yazoo has recently completed an upgrade to the entire computer system.  After interviewing several IT companies, Yazoo’s IT Planning Committee selected Epicor, a global leader in software solutions, to manage the installation of Vantage, a new high-tech software.  This innovative program will manage the entire order cycle and enable all departments to accommodate customers more quickly and more efficiently.  Reinsel Kuntz Lesher, one of the largest regional consulting firms in Southeastern Pennsylvania, was selected to implement and manage all new hardware systems, internal networking, and external networking.  New servers were installed which has enabled faster processing and larger storage capacity.


Expansion Completed

June 2007

Expansion Completed
 

Yazoo Mills, Inc. has just completed another phase of growth to its New Oxford, Pennsylvania facility.  A modern concrete façade was added to the front of the building along with an expansion to the offices and additional parking areas.  In addition to enlarging the lobby, the existing offices were upgraded and remodeled which now total 7,600 square feet.  With the purchase of adjoining properties, the complex now encompasses nine acres.  The project was completed by Conewago Enterprises, Inc., a premier commercial construction contractor located in Hanover, Pennsylvania.