Yazoo Mills Blog

Yazoo news, product information, and industry updates.

120 Years of Yazoo. Commitment to Recycling.

Posted on December 2, 2022, by Aaron Long

As part of our 120-year history, we are highlighting the many years dedicated to using 100% recycled paperboard. Contrary to...

Yazoo Sponsors N.O. Harvest Day Parade, Enters 1959 Tractor

Posted on October 24, 2022, by Aaron Long

The quaint town of New Oxford, Pennsylvania, is a wonderful community that is home to Yazoo Mills' corporate headquarters and...

Yazoo Hosts New Oxford Chamber Mixer & Celebrates 120th Anniversary

Posted on September 23, 2022, by Aaron Long

Yazoo Mills, a 40+ year member of the New Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce, proudly hosted the September Membership Mixer...

Yazoo Welcomes New Human Resource Generalist

Posted on August 25, 2022, by Aaron Long

We are pleased to announce that Cait Naugle has joined the company as Human Resource Generalist. Prior to joining Yazoo,...

Sam Clark Joins Yazoo As Safety & Health Manager

Posted on July 29, 2022, by Aaron Long

Yazoo Mills is pleased to announce that Sam Clark, CSP, has joined the company as Occupational Safety & Health Manager....

Chad Cameron Joins Yazoo Mills as Data Analyst

Posted on June 27, 2022, by Aaron Long

We are pleased to announce and welcome Chad Cameron to Yazoo Mills as Data Analyst. Chad brings to the team...

Rummel Advances to Project Coordinator

Posted on June 7, 2022, by Aaron Long

  Yazoo Mills is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Rummel to Project Coordinator. In his new role, Rob...

Yazoo Announces Key Leadership Team Appointments

Posted on March 29, 2022, by Aaron Long

Effective leaders are essential to any organization. Not only do they help build strong teams, they also ensure projects are...

Yazoo Welcomes Aaron Long as Marketing Coordinator

Posted on January 28, 2022, by Aaron Long

We are pleased to announce and welcome back Aaron Long as Marketing Coordinator at Yazoo Mills. Prior to attending college...

Jen Warner Joins Yazoo’s Front Office

Posted on September 2, 2021, by Aaron Long

    We would like to extend a warm welcome to Jen Warner who joins our front office staff as...

What to Expect with Summertime Conditions + Tubes and Cores

Posted on June 17, 2021, by Aaron Long

    Sweet summertime – ahh… the season that (most) people look forward to. Sun, warm temperatures, vacations, break from...

Parks Joins Yazoo’s Maintenance Department

Posted on May 20, 2021, by Aaron Long

      Yazoo Mills continues to see growth and is expanding its Maintenance department with the hiring of Don...

Bankert Enhances Yazoo’s Sales Department

Posted on February 1, 2021, by Aaron Long

    Yazoo’s Sales Department provides top-notch service to all customers, big or small. Our team focuses on your pain...

Boyer Advances into New Position

Posted on January 14, 2021, by Aaron Long

Yazoo is proud to announce Kevin Boyer’s advancement to Electrical Controls and Automation Technician. Boyer joined Yazoo’s Maintenance Department in...

Yazoo Promotes Jesse Smith

Posted on December 10, 2020, by Aaron Long

    We are proud to announce that Jesse Smith has been promoted to Winding Manager at Yazoo Mills, Inc....

Bachota Reaps Benefits of Hard Work

Posted on September 28, 2020, by Aaron Long

    “Success travels in the company of very hard work. There is no trick, no easy way.” – John...

Ensor Steps Into New Role

Posted on September 3, 2020, by Aaron Long

    Layke Ensor is a driven individual who is passionate about helping out his teammates and leading them to...

Myers Receives Promotion

Posted on July 29, 2020, by Aaron Long

    We are proud to announce that Norma Myers has been promoted to Supervisor in the Recut Department.  During...

Kuhn Advances into New Role

Posted on July 16, 2020, by Aaron Long

    Larry Kuhn, a well-seasoned Yazoo veteran, has grown with our company during his tenure of two and a...

Made in America, Made to Be the Best

Posted on June 25, 2020, by Aaron Long

    At Yazoo, we’re more than just paper tubes and cores. We’re building relationships. Day in and day out,...

Yazoo’s Sales Department Welcomes New Management

Posted on April 14, 2020, by Aaron Long

      We are pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Evans to Sales Manager at Yazoo Mills.  Chris...

Yazoo’s Outside Sales Team Sees Growth

Posted on March 5, 2020, by Aaron Long

    With our company continuing to grow, we are finding our sales department doing the same.  Our continuous growth...

Yazoo’s Customer Service Department Adds New Employee

Posted on January 21, 2020, by Aaron Long

      When looking for a new employee to join our amazing team, we make sure we take our...

Focused on Customer Service

Posted on December 17, 2019, by Aaron Long

    You stumble upon a company through your Google keyword search – what’s the first thing you do?  For...

Long-Term Employee Sees Benefits of Loyalty

Posted on August 21, 2019, by Aaron Long

      Take a second to think about where you are in your current profession.  Next, take a few...

Leading into A New Role

Posted on July 16, 2019, by Aaron Long

      Yazoo Mills has successfully been in business since 1902 and has maintained a strong foundation in the...

Workplace Safety with Yazoo’s HR/Safety Coordinator

Posted on June 28, 2019, by Aaron Long

      Workplace safety is extremely important and should be a priority to all employers.  That is why industries...

Safety Matters at Yazoo Mills

Posted on June 14, 2019, by Aaron Long

       Workplace safety and proper training is critical in every workplace environment Whether you work in an office,...

Day in the Life | Wanda Bankert

Posted on May 15, 2019, by Aaron Long

      Sales.  It’s a special department that takes a special kind of person to be a part of. ...

Yazoo’s Order Prep Dept. Adds New Employee

Posted on January 30, 2019, by Aaron Long

     We’ve been in business since 1902 and we are STILL growing, more and more each year. With our continuous...

New Employee Joins Yazoo’s Hanover Distribution Center’s Office Staff

Posted on November 30, 2018, by Aaron Long

     In 2012, our Hanover Distribution Center was built to broaden our production capabilities, product lines and to accommodate our...

Expanding Yazoo’s Office Team

Posted on October 23, 2018, by Aaron Long

     If you’ve ever called in to place an order or request a quote, you’ve been met with a kind and...

Manufacturing Week with the Next Generation

Posted on October 3, 2018, by Aaron Long

          Happy National Manufacturing Week! This week has been recognized since 2012 and has grown pretty impressively over the...

Yazoo Mills Employee Receives Well-Deserved Promotion

Posted on September 4, 2018, by Aaron Long

     A company that promotes within is a hard company to come by.  At Yazoo Mills, we give every employee...

Long Time Yazoo Mills Employee Gets Promoted

Posted on August 2, 2018, by Aaron Long

     In today’s working world, it seems almost impossible to find good employees that are looking to stay at a...

Production Expansion at Hanover Distribution Center: Phase One

Posted on July 5, 2018, by Aaron Long

                  Due to the growing demand of paper tubes and cores, Yazoo...

Stepping Into a New Role

Posted on June 19, 2018, by Aaron Long

     In today’s world, hardworking and dedicated employees seem to be hard to find. However, at Yazoo – those two...

Yazoo Employee Promoted to New Position

Posted on June 6, 2018, by Aaron Long

     It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the promotion of Crystal Miller as our new Accounting Representative...

New Employee Joins Yazoo’s Front Office

Posted on May 10, 2018, by Aaron Long

     If you’ve ever been to our New Oxford facility, you know that a smiling face is eager to greet...

Yazoo Prepares to Head to Indianapolis for INFO*FLEX 2018

Posted on April 26, 2018, by Aaron Long

     With a little less than a week away, our Sales and Marketing Team are gearing up to head to...

Branding: The Why and The Need.

Posted on April 3, 2018, by Aaron Long

     “A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or service...

Yazoo Experiences Growth in Sales Department

Posted on March 7, 2018, by Aaron Long

     Our Sales Department team is growing and we would like to give a warm welcome to our newest team...

Yazoo Employee Excels in New Role

Posted on February 19, 2018, by Aaron Long

     We are pleased to announce the promotion of Jesse Smith as our new Winding Supervisor at our New Oxford,...

Exciting New Opportunity for Yazoo Employee

Posted on January 29, 2018, by Aaron Long

     A great employee that chooses to stay with a company is hard to find but at Yazoo, we’ve managed...

Promoting Employee to New Role within the Company

Posted on January 16, 2018, by Aaron Long

     Being a manufacturer of paper tubes and cores for over 115 years, we have continued to grow our business...

Project Graduation

Posted on January 2, 2018, by Aaron Long

          With the New Year finally here, that means that high school seniors are looking forward to one thing...

Choosing the Right Mailing Tube Company

Posted on December 11, 2017, by Aaron Long

     Today, almost every person has shipped at least one item in their lifetime that seemed to get damaged or...

A Walk to Remember

Posted on November 22, 2017, by Aaron Long

     Everyone in some form or fashion has experienced the loss of a loved one at least once in their...

Letterpress + Tubes = Keeping Print Alive

Posted on November 7, 2017, by Aaron Long

                    Letterpress printing… ever hear of it? While today’s generation probably has never heard a word about...

Yazoo Mills Hires New Outside Sales Representative

Posted on October 24, 2017, by Aaron Long

     Yazoo Mills is excited to welcome Chris Evans as our new Outside Sales Representative. Chris has a BA in...

Paying it Forward

Posted on October 12, 2017, by Aaron Long

     At Yazoo Mills, we are more than just a manufacturer of paper tubes and cores.  We are heavily involved...

Going the Extra Mile for Cancer

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Aaron Long

      Cancer. We’ve all heard the word more times than we would like and most people know at...

Yazoo Mills Heads to IFAI Expo

Posted on , by Aaron Long

       This week, Yazoo Mills heads to the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) being held at the Ernest...

Turning Paper Tubes into Trees

Posted on , by Aaron Long

         Over the years, Yazoo has donated tubes to local companies and schools to help bring their creations...

Yazoo’s Donation Helps Others Find Strength

Posted on June 25, 2017, by Aaron Long

            Cancer.  The one word everyone knows and everyone hates.  It’s a disease that has...

Kids Come First Campaign Offers Opportunities for the Community

Posted on June 3, 2017, by Aaron Long

             You’ve heard the saying “it’s the little things in life,” right?  At Yazoo, we...

Lumberjax Shootout Continues to Grow

Posted on May 29, 2017, by Aaron Long

          Lacrosse.  This is a sport that has skyrocketed in popularity and has become more recognized...

South Western’s Mini-THON Successful with Help from Yazoo

Posted on May 2, 2017, by Aaron Long

         Today, more than ever, it seems to be normal for most people to know at least...

Yazoo Prepares to Showcase Products at ICE USA 2017

Posted on April 17, 2017, by Aaron Long

           In one week, we will be heading south to Orlando, Florida to exhibit at one...

Staying True to the Red, White, and Blue

Posted on April 4, 2017, by Aaron Long

         American-Made. High-Quality. Unparalleled Service. When purchasing a product, do you ever find yourself looking at the...

What Makes a Company Successful?

Posted on March 16, 2017, by Aaron Long

        We know a thing or… twenty when comes to being a successful business. Yazoo has been...

Yazoo Remains a Team Player

Posted on February 15, 2017, by Aaron Long

    A company that truly and genuinely cares for its employees is very hard to come by these days.  Sometimes,...

Quality Control – How Does Yazoo Do It?

Posted on January 31, 2017, by Aaron Long

        Ever since the very beginning [115 years ago], Yazoo has always kept quality control as a top...

Playing Around – Midsummer Jersey

Posted on January 18, 2017, by Aaron Long

           The perfect formula for props?  High school + fall play + set design = Yazoo...

Our Roots Remain the Same

Posted on January 3, 2017, by Aaron Long

When you hear the word “roots” your mind most likely goes immediately to “tree roots.”  A tree’s roots are the...

Spreading Christmas Cheer, One Display Tube at a Time

Posted on December 14, 2016, by Aaron Long

       Have you ever walked into a grocery store and saw the Coke or Pepsi display at the...

Caring For Our Environment

Posted on November 28, 2016, by Aaron Long

          re-cy-cle – verb – convert (waste) into reusable material. Our country has been focusing its...

Continuous Top-Notch Customer Service

Posted on November 7, 2016, by Aaron Long

       In this day and age, we find ourselves so caught up in communicating through technology rather than having...

New Employee Joins Yazoo’s Sales Team

Posted on October 25, 2016, by Aaron Long

       Our company has been continuously growing over the past few years at a rapid rate and in...

Yazoo’s Office Staff Sees Growth

Posted on October 12, 2016, by Aaron Long

        We would like to give a warm welcome our newest team member, Melinda Cobb.  Melinda started...

Yazoo Heads to North Carolina

Posted on September 26, 2016, by Aaron Long

       Yazoo Mills will be making its first debut as an exhibitor at the IFAI Expo, the premier industrial...

Yazoo Mills Donates Cores at Labelexpo Americas for Non-Profit Organization

Posted on September 11, 2016, by Aaron Long

      We have been a longtime supporter and donor of countless non-profit organizations that raise money to find...

Helping to Heal Hearts Through Donations

Posted on September 1, 2016, by Aaron Long

       It has been two years since Olivia’s House, a grief and loss center for children, opened their...

Local Communities Rally Together

Posted on August 18, 2016, by Aaron Long

        In 2011, five New Oxford High School students sustained fatal injuries from a car crash.  New Oxford,...

Yazoo Prepares for The Continent’s Largest Tradeshow

Posted on July 26, 2016, by Aaron Long

       It’s been almost two years and we are getting close to heading back to the great city...

Largest Selection of Mailing Tubes In-Stock and FREE SHIPPING!

Posted on July 5, 2016, by Aaron Long

       Did you know that Yazoo Mills has the biggest Stock Mailing Tube program in the industry?  Our...

Contributing To a Great Cause

Posted on June 20, 2016, by Aaron Long

           At Yazoo, we continue to proudly support local charities and organizations in the communities where...

Tee Time for Our Kids

Posted on June 5, 2016, by Aaron Long

      For over 30 years, Hanover Hospital has been committed to providing physical therapy services for children with special...

Transitioning Into a New Role

Posted on May 24, 2016, by Aaron Long

       Whenever there is a job vacancy at Yazoo Mills, we always open it up to current employees...

Yazoo’s Direct Mail Campaign Helps Local Advertising Company Win International Award

Posted on May 11, 2016, by Aaron Long

Last year, we partnered up with GRIT (formerly known as Moxie), a local full-service marketing, design, and communications agency, to...

Yazoo Mills Adds to Growing Company

Posted on April 26, 2016, by Aaron Long

Our team at Yazoo Mills is constantly growing with talented and well-educated employees.  Crystal Miller started working for Yazoo Mills...

Yazoo Mills Heads to Wisconsin

Posted on April 12, 2016, by Aaron Long

The 9th annual Converters Expo will take place once again at Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, WI on Thursday,...

Helping Out the Community

Posted on March 29, 2016, by Aaron Long

Yazoo Mills has been an active contributor to all things when it comes to the New Oxford and Hanover communities....

Happy Birthday To You

Posted on March 18, 2016, by Aaron Long

Today, we would like to wish Earl Noel, Jr., Chairman of Yazoo Mills, a very Happy 70th Birthday.  Above is...

Yazoo Mills Gears Up for INFO*FLEX 2016

Posted on March 2, 2016, by Aaron Long

We are just a few days away from exhibiting at the package printing and converting industry’s premier networking event, INFO*FLEX...

Saving Money and Receiving Superior Quality

Posted on February 16, 2016, by Aaron Long

          Let’s face it, we live in a world where the cost of everything and anything...

Finding the Right Fit

Posted on February 3, 2016, by Aaron Long

       In today’s world, it is becoming harder and harder to find companies that you can trust and...

Celebrating 40 Years at Yazoo Mills

Posted on January 4, 2016, by Aaron Long

       Have you ever found yourself looking back on your past, reminiscing on certain memories and realizing how...

Going the Extra Mile

Posted on November 8, 2015, by Aaron Long

        At Yazoo Mills, we are commtted to being involved in our community’s events and have been...

Excellent Customer Service Remains a Priority for Yazoo Mills

Posted on September 15, 2015, by Aaron Long

       Companies around the world have finally figured out that great customer service helps impact the success that...

Customers Benefit from Using Yazoo’s Capabilities

Posted on August 31, 2015, by Aaron Long

              Yazoo Mills offers a wide variety of high value added options to enhance our...

The Summer Heat Can’t Stop Yazoo

Posted on August 17, 2015, by Aaron Long

              Summer is one season that almost everyone looks forward to.  The kids are out...

Yazoo’s Stock Programs Help Businesses Stay Ahead

Posted on August 3, 2015, by Aaron Long

        There are plenty of manufacturers in this industry that claim to have products in-stock and ready...

Advantages of Yazoo’s Water Guard Blast Hole Casings

Posted on July 20, 2015, by Aaron Long

           In the blasting and mining industry, Yazoo Mills is the well-known supplier of choice when...

Go Green with Yazoo’s Products

Posted on July 6, 2015, by Aaron Long

       Today, it seems as if everyone is all about “going green” and helping out the environment but...

Increase In Demand of Products Calls for Machine Upgrade

Posted on June 22, 2015, by Aaron Long

       Yazoo Mills has been around for an outstanding 113 years and is still going stronger than ever....

Expansion of Distribution Center Continues

Posted on June 8, 2015, by Aaron Long

              In late April, we officially broke ground on the expansion of our Distribution Center....

Reflecting on INFO*FLEX 2015

Posted on May 11, 2015, by Aaron Long

       "INFO*FLEX hit an all-time high this year with a record setting 220 sold out exhibitor booth spaces...

New Size Added to Metal End Plugs

Posted on April 27, 2015, by Aaron Long

       Due to popular demand, we have added 8” metal end plugs to our offerings. Yazoo’s heavy-duty metal...

Keeping Up With Machine Maintenance

Posted on April 13, 2015, by Aaron Long

       When you buy a car, in order for it to perform and have longevity like it’s supposed...

Yazoo Mills Educates Employees on Safety

Posted on March 16, 2015, by Aaron Long

Here at Yazoo, we are constantly looking at diverse ways to train our employees when it comes to safety training....

Yazoo Mills Gears Up For ICE USA 2015

Posted on February 2, 2015, by Aaron Long

With only one week away, Yazoo Mills is gearing up to exhibit at one of the biggest trade shows of...

Employees Receive New Break Area and Additional Restrooms

Posted on January 12, 2015, by Aaron Long

              Our company has been consistently growing over the past few years which has caused...

Handling Customers with Care

Posted on March 17, 2014, by Aaron Long

Jessica Bachota joined our ever growing team as a Receptionist in early December 2013.  She has worked in customer service...

Advancing Into a New Position

Posted on February 24, 2014, by Aaron Long

Richard Smarsh joined the Yazoo Mills team in January 2013 as a Maintenance Lead and was quickly promoted to Project...