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Ever since the very beginning [115 years ago], Yazoo has always kept quality control as a top priority in the company. We understand and realize that it’s not about the quantity that a customer orders but about the quality they receive with every single product they order. From raw materials to finished products, we demand quality. Quality, reliability, and consistency are a way of life at Yazoo.
All of our products are manufactured from 100% recycled paperboard which comes from the best-in-class mills in North America. We hold all of our raw material suppliers to
very strict tolerances in order to produce high-quality, consistent products for our customers.
We have a quality control system in place for inspecting and testing of all raw materials before and during processing. This system provides assurance that the materials continue to meet the physical, chemical, functional, visual, and dimensional requirements needed for the customer. Our employees complete inspection checks and testing on all materials that are used to manufacture our products. We also do testing on finished paper tubes and cores as well. Our quality assurance streamlines production and helps ensure that the final products meet our quality criteria. Our employees perform many extensive tests outlined in our Quality Assurance Manual.
A few benefits of quality control are: increased customer loyalty, ability to gain repeat business as well as new customers from referrals, strengthen market stance, reduction in production cost, encourage quality consciousness, and much more.
“Quality is not an act, it is a habit.”– Aristotle
“Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” – Steve Jobs
When you hear the word “roots” your mind most likely goes immediately to “tree roots.” A tree’s roots are the anchor to the tree in the soil and help keep it straight and stable. Tree roots are much like company roots in the sense that they help keep the company stable while they build and have continuous growth over many, many years.
Yazoo Mills has been around for over 110 years. The company was established in 1902 in the heartland of Yazoo City, Mississippi (hence the company name). We started out as a Yarn and Textile Mill and eventually made our way to our current location in New Oxford, Pennsylvania. Even during the recession, Yazoo stayed true to their employees and didn’t lay a single person off. While many companies were struggling, Yazoo was thriving and continued to build and strengthen a successful company.
At Yazoo, we are a family-owned and operated company. We treat everyone like family. Our employees are what keep our roots strong and everlasting as well as help the company
continue to build towards a successful future. While our origins still remain in Yazoo City, Mississippi – we definitely do not forget where we came from and how far we have come since the start of the company. Make sure to always remember where you came from and how far
Make sure to always remember where you came from and how far you have come — use the past to get you towards where you want to go in the future.
“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” – James Cash Penney
“Change is the heartbeat of growth.” – Scottie Somers
re-cy-cle – verb – convert (waste) into reusable material.
Our country has been focusing its recycling efforts more and more each year and thankfully, it has become a priority on most people’s list. At Yazoo Mills, we recognize the important job we have to help keep our environment clean.
To create our sustainable packaging products, we only use 100% certified recycled paperboard and we have the paperwork to prove it. We recycle all waste generated during our manufacturing process. The process includes: shredding, baling, and shipping to a consuming recycle paper mill and then receive the recycled paperboard back. North America recycles over 4.5 million tons of recovered fiber recycled into 100% recycled paperboard.
Did you know?
The amount of paper we throw away each year is enough to heat 50,000,000 homes for 20 years.
Approximately 1 billion trees worth of paper are thrown away every year in the U.S.
Each ton (2,000 pounds) of recycled paper can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, three cubic yards of landfill space, 4,000 kilowatts of energy, and 7,000 gallons of water. This represents a 64% energy savings, a 58% water savings, and 60 pounds less of air pollution.
There is no other packaging product that is more environmentally sustainable than 100% recycled paperboard. The important fact is that 100% recycled paperboard is truly 100% recycled, with no virgin fiber content.
“The greatest threat to our planet is believing someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan
In today’s world, it is becoming harder and harder to find companies that you can trust and also provide good quality products at the same time. You may find yourself spending hours upon hours searching for that one company that shines brighter than them all. A company that has a reputation that can back them up. Yazoo Mills has all of that and so much more. Here is why our customers do not have to play the guessing game when ordering from our company.
Yazoo Mills was founded in 1902 in Yazoo City, Mississippi and remains the largest family owned and operated manufacturer of paper tubes are cores. We have been in the paper tube and core industry for more than 110 years and we haven’t stopped growing. We operate two, state-of-the-art facilities that total 240,000 square feet of manufacturing and distribution space.
Yazoo makes sure that every product we make has the most superlative quality, every single time. All of our tubes are manufactured from 100% recycled paperboard. It doesn’t matter if the job is 10 tubes or 10,000+ tubes. Each order is treated the same; inspected before and after processing.
Exceptional Customer Service
We’re here to help you. With an average of over 10 years of experience, we have the most knowledgeable staff in the industry. Our team offers immediate quotes for custom-made paper tubes and cores and strive to give our consumers the best service possible. Over 15,000 customers nationwide depend on Yazoo for fast, friendly, and hassle-free customer service.
Fastest Turnaround Time
With the help from our dedicated employees, we have the fastest turnaround time in the industry. Stock paper tubes and cores are available for same-day shipment if an order is placed by 4pm EST. All custom orders ship in 48 hours or less, guaranteed. We recognize that everyone’s needs are different which is why we have no minimum requirements. No order is too small or too big for Yazoo. We can make you a single tube, a box full, or a truck load.
After you’re done placing your order, sit back and relax. Yazoo Mills has you covered.
Today, it seems as if everyone is all about “going green” and helping out the environment but how can one be so sure that a company is legit or certified? Are the products you’re purchasing made with 100% recycled paperboard? Are you doing your research on the companies that you are choosing to use? With Yazoo Mills, you don’t have to worry about any of that. We take the necessary steps to help protect our environment every single day when producing our quality products.
As a manufacturer of consumable goods, Yazoo takes great pride in our stewardship of the environment and have been doing so for well over a century. We realize our responsibility to the environment and recycle all waste generated during the manufacturing process to produce our eco-friendly paper tubes and cores. Our company uses 100% recycled paperboard, made primarily from post-consumer waste, to create our sustainable packaging products. Yazoo conducts all operations in full compliance with applicable environmental laws, regulations, and is 100% recycled paperboard certified.
Did you know that we receive over 700 truckloads of recycled paper, totaling over 28 million pounds, each year? Because we use 100% certified recycled paperboard, our facility alone saves over 196,000 trees per year. By using environmentally-friendly and sustainable practices, we help keep 28 million pounds of waste out of landfills every year. When you choose Yazoo, you are also choosing to help make our environment a better place.
Sustainable and sustainable designs are not just buzz words. Yazoo has actually incorporated these practices into the architecture and planning of the new Hanover warehouse. The facility was designed to LEED certified credentials and LEED certified contractor and subcontractors were utilized.
Some of the more apparent sustainable highlights are:
The warehouse construction is set for completion in early October.