Yazoo Mills Blog

Yazoo news, product information, and industry updates.

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

Posted on November 30, 2018, by Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

          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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

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

Stepping Into a New Role

Posted on June 19, 2018, by Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     “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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

          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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

     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 Becci Leathery

                    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 Becci Leathery

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

Going the Extra Mile for Cancer

Posted on October 9, 2017, by administrator

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

Yazoo Mills Heads to IFAI Expo

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

Turning Paper Tubes into Trees

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         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 administrator

            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 administrator

             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 administrator

          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 administrator

         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 administrator

           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 administrator

         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 administrator

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

Yazoo Continues to Grow Its Professional Team

Posted on March 2, 2017, by administrator

          As we continue to expand, there comes a need to add to our list of...

Yazoo Remains a Team Player

Posted on February 15, 2017, by administrator

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

Quality Control – How Does Yazoo Do It?

Posted on January 31, 2017, by administrator

        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 administrator

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

Our Roots Remain the Same

Posted on January 3, 2017, by administrator

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 administrator

       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 administrator

          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 administrator

       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 administrator

       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 administrator

        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 administrator

       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 administrator

      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 administrator

       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 administrator

        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 administrator

       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 administrator

       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 administrator

           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 administrator

      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 administrator

       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 administrator

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 administrator

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 administrator

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 administrator

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 administrator

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 administrator

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 administrator

          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 administrator

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

Yazoo Mills’ Team Continues To Grow

Posted on January 20, 2016, by administrator

      We are excited to announce that we have added another employee to our highly talented team.  Amanda...

Celebrating 40 Years at Yazoo Mills

Posted on January 4, 2016, by administrator

       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 administrator

        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 administrator

       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 administrator

              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 administrator

              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 administrator

        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 administrator

           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 administrator

       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 administrator

       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 administrator

              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 administrator

       "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 administrator

       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 administrator

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

Yazoo Mills Educates Employees on Safety

Posted on March 16, 2015, by administrator

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 administrator

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 administrator

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

Yazoo’s Tubes Make Their Way to NBC

Posted on December 22, 2014, by administrator

Recently, Yazoo supplied shipping tubes for NBC’s hit show, “Chicago Fire.”  The television show used our tubes to store their...

Balancing with Yazoo Tubes

Posted on December 15, 2014, by administrator

                              Our paper tubes can be...

New Maintenance Shop is Complete

Posted on December 8, 2014, by administrator

              Over the past few years, Yazoo’s Maintenance Department has grown so much, that space...

Yazoo Mills Partners with Baltimore Walk Now for Autism Speaks

Posted on November 24, 2014, by administrator

              On Saturday, October 25, 2014, Baltimore Walk Now for Autism Speaks held their 10th...

Supporting Our Community and Local Chamber of Commerce

Posted on November 10, 2014, by administrator

              Giving back and being very active in our community is extremely important to Yazoo...

New Company Videos

Posted on October 14, 2014, by administrator

This past summer, we had a production crew come into our facilities and produce two new company videos for Yazoo....

New Yazoo Trailer and Decals

Posted on October 8, 2014, by administrator

              Yazoo Mills has been a premier manufacturer of paper tubes and cores for over...

Installation of Winder 13 Is Complete

Posted on September 29, 2014, by administrator

              Due to the high increase in demand for Yazoo’s paper tubes and cores, we...

Yazoo Mills Gears Up For Labelexpo Americas 2014

Posted on September 2, 2014, by administrator

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

Cracking Down on Dust Control

Posted on July 14, 2014, by administrator

Yazoo has always worked meticulously to reduce dust and particles within our operations.   Less dust on the cores equals...

Yazoo Attends Local Job Fairs

Posted on May 27, 2014, by administrator

As a company, we like to venture out and meet potential employees face-to-face, opposed to the traditional filling out an...

Our Team is Expanding

Posted on May 5, 2014, by administrator

We are proud to say that we have added another person to our crew.  Becci Hied joined our team as...

Yazoo Mills Stays On The Ball with Safety Training

Posted on April 22, 2014, by administrator

As a company, we are constantly looking at safety training for our employees to take advantage of.  Safety training has...

We’re Growing Again

Posted on April 14, 2014, by administrator

A growing company is a good thing and we are happy to announce that we are building a team of...

Yazoo Adds Three New In-line Printers to Production Lines

Posted on April 7, 2014, by administrator

       The year 2014 is already starting to prove that it is going to be a busy one...

All the Time Is Safety Time at Yazoo

Posted on April 1, 2014, by administrator

Safety is one of our main priorities day in and day out.  We take satisfaction in our business and products. ...

New Oxford Office Remodel is Complete

Posted on March 24, 2014, by administrator

             Yazoo Mills has been a growing company for decades and with that growth has...

Handling Customers with Care

Posted on March 17, 2014, by administrator

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

Change is Always a Good Thing

Posted on March 10, 2014, by administrator

                     In the past, production workers could wear what they wanted...

PA Registered Safety Program in Place

Posted on March 3, 2014, by administrator

Since 2004, Yazoo Mills has organized a Safety Committee that consists of 13 people including production employees, supervisors and managers. ...

Advancing Into a New Position

Posted on February 24, 2014, by administrator

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

Yazoo’s Customer Service/Sales Team Has Grown

Posted on February 11, 2014, by administrator

Brittany Boozel started at Yazoo early in the summer of 2013 and was slated to replace our retiring receptionist in...

Adhesive Storage

Posted on January 27, 2014, by administrator

         Yazoo Mills has installed a new adhesive storage and distribution system in their New Oxford facility. The system...

Dedicated Employee Retires After 33 Years

Posted on January 20, 2014, by administrator

Bev Fogle has retired after 33 years of service and numerous years with perfect attendance.  Bev’s career at Yazoo began...

Reducing Building Energy Costs

Posted on December 3, 2013, by administrator

Yazoo Mills upgraded the roof on the two oldest portions of the plant in New Oxford.  The new roof utilized...

Welcome Aboard

Posted on October 29, 2013, by administrator

Growth is good and with that came a new addition to the accounting staff at Yazoo Mills. Tara Bower became...

Always A Cheery Hello!

Posted on September 21, 2013, by administrator

The first thing you will get when you call Yazoo Mills is a very bright and cheery, “Hello!”  That reception...

Yazoo Implements Facility Management Software

Posted on September 5, 2013, by administrator

You know, there’s always a to-do list…this needs fixed, or uh oh, something happened with that.  Here at Yazoo, we’ve...

This Summer Yazoo Went Fishing…

Posted on July 30, 2013, by administrator

      When you hear the word ‘Barracuda’, you may picture this fierce-looking fish, or maybe guitar riffs from...

Improved Lighting and Energy Efficiency

Posted on July 9, 2013, by administrator

Yazoo Mills will be upgrading all the lighting fixtures throughout their New Oxford facility with new T5 High Output units....

Get to Know the Yazoo Team – Recut Department

Posted on May 28, 2013, by administrator

Meet another part of the team that makes Yazoo a strong, independent manufacturing company. The Recut Department is the secondary...

Winding Up 110 Years

Posted on January 8, 2013, by administrator

From the inception of the company in 1902 to the present, which has included product line and location changes, we...

Website Update

Posted on November 20, 2012, by administrator

Do you have Yazoo’s website (www.yazoomills.com) bookmarked or saved as a favorite? We have made some additions and changes to...

Construction Winding Up

Posted on October 8, 2012, by administrator

Construction of Yazoo’s Hanover warehouse is in the final stages.  Outside, the landscapers are busy planting and mulching.  Inside, the...

Yazoo’s New Trade Show Exhibit

Posted on August 28, 2012, by administrator

Yazoo will be unveiling a new tradeshow exhibit September 11-13, 2012 in Chicago at Labelexpo Americas 2012 along with our expanded stock...

Sustainable Design

Posted on August 22, 2012, by administrator

Sustainable and sustainable designs are not just buzz words.  Yazoo has actually incorporated these practices into the architecture and planning...

Yazoo’s Hanover Warehouse Progress

Posted on July 2, 2012, by administrator

The weather is cooperating and construction at Yazoo’s new warehouse at 800 Gitts Run Road in Hanover, PA continues.  By...

Yazoo’s New Warehouse Breaking Ground

Posted on June 19, 2012, by administrator

Construction is under way at what will be our 45,000 square foot warehousing and manufacturing plant on Gitts Run Road...