Author: Rutan Poly

Custom Poly Bags for Your Brand

Most branding experts would agree that your brand should stand out, and not follow the crowd. With the exception of a few value conscious brands, the majority of products are sold because there is something unique or different about them. Think about the innovation of Apple products, the reliability of Toyota, the magic of Disney,… Read more »

Low Density Polyethylene

When you hold a product in your hand at your point of purchase, you probably don’t think much about the molecular buildup of the packaging. You probably don’t give much thought to the density of the polyethylene bags which hold your products, either. These factors matter more than you may realize. At Rutan, we have… Read more »

Available Bag Constructions

Variety is the spice of life, but having options doesn’t necessarily make for a better product. Sometimes, endless choices can make decisions tough. In fact, this is the exact issue that many packagers, retailers, and manufacturers have when choosing bag constructions. At Rutan, we have the experience to help each and every client find the… Read more »

Why it is Better to Buy from Rutan

For the average person, the most exciting part of making a purchase is the product itself, not the packaging. But when are consumers most excited about that new product? It’s in the final few seconds leading up to opening of a new bag or box. That’s the power of great packaging; it builds anticipation for… Read more »

Uses of Anti-Static Film and Bags

Static electricity can be an inconvenience. Whether you’re working with delicate electronics or volatile chemicals, static discharge can be one of the most costly and dangerous hazards to navigate. Furthermore, a failure to adequately protect products and components from the risks of static discharge during transportation or storage can quickly rack up extensive losses and… Read more »

Manufacturing Custom Polyethylene Film for Packaging and Packing

Polyethylene or plastic film for packaging and packing has a variety of uses – it can be used as an airtight seal or as a cushioning agent. It is ideal for packaging any item that should be self-contained or protected. Plastic film is made by melting plastic pellets and extruding the molten poly into film…. Read more »

More Myths about Plastic Bags: Debunked

Myth #5: “It Takes Around 1,000 Years for Plastic Bags to Decompose in Landfills” Almost nothing (food, paper, plastic, etc) decomposes in today’s landfills. That’s because all these products are actually designed to be as dry and stable as possible. According to a research by William Rathje, who is the owner of the Garbage Project,… Read more »

Myths about Plastic Bags: Debunked

Just like everything else in this world, plastic bags too have their fair share of myths going around. And clearly, these misconceptions are the main reason why plastic bags are being demonized across the world today. Due to this reason, we will be debunking some of the most common myths about plastic bags in this… Read more »

What Do Your Recyclables Become?

Think about it, what happens to the plastic bags that do not end up in our forests, seas, and surroundings? Well, just like other modern day materials, they are recycled into a variety of products. No doubt, the recycling rates currently are deplorable and need to improve significantly, especially considering the fact that there are… Read more »

Tips to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Plastic Bags: Recycle

Tips to Recycle Plastic Bags Plastic bags can be easily recycled in the US. Most grocery stores have bins placed in front of the store so the bags can be collected and recycled. There are also government drop-off sites and recycling centers. These bags are then recycled into other consumer products, such as yarn, decking,… Read more »