Author: Rutan Poly

How to Use Gusseted Poly Bags

Gusseted Poly Bags A gusset is typically an insert into a seam of a sleeve, purse, or even the upper part of a shoe to provide expansion or reinforcement. The term gusseted poly bags refers to plastic bags that have a side or a bottom that enable individuals or a company to package thicker, bulkier,… Read more »

Common Uses of Lay Flat Plastic Tubing

Lay flat plastic tubing, otherwise known as lay flat polyethylene tubing, has many uses and is utilized by many companies. In fact, you’ve more than likely handled several times today that use this style of packaging. Distributed on rolls and in a large variation of sizes, lay flat plastic tubing has several uses that can… Read more »

Tips to Customize Your Packaging

Have you ever tried to shop for clothing for your significant other? It’s not as easy as it sounds. You need to know sizes, fit options, color schemes, styles, and so much more. It might not surprise you that people have personal taste in their clothing, but it may be surprising to know that brands… Read more »

Using Plastic Responsibly

Did you know that only 9% of plastic is recycled? This is astounding when you consider the remarkable uses for recycled plastic, as well as the problems that can be solved when we all do our part to recycle properly. At Rutan Poly, we want to increase that percentage by demonstrating the benefits of using… Read more »

The Differences Between HDPE and LDPE

Polyethylene is so popular that you have likely handled it multiple times just in one day. More than ten million tons of polyethylene are being produced each year, making it the most widely produced plastic in the world. Its wide use is a result of its versatility, being available in two different density styles: High… Read more »

Getting the Most out of Your Custom Poly Bag

An estimated 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags, or “poly” bags, were consumed just last year. Not only is the demand expected to increase, but also the number of inefficient bags produced will increase. It’s companies like Rutan that are working against these statistics by constantly producing exactly what businesses and consumers need. Here’s… Read more »

Centerfold Film Uses

Centerfold film has become a part of everyday life. While poly tubing and bags are best suited for certain shapes and sizes, centerfold film is the go-to choice for those larger or odd shaped products. What is Centerfold Film? Centerfold films are a very popular form of packaging used to seal up food, electronics, and… Read more »

What is Lay Flat Poly Tubing?

Lay flat poly tubing, is one of the most dynamic flexible packaging solutions used today! Lay flat tubing is used for countless applications in many different industries. But, what is it that makes it so great for so many types of packaging? Find out below as we break down the ins and outs of poly… Read more »

Choosing the Right Custom Plastic Bag for Your Industry

You might not be a handyman, but even your average do-it-yourselfer knows the value of using the right tool for the job. A screwdriver doesn’t work so well for hammering nails, and a table saw isn’t going to do much good for changing your oil. Tools were created to make projects easier, but only if… Read more »

Five Questions to Ask Your Custom Poly Bag Manufacturer

You wouldn’t hire a new employee based on hearsay. Important employment decisions require you to dig up your own information. When it comes to partnering with a custom poly bag manufacturer, the process is fairly similar. In the same way that you would interview a prospective employee, you should also ask key questions to get… Read more »