Custom Poly Bags for Food Products

With the holiday season comes colorful lights, festive songs, and yes, a large assortment of delicious foods and treats. Everyone has their own holiday favorites, from freshly carved turkey, chestnuts from an open fire, and plenty of other festive treats. With all of this holiday cheer, you may not have noticed how often custom poly… Read more »

When to Use Non-Slip Bags

Today, the term “Swiss Army Knife” has become so popular that it is used to describe multifunctioning products in other industries as well. When a product does many things well, you might compare it to the Swiss invention because of it’s incredible utility. In the world of poly bags, you could make a strong argument… Read more »

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 »

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 »