Bottom Seal Bags and Applications

Bottom seal bags are ideal for their versatility, durability and flexibility. If you have heavy materials you need to contain, such as hardware, a bottom seal bag is the best way to go. They are tubular in shape, with the seal located across the bottom width of the plastic, featuring a small so-called skirt after… Read more »

Header Poly Bags and Applications

Header poly bags are used in many applications, such as for items that need to be displayed and hung on a peg board. They are made with a separate, detached plastic area at the top, making them great for storing auto parts, hardware, pool supplies and a whole lot more. Plus, the reinforced areas at… Read more »

Customizing Your Polyethylene Products

Polyethylene (PE), the most common type of plastic today, is what we use in our bags and films here at Rutan Poly Industries. While great on their own, you can further customize poly bags and products to suit your unique business needs. We offer many customizing options to enhance your branding, unique value proposition, and… Read more »

All About Materials

When you think about materials for plastics bags, you just think “plastic” – not necessarily the types of plastics used in creating them. Here at Rutan Poly, we thought we’d give you an insider’s look into what materials we use for our various bags, with each one serving a distinct purpose.  Let’s take a look… Read more »

All About Polyethylene

Polyethylene (PE) is the most common type of plastic in use today, used mainly for packaging. That’s because PE has excellent water vapor barrier functions, critical for water-sensitive food products, from dry foods to liquids, says Science Direct. There are two main types: LDPE and HDPE, both of which we use in our poly bags… Read more »

Wicket Bags: Pros and Cons

Wicket bags represent a cost efficient, convenient option for many businesses. In a nutshell, they are stacked plastic bags that hang on a wire wicket, held in place with rubber washers and chipboard header in some instances, featuring starter notches or side notches. Typically utilized for hand-loading, semi-automated, and automated packaging equipment, wicket bags are… Read more »

Why American Made at Rutan Poly is the Right Choice: Our Guarantee

When purchasing plastic bags and other related products, it’s always comforting to know you’re buying products that have been made in the USA. You get assurances of that here at Rutan Poly, where all our products are made in America. That’s because we are committed to total quality, and we believe that can only be… Read more »

How Wicket Bags Adapt to Your Business Needs

If you own a business, particularly one in the production or food processing field, you know how important flexibility is to your operations. When it comes to the wicketed bags you use to store your goods, flexibility is a key part of your decision on which kind to get. That’s the great thing about wicket… Read more »

High-Quality, Efficient Wicket Bags

If you are in need of wicket bags for your business, we offer a high-quality product guaranteed to bring ease and convenience to any application. Typically used for hand-loading, semi-automated, and automated packaging equipment, wicket bags are just one application for side weld poly bags, which feature a single opening. Wicket bags are designed to… Read more »

Side Weld Bags: What They Are, How They’re Used, How to Customize Them

Side weld bags are very popular within the retail sector, thanks to their variety, cost-effectiveness, durability and versatility. Made from folded polyethylene sheeting that has been sealed on each side, this seal (AKA weld) is ideal for use on flat and bottom gusset bags. Light to medium in weight, side weld bags make good general… Read more »