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Baggies

Baggies are sacks or pouches made of thin and most often flexible polymer materials commonly generalized as plastics. The name “Baggies” is actually a registered trademark for a specific brand name of the bags, though over the years the term baggie has been loosely applied to encompass all small plastic storage sacks which are commonly used in a number of applications to hold variable goods and items.

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We provide our customers with a wide selection of baggies. These solutions are great for personal use as well as promotional items. You can trust our engineers will accommodate you with the best baggies. We desire to fulfill your needs. If you aren't sure what products are best for your situation then our customer service will work with you to determine the ideal baggies! Contact us today or visit our website for more information!
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Custom Poly Packaging is a family-owned privately-held manufacturer of baggies and flexible packaging. We specialize in custom printing and manufacturing to custom sizes and specifications. We make biodegradable plastic bags and other products. Visit our website today to find out more about our plastic merchandise bags our other unique product lines.
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We have a wide array of plastic bag products including gusseted bags, die cut handle bags, take-out/doggy bags, vacuum bags and more. Whatever style baggies you are looking for we are confident we have the proper solution. We offer custom sizes and wholesale prices. We have national warehouses in 15 states which means we can get your requests to your door fast. For more information please visit our website!
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Baggies are convenient to consumers and retailers and they just happen to be a specialty of Diversified Plastics & Packaging. Whether you want small or large, we can custom make anything you need. Our products can be used both commercially and industrially for many markets. Call us today for more information and tell us about your project or product needs.
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We do baggies and we do them well. We got our beginnings in 1972 and ever since then we have been dedicated to providing our customers with a quality of customer care that the competition cannot top. We strive to provide each and every customer with a product that will meet their exact needs while providing a lifetime of value. For more information on what we may be able to do for you; visit us online today!
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We offer a wide variety of baggies. Our baggies can be customized with features including pin hole, vented, water-tight, tamper proof and more. Our customer service is unmatched and we adhere to all FDA regulations such as 21 CFR.1520. Also, we are environmentally conscious which is why our products can be designed to be biodegradable or recyclable. Please visit our website for more information!
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Do you have particular specification for your plastic bag needs? We manufacture plastic baggies in a variety of different sizes that can easily match most requirements. These solutions are ideal for transporting materials for an array of applications. We are a trustworthy supplier of baggies and we use cutting edge techniques to provide our customers with the best products. Contact us today for more information!
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Do you need plastic bag solutions that can be utilized virtually anywhere? Our baggies are FDA approved and these bags have the capability to be used in nearly every industry. Our products come in a multitude of sizes. If you aren't sure which models are best for your particular situation then our customer service team will work with you to determine which products are most ideal. Contact us today to learn more!
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At International Plastics, our organization is driven by a commitment to excellence and a desire to exceed your expectations with your baggies and packaging needs. We have high quality standards to ensure our processes, services and products exceed industry standards. We are ISO 9001:2000 compliant. Call one of our experience customer service representatives for more information.
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Family-owned for over 75 years, we`ve been known for our outstanding customer service, a reputation we`ve earned by always treating customers the way we would like to be treated. At Associated Bag Company, we specialize in top-quality and hard-to-find packaging, shipping, and workplace products. You name it - bags, boxes, tape, bubble, stretch wrap, safety supplies, office supplies, medical, and lockout and tagout products...we have what you need, when you need it. Contact us today!
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Benefits of Plastic Baggies for the Recycling Industry

The recent trend has been to eliminate all kinds of plastic and paper bags from the commercial industry. Some states and counties ban these bags altogether and demand customers use cloth bags. Others charge for the luxury of using plastic baggies.

Despite these regulations, paper and plastic bags have a surprising use that make consumers and even manufacturing companies are unaware of. There is one surprising industry that is suffering from the lack of paper and plastic bags- the recycling industry!

Recycled paper and plastic is used to manufacture many new plastic and paper products. In fact, a large percentage of plastic manufacturing companies depend on plastic bags to use as a base for their new plastic products. About 77 percent of paper mills use recycled bags to manufacture new paper. By eliminating these bags, the recycling industry suffers, and so does the manufacturing industry. Cutting out the use of plastic bags is actually cutting into a viable market. This is reducing jobs, driving prices higher, and making plastic less easy to get.

In fact, by recycling plastic bags, you can save over 79 gallons of oil, 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space, and 75 million Btus of material, according to the EPA.

So the next time you think about eliminating the use of paper and plastic bags, consider whether the impact on the environment is really lessening. In many cases, you are actually increasing the load on the environment by not using plastic bags and other plastic products.

Baggies

Baggie usage extends to food preparation, storage, electronics, automotive, pharmaceutical, packing and shipping, retail and a plethora of other industries, all who use them in daily operations to maintain organizational standards as well as protect small parts from environmental factors such as moisture or chemical contamination. Medical bags are commonly used to this extent and to promote sterilization of instruments, equipment, bedding and garments in hospitals and laboratory facilities. Perhaps the most common use of baggies, however, is in the consumer household where they fulfill many of the same roles including storage and food preparation. Often described as small plastic bags as common sizing includes one quart and one gallon, petite sizing is not a prerequisite for baggies which are also available in industrial sizes. No matter the size, baggies can easily be suited to any application as the color, size, shape and style is highly variable and additional options such as protective treatments and printing allow manufacturers to customize products as needed.

Baggies are created for many different purposes and as such are necessarily diverse in material and physical construction. Plastic is a generalized term used synonymously with polymer. These materials used to create baggies consist of a long chain of repeating monomers held together by chemically formed covalent bonds. Natural, synthetic or organic, polymers are a broad grouping of diversified materials derived from resin processing. Baggie manufacturers may produce polymers such as polyethylene and polypropylene on-site or purchase pre-fabricated materials as facilities will allow. Although casting, winding, and sheet extrusion are commonly used to produce plastic film, blown film extrusion is the most popular method for producing plastic bags and baggies. In this process polymer resins are melted into a viscous fluid before being extruded or pushed through a die. A stream of cool air flows through the middle of the die creating a tube of expanding plastic. A uniform airflow ensures that the walls of the tube, and thus the bags are of even thickness. When the necessary length and thickness are achieved the bubble is burst and the bag collapses for further processing such as curing or printing. Secondary processes such as heat-sealing, shrink-wrapping and stitching are also commonly used to produce seams and seals along the edges of a baggie in order to improve its potential for containment.


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