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Polyethylene Bag Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a detailed list of polyethylene bag manufacturers and suppliers. Find polyethylene bag companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture polyethylene bags to your specifications. Peruse our website to review and discover top polyethylene bag manufacturers with roll over ads and complete product descriptions. Connect with the polyethylene bag companies through our hassle-free and efficient request for quote form. You are provided company profiles, website links, locations, phone numbers, product videos, and product information. Read reviews and stay informed with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of food polyethylene bags, waterproof polyethylene bags, and low density polyethylene bags of every type, IQS is the premier source for you.

  • Dacula, GA 800-229-9950

    We construct very durable polyethylene products. These bags come in a variety of sizes to best match your exact needs. We provide wholesale manufacturing that can be customized with labeling or other promotional options. Our company can handle any rush orders. Whether these polyethylene items are meant for one time or continuous use, you can rely on our solutions to get the job done. Contact us today for more information!

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  • Fort Wayne, IN 800-548-6603

    Manufacturer of flexible packaging. All custom, all the time. We offer biodegradable “green” poly films for bags, thermal barrier LDPE film and printing of alpha-numeric codes on poly bags. Custom Poly Packaging manufactures polyethylene bags. We can custom print them for you on clear or colored polyethylene films. Use our e-z quote request form when a packaging catalog doesn’t have what you need.

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  • Sumter, SC 800-959-1337

    Our polyethylene bags are ideal for transporting goods such as foods, produce, powders, ice, magazines, comic books, chemicals and waste. These bags come as flat bags, gusseted bags, bags on rolls and more. We offer free samples on most of our stock items as well as free freight on qualifying stock orders. Stock items can ship from 5 regional warehouses. 800-959-1337

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  • Clifton, NJ 800-526-1230

    Since 1972, Champion Plastics has made it a point to provide quality, service and value in the production in all of our polyethylene bags. We are a full-service manufacturer that is ISO 9001:2008 certified that produces thousands of bags in widths from 2” to 200” and in gauges of .00065 to .010 which can be printed in up to 10 color combinations. Our design staff is always on hand to assist you with any of your polyethylene needs. Contact us today.

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  • Madison, IN 800-720-1215

    Here at Bagbarn.com, we offer a complete and easy to use online product catalog of paper and plastic bags at low wholesale prices. We specialize in polyethylene bags and poly tubing and films. We also supply a diverse selection of environmentally sound and biodegradable plastic products. Digitally printed merchandise bags are now available with orders of just 100 bags on certain styles.

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  • Mahwah, NJ 800-872-1474

    Rutan is a leading extruder and converter of blown poly films and polyethylene bags. This top manufacturer is dedicated to providing competitive prices and superior service for custom packaging solutions that make products look better and stay better protected. Contact us today for the perfect solution from our wide range of capabilities, and ask about our biodegradable products!

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  • Milwaukee, WI 800-926-6100

    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, 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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Polyethylene Bags

Polyethylene bags are waterproof, translucent plastic receptacles employed in a number of industrial, commercial and domestic settings for the protection, storage or transport of goods. Food, chemical, defense, waste management, retail, medical, construction and myriad other industries utilize these poly bags in daily operations. Although polypropylene bags are a common and more economic alternative to the use of polyethylene, the latter holds several advantageous properties making them more popular.

Perfect for food storage, waste removal, bin liners, packaging and shopping bags, polyethylene bags are flexible and tear resistant. Additionally, bags composed of this material are moisture resistant, anti-static and prohibit the passage of large amounts of lights making them ideal for archival storage of artifacts and prints. The bags are also inert. This means that they are not readily reactive with other elements and thus able to hold variable contents without risk of damage or contamination to the bag or object. To suit such variable needs, a wide array of polyethylene bags are readily available and customization if common. Plain, sealable, tamper evident and custom printed bags come in any number of sizes, shapes and capacities. It is important to consider the intended use of these baggies prior to purchase to avoid costly errors.  


The base material of polyethylene bags is ethylene, a derivative of natural gas or petroleum. These plastic resins undergo polymerization which links together a series of monomers to from a polymer or plastic. The resulting thermoplastic can be one of many different categories within the polyethylene family. Distinctions are made based upon molecular weight and branching or crystallization. High density polyethylene (HDPE) is a non-porous and non-stretching variety that offers the best temperature and moisture resistance and is the cheapest option. Low density polyethylene (LDPE) is more expensive but offers improved clarity and resistance to tearing as its porous nature allows it to stretch.  Additional types of polyethylene include linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), the new-generation metallocene, ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE), medium density polyethylene (MDPE) and very low density polyethylene (VLDPE). Each material has its own particular strengths and weaknesses in relation to the composition of plastic bags. To create these bags, resin beads are heated between 180 and 240 degrees Celsius and then extruded into a thin film through sheet or blow film methods. Winding and casting may also be used to this extent, but are far less popular. Once cooled, the thin, flexible film is flattened by rollers. Additional processes include cutting and sealing into the desired bag shape. Finishes such as painting or the addition of handles and zippers follow.

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