Atlantic Poly Blog

Poly Tapes Simplified Manufacturing Bonding Process

Joseph Coupal - Friday, May 29, 2020
Atlantic Poly Polyethylene Tapes Boston, MA

Adhesive tapes are the most convenient method to stick objects together as they require minimal thermal applications vs mechanical fastening or bonding methods. They also serve as a surface protection since applying it does not require damaging the surface with the use of screws or fasteners.

Polyethylene plastic tapes or poly tapes come in different sizes, color and strength. Atlantic Poly offers the following types of tapes:

    Masking Tape - This all-purpose tape performs incredibly in temperatures up to 200ºF. Easy to apply. Seals effectively. Can be removed without leaving a residue. Rolls come in 3/4", 1", 1 1/2", and 2" widths and various lengths. Packaging Tapes

    Non-Asphaltic Sealing Tape - This water activated tape is made from heavy duty craft tape. Reinforced with glass fibers lends additional structural strength and stability. Available in 3" wide rolls in lengths of 375', 450', 1,000'.

    Plastic Sealing Tape - Tough 2mm polypropylene is ideal for sealing cartons without moistening. Available in clear or tan. Comes in convenient 2" wide rolls in lengths of 55 yards or 110 yards.

    Glass Filament Tape - This 7mm tape provides the strength of steel strapping without the dangers. It is ideal for bundling odd shapes or to secure doors or movable parts during shipping.

To order the poly tape of your choice, contact Atlantic Poly, Inc.

Recyclable and Reusable Plastic Shopper's Bags Popularity During this Pandemic

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Atlantic Poly plastic grocery bag in Boston, MA

The level of personal reuse of plastic grocery bags is soaring. It appears that many people are cautious about getting close contact with other people's stuff, to include supply chain products such as plastic grocery bags. Some regions in the US temporarily lift the ban of single-use plastic bags as a response to pandemic measures.

Since it is still uncertain when this pandemic will end, it seems plastic shoppers' bags will stay in demand for a longer period as people now will remain leery even if the local government will announce clear of the virus. Prior to the pandemic, some people chose not to use plastic bags for environmental concern. What most do not realize is that we supply reusable and recyclable plastic grocery and shopping bags to grocery stores across America. They can be washed when you want to reuse it to ensure it is free of germs.

Here are some of the benefits of using recyclable plastic grocery bags versus reusable paper bags:

  • Plastic bags are 100% recyclable and for all environmental impacts related to air emissions, water emissions, and solid waste – those of paper bags are significantly greater than that of plastic grocery bags
  • Plastic bags use 40% less energy to produce and generate 80% less solid waste than paper
  • Paper bags generate 70% more emissions and 50 times more water pollutants than plastic bags
  • Even paper bags made from 100% recycled fiber use more fossil fuels than plastic bags
  • Coronavirus can remain for only 2-3 days on plastic but on paper, they can stay viable for up to 5 days.

For more information about our custom recyclable plastic grocery bags, contact Atlantic Poly. Inc.

Pressure-Sensitive Labels for Commodity Identification

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Atlantic Poly Pressure-Sensitive Labels Boston, MA

Pressure-sensitive labels are decals or stickers you found attached to the widest range of commodity products. They serve as a product identifier and provide details about the product. Common product applications are bottled or canned goods, toys, medical devices, mailing corrugated boxes, and the list goes on.

If you look at them closely, you'll see that pressure-sensitive labels are made up of multiple layers: the liner, the adhesive, the face stock, and finally, the topcoat or laminate. Each layer performs different functions.


The liner is a web film that serves as the backing material. The film can be a semi-bleached paper, a craft paper, or a much tougher clear film. A special coat is applied to the liner so it will be easier to take off the label regardless of how tough the adhesive used.


The face stock is the primary component of the label. The material options range from a paper, a film to a metallic foil. This is where the ink is pressed. A topcoat or a laminate can be put in place as a protective layer of the artwork.


It is the layer where a tough glue is applied so it can stick to any surface. The adhesives are already applied during the manufacturing so the sheet or roll of labels is ready to use once received by the customer.

Atlantic Poly manufactures 365 different types of Polyethylene Pressure-Sensitive Labels. We only use special types of adhesive so the labels will adhere to most surfaces. Most Wholesale Polyethylene Labels and Wholesale Poly Labels ship within 48 hours. As a Pressure Sensitive Label Supplier, we offer 500 labels per roll. Call Atlantic Poly, Inc. for custom pressure-sensitive labels.

Laboratory and Medical Specimen Bag Services

Joseph Coupal - Friday, May 08, 2020
Atlantic Poly Atlantic Poly Shrink Wrap: Protecting Perishable Products for Decades - Boston, MA

For decades now (and long before the current pandemic), Atlantic Poly has manufactured and delivered high-quality specimen bags to labs across the United States. Never settle for weak and/or unproven specimen bags, the risks to you and your business is just too high. We stand ready to proudly reference the countless American labs and medical communities that utilize what is widely believed to be the very best quality specimen bags on the market today.

Atlantic Poly's plastic medical bags are excellent for wide range of medical applications. We carry a large inventory of nylon and anti-static material which can be converted into custom pouches. They are designed with leak-proof re-closable (zip lock) seals made of virgin polyethylene and meet all USDA and FDA requirements. Its high quality zip can excellently protect your product from spillage and spoilage while being stored. It also features an outer pouch that separates and protects labels.

Indeed, our medical bags are useful in laboratories and in hospitals to securely handle, transfer and store specimens. If you need reliable specimen bags, contact Atlantic Poly, Inc, to request a quote and order. Just specify the size and quantity you need, we can ship your product right away!



Request a Quote

We have a dedicated quote fax number: 781-769-5722. We have the largest inventory of stock poly bags in the northeast. Stock orders can be shipped within 24 hours. Atlantic Poly specializes in hard to find sizes and special applications. Ask about our Drop-Ship and Just-in-Time delivery programs. Imprinting up to six colors and 4 color process printing available. Ask about package design assistance for special projects.

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