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Founded in 1976, Poly-America is part of a group of privately-held corporations headquartered in Grand Prairie, Texas, in the heart of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Poly-America has several subsidiaries and divisions. Carolina Poly is located in Chester, South Carolina and services the East Coast. Poly-West, a plant in Henderson, Nevada, services the West Coast. Up North Plastics, Inc., a fourth manufacturing site, is located in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. Additionally, we operate Pol-Tex, a reprocessing and scrap service center, out of Mont Belvieu, Texas.

Poly-America produces several product lines, all within the polyethylene family. The group of companies comprises the world's largest producer of polyethylene construction film and the highest quality trash bag manufacturer in the United States. Poly-America is also the most technologically advanced and largest recycler and compounder of polyethylene in the world.

Poly-America is committed to understanding and exceeding the needs and expectations of our customers by providing them with competitively priced and top quality products. Poly-America’s track record of, and commitment to, continuous improvement is based on the pursuit of enhancing customer experience through our motivated employees who consistently strive to improve our company and products.

Over the years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized our innovation by granting us many patents, including:

  • U.S. Patent No. 8,702,308 - Reduced Opening Elastic Drawstring Bag

  • U.S. Patent No. 8,523,439 - Elastic Drawstring Trash Bag

  • U.S. Patent No. D786,089 - Drawstring Trash Bag

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,994,365 - Drawstring Trash Bag with Thick Hem Region

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,546,277 - Thermoplastic Films and Bags

  • U.S. Patent No. 10,138,054 - Polymeric Bags

  • U.S. Patent No. D789,697 - Embossed Film with Surface Pattern

  • U.S. Patent No. 9,745,126 - Scented Drawstring Bag

  • U.S. Patent No. 10,934,058 - Extended Hem Fold Drawstring Bag


Kitchen Trash Bags

Tough Jobs Trash Bags

Drop Cloths


Vapor Barrier Film

Shrink Film

Agricultural Film



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