Versa Pak Blog

How to Calculate the Size of a Poly Bag

Sales Executive Erika Geier helps poly bag distributor calculate size of polyethylene bag

How do I know what size of a poly bag I need? How do I even know what weight of a poly bag do I need? These are questions we hear all the time, and the Calculate Your Bag Size feature on our website can help you easily determine the size and weight of the… Read more »

Inside the Versa Pak Manufacturing Process [Video]

Keith Koverman at Versa Pak gives a video demonstration of the manufacturing process at the Celina, OH plant

Have you ever wondered what the Versa Pak manufacturing process looks like from start to finish? Watch the video below as Versa Pak Quality Technician Keith Koverman walks you through the process, starting with pellets to shipping. From Polyethylene Pellet to Plant Versa Pak’s pelletized resins arrive at our manufacturing plant in Celina, Ohio, by… Read more »

Versa Pak Set to Expand in 2021

Versa Pak manufacturing plant in Celina, OH to expand in 2021

A new expansion at the Versa Pak facility in Celina, Ohio, will expand the plant to 30 total lines and 56,000 square feet of space. Read more about the expansion and what’s in store for Versa Pak this year. Versa Pak Expansion 2021 “With customer demands and growth, we’ve been pushed to add more capacity,”… Read more »

A Quick Guide to the 6 Basic Types of Polyethylene Bags

polyethylene bags on a roll at versa pak manufacturing plant in celina, oh

Polyethylene bags are applicable to nearly every packaging scenario, from protection in transit to end-user presentation. Learn about some of the most common types of polyethylene bags and see typical uses for each. 6 Basic Types of Polyethylene Bags 1. Gusseted Bags 2. Bottom-Gusseted Bags 3. Layflat bags 4. Side-Sealed Bags 5. Compartment Bags 6.… Read more »

Thank You For Your Support: 2020 Wrap-Up

Versa Pak team members holding thank you sign while standing inside Celina, OH manufacturing plant

Thanks to our valued customers, we’re almost ready to close the books on 2020. Here’s a look back at what happened this year. Changes at Versa Pak One of the biggest shifts in our company came from an increased focus on our values and culture. Several employees capped off an 18-month course in leadership and… Read more »

Plastic Packaging Industry Trend Forecast: 2021

Versa pak employees checking plastic packaging material

2021 is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to reflect and think ahead for what’s next. Although 2020 was a volatile year, definite patterns emerged for the plastic packaging industry. As you plan ahead for the future, keep these key industry trends in mind. COVID-19 and the Plastics Industry It goes without saying that COVID-19… Read more »

How Does Versa Pak’s Quoting Process Work?

erika geier at versa pak prepares a quote

We’re committed to full transparency for our customers. Aren’t familiar with how our quoting process works, or has it been a while since you’ve placed an order? Our quick guide will help you understand what we need and what we’ll deliver to you. What Does Versa Pak Need to Create a Quote? We need the… Read more »

Women in Manufacturing at Versa Pak

3 female manufacturing employees at versa pak

According to a 2017 study by the Manufacturing Institute, APICS and Deloitte, women make up about 47 percent of the total workforce but only 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce. At Versa Pak, women have always been a key part of our team in the front office as well as on the manufacturing floor. We… Read more »