What does Poly stand for?

The word Poly is slang in the packaging industry.

Referring generally to the plastic material often known as polyethylene.

But in fact there are 7 different types of “poly”:

  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE or PET)
  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)
  • Polystyrene or Styrofoam (PS)

QIS Packaging generally sell HDPE, LLDPE or LDPE products.

LDPE products available at QIS Packaging include:

QIS Packaging LLDPE products include:

QIS Packaging HDPE materials include: