Note: Poly-America's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Poly-America's Income Statement (based on Industry Averages)
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Trademark applications show the products and services that Poly-America is developing and marketing.
Poly-America's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
Patent applications show Poly-America's intellectual property,
its current capabilities and future direction.
Poly-America has applied for 48 patents since 2009.
Poly-America's most recent patent was filed in February 2018 for Reclosable Polymeric Bag.The present invention relates to improvements for reclosable polymeric bags. Disclosed is a polymeric film bag with film made from a blown film extrusion or a cast extrusion process. The bag is formed from a continuous multi-layer web of polymeric film. The bag comprises burn through side seals formed by a rotary drum that forms the sides of the bag and severs the film of the multi-layer film to form individual bags. Interlocking zipper stock is provided to the web and affixed to an upper end of the bag by an adhesive. Further disclosed is a high-speed continuous process and system for manufacturing the reclosable bags.
Complete list of patent applications
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Market Share of Competition: Poly-America vs. Largest Competitors
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