Poly Bags and Packing Supplies, International Plastics Small Business of the Month

Interplas.com the online leader of poly bags, packaging tapes, and shipping supplies is recognized as the Greenville Chamber's April 2011 Small business of the Month.
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Poly Bags & Packaging Supplies: Interplas.com
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(Greenville, SC) The Greenville Chamber has recognized International Plastics as its April 2011 Small Business of the Month. Owners Steve McClure, Mark McClure, and Carolyn M. Robinson accepted the award at the Chamber’s monthly Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, April 21.

About International Plastics This month’s small business award goes to a company with an entrepreneurial legacy that is the epitome of “The American Dream.” Founded in 1964 by J.R. McClure (with a $500 loan from his mother) as a convertor of plastic bags for the textile industry, International Plastics continues as a thriving, second-generation, family business that employs 33 associates.

From inception, their mission has been simple: to help customers succeed by providing complete packaging solutions. International Plastics has done just that for 35,000+ customers, many of which are “Fortune 500” companies in all 50 states and over 20 countries.

International Plastics manufactures, imports, and supplies all types of protective flexible
packaging for a variety of industries. Specializing in poly / plastic bags, box liners, drum liners, reclosable zip-lock bags http://www.interplas.com/ziplock-bags , retail shopping bags, trade show bags, poly tubing, and poly films. They are able to custom design and manufacture flexible packaging to just about any specification. Their website boasts over 600 sizes of poly bags and over 4,000 packaging related products that are ready to ship the same day.

Over the past 47 years, International Plastics has established an industry reputation of “Operational Excellence.” Their corporate philosophy and policies are firmly based on their mission, vision and values. All associates are encouraged and empowered to make decisions based on those core principles.

When asked about International Plastics’ culture, VP of Operations Mark McClure said, “We work hard to exemplify ‘The Golden Rule’ in ALL relationships; employees, customers and vendors alike. The end result is not only found in satisfied customers, but in a company culture that is appreciated by our associates and envied by our peers.”

International Plastics is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company that meets all ISO standards. All processes and procedures are clearly documented, and any process failures are tracked and reported for continual improvement. International Plastics and its associates are involved in numerous civic and charitable activities throughout the year. Their website lists over 90 organizations that are directly impacted by their giving. They are also very active Chamber members involved in many Chamber committees and activities.


In spite of the recession, International Plastics has seen significant growth in revenue and profitability. The company has invested heavily in the design and development of its ecommerce website. With 1000’s of ploy bagshttp://www.interplas.com/poly-bags , packaging tapes http://www.interplas.com/packaging-tapes-and-dispensers , shipping boxes, and other packaging supplies all with garneted low prices has resulted in continual growth of new customers and prospects. Our expert packaging supplies staff continuously helps customers find the most economically ways for business to meet there shipping needs all the while offering a one stop shopping experience for just about any packaging material. Because of such success with our customers, International Plastics has added over 5,000 new customers and over 3,500 new custom prospects. In a time where most companies are cutting back, International Plastics never laid an associate off and has been profitable in all 47 years of existence.

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Interplas.com one of the largest wholesale plastic bag, packaging, and shipping supply inventories in the country (4,000+ in-stock packaging related items, including 600+ sizes of poly bags and plastic bags), all available for same day shipping.
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