Manufacturing Quality Products Since 1979


about us

Who We Are

Houston Poly Bag Warehouse

Houston Poly Bag has developed into a highly efficient company since opening for business in 1979 as a family-owned plastics endeavor. HPB services most of North America from its strategic location in Texas. Our company has grown with the industry gaining valuable knowledge, and experience, through innovative requests from customers. While embracing new technology, HPB holds strong to the belief that great customer service is a primary goal for positive customer relationships. Our conservative economic planning allows the company to consistently increase production numbers despite periodic national/global economic hardships. HPB offers the stability of a proven company with a long tradition of established relationships in the polyethylene industry. Our employees strive for reliable execution of orders through close, personalized service.

Meet the team

Wes Sumner - General Manager

He is the first to return as a second generation employee, who at the age of 12 became fascinated with the family business. Wes has worked every aspect of HPB from shipping and receiving, to packing boxes, setting up the lab, outside sales, and other daily operations. He graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University and joined HPB full time in 1994. Wes and his wife spend their free time involved in their three children's school and sporting activities.

Brent Oden - Sales Manager

Brent compliments his broad experience in the packaging industry of thirty years with an explicit commitment to customer service. He is responsible for all nationwide sales and is extremely knowledgeable in the polyethylene manufacturing business. Brent received a Bachelor of Science degree, in Business Administration with a major in Marketing, from The University of Texas at Tyler. He has been married to his high school sweetheart more than twenty five years and has two daughters.

Barry Ostrander - Regional Sales Manager

Barry had almost ten years experience as a District and Area Manager before joining the HPB team. Now with an additional thirteen years in the packaging industry, he is anxious to assist with poly requests. He graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing. Barry spends his free time at his three children's sporting events, usually as the coach.

Donnie Cochran - Regional Sales Manager

Donnie has over 20 years experience in sales and management before joining HPB. He is a graduate of Sowela Technical Institute. He enjoys meeting new people and anxious to help customers with their packaging needs. Donnie enjoys time with his family and when he has any spare time enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Mike Gallaway - Regional Sales Manager

A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Mike joined HPB in 2000. Although new to the packaging industry when hired, Mike is a veteran salesman, having worked ten years in sales prior to joining the team. His knowledge and experience with customer service, combined with a sharp eye on the customers' concerns, allows Mike to find the right solutions to your packaging needs. Mike is also a licensed pilot and an avid runner.