Industrial Bulk Bag & Packaging Resources

May 14, 2021

The Polyethylene Valve Bag Guide: The Ideal Bag for Filter Media

While far less common than multi-wall paper bags, millions of polyethylene (aka PE, poly, or plastic) valve bags are filled and transported each..

May 3, 2021

Bulk Bag, FIBC, or Super Sack®? What’s in a Name?

Southern Packaging, LP is one of the largest distributors of industrial containers in the United States, serving a dynamic range of local, national,..

April 16, 2021

How are Coronavirus and COVID-19 affecting the FIBC industry?

For over a year, the global pandemic has disrupted our daily lives and affected manufacturers’ supply chains to a degree, never before seen. This has..

March 30, 2021

Navigating Current FIBC Market Conditions to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Over the last 90 days, resin market conditions have led to unprecedented challenges for plastic packaging manufacturers and distributors...

March 23, 2021

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Bulk Bags from FIBCA Member Companies

What is FIBCA?  The Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association (“FIBCA”) is a global organization representing the FIBC / Bulk Bag industry...

March 4, 2021

Industrial Paper Bags and Shipping Sacks: Key Terms of Sustainable Packaging

Paper Bags and Shipping Sacks come in a range of sizes and styles. Bags can be made from single or multiple layers of paper and plastic film. Bags..

February 17, 2021

Filling and Closing Open Mouth and Pasted Valve Multi-Wall Paper Bags

Bag Packing Basics Nearly any industrial material that’s powdered, flaked, or granular can be packed into a multi-wall paper bag. Specific methods..

February 17, 2021

Bulk Bag Lift Loops Explained – Cross Corner vs. Corner Seam

A Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (aka FIBC, Bulk Bag, Super Sack™, Tote, Jumbo Bag) is a large industrial bag designed to carry immense loads..

February 17, 2021

Baffled Totes for Beans, Seed, and Feed

An FIBC, also known as a bulk bag, tote, or Super Sack™, is a woven polypropylene flexible container designed to store and transport heavy industrial..

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