4 new year packaging industry resolutions

With the start of the new year, many people’s minds turn to making new year’s resolutions, as do many companies, including those in the industrial packaging industry. Now is the ideal time for businesses to look at how they operate and the changes they can make to become more effective, efficient and attractive to their [...]

2019-01-16T10:55:29+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Industrial Packaging|

Could food waste be made into sustainable industrial packaging?

Thanks to as much as £60 million of government funding, the UK seems set to lead innovation in sustainable packaging. In order to reduce the environmental impact of waste plastics, the new Industrial Strategy aims to move towards a greener future and its Challenge Fund includes the development of new types of packaging. This could [...]

2018-12-19T09:38:44+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Industrial Packaging, News|

Essential regulations for food grade bulk bags

In order to ensure the safety of consumers, regulation is essential for food grade bulk bags. With some industrial packaging such as the bags used for the transportation and storage of aggregates or plastic compounds, with their obvious need to be robust and fit for purpose, their actual construction and the type of material used [...]

2018-12-14T10:38:11+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging|

Looking for an FIBC supplier? Check for these things

If your business is involved in storing or transporting goods including chemicals, food, agricultural products or construction materials, you'll probably need to find yourself a flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) or bulk bag supplier at some point. What are FIBC bags? FIBC or bulk bags are a great option for companies needing to store or [...]

2018-11-28T09:07:45+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Supply chain|

Yes, industrial bulk bags can be recycled too

Because of their strength and durability and ability to be reused multiple times, when it comes to industrial packaging, flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs), or bulk bags, are an excellent eco-friendly option for companies looking to adapt to our increasingly environmentally-aware times.  Cost-effectiveness Often, when it comes to environmentally friendly products or processes, companies can [...]

2018-11-13T11:34:31+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, News|

The case for bulk bags and food safety

According to the NHS, two in ten people in the UK have a food allergy, with more still having a food intolerance. In some cases, these allergies lead to fairly mild reactions. In others, the reactions are severe and can lead to anaphylactic shock and death, making it vital that food manufacturers store and prepare [...]

2018-09-28T10:10:34+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Information|

How bulk bags can improve your business efficiency

For businesses that transport dry goods, including food, chemicals, pharmaceutical or agricultural products, there are a number of options available to you including drums, Gaylord boxes and heavy sacks. None of these, however, are as practical or cost-effective as bulk bags, which can actually help you improve your business efficiency. Bulk bags are available for [...]

2018-09-17T12:47:42+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Cardboard, Industrial Packaging|

What are breathable bulk bags?

If your business relies on the moving and storing of large volumes of dry products, one of your best options is to use bulk bags, a type of industrial packaging also known as Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs). FIBCs have a range of benefits, including the ability to transport a wide range of products, from [...]

2018-08-22T14:18:38+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging|

How does industry discharge bulk bags?

If your business requires you to transport or store dry goods, there are a number of different types of bulk bags you can purchase and a number of different methods for discharging (or emptying) them at the end of their journey. If used and emptied correctly, bulk bags are a flexible and resilient form of [...]

2018-08-17T09:08:30+00:00 August 17th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Information|

How to control electro hazard risks when using bulk bags for fine powders

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs), also known as bulk bags, are a commonly used type of industrial packaging. The tightly woven bags have a range of uses, including the storing and shipping of granulated materials and fine powders. When using fine powders, loading them into or out of FIBCs, the bags can release an electrostatic [...]

2018-11-27T15:30:10+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Information|