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 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|

What are the differences between primary and secondary packaging?

No matter how amazing your products are, if they don’t arrive at their destination in one piece or attract customers once they are on the shelves, your business will not succeed. When it comes to packing and shipping products, therefore, businesses need to consider both their primary and secondary packaging, each of which serves an [...]

2018-07-09T12:59:41+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Industrial Packaging, Information, News|

What are the different kinds of bulk bags available?

When people think of bulk bags, they often think of the builders’ merchant bulk bags used to deliver sand or gravel to construction sites. However, the bags, also known as flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs), actually have a much wider range of uses, thanks to advances in industrial packaging manufacturing. Nowadays, they are used for [...]

2018-06-20T09:40:19+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Information|

Factors affecting sustainable industrial packaging today

With changes in consumer attitudes and behaviours towards the use of plastics in the packaging of goods, it is probably no surprise that a key focus of the industrial packaging sector in coming years looks set to be the development of sustainable and environmentally friendly products, at least according to Adam Gendell, associate director at [...]

2018-05-21T12:35:45+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Containers, Industrial Packaging, Information, News, Plastic|

Proven tips for sourcing the best industrial packaging

Whatever type of business you run, there is no doubt that, at some point, you will use industrial packaging of one type or another, whether that’s small, personalised cardboard boxes or large, food-grade bulk bags. But with such a wide range of items on the market, how do you determine the right packaging for you? [...]

2018-04-17T10:05:13+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Industrial Packaging, Information, News, Uncategorized|

Baffle Bags market to see rapid growth

As competition within the global logistics market continues to grow, margins need to be squeezed to ensure quotes can remain comparable with rival firms. This has led to an increase in the popularity of baffle bags. Baffle bags, or Q Bags as they’re also known, can provide a much more cost-effective solution for the shipping [...]

2018-04-13T10:12:13+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Information|

Bulk bags set to revolutionise manufacturing packaging

In the processing industries, bulk bags are now seen as a key resource for bringing about reduced costs, increased efficiency and safe packaging of a huge range of products. Let’s take a look at why. Driving down the cost of packaging One large bag is a lot cheaper than a lot of smaller sacks. It’s [...]

2018-03-23T12:14:54+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Bulk Bags, Industrial Packaging, Information|

How to specify your bulk bag filler

Bulk bags are fantastic for storing and moving dozens of different kinds of products. Choosing the right industrial packaging bag is half the battle when you're trying to make your operations as efficient as possible. The other half of the battle is choosing the right filler for the kind of bags that you use. So [...]

2018-03-23T12:10:09+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Information|