Keep up to date on the latest innovations and breakthroughs in the industrial bag industry as well as a couple of unexpected tips that can help maximize your efficiency.
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the passing of Cindy Finley. She lost her battle with cancer early this morning. Cindy started with BAG Corp when she was 19 years old and was the first employee Bob Williamson hired. Her career at BAG Corp lasted 49 years and she was instrumental in our growth and success. She was a driving force in the expansion of the FIBC industry in North America, as well as establishing relationships with our strategic partners in India t...Read More
Shipping cost have been on the rise in in 2021 with no sign of slowing down. COVID-19 has displaced shipping containers around the globe and as the economy recovers import demand is clogging up major U.S. on every coast. At BAG Corp. we are keeping an eye on this situation. In recent months we have seen rates climb from $9,000 per 40ft container to $12,000 this month from the ISC region to the United States and Canada. We are also seeing storage charges due to lack of chassis and tr...Read More
Bulk bags are widely used across a number of industries to store or ship a wide range of products. To determine which bulk bag is ideal for your product and application, it is important to first evaluate the type of fabric you need. Uncoated Fabric: Bulk bags are commonly manufactured using either coated or uncoated woven polypropylene fabric. Uncoated woven polypropylene fabric is ideal for products requiring breathability as the fabric allows for air flow. A good rule of thumb fo...Read More
Bulk bags are manufactured using woven polypropylene fabric and are more prone to sifting than solid containers. Sifting occurs when tiny particles displace, taking the path of least resistance. It is important to note that due to the construction of a bulk bag, a sift-proof design cannot be achieved unless an inner liner is used. *To learn about The Science of Sifting in Bulk Bags: Know Your Microns, click the link at the bottom of the article. Bulk bag liners are available in man...Read More