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Resin Prices Continue to Rise. When Will It End?
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Resin Prices Continue to Rise. When Will It End?

We all have been witnessing the continued rise in resin prices since the middle of 2020. Many times we have been scratching our head as to why and asking ourselves when is it going to end. In this blog post we spent some time with Mike Ashton of Enduring Investments to try to understand how we got here and where it might end.     Mike, what caused this this spike in resin prices? When resin prices continued their slide in early 2020, to reach a low point during the hard global lockd...

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THE 411 - The Ins and Outs of Bulk Bags
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THE 411 - The Ins and Outs of Bulk Bags

Within the FIBC industry, there are a vast number of bulk bags to choose from and even more terms used to describe them. With so many options available, it may be beneficial to understand the basics of a bag and the jargon that you may encounter.   Bulk bags are used to store and transport various types of dry, flowable products. Due to the design and construction of bulk bags, where woven polypropylene fabric is cut and sewn together, the product contained inside the bags is not 10...

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The Passing of Cindy Finley
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The Passing of Cindy Finley

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...

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Shipping Cost Continue Rising
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Shipping Cost Continue Rising

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...

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Understanding Bulk Bag Fabric - Benefits, Performance and Repair
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Understanding Bulk Bag Fabric - Benefits, Performance and Repair

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...

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How Do I Properly Discharge A Bulk Bag With A Liner?
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How Do I Properly Discharge A Bulk Bag With A Liner?

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...

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Top 7 Reasons Why Bulk Bags Are A Game Changer
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Top 7 Reasons Why Bulk Bags Are A Game Changer

Whether you are using them right now or actively considering them, here are our Top 7 Reasons it makes sense to incorporate bulk bags into your everyday workflow. Number 7: Bulk bags handle virtually every dry, flowable product in nearly every industry imaginable. Simply put, flowability is the ability of granular solids and powders to flow. At last count, there are well over 500 unique products that fit into this category. What’s your product? Get started by downloading our bulk m...

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Maximizing Storage and Shipping Space - A Value Proposition
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Maximizing Storage and Shipping Space - A Value Proposition

If you could increase your storage or shipping volume by 25-30%, without sacrificing space, would that be valuable to you? A bulk bag is typically constructed in a rectangular shape, but due to the flexibility of the fabric, the bag will round similar to a cylinder when filled. When space, or lack thereof, is vitally important, the rounding of filled bulk bags becomes problematic. BAG Corp offers a solution with its unique baffled MaxSack™ container. The MaxSack™, or maximum cube S...

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