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How Bulk Bags are Manufactured

These are the steps on how a bulk bag is manufactured from extrusion to a completed pallet of bags, ready to ship to a customer.

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What Are the Different Types of Bulk Bags Available in the Market?

Bulk bags or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC’s) have many options available to customize, pending what requirements you need.

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What to Do if a Bulk Bag Fails?

Global-Pak quality assures all bags upon delivery; however, bags can fail for many reasons. If you run into a bag failure issue, we want to ensure we are doing everything possible to determine the source and find a solution to make sure it doesn’t happen again. We work with customers across multiple industries, so there are various issues that can occur based on what material is being used, how the bag is handled, or how the bag is being stored. If you find yourself having bag issues, these are the best steps to follow so we can find a solution quickly and efficiently:

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Vendor Quality Management

Quality products and great customer service are two of the foundations of Global-Pak. Each product is thoroughly inspected upon arrival at our warehouse to make sure it meets our rigorous quality standards. As part of our purchasing team, one of our goals is to ensure that the vendors we source our products from have the same quality standards as we do.

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What are BOPP Bags?

BOPP bags, short for Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene bags, have become a go-to solution for packaging in various industries.

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High Level Bulk Bags Made In The USA

Global-Pak is very proud of our manufacturing facility at our Lisbon, OH headquarters. To complement our imported capabilities, we re-established our U.S. production facility in 2020 and have found a niche with high level production of technically challenging FIBCs. Our team is well equipped to do any custom, high end, or complex bags, such as the following:

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What are the differences between AdStar and Paper Valve Bags?

At Global-Pak we offer both AdStar and Paper Valve bags for packaging smaller quantities of products. Many people have heard of Paper Valve Bags, but not many have heard of AD*Star Bags, so what is the difference and what is best for your business?

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FIBC Hem Styles

There are many different components that go into making a bulk bag and each one has a different purpose. One of the most overlooked aspects is the type of hem used during manufacturing. The type of hem chosen can have a big effect on not only the strength of the bag but also sifting of material out of the bag – especially if the bags are intended to be stacked on top of each other. We will explore the many hem options below in detail to help determine which one might be best for your application.

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UN Rated FIBCs

UN Rated FIBCs are a requirement when transporting or storing hazardous materials. Read more about Global-Pak's in-house testing.

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Ventilated Tote Bags

Ventilated Tote Bags are ideal for agricultural applications such as potato or onion storage and transport. The vents allow for added breathability and help eliminate the risk of moisture.

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WHY ARE SAMPLES AND A PLANT VISIT NECESSARY?

When working with a new vendor, samples and a plant visit can make a world of difference in getting an accurate quote and a bag that works.

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WHEN QUALITY AND DELIVERY COUNT

Global-Pak is a provider of top quality FIBCs and we have many methods in place to get you your bulk bags when you need them.

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GLOBAL-PAK'S FIBC RECYCLING PROGRAM

Global-Pak is partnering with PureCycle to begin a bulk bag recycling program for our customers.

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NET BAFFLE BAGS

Net Baffle Bags are a lesser known baffle style, but have many advantages to a standard baffle bag.

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TRUST AND QUALITY VERIFICATION AT VENDORS

After Global-Pak's recent trip to our manufacturers, Jim Foster has written a blog on his experience and the importance of trust and verifying quality at our vendors.

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FREIGHT UPDATE: SUMMER 2022

Jerod Carner, our warehouse manager, is giving us an update on the current freight situation.

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BULK BAGS VS GAYLORD BOXES

What are the key benefits to bulk bags that make them a more efficient packaging product to gaylord boxes? Read more in our blog.

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WHO ARE WE AT GLOBAL-PAK?

Brock Beatty has years of experience which gives him a unique insight into Global-Pak and how we are different from other packaging companies

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LINER TYPES FOR BULK BAGS / FIBCs

Bulk bag liners come in various fits, and can help protect products against contaminates and prevent fine materials from sifting out.

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MANAGING TRANSPORTATION COSTS

Global-Pak runs it's trucks to many local customers, and with inflation on the rise we're trying to mitigate costs where possible.

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