• Best Guide for Choosing a Bulk Bags - Global Pak

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This blog will help you determine the right bulk bag for your needs - it is the ultimate guide for understanding the different options of bulk bags at a high level. As you read through it, assess which options are the best fit for you. If you have questions or need more assistance, contact our team and we can help!

Production Cleanliness Requirement:

Consider the packaging environment. Global-Pak offers bags with four different levels of Production Cleanliness.

  1. No Requirement - Standard Bulk Bags are designed with no cleanliness requirement.
  2. - made for industrial applications, bags are air washed and inspected
  3. - Produced in a clean room and follow strict quality control processes, made for food applications
  4. - Produced in clean room and must follow strict Hepa Filtration requirements in addition to strict quality control processes. 

You need to get what, where?

  1. Dimensions - take into consideration: Racking within the plant, how will the bags be transported within the plant and outside of the plant. Forklift or Crane transport?
  2. Will filled bags be travelling by truck, shipping container, something else?
  3. Weight - How can a bag be filled to allow for maximum efficiency but also able to be transported safely? Use our to find your ideal capacity.
  4. If you don't know the bulk density of your product, find it at our
  5. How will the bag be filled and discharged? - Is the bag filled at one location and discharged at another? Will the bag be filled and discharged more than once? You may need to decide between a
  7. What safety requirements are needed? - 5:1, 6:1, UN Ratings

What’s in The Bag?

Determining seams, hems, and fabric type.

  1. Fabric - Coated, Uncoated, UVI. Where will your filled bag be stored?
  2. What type of fabric is appropriate? If there's any electrostatic discharge, you may need to dissipate it.
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  4. Fill and Discharge Methods - (Spout, Duffel)
  5. Other Components to Determine - Lift Loops, Perimeter Bands, Baffles, , Stitching, and .

Look your best!

Bulk bags can be customized to fit your branding and make them easier to use during your day-to-day.

  1. Add a logo to market your company.
  2. Customize a pallet cover for easy identification, like adding your internal item codes.
  3. Maximize space and filling time by specifying pallet or bale quantity. Bags can be folded according to customer needs to simplify the filling process. 

Put us to the test!

Testing is important - it can determine the quality of your bag and even how safe it is to use. Global-Pak takes testing very seriously and has processes in place to QA all bags.

In-House Testing Facility-, , ,

Strict Quality Standards for All Products - Detailed Spec Sheets, COC, Incoming Inspection Process. We receive photos and detailed COC for each specification on every order we send to our vendors.

Annual Vendor Audits - We audit and perform thorough reviews on our vendors annually.

Global-Pak is also audited annually by Bureau Veritas, a third party auditing company to ensure we are meeting the .

What can Global-Pak do for you?

We have many perks when you work with us as your Bulk Bag Supplier:

  1. - We can provide warehousing at any of our locations across the U.S. to reduce lead times to your door.
  2. - We offer shorter lead times and customization at our headquarters in Lisbon, OH.
  3. Green Engineering - We can help you reduce your carbon footprint and offer multi-use bags for those who want to reduce their landfilled waste  
  4. - We are a drop-off point for our customers and offer a closed loop system.