Experience the United Bags Advantage for FIBC (Bulk Bags, Super Sacks) and small bags across a multitude of industries.

The modernization of small industrial bags has resulted in companies being able to choose from several bag materials for their products. Multiwall Paper, BOPP, Polyethylene (PE), and Polypropylene (PP) bags can be used for most products due to bags being manufactured in the same styles.

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Options for Small Bag Materials

Paper Bags

Sustainability: Multiwall paper bags are made from renewable resources and are biodegradable and recyclable if they have no liners.

  • Strength
  • Durability
  • Elasticity
  • High quality print capabilities
  • Available with a plastic film, foil, or polyethylene coated paper layer in between as a water-repellent, insect resistant, or rodent barrier.

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BOPP or Woven Polypropylene (WPP)

Strength: BOPP bags are stronger and more durable than paper bags.
Moisture resistance: BOPP bags are more resistant to moisture than paper bags.

  • Puncture resistant
  • Versatile
  • High quality print capabilities
  • Open mouth or valve top
  • Price savings over paper
  • Sonic sealing
  • Range of fabric colors
  • Extrusion coated or can add an inner layer of protective film
  • Retains its shape even when its fully loaded
  • Superior strength
  • 100% recyclable
  • Minimal lead time

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Polyethylene (PE)

Sustainability: PE bags are environmentally friendly, contributing to lower energy consumption during production and transportation.

  • Excellent water/moisture resistance
  • Excellent sift resistance
  • High quality printing capabilities
  • Price savings over paper
  • High strength/durability
  • Minimal Lead Time
  • Melting point range of 120 to 180 degrees Celsius for medium to high density
  • 105 to 115 degrees Celsius for low-density polyethylene.

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  • Food
  • Filter Media
  • Industrial Sand
  • Carbon Black
  • Fertilizer
  • Anthracite
  • Resins
  • Wax Polymers
  • PE and PVC Resin
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Cement
  • Refractories
  • Catalysts
  • Rubber Compounds