Bulk Bag / FIBC Resources

The members of FIBCA are committed to educating the public on Bulk Bags / FIBCs and below are some resources created towards that goal.  Below you will find links to resources covering topics such as what is needed to get the bulk bag that fits your needs, what industry terms are used, how to safely handle bulk bags,  where to recycle your used bulk bags and what is the history of bulk bags.

FIBC Food Safety Guide

The topic of food safety in the packaging industry is constantly evolving, with tougher industry standards and increased government regulations becoming the norm. FIBCA recognizes that there are many adequate […]

FIBC Handling Guidelines

The Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association (FIBCA) has released an extensive update to its widely used FIBC handling guidelines. The new document incorporates the recommendations contained in all available industry […]

FIBC Design Guide

The FIBC Design Guide is provided as a means for potential Bulk Bag (FIBC) users to identify the answers to critical questions when determining what FIBC best fits their particular application. […]

FIBC Recycling Resources

FIBCA strongly recommends that, whenever possible, bulk bags are recycled at the end of their life cycle.
FIBC recycling companies throughout North America can establish end-user specific, FIBC recycling programs.  Refer to […]

FIBC Terminology

All industries have their own language and knowing how people refer to things will help you identify available options and communicate with your FIBCA member supplier. Below is some common […]

FIBC Label – Member Only Access

The FIBC label was created for members to use on their bulk bags / FIBCs.  The FIBC label form contains safe handling pictograms designed to emphasize recommendations contained in the safe handling […]

FIBC History

A bulk bag or flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) is defined as an intermediate bulk container, having a body made of flexible fabric, which

Flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs), also known […]

Calcium Carbonate Additive White Paper

Purpose – To educate purchasers of bulk bags about calcium carbonate additive used in FIBC fabrics and how to assess it when used in the production of outsourced bags.
Problem – Uncertainty exists in the industry […]

Bulk Bag / FIBC Video

This video provides a brief summary of the benefits, construction, uses and testing of Bulk Bags.  Both English and Spanish language versions are available.