Monthly Archives: March 2018

Tips on Organizing Your Inventory with Metal Bins

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Organization is one of the most important aspects of a well-oiled warehouse, fulfillment center, manufacturing plant or distribution center. It’s the thing that ensures that workers are as efficient as they can possibly be and helps to guarantee that all of your inventory is exactly where it’s supposed to be at any given time. Inventory mistakes—often caused by picking and sorting errors linked to poor organization—can seriously cost your business in the long run, negatively affecting sales, execution time, customer satisfaction and error fixes. Continue reading

Six Reasons to Ship with Our Metal Storage Containers

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If durability’s what you’re after, there’s no better option than metal storage containers. These industrial-grade bins are made of solid-sided steel, which provides a much sturdier solution than typical cardboard or plastic. This makes them perfect for a range of applications where you need security, protection and long-term durability. Continue reading

What is a Super Sack Bag?

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When exploring the different types of bulk bags out there, you’ll probably come across the term “super sack bag” a time or two. So, what exactly is this kind of container? In the most basic terms possible, it’s simply a really big bag used for filling a wide variety of bulk goods, from manufacturing materials like sand to fertilizer and other flowable products. Super sack bags get their name because they’re made by Super Sack, Inc. or BAG Corp, but the term has come to refer to any kind of heavy-duty bulk bag. Continue reading

Self-Dumping Hoppers: Adding Versatility to Your Operation

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As far as industrial machinery goes, there are few staples more versatile than self-dumping hoppers. These heavy-duty machines are specifically designed to handle all sorts of bulk material—from plastic pellets, wood and powders in your warehouse or manufacturing facility to animal feed and grain on the farm—and to make your material handling processes as simple as possible. Self-dumping hoppers can be used for storing, sorting, collecting, recycling and other applications, and are easy to integrate with your forklift, fork truck, Gaylord boxes and the rest of your equipment. Continue reading

The Importance of Recycling Your Super Sack Bags

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If you have a stockpile of old super sack bags, otherwise known as flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC), then you should know about how to recycle them. Unlike standard bulk bags, super sack bags are made of durable, woven polypropylene fabric—often virgin polypropylene—which is much easier to recycle than the older PVC rubber bags that were once a standard in industrial applications. You can recycle your FIBC bags through designated programs or sell them so they get plenty of use well into the future. Continue reading

6 Considerations to Keep in Mind When Using Super Sacks

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If you’re shopping for super sack bags, otherwise known as flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC bags) or one-ton bags, there are a few things you need to take into consideration. While these heavy-duty bags are great for integrating into your warehouse, distribution center, shipping facility or manufacturing plant—they work well with your forklift and palletizer and are easy to introduce to any supply chain—not every super sack container is best for every application. Here are some important things to keep in mind when buying and using these jumbo bags. Continue reading