BulkBagsAbout Bulkbag

Bulkbag Containers Ltd. is the industrial specialist in FIBC (bulk bag) manufacturing since 1984. The UK’s leading Bulkbag manufacturer.

We design and manufacture what is known as a flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC).

The FIBC (bulk bag) is an industrial container made of flexible fabric that is designed for storing and transporting a multitude of products ranging from flow-able products, such as aggregates, fertilizer, granulated materials, food products, shellfish, wood pellets, animal feeds, chemicals as well as recyclable materials, firewood, waste, contaminated waste, hazardous materials etc.

In our industry FIBCs are also known and described as bulk bags, bulkbags, jumbo, super sack, big bag, or tonne bag, tote bags, polyprop bags, compactor bags.

We manufacture servicing a broad customer base, with our products utilised in most industries. Our core business is manufacturing FIBCs of all specifications but also manufacturing other unique and innovative industrial sewn products. Our manufacturing and distribution is based in Dundee, Scotland.

Who are we?
We are a family run ISO9001:2015 NQA – UKAS accredited heavy industrial sewing specialists, the business established in 1984, initially set up serving the SUB SEA industry manufacturing pipeline support bags / fabric formworks and in the same year utilizing the industrial sewing expertise we moved into bulk bag (FIBC) manufacture. We have both the work force and the pioneering technical experience from two former leading UK manufacturers Pail Containers Ltd and Bulkbag Ltd.

What do we do?
We are the innovative manufacturing company, best known globally as the business who created the Offshore and Subsea Industry standard bulk bag. This development improved safety and reduced operational costs for the contractors and operators using bulk bags offshore and subsea.

Through this early sewing experience the company branched into the manufacture and development of Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs). With our engineering design background, combined with our dedicated workforce (some having built up 35+ years of experience in the industry) gives us the technical edge and makes us the go to Company for safe transportation and storage needs as well as enabling your bulk materials to be integrated cost effectively within your production processes/internal and external supply chains, safe in the knowledge we have successfully created bespoke innovative solutions for troublesome situations in most industries including in the most arduous as well as delicate of environments.

In addition to our sewing activities we also have PE welding capabilities, allowing for a range of lined bulk bags and waterproof storage and transportation requirements.

FIBCs are made from woven polypropylene and are designed to contain products up to 2000kg. All of the FIBCs we supply comply with EFIBCA Standard and BSEN 1898:2001 and are Quality Assured with strict adherence to our ISO9001:2015 Accredited Quality Management System. Utilizing and complementing our industrial sewing expertise we manufacture a diverse range of products please click on Product page and read the “more info” section.

We service a broad customer base:

  • Food Industry
  • Building Industry (merchants, quarries building sites)
  • Agriculture
  • Recycling
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Nuclear decommissioning
  • Helicopter delivery
  • Chemical industry
  • Oil Industry
  • Window Manufacturers
  • Firewood/Wood pellet producers

We undertake all heavy industrial sewing. Contact us with your requirements.
We can supply whatever size and style of bag you require. Our normal UK manufacture lead time is 7 to 10 days – if you can’t wait for imported bags or for your unpredictable orders or short production runs.

For forward orders we can supply you, with a quality product which you can rely on, from one of our Overseas manufacturers with normal lead times of approximately 14 weeks.

Our major advantage over our competitors-
Being the only ISO9001:2015 NQA – UKAS accredited UK FIBC manufacturer provides our customers with added peace of mind they can rely on the products we produce. As a manufacturer we can provide an emergency service, with the aim to manufacture your requirements in sufficient quantities to prevent your process stopping, for this we aim to supply next day, this is dependent on time of order being placed, volume, specification and delivery postcode.

Advantages of UK Manufacture over Imported/Merchant supply
Reduced standard lead times 7-10 days against 14+ weeks, order as required in the quantities required, reducing stock holding -freeing up capital and valuable storage space. Supporting UK manufacturing accredited by the Living Wage Foundation, meaning ethical production, fair wages and high standard of working terms and conditions. Peace of mind for buyers with the knowledge that the environmental impact for production and supply has been minimised. Security of supply.