Global Supplier of Premium FIBC / Big Bags
Global Supplier of Premium FIBC / Big Bags

6 Terminologies that are worth knowing if you deal with FIBCs

Date: 19th March 2021

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FIBCs have been around for a very long time and just like any other industry, today, they also have their own extended glossary of terms. If you are a person whose business relies on FIBCs for storage and transportation of materials, we’re sure you will find it useful to familiarise yourself with the following terms and why and where they are used.

Here are a few key terms that FIBCA or the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association have pointed out.

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Baffled bags 101: Here’s why they make excellent containers

Date: 12th March 2021

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With a baffled FIBC, it’s all about reinforcement. While a standard bag is flexible in nature, it can lose its square shape when being filled. That won’t happen with a baffle bag. Baffles are basically extra fabric panels or pieces of string sewn into each of the bag’s four corners as reinforcement.

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Temperatures too high or too low can affect bulk bags. Here’s how to mitigate the damage.

Date: 9th March 2021

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Flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs) are every kind of 'able' -- durable, reusable, and recyclable.

Now, while FIBCs are meant to take a lot of wear and tear, they are susceptible to temperature, whether on the outside or the inside. But of course, there are ways to mitigate the effects.

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5 Frequently Asked Questions about FIBC Storage

Date: 26th February 2021

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FIBCs have been around for decades but the technology and materials used in making FIBCs keep evolving. Therefore, it is important to keep on top of the information. Following are some of the most frequently asked questions from the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association and the answers to these questions. Knowing your FIBCs a little better can help you store and use them better!

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The A to D of FIBCs!

Date: 19th February 2021

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FIBCs or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers are used for the transportation of various types of goods over small and long distances. Since these are used to carry a wide range of materials, we have different types of FIBCs that cater to the specific needs of a particular industry. The difference can lie in the materials that are used in making them, the dimensions of the bags and their storage capacity. Depending on their features and uses, FIBCs can be broadly categorised in four different types.

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Some FIBC FAQs You Should Know the Answers to!

Date: 11th February 2021

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FIBCs or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers have been around for several decades. Since the technology used for making these always keeps evolving, adding new types of FIBCs to the mix after every few years, here is a roundup about these containers. The following answers will help you make the right decision regarding the storage and transportation of your goods, so here we go!

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Navigating the FIBC industry in the COVID era

Date: 4th February 2021

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While the year 2020 may have come to an end, unfortunately the pandemic is still raging around the world. Although things are gradually likely to improve with vaccines entering the market, experts suggest that the whole situation might take months before things go back to being close to how they were before the pandemic.

At Virgo Polymer, we manufacture FIBCs after all - so let’s take a look at industries that use FIBCs, and a few things they may need to consider in the year 2021.

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5 Reasons FIBCs are ideal for Bulk Transportation

Date: 22th January 2021

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Transportation businesses are in constant need of efficient and cost-effective solutions for their business. But identifying a product which meets both the criteria can be a challenging task. This is where FIBCs come into the picture. FIBCs or Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers are smartly engineered bag-style-containers that are purpose-built to carry any form of bulk material. Here are 4 reasons why the versatility of FIBCs make them the right solution for you to transport your bulk goods hassle-free!

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Store your FIBCs correctly to keep them safe and strong

Date: 5th January 2021

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FIBC Bags are perfect to optimize storage space and reduce spillage. These flexible bags are easy to fill, load into trucks, and transport. Their unique design makes them safer and economical compared to other types of shipping methods.

But to make these already efficient bags even more efficient, one needs to pay attention to the way they are stored. Store them right, they will serve you longer, as well as more safely and reliably.

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FIBC / Big Bag Manufacturing 101

Date: 24th December 2020

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Ever wondered what goes into manufacturing flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs)? It’s an intricate, highly technical process, where everything from the quality of raw materials, including the thickness of individual threads, the fabric weight, and the strength of yarn to the method of cutting is crucial. Every step goes a long way in extending the life cycle and efficiency of an FIBC bag.

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