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Publication Date: 09/2001
Pages: 7
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Basic criteria for selecting a bagging system

To achieve an efficient packaging system, you have to harmonize the characteristics of your product with the bag type and the bagging technology. In this article, the author draws on his experience in the petrochemical industries to outline the criteria to consider when selecting a bagging system. Special attention is given to the form-fill-seal bagging method.

The global picture of bulk packaging is a very complex one, and industrial bagging practice varies greatly from country to country. In China, for example, 95 percent of petrochemical products are packaged in 25-kilogram bags. In the USA, only 5 percent of petrochemicals are packaged in bags that size.

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