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Optimising logistics and storage solutions is vital for South African companies. This is why customisable bulk bags are needed for all companies. As opposed to typical, one-size-fits-all packaging methods, bulk bags allow for a high degree of personalisation. 

These adaptable and flexible containers can be customised in terms of size, weight capacity, material composition, and add-on features to meet your exact requirements. Custom Bulk Bags is a reputable South African manufacturer of bulk bags. As our name suggests, we provide tailored packaging solutions to companies that need to store or transport bulk goods and materials.

We understand the necessity of personalisation when it comes to packaging. We manufacture up to 3.5 million bulk bags per year and our products can safely hold between 500kg and two tonnes of material per bag. Working with us will unlock several advantages for your company.

How much can a bulk bag hold

Advantages of customisable bulk bags

Our products not only enable optimised storage while minimising waste and increasing warehouse efficiency, but they also lead to enhanced safety. Specific lifting loops, discharge choices, and moisture-sensitive material liners can all be included to ensure safe handling and product protection.

Bulk bags can be an extremely cost-effective solution in the long run. By minimising wasteful space when not in use and maintaining product safety throughout the storage cycle, you may reduce possible losses and optimise shipping costs. 

Customisable bulk bags also offer unique branding opportunities. Company logos, contact information and other branding components can be printed on the fabric of the bag, increasing brand visibility throughout the supply chain. So how can companies in various industries benefit from customisability?

Everything you need to design your own bulk bags

Tailored solutions for different industries

  1. Chemicals – South Africa’s chemical sector makes a significant contribution to the economy. The industry works with a variety of chemicals, some of which might be harmful. Custom Bulk Bags offers UN-certified bulk bags that comply with severe chemical industry norms, assuring the safe storage and transportation of hazardous goods. Liners and static dissipative materials can also be customised to meet specific chemical compatibility and safety criteria.
  1. Agriculture – Another key sector in South Africa’s economy. Bulk bags are a stable and cost-effective packaging solution for storing and transporting grains and seeds, as well as fertilisers and animal feed. Customisable features, such as breathable or ventilated choices, are critical for agricultural products to avoid moisture buildup and spoiling during storage and shipping. 
  1. Mining – South Africa’s mining industry is the world’s leading producer of minerals and metals. Bulk bags are widely used to carry and store minerals, coal, and other bulk goods. Heavy-duty bulk bags are frequently used in the industry to handle large weight capacities. Custom Bulk Bags produces packaging with high Safe Working Loads (SWLs) and lifting loops that are specifically tailored for the mining sector.
  1. Food processing – This industry is critical to the country’s provision of safe and healthy food. Bulk bags are ideal for packaging a wide range of culinary products, including cereals, flour, sugar, and starches. However, food safety is paramount. Custom Bulk Bags provides food-grade bulk bags that comply with demanding South African food safety laws, ensuring product quality and hygiene. In addition, features such as inner liners can be used to prevent contamination.
  1. Construction – The building industry defines the growth of South African cities. Sand, gravel, cement, and rubble are all examples of building materials that are stored and transported in bulk bags. Customisable elements, such as lifting loops and sizes, can be built to enhance forklift or crane operation on building sites, increasing efficiency and safety. Custom Bulk Bags can also supply builders’ bulk bags constructed of UV-resistant fabrics to endure the harsh South African sun.
Are bulk bags truly environmentally-friendly

Beyond functionality: The environmental benefits of bulk bags

Customisable bulk bags are both environmentally friendly and practical. They are much less wasteful than single-use packaging choices because they are reusable. Furthermore, their lightweight construction frequently leads to decreased transportation emissions. 

Custom Bulk Bags is committed to sustainable methods and manufactures bulk bags from high-quality, recyclable materials. Our slogan, “As green as can be” is a testament to this. Partnering with a respected manufacturer allows you to make use of the knowledge in designing bulk bags that fit your exact specifications. For more information about our bulk bags or to get advice on the ideal design specifications, please contact us today.


Custom Bulk Bags is a leading South African manufacturer of woven polypropylene bags for various industries, such as mining, chemicals and food. We are able to produce over 3.5-million bulk bags per year, keeping our customers in stock at all times. Our bags adhere to the highest levels of quality as a result of our stringent in-house testing and quality control programmes.

Custom Bulk Bags holds ISO 9001 certification and we currently have a number of UN-certified designs. We are a Level 2 B-BBEE manufacturer and supplier and fall under the ownership structure of Deneb Investments Limited. For more information on our products, contact Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram for our latest news and industry insights.