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Introducing a NZ first - the Smart Release Bulk Bag

  Bulk Bags have revolutionised the way we transport and store dry goods, but discharging their contents is not without risks. Traditional bulk bag designs require someone to reach under the bag with their entire upper body, to slit the bag open,... Continue Reading

Could the functionality of your Bulk Bag's be improved…?

So often when visiting various clients we find them using Bulk Bags that are not “fit for purpose”. Most of the time they do not even realise this. The question is what do I need to understand to choose the right bulk... Continue Reading

Meet Donna

Introducing Donna, our new admin and sales support superstar… and so much more! Donna Marshall has joined us in accounts but, with a wealth of experience in a number of different industries, her role is an evolving one as we put... Continue Reading

The Bulk Bag Manufacturing Process

How our bulk bags make the grade Not all bags are created equal.With our FIBC (Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container) bags it’s definitely a case of ‘more than meets the eye’.Hardworking bags like these need to meet rigorous safety standards, to ensure... Continue Reading

Think paper bags won't cut it? Think again.

  If you think paper packaging just won’t cut it for your product, you might be wrong. Multi-wall paper bags have come a long way in the past few years and are now a viable alternative to Woven PP bags in many areas—and they’re... Continue Reading

How To Calculate/Interpret The Volume Of A Bag

  Interpreting/Calculating the dimensions and volume of different bag designs (made easy) Figuring out the exact dimensions & volume of your bags can present somewhat of a challenge if you don’t know exactly what you’re doing. If you make a mistake, it... Continue Reading

Meet Wayne

Sometimes, things are just meant to be. Like Wayne Jelliman coming to work for us at Smart Pack. You see, a few months back, Wayne decided to leave South Africa and move to New Zealand to provide a better life for... Continue Reading

The new trend in small bag packaging

    Heard about BOPP pinch bottom bags yet? The BOPP pinch bottom bag concept unites the best qualities of woven polypropylene tape fabric and printed BOPP film to create a cutting-edge packaging option for dry bulk goods. Perfect for packaging dry pet food or... Continue Reading

Thinking about packaging automation? 5 key things to consider

You’d be amazed at the number of conversations we had with people about packaging automation at this year's Foodtech Packtech 2018. It was a hot topic, that’s for sure. Which makes sense given current problems with labour shortages in some... Continue Reading

Getting More with Less – Use 70%* less plastic with K-Strong

 If you have a product that needs water-resistant packaging, then a 100% fully recyclable paper bag is just not going to cut it. But what’s the alternative? These days we’re all trying to make good environmental choices. Possibly a little too late... Continue Reading