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Flood Prevention: It's in the Bag

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Fri, May 9, 2014 @ 13:05 PM

In the coming weeks, the threat of floods will once again come to the forefront of our collective minds.

Any Calgarian around last year will never forget the great flood of 2013, the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. Most of us have experienced flooding in one way or another: Flooding can be one of the most devastating forces of nature. Sandbags are the most common method of damming off property that is in the path of an imminent flood. Is there a better way to protect yourself and your property?

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Topics: flood protection, bulk bag uses, bulk bag, minibulk, Alberta floods

Transporting Dangerous Goods: Satisfy the DOT & TC with the UN & MB, ASAP. 

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Thu, Apr 10, 2014 @ 04:04 AM

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For those of you who missed that headline, I am referring to the Department of Transportation, Transport Canada, the United Nations, and MiniBulk.

What do we all have in common? We all work together to minimize the risk associated with transporting volatile and toxic substances.

When it comes to transporting regulated materials, there are guidelines and laws designed to protect people, flora, fauna, and our waterways. Accidental spilling of toxic substances into our environment can have lasting effects on every living thing near the spill site. A spill of your material costs time and money, and can negatively affect your company brand.

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Topics: Environmental, bulk bag, mini bulk bag, bulk bags, mining, minibulk, HazMat, UN, shipping, custom FIBC

Bulk Bag Economics 101 - The Big Four Factors

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Fri, Mar 7, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

When searching for the best bulk bag solution, price is always one of the key factors in making a final decision.

Let's have a look at what costs are associated with importing bulk bags and how these factors affect your price per bag. Pricing can change month to month, and here's why.

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Topics: bulk bag quote, supply chain, bulk bags, minibulk, distribution, product packaging, custom FIBC, bulk bag pricing

BOPP Bags, Brand Recognition, and Your Bulk Packaging 

Posted by Marty Dilworth on Tue, Feb 18, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Selecting Packaging that Protects Your Product and Bolsters Your Brand is key to Winning new Customers

The cliché says that you can’t judge a book by its cover, however customers are quick to make judgments about a product by assessing the packaging of any product – books and beyond.

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Topics: bulk bag, minibulk, BOPP bags, branded bags, product packaging, custom FIBC