Tonne Bags

Tonne Bulk bags are manufactured using woven polypropylene fabric. They can also be referred to as bulk tonne bags, FIBCs, dumpy bags or 1-ton bags. These can be supplied from stock in a variety of standard sizes.

Tonne dumpy bulk bags provide a cost-effective solution for the shipping and storing of dry bulk products. They are used for the bulk packaging of sand, gravel, logs, garden waste, topsoil, hardcore including waste products, such as wood shavings.

Various options need to be considered when deciding on the type of tonne bulk packaging solution you require. They are as follows:


Fabric TypesCoated, uncoated
Filling and discharge optionsVarious - see information pages
Lifting options Various - see information pages
Safe Working Load (SWL) Range from 1000Kgs to 2000Kgs
Safety factor (SF)5:1 single use or 6:1 multi-use
LinersPolyethylene, aluminium, liquid
Printing requirements (if any)2-colour – 4-sides
Note - Please note stock bags cannot be printed

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Bespoke Bulk Bags

As well as standard bulk bags we can manufacture bespoke bulk bags to provide individual solutions to your packaging requirements.

For custom made bulk bags we have approximate lead times of:

  • UK manufactured bulk bags can be produced within 10 to 14 working days
  • Imported bulk bags can be manufactured and imported within 6 to 8 weeks OR 14 to 16 weeks from further East
    NOTE – Lead times (from date of order)


Please take the time to browse our range of bulk bag packaging solutions below illustrating the standard filling and discharge solutions for the bulk bags:






Contact us for Tonne Bags

For further information on our products for your packaging requirements, or to place an order, please contact us on +44 (0)1382 736334, email us at or complete our online enquiry form.