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AgriBagsTM Make Crop Handling More Efficient and Economical - Maximizes Operations of Crop Processing and Reduces Waste

Specialty FIBC bags provide an efficient and economical solution to improving crop handling and reducing product waste.

    FRANKLIN, MA, September 02, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Developed by the industry leader and owner of globally established flexible intermediate bulk container (FIBC) brands Marino Technologies, Rafypak, Atlas Bag, and Walpole Bag, Berry Plastics Tapes and Coatings Division's AgriBags are the proven solution for efficient and economical crop handling. AgriBags offer ideal capacity and sturdy construction for processing efficiencies of grains and other crops which promotes distinct handling advantages. Additionally, as the leading value choice in FIBCs, AgriBags are budget-friendly.

AgriBags are made from woven polypropylene with integrated lifting loops for easy handling. The standard bag boasts a weight capacity of 2,205 lbs., which is perfect for crops such as grain, seed, corn, rice, salt, flour, sugar, beans, peanuts, and soy, to name a few. The bags are designed for use with automated filling and discharging and are effective in eliminating spillage which reduces product waste. The bags can be stacked which requires less storage space. In addition, custom bag designs are readily available to meet specific needs and can be certified to ISO, FDA, GMP, AIB, UN, and HACCP standards.

"AgriBags are the first choice in economical FIBCs serving agricultural needs. As the harvest season approaches in this tough economic climate, each producer must integrate affordable efficiencies. Because AgriBags support efficient crop handling with reduced waste they are the best choice in FIBCs for agriculture," says Mr. Ernie Giordano, Director of Sales and Marketing - FIBC for Berry Plastics Tapes and Coatings Division.

Ernie Giordano can be reached at or by calling 508.918.1684.

About Berry Plastics

Berry Plastics is a leading manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Berry Plastics is a major producer of a wide range of products, including open top and closed top packaging, polyethylene-based plastic films, industrial tapes, medical specialties, packaging, heat-shrinkable coatings, specialty laminates, and FIBCs. The company's 13,000 plus customers range from large multinational corporations to small local businesses. Based in Evansville, Indiana, the company has 66 manufacturing facilities worldwide and nearly 13,400 employees. For more information, please visit

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