Industry Spotlight

Paper shipping sacks make perfect sense.

Made from a sustainable and renewable resource, the papers used in the construction of shipping sacks provide packaging designers with a wide range of desirable properties for the safe, durable, efficient and economical packaging of agricultural, industrial, construction and consumer goods and materials.

3.3 billion paper shipping sacks were used in the U.S. in 2017

The paper shipping sack and consumer bag industry has emerged into a billion dollar a year industry with shipments of over three billion sacks annually.

Learn about the industry, member benefits and more.

Industry Overview

Paper shipping sacks are used to package a wide variety of food, agricultural building material and industrial purpose products.

Member Benefits

If your company is involved in the multiwall paper shipping sack industry, you need to be a PSSMA member.

Recycling Paper Sacks

Do you package or receive food products in paper shipping sacks? Recycle them! It’s easy!

See all the latest PSSMA news.

2020 Production Managers’ Meeting and Bag School CANCELLED

Dear PSSMA Members and Associates: The PSSMA Production Managers’ Seminar and Bag School scheduled for May 12-14, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, have been cancelled.  We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and unfortunately, we have no choice but...

read more

Registration is Now Open

Dear PSSMA Members and Associates,  Registration is now open for the PSSMA 2020 Production Managers’ Seminar, scheduled for May 12-14, 2020. This informative meeting will feature engaging presentations on plant safety, current status and trends in US economics and...

read more