2023 Production Managers’ Seminar
2023 Bag Boot Camp
Nashville, TN
May 17-19, 2023

2023 Annual Meeting
Hilton Head Island, SC
October 24-27, 2023

Welcome New Associate Members!
AMS Spectral UV – A Baldwin Technology Company
ColorTech Ink & Coatings
Palmetto Adhesives Company
Quantum Ink Company
Wikoff Color Corporation

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!

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Industry Leaders Recognized at PSSMA’s 2022 Annual Meeting

The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers' Association (PSSMA) held its 2022 Annual Meeting November 1-4, 2022 at the Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Attendees noted that it was an exciting and memorable occasion, marked with celebration and expressed...

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PSSMA Members Convene for 2021 Annual Meeting

Industry Welcomes New PSSMA Chairman, Sylvamo’s Mark Edwards and Honors Portco Packaging’s Howard M. ‘Macy’ Wall with 2021 Richard E. Storat - PSSMA Annual Industry Excellence Award COOPERSBURG, PA (December 7, 2021) – The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’...

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PSSMA Announces 2020 Safety Award Winners

For Immediate Release: PSSMA Announces 2020 Safety Award Winners COOPERSBURG, PA (February 26, 2021) – The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) announced the winners of its annual Safety Awards Program for 2020 during their Fourth Quarter 2020 and...

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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...

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