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.

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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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PSSMA Announces 2018 Safety Award Winners

COOPERSBURG, PA (May 28, 2019) – The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Association (PSSMA) has announced the winners of its Safety Awards Program for 2018.  The paper shipping sack manufacturing plants that achieved the best annual safety experience in 2018 in the...

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