How are Hessian Fabrics Produced?

December 11, 2017

At Lowinsacks we firmly believe in the capabilities that Hessian cloth can offer to the packaging industry. That is why, since 1952, our company has been putting out high-quality Hessian fabric bags, totes, sacks and other storage containers for a variety of different industries. From engineering to upholstery, Hessian fabric has been a difference maker.

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A Brief History of Hessian Fabric

December 4, 2017

Here at Lowinsacks, we have been in business since 1952, however, the history of our products goes back much, much further. Today we are going to look at one of the most popular materials that we work with: Hessian cloth. Hessian cloth has a long and interesting history that is worth knowing about, particularly if you are in the market for new sacks or cloth for your own business.

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Benefits of Using Hessian Fabric for Christmas Decorations

November 15, 2017

When it comes time to get out your Christmas decorations, you may feel like adding something new, yet rustic into your home to this Holiday season. Most people think about bright red and green lights, lots of glitter laced ornaments and sparkling decorations when talking about Christmas. However, opting to introduce some classic, rustic decorations into your collection of Christmas stuff may prove to be much appreciated by your family and friends.

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Fabric Painting Using Hessian Cloth

November 2, 2017

Hessian cloth is an established material that is known for its durability, versatility, inexpensive and readily available. It is employed most commonly for transporting agricultural goods in the form of bags and sacks in many developing and developed countries throughout the world.

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Is Hessian Fabric Flammable?

October 23, 2017

Hessian fabric, also known as crocus, is an ancient type of organic cloth made from the fibres of the jute plant, and used for thousands of years in many cultures throughout the world. It was prized for its breathable and lightweight, yet strong and resilient nature, and it still is today..

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Polypropylene: What Makes This Plastic Sustainable?

October 16, 2017

The use of plastics today is frowned upon by many, thanks in part to a growing awareness of its non-biodegradable nature. In the old days, the invention of plastic was lauded as a revolutionary way to redefine industry, packaging, and production, but of late, in regards to pollution, it has become a seemingly un-solvable problem that has no end in sight.

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Cute Hessian Ribbon Ideas for Scrapbook Decorations

September 27, 2017

Hessian cloth is woven from the natural fibres of the jute plant. This cloth is ideal for a number of different projects including ribbon to adorn scrapbooks. Provide rustic, country or old world flair to your photos with Hessian ribbon. You do not need to just leave in its ribbon form either to accomplish this task.

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Hessian Fabric for Your Home Window Treatments

September 15, 2017

Hessian fabric is a woven cloth that is made from jute fibres. The texture is a bit coarse in comparison to other fabrics, but it is ideal for a number of different uses from upholstery to making décor elements for your house. You even can adorn your windows with curtains, drapes or shades made with this fabric. We provide you with some examples of these window treatments with Hessian fabric in the following details.

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Why Jute Bags are Considered as Earth-Friendly

August 28, 2017

Plastic is often the go-to packaging solution for many businesses because it has many uses, and it has been the standard solution for decades. But because of businesses strong reliance on plastic, pollution is becoming a very serious and grave problem, thanks in part to the non-biodegradable nature of plastic.

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Calico Drawstring Bags for Laundry Use

August 14, 2017

Organising, packing, and storing laundry can be a pain, especially if you are trying to ensure that new laundry remains fresh and separated from old laundry, which can easily be organised into one pile. In most circumstances, modern laundry organisation, packing, and storage solutions revolve around the use of baskets, plastic storage containers, and plastic bags.

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Party Fun and Game Ideas Using Hessian Sacks

July 28, 2017

Hessian cloth is woven from natural plant fibres and known by some as burlap. This cloth is ideal for a number of different purposes with the most popular being bags or sacks. While you may understand the many commercial and domestic uses for Hessian sacks, you may not know the party fun and game ideas that you can do with them. For this reason, we provide you some examples below to further your knowledge on these useful sacks. Use our ideas or set your imagination in motion and create your own unique ones.

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Hessian Cloth and Lace Design Ideas for the Home

July 19, 2017

While you may be familiar with the fact that Hessian cloth is durable for shopping bags and upholstery uses, you may not be aware that there are numerous design ideas for the home using Hessian cloth and lace. We offer a number of easy craft ideas that will provide personalised décor elements to your home.

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Why Woven Polypropylene Bags are Suitable for Packaging

June 29, 2017

There have been great leaps and strides in packaging innovation over the last decade, and most of it is due to the ever-increasing number of revolutionary materials that have been created. Driven by the need to meet the on-going demand for affordable, durable, and long-lasting packaging and transport material, some types of packaging can be applied throughout various mediums of commerce, such as woven polypropylene bags.

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Qualities of Woven Polypropylene Bags

June 15, 2017

These days, plastic bags have a bad reputation because they are non-recyclable and have long been associated with pollution. They likewise have a long-standing reputation of being flimsy and not at all suited for rough, repeated daily use. Plastic bags are also infamously known for being flimsy and easily damaged, which has adds to its ‘use-and-discard’ stigma and its non-environmentally friendly reputation.

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Differences between Woven Polypropylene and Hessian Sacks

May 29, 2017

Today, we are aware that dependence on flimsy plastic bags and paper bags is not ecologically responsible. For this reason, woven polypropylene and Hessian sacks are the popular choice for numerous uses since they last longer and are re-usable, and in some cases biodegradable.

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Versatile Uses of Hessian Sandbags

May 12, 2017

Hessian is an incredibly versatile material that actually has a number of uses. It is eco-friendly (unlike plastic), strong, durable, and all-natural. This makes it a top choice for planting flowers/herbs/vegetables, transporting materials, and even home decor. Hessian sandbags are widely used at construction zones, for military purposes, and as protection during flooding. They can also be an effective fitness tool.

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Top 5 Reasons Why We Should Go for Sustainable Packaging and Get Rid of Plastic

April 28, 2017

Packaging is essential to any business or service, but even since the inception of mass-production and industrialization, people have been trying to find ways to create disposable packaging. At the onset of plastic packaging, it seemed great. With the current state of pollution that we currently face on here on Earth, as well as the environmental damage that plastics is causing, it is all but irreparable, thanks to non-biodegradable packaging.

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Different Ways of Designing Your Calico Bags

April 13, 2017

Calico bags are one of the best alternatives on the market today to harmful plastic bags that many retailers use. The calico bags offer a wide array of design choices for savvy business owners and retailers. They are very popular with consumers who understand the inherent issues of how plastic bags continue to damage the environment and contribute to waste in landfills.

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Eco-Friendly Properties of Hessian Fabric

March 29, 2017

When it comes to organic packaging, biodegradable plastics may be at the forefront of popular usage, but time-tested and old-fashioned packaging materials like Hessian fabric still has plastic beat. Not only is Hessian’s durable, breathable, and lightweight, it is also versatile and less liable to breakage or tearing, unlike plastic packaging.

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Differences between Cotton and Jute Bags?

March 7, 2017

Cotton and jute bags are slowly gaining popularity in the industrial world, as well as in the fashion world, thanks in part to their versatility, durability, and eco-friendly properties. Jute and cotton bags have long been a mainstay of traditional cultures throughout the world, so much so that they are often mistaken for each other.

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How to Spot Superior Quality Hessian Cloth

February 21, 2017

Hessian cloth is one of the cheapest and most durable organic-based fabrics available today, with a long history reaching back thousands of years. It is a material predominantly used to make bags and sacks that are employed to transport perishable goods like produce in a safe, non-damaging, and cost-effective manner.

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Why Is It Ideal for Vegetables and Fruit Produce to Be Inside Hessian Sacks Instead of Plastic?

February 7, 2017

Trade and commerce has never before seen the kind of innovation and scope of the present day systems of transportation and distribution, especially in regards to produce. Not only is produce widely available throughout the world, but exotic and foreign foodstuffs and produce can be had right at the comfort of the nearest grocery isle.

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Clean and Green Packaging without the Plastic Materials

January 30, 2017

With all of the flack about traditional plastic materials in packaging today since they are difficult to recycle and do not decompose in the landfills, businesses are in search of clean, green packaging that is made from natural materials or recyclable plastics.

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Hessian Fabric for Upholstery

January 13, 2017

When designing furniture, you must ensure that it stands up to daily use without prematurely showing wear and tear. Hessian fabric for upholstery is a strong and durable material for chairs, sofas and other pieces of furniture to help you obtain this goal at least in the areas that contain fabric or padding. You may know this fabric as burlap, but the characteristics are the same no matter what name it goes by in your area of the country.

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