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The Technical Bag Committee (TBC) is a technical committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals.

TBC Mission

The Technical Bag Committee provides a forum for members to advance professional development, exchange technical information, present innovative products and services, network with industry leaders, stay abreast of technology trends / regulations, and ultimately, continuously improve the products we market.

TBC Vision

The Technical Bag Committee is recognized as the leading expert group in the body of knowledge related to shipping bags - sharing knowledge and ideas through a network of manufacturers, users and shippers to advance commercial bag applications through technological innovation.

Committee Scope

  • Paper, multiwall, and textile bags
  • Single and multiply polymer bags
  • Flexible intermediate bulk containers
  • Manufacturing, filling, and handling equipment
  • Innovative construction materials
  • Safety


TBC is open to anyone interested in topics within the committee's scope. Typical membership functions consist of packaging engineers, purchasing agents or managers, technical support or sales staff, product developers, regulatory experts, and trade or technical councils. 

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Upcoming Meetings

Technical Bag Committee Meeting
January 16-17, 2024
Thunderbird Beach Resort
Treasure Island, FL
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Technical Bag Committee Leadership

Executive Committee

Chairperson: Jason Coleman