Jute bag making business can be initiated as small scale basis. Jute bag manufacturing process in not complex. Jute is a naturally found, inexpensive, bio-degradable fiber product. In starting jute bag making business you will need to be careful about selection of the location. Easy availability of raw material is an important factor. This business is also suitable for north east part of Nigeria including Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Kebbi, Nassaraw and Taraba.
For eco-friendly character the demand for jute yarn, jute fabrics and other jute items is increasing very fast. New technologies have evolved for bulk use of jute as a raw material in the production of high value added and price competitive final products.
Jute fabrics are strong, durable, light, colour fast, attractive and cheaper than most fabrics made from other fibers. These are anti static, UV protective, carbon dioxide neutral and naturally decomposition is possible. Jute fabrics are excellent raw materials for jute bags.
There are a lot of uses of a Jute Bag. Jute sacking bags are mainly used for packing cement, sands, agro products, sugar and other bulky items. These bags are ideal for transporting bulk food items like – onion, potatoes, flour rice and fertilizers.
Apart from these, colourful decorative jute shopping bag has very good demand. Jute bags can be used as a primary bag, carrying textbooks, folders, lunch, mails, etc. It is also being widely used as an office bag for those who care so much for the environment, and mind you, Jute bags come in various designs too. Different types of small purse made of jute for ladies is also very popular.
With the increase of population the scope of trade and industry is also increasing. Bags are an essential commodity for human. With the increasing awareness about the environment pollution has increased the demand for jute bag exponentially.
WHERE TO GET TECHNICAL SKILL FOR JUTE BAG MAKING
You can avail training and marketing support from Government or private bodies. They have several schemes to support small scale jute bag making industries. Such as “Basic Training Programme”, “Advance Training Programme”, “Advance Training cum Design Dissemination Programme”, “Technical demonstration” and “Buyer Seller Meet”. They are also providing marketing assistance to the jute entrepreneurs to sell their products through different Trade Fairs/Exhibitions in the country as well as in the foreign markets.
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JUTE BAG MAKING BUSINESS COMPLIANCE
In initiating the jute bag making business, determine the ownership patter of your company. If you want to start as a sole proprietor then it is advisable to get registered as One person Company. Otherwise you can register the business as LLP. Pvt. Ltd. or Ltd. Company. Obtain Trade License from local authority.
JUTE BAG MAKING RAW MATERIAL
Both laminated and non-laminated jute fabrics are the main raw materials required for jute bag making. Other needed raw materials are dye stuff, printing gum, chemicals and auxiliaries, PVC buckle and bamboo sticks, sewing thread, hook, runner, chain, lining cloth, eye let, and handle packing materials, label etc.
JUTE BAG MAKING MACHINE & PROCESS
In establishing jute bag making unit you will need to install industrial sewing machine. According to the required stitching pattern and production output, you have to select the right machinery for your business. Different quality of side sealing machine, lock stitch machines, woven sack bag cutting machines you might find effective for jute bag making unit.
Jute bag manufacturing process is simple. After procuring the raw materials proper designs and patterns need to be made. As per drawing, design and size cutting is done to make bags. After cutting, the clothes are placed on the table and printing is done. Then cut pieces are stitched in the sewing machine. During the process of making the bags, other consumable such as lining, buckles, chains, runner, handles of clothes, bamboo and canes are fitted.
After completion of total works the bags are packed and dispatched to market for sale.