Gunny Bag Manufacturing Plant

Gunny bags manufacturing unit is having a great demand in India as is being used in many industries.

As has been stated earlier, the usages of gunny bags are to store and transport various materials like food grains, sugar, cement, fertilizers, and chemicals etc. Besides the major applications, gunny bags are also used for the storage and transportation of various spices like chilli, pepper etc. and industrial waste like rice husk, saw- dust, Zinc dust etc.

The production process in the jute industry goes through a variety of activities, which include cultivation of raw jute, processing of jute fibers, spinning, weaving, bleaching, dyeing, finishing and marketing of both raw jute and its finished products. Currently the production of the fibre in India is around 100 lakh bales and about 73 jute mills are operating in the country at present. Besides, there are several small scale industries in the decentralized sector producing handicrafts, decoratives, twines, pulp & paper from jute and allied fibers and particle board from jute stick.

The scope of consumption of gunny bags is extremely large, as the production of agricultural and horticultural products are increasing by a greater percentage.

If only food grains are counted, even than the number of gunny bags required to meet future demand would be much more than the present demand. Production of cement, sugar, fertilizers etc. is similarly increasing appreciably, which will require a manifold production of gunny bags.

Jute bags are highly consumed; in filling of grains, cereals, pulses, other agricultural items also element industry is highly consuming the jute bags to fill cement.

The projects generally used to preserve by filling, sealing in the gunny bags and kept in godowns, warehouse etc. The following table indicates the export data’s of jute goods generally exported to foreign Countries.

So a new entrepreneur can well venture in this field by installing an visit of Gunny bags manufacturing to satisfy present and future demand of the product.


Manufacturing process of jute gunny bags is very simple and almost similar and almost similar to the paper bags. The difference lies in the stitching of the bag instead of pasting.

Manufacturing of hessian bag includes the following steps:-

  1. Inspection of Hessian cloth.
  2. Cutting.
  3. Stitching.
  4. Printing.
  5. Inspection of Hessian bags.
  6. Packaging.

In nutshell, To start gunny bags manufacturing unit, the industry needs very less investment and may be startedup in SSI sector. EIRI have recently prepared the Project Report on Gunny Bags manufacturing with the capacity of 10,000 nos/day, Land requires approx. 2000 sq. mtrs (may be taken less land even 500 sq. mtr is also sufficient), machinery cost Rupees. 29 Lac, Return: 45%. Contact for Project report at Mob: +91 9811437895

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