The European Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container Association (EFIBCA) was founded in 1983. It soon became noted on the market for the publication of the first international FIBC standard in 1985. Since then it has constantly participated in the formulation of CEN and ISO standards for FIBC.

EFIBCA offers advice on all aspects of FIBC. It has a close liaison with test houses and cooperates with other FIBC associations and organisations. EFIBCA is committed to the continuous improvement of quality and safety of FIBC.

Today, EFIBCA counts over 30 member companies. As a modern industry association its key objectives are:

  • To represent the interests of the industry towards authorities and the public
  • To promote the use of FIBC
  • To set up high quality standards for FIBC
  • To inform and safeguard the user of FIBC
  • To inform members about the latest economic, legal and technical developments
  • To cooperate with other associations and institutions related to FIBC


CE marking of FIBC not permissible according to European legislation – Read the EFIBCA notice Information on the CE Marking of FIBC and more about Directive 2006/42/EC classifications.

EFIBCA article Testing the UV Resistance of FIBCs published in Bulk Distributor Magazine.
Also, read Bulk Distributor article Making the right choice and other articles under Press Releases.

EFIBCA Members uphold high standards – By committing to the EFIBCA Code of Conduct, companies pledge to adhere to recognized ethical and moral principles of business practice… Find out more

EFIBCA Newsletter No. 11