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Luxury paper carrier bags with rope or ribbon handles are superb high-quality bags made from American Bristol Paper for strength and durability; we can also produce them in a full range of other papers. APL will tailor-make your luxury paper bags to your size, paper finish and print needs with options including your eco requirements and budgets. Custom paper bags are perfect for promotional activities such as: exhibitions, conferences, and luxury boutiques.


Our custom twist handle bags can be fully printed all over and custom sized to meet your business requirements. These bags are 100% recyclable and tailor made to your brand specifications. Custom printed twisted handle paper bags offer exceptional value for money without having to compromise on the strength of the bag or the style. They are a very popular paper bag solution for boutiques, fashion retailers and the promotional & exhibition market.


Tape handle paper carrier bags are an economy paper bag and a big hit; they are made from kraft paper with flat tape handles, they are fully biodegradable – they are also known as SOS bags (self-opening sacks), you can literally open them with one hand movement! They are used for everything from takeaways to farmers’ markets and clothes stores. Manufactured in a wide range of sizes to suit most applications and they are 100% FSC.


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    How to Plan Your Custom Bags

    How to Plan Your Custom Bags

    Custom Printed Paper Bags

    With over 35 years of experience, APL is a reliable and high-quality supplier of tailored, custom printed paper bags. We work with multinationals and agencies to small start-up companies.

    Packaging is often the first impression people gain of your business. We help you to make that first impression count. We offer a huge range of standard sized bags as well as custom, made to measure paper bags. APL takes great pride in delivering on their customer’s brief, developing your designs to create Custom luxury bags that are made using the highest-quality materials and personalised for your brand. We offer a great range of paper bag styles including luxury rope handle & ribbon handle bags, tape handle and twist handle carrier bags.

    APL is committed to protecting the environment and offers FSC certified and fully recyclable paper bags. They strive to offer as many alternatives to plastic bags as possible and provide a range of recyclable and sustainable papers, including brown paper bags. Fast track options are also available from 10 days.

    We take great pride in delivering on our customer’s brief. With their dedicated and trusted team of packaging experts, APL ensures that your packaging is in safe hands and provides expert guidance throughout the purchasing journey, right up to the delivery of your new bags.

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