> SOS Bags

What is an SOS bag? The definition may vary but the term "SOS bag" means a square lunch-sack or grocery style bag with a flat bottom. The acronym has been said to stand for "Stand on Shelf" or "Self Opening Sack" - either way Gilchrist Bag Manufacturing carries a large selection of high-quality stock square-bottom paper SOS bags for a variety of uses including foodservice and carryout, gifts, party favors, hardware and retail stores, liquor stores, promotional mailings, and more. Our stock products include:

  • Sizes ranging from 1# up to 1/6 Barrel bags
  • Colored bags including white, natural, and an array of vibrant colors
  • Grease-resistant bags ideal for burgers, sandwiches, popcorn, and other food or greasy items
  • Heavy-duty basis weights for nuts, machine parts, and other hardware items
  • Strong grocery-style bags for convenience stores, grocery stores, thrift stores, etc.
  • Lightweight, colorful bags ideal for party favors and gift bags

Contact our team today to request samples or pricing!

Blank Evidence Bags White and Natural Kraft
Evidence Bags

Paper evidence bags

Hardware SOS

Heavy-duty SOS bags for parts, etc.