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Paper Cloud work with an award-winning supplier and manufacturer of Jute, Cotton and Juco bags and promotional items. With offices in the USA, India, Netherlands and the UK, we are equipped to handle orders of any size. Imagine your brand on the high street, in the supermarket, at local attractions or even by the main stage at the largest music festival in the country! These are just some of the many places we have supplied branded bags. High quality reusable bags are one of the best ways to promote your business name, charity event or marketing campaign. Our bags are reusable and environmentally-friendly. Whether you sell bags from a shop at a profit or give away bags at a conference or event to raise your profile or use bags to support your advertising or marketing campaign a branded bag is the perfect way to get your brand to reach a huge audience.

Branded bags are so versatile with our customers operating in a range of different industries: • Events and Shows • Food and Drink • Education • Retail • Charities • Holiday and Accommodation • Marketing Agencies Promote your business the smart way. Get in touch with us today. A FEW EXAMPLES OF OUR SUPPLIERS MANY SATISFIED CLIENTS:

Turn your customers into walking advertisements with ethically sourced, custom made jute, juco and cotton bags!

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ETHICS Our overseas manufacturing is done in a single dedicated factory which ensures transparency, no surprises and complete control of production.

A note from our manufacturer All stages of the production process are audited, from sourcing the raw materials, right through to the final production of our products. We have a responsibility to our customers, but we have a larger responsibility to our workers. Ensuring that they are paid a fair wage, and work in the best conditions possible, is very important to us. Our core values are as follows: • • •

Ethical production Social responsibility Quality and trust

Social Responsibility We are committed to being a socially responsible business. We recognise that our activities have a direct impact on the wellbeing of our employees, customers, suppliers and wider communities. Also through our wholesaling and purchasing practices, our activities impact on communities nationally and globally. With this in mind we endeavour to make a positive impact upon our society. We use local suppliers whenever we can and work with our local community on initiatives to protect our environment. Jute provides employment to 0.37 million workers and supports the livelihood of around 4.0 million farm families.* Our Accreditations We are proud to have been accredited by the following:

SA 8000



*Source: Ministry of Textiles




Jute is often called ‘The Golden Fibre’ due to its bold natural colour. It is an affordable, highly versatile, eco-friendly material and is as strong as it is useful.

Jute is a natural fibre grown in the Bengal area of India. It is perfect for bags as it is one of the strongest fibres around. It is used to make bags, fabrics, twine, rope, paper, shoes and even carpet backing. Jute is a fantastic versatile, eco-friendly and affordable material waiting to add your brand to it! We have a vast selection of stock jute bags in a range of colours, shapes and sizes or you can take advantage of our bespoke service to create the bag of your choice!

Contact our team and they will be happy to find the right bag to meet your needs, design and budget. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF JUTE? • Jute is incredibly sustainable • Low water footprint • Easy to dye with a variety of different colours • Strong and durable, therefore it lasts a ‘lifetime’





COTTON Cotton is the world’s most produced natural fibre and is a very popular material for bag production. It is versatile and once spun, creates a tightly woven, lightweight, breathable texture that looks stunning.

We have an ever-growing range of cotton products. From a simple 5oz cotton bag to a bespoke 10oz cotton bag with rope handles. Cotton bags can be used as a simple inexpensive way of getting your brand to reach further afield. Perfect for give-aways to keep costs low but still keep your brand at the forefront – great at shows and events. Alternatively our 10oz canvas cotton bags are a brilliant premium option to give your brand a quality feel. We have a range of bags in stock that can be printed on within a matter of days or you can create a purely bespoke



bag to meet your needs. We have a design and marketing department on hand to suggest the right cotton product for you and your business. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF COTTON? • As a natural plant fibre it is biodegradable • It is a renewable resource • Cotton is a soft material and therefore foldable • It can be machine washed




Increase your profits with our premium juco range. Made from a mixture of jute and cotton, juco was developed taking the best properties from both natural fibres.

Juco is a mix between jute and cotton, offering all the durability of the jute bag but the mix of cotton gives the bag a premium feel. Juco takes the best bits of both materials creating the perfect canvas for your branding. With a tighter weave the fabric lends itself to finer artwork and high-end brands. The juco material can also be mixed with jute sides to keep the rustic feel of the jute with a smooth, polished front and back. We have juco bags in stock in a range of colours or can create a bespoke bag either purely juco or with a touch of jute. Adding your

brand to a quality product will give your brand a quality feel. Our team of experts can suggest the best material for your design and brand. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF JUCO? • As a natural plant fibre it is biodegradable • It is a renewable resource • It is a very high quality and strong material • Provides a great printing canvas




Bespoke Bag

DESIGN SERVICE At Paper Cloud we make it really easy to bring your ideas to life with our fantastic ‘Bespoke Bag’ design service. We have an experienced design and marketing team who can help and advise you from concept to final production. Do you want a bag that is totally unique? UNIQUE OVERSEAS PRINTED BAGS

Do you need a bag that has a short lead time? SPEEDY UK PRINTED STOCK BAGS

Fully customisable bags made to your exact requirements. Create your perfect product using jute, juco, cotton or cotton canvas. This is our most cost effective solution.

Select from our extensive range of stock bags. Our range of jute, juco, cotton and cotton canvas bags will suit most needs and wants with an unrivalled selection of colours to choose from. See our stock range on pages 17, 18 and 19.

Overseas printing opens up your options with regards to custom bag colours, bag sizes, designs and edge-to-edge printing. Plus the additional details like coloured handles, swing tags and a sewn-in label.


When printing onto our UK stock bags there are set print areas determined by the printing machines here in the UK.



• Choose the exact dimensions you need • Match colours specifically to your brand • Most cost-effective solution

• Quick turnaround printed bags • Large choice of stock colours • Large selection of bag sizes & shapes


THE EASY WAY TO CREATE YOUR BAG Bring your ideas to life with the number one promotional bag company. EXPERT SUPPORT We will give you expert support to enable you to make the right product choice that represents your company ethos, budget and timescale. DESIGN SUPPORT We will listen to your design ideas and working with our in-house Design and Marketing teams realise your ideas. APPROVAL Using our visualisation techniques you will receive a high quality visual and proof for your inspection and approval. PRODUCTION Following your approval we can proceed with production or upon request provide a sample for approval. DELIVERY We will keep you updated throughout the entire delivery and pride ourselves on an excellent service with a 99% customer satisfaction record. CUSTOMER SERVICE We pride ourselves on customer follow-up and after sales service. We will reach out to you with special offers and at pre-agreed milestones.

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EVENTS & SHOWS Whether you’re attending an event, trade show, a festival or exhibiting at a show; branded bags will not only draw attention to your business during the event but will ensure you leave a lasting impression afterwards too! From festival goers to consumers, a branded bag at an event is an essential item for carrying promotional products, advertising your brand and to build brand recognition. Our bags are a practical way of making sure your brand is seen;

while doubling up as a wonderful memento of the occasion too. Our supplier has been producing bags for events all over the world for many years now and have a range of different bags to suit all budgets.

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EDUCATION From jute school book bags to cotton drawstring backpacks for PE through to shopping bags for the PTA and jute bags containing the prospectus for parents; we have a branded bag to suit all. Branded bags are a fool-proof way to spread awareness time and time again through pupils, staff, parents and friends & family of the school. Jute, juco or cotton bags can help raise the school’s profile while working towards achieving

your environmental objectives too. Why not have the students design their very own school bags to raise funds for the school while learning all about the impact of single use plastic on our environment!

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RETAIL With the Government urging us to stop using single use plastic and with the responsibility being placed on retailers a branded jute, juco or cotton bag is the perfect solution. Not only do branded bags serve as an excellent way to promote your brand but they are also popular with consumers making them the perfect retail item. With a range of sizes, shapes and materials we have the perfect bag to suit

your business. Our cotton bags are perfect to be folded in the bottom of a hand bag making them easy to reuse, while the jute bags are a popular choice to increase brand awareness and for that high end feel you cannot beat a juco bag.

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CHARITIES With people being likely to pay more for a bag that’s for charity; a well designed and branded bag is an excellent fundraising tool as well as helping to promote cause-related organisations and raising the charities’ profile! People genuinely love to be a part of a charity they are passionate about and are very happy to represent that cause by carrying and using a branded bag. We are hugely proud to be a small part of every charity that approaches us and are really happy to assist with such varied and

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sometimes sensitive issues. From large charities to smaller local events our suppliers have worked with a whole range of customers from supermarkets and other retailers who already sell reusable bags and find that their charity bags are much more popular through to smaller independent local charities.

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FOOD & DRINK With so many different brands in the food and drink industry it is important to build brand recognition. Our bags are perfect for getting your brand in front of your customers as well as being an excellent way to display your products too. Our bags are perfect for the drinks industry. With one of the largest range of different bags from beer bottle bags and wine bottle carriers perfect displaying your products, upselling gift packs and increasing brand recognition through

to larger shopping bags perfect to be used again and again. Likewise, for the food industry we have the perfect bag to meet your needs, from small food gift bags and takeaway lunch bags through to larger shopping bags helping to get your brand noticed!

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HOLIDAY & ACCOMODATION Leaving a gift bag for guests as they enjoy their holiday with you is a lovely welcome for guests but is also a perfect way to get your brand on the move as they advertise for you during their stay! Who is better to advertise your brand then your current guests and visitors! Our partners work with a variety of tourism organisations, providing them with the perfect gift or souvenir bag to sell or give-away in

hotels, campsites, holiday-lettings, museums and small shops. A branded jute, juco and cotton bag is also an excellent souvenir for visitors and a great way to get your brand to reach further afield.

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PROMO Looking for a wider range of promotional items? We can help with that too! Our team are on hand to help you choose the right promotional item for your business or event. Using high quality, environmentally friendly materials Paper Cloud have a range of items to complement your brand! Working in partnership with several fantastic suppliers, we can offer quality branded products to give your brand the exposure it deserves!

Pens Pencils Stationary Clothing

Flasks Water bottles Deckchairs Windbreaks






Tea Towels


We have a very popular environmentally friendly range, contact us to see how our promotional items can help you. Please see our Promo Catalogue for the full range.

We offer a printing service to personalise or brand your items to help enforce your brand or cause.

• Screen printing • Digital • Vinyl 16


• Transfer • Sublimation • Embroidery


Ready for your brand


Paper Cloud boasts one of the largest selections of stock bags available to order. With a vast range of sizes, colours and materials we have the perfect bag to suit your needs! We are always adding to our stock range and we make sure we keep up with latest trends to offer the best range of bags prossible. We can add your logo, design and branding to our stock bags within a matter of days!

In the unlikely event you can’t find the bag you are looking for our tailor-made bespoke service means we can create pretty much any bag of any shape, size or design! Get in touch today to find out more!




Our smallest bag is a brilliant alternative to plastic goody bags. It is also ideal for lunch bags, party bags and gift bags.

Our small bag is really popular and is great for carrying packed lunch boxes.

This bag works really well as a shopper and is a favourite with businesses and charities for fund raising and brand awareness.

Available in 14 colours.

Available in 22 colours.

Available in 22 colours.

Size W:22 H:20 D:13cm

Size W:26 H:24 D:13cm

Size W:30 H:30 D:23cm




This medium sized bag is a fantastic all rounder whether its used as a shopping bag or a document bag.

This is probably the most traditional of all jute bag shapes, and is really popular because it is so versatile.

This large jute bag has plenty of room for carrying the essentials to a family day out or for a day at the beach.

Available in 11 colours.

Available in 22 colours.

Available in 22 colours.

Size W:39 H:36 D:15cm

Size W:35 H:40 D:15cm

Size W:46 H:32 D:18cm







This large jute bag has a quality, looser weave than our other jute bag ranges which makes it a great economical choice.

Perfect for holding and carrying folders, pencil cases, school books and paperwork, which also looks really smart.

A great way of packaging or displaying multiple bottles of beer. This bag comes with a removable jute divider.

Available in 1 colour.

Available in 4 colours.

Available in 22 colours.

Size W:55 H:34 D:15cm

Size W:40 H:25

Size W:27 H:23 D:17cm




A great way of packaging or displaying six bottles of wine. A removeable jute divider is included.

This versatile light weight bag can be folded up and put in a pocket or hand bag ready for that unplanned dash to the shops.

This 10oz cotton canvas bag comes with a bottom gusset, allowing extra space for storage.

Available in 1 colour.

Available in 10 colours.

Available in 10 colours.

Size W:27 H:34 D:18cm

Size W:38 H:42

Size W:39 H:43 D:15cm

035-037 1,2 & 3 WINE BOTTLE CARRIERS



A great way of packaging or displaying single or multiple bottles of wine. For carriers over one bottle a jute divider is included.

Available in a wide range of sizes these sacks will suit most storage needs. Being made from jute they are durable and are made to last.

These 5oz cotton drawstring sacks are extremely versatile, from mini gift bags to Christmas sacks or P.E bags. Available in 5 different sizes.

Available in 1 colour.

Available in 1 colour.

GJ035 Single

GJ0001 Small

GJ036 Double

GJ0002 Medium

GJ037 Triple

GJ0003 Large

Size W:12 H:34 D:10cm Size W:20 H:34 D:10cm Size W:27 H:34 D:10cm



Available in 1 colour. GJ0004 Extra large

GJ201 Extra small

GJ204 Large

GJ202 Small

GJ205 Extra large

Size W:18 H:25 Size W:50 H:75

Size W:14 H:20 Size W:40 H:50

Size W:24 H:35

Size W:25 H:30 Size W:50 H:75

Size W:36 H:56

GJ203 Medium

Size W:30 H:45




These 5oz cotton drawstring shoulder bags are extremely versatile and fold down to fit in your pocket.

This large juco bag has plenty of room for carrying the essentials to a family day out or for a day at the beach.

Available in 1 colour.

Available in 6 colours.

Size W:32 H:44

Size W:40 H:36 D:17cm

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Quality Branded Products Give your brand the exposure it deserves WINDBREAKS • DECKCHAIRS • PARASOLS

Our exclusive supplier is the first company to design and produce individually designed or branded windbreaks, deckchairs and parasols that are made to such strict ethical and ecological standards. With established printing methods they are able to print any quantity from singles to large scale multiple orders.


Inspired by their Cornish surroundings, our supplier insists that every one of our products has a minimal impact on our natural environment as well as being an excellent high-quality way to advertise. Advertising is effortless with our promotional windbreaks, deckchairs and parasols. We can print your logo or create a bespoke design on high quality, eye-catching and beautifully put together products making us the first eco company ever to do this! Our aim is to create a perfect medium for businesses and individuals that are looking to stand out from the crowd, to proudly display their message to a wide audience, and rest assured that they have bought a quality product, built with love and attention to detail. Give your brand the exposure it deserves. Imagine the attention you will receive from potential customers at a crowded beach, festival, pub, restaurant or event as people notice your brand. The products are so versatile it doesn’t matter what industry you operate in our products are perfect to get your brand out and about.

Manufactured to withstand the elements and heavy use, our windbreaks, deckchairs and parasols are not only functional, they also look great and are built to last. We are committed to maintaining excellent build quality and are extremely focused on our environmental impact by sourcing sustainable timber. All our products are made to strict ethical, ecological standards while ensuring the product is perfect for commercial use. Our products are made of 100% fair-trade cotton and all our wooden elements are 100% FSC certified hardwood. Our premium beautiful fabrics are a real eye-catcher to brighten up any location and are made from high quality machine washable 10oz canvas cotton with UV protected inks. Make an impact; bold innovative branding.


Our Windbreaks Don’t think about it as a windbreak, this is actually over 3 metres of advertising space! Unlike most advertising platforms, a high quality windbreak is new and unfamiliar and therefore really makes your brand stand out! They are the perfect canvas to boldly present your logo, message, event or campaign. This unique and creative advertising space is sure to get your brand noticed!


Products Deckchairs Take a traditional deckchair add on your business brand and you end up with the very latest eye-catching marketing concept! By adding your brand to a high quality product, it will give your business a high quality feel ensuring that your business is well remembered! With a beautiful canvas cotton seat and a solid hardwood frame, you will undoubtedly make an impression with bespoke deckchairs.

Parasols What better way to maximise the exposure of your logo or message than a branded parasol, whether it be outside, in a pub, cafe or restaurant. They look good and are proven to get your brand noticed! To build positive brand association in popular places, get your very own branded parasol!


Case Original Cottages

From humble kitchen-table beginnings to a national brand and leader in the market, Original Cottages have made sure their unique company structure keeps the advantages of personal, local service but with countrywide reach. They have a range of brands under this parent company and they certainly know how to get their branding recognised.

Wyke Dorset Cottages Stay throughout Dorset and you can’t miss the Wyke’s brand on the local beaches. Their customers have enjoyed using these fun windbreaks too.

Powells Cottage Holidays With a great selection of seaside apartments in popular towns such as Tenby and Saundersfoot and grand country manors complete with their own pools, the branded windbreaks, deckchairs and parasols in the matching Powells’ corporate colours are a great way to get their brand spotted.




Marsdens Devon Cottages As well as being a well loved feature used by guests renting the cottages, these colourful windbreaks and deckchairs are also used at many of the county shows throughout Devon ensuring the brand reaches far and wide.

Nothing says a British holiday quite like a beach hut and this design for Abersoch certainly inspires potential guests to book their next holiday.

Abersoch Holiday Homes


Case Food and Drink Suppliers Branded windbreaks and deckchairs are popular with food and drink producers who supply establishments such as cafés, breweries, pubs, restaurants, vineyards and wineries. They are making sure they maximise the exposure of their brand by using windbreaks, deckchairs and parasols to encourage further sales of their products.

Sharp’s Brewery Sharp’s use these windbreaks for advertising purposes. They are given out to various pubs and bars to help push the brand and the popularity of their most popular beer!

St Austell Brewery St Austell Brewery use their windbreaks as promotional devices. The marketing team distribute them to pubs, beachside bars and gardens that stock Tribute. The windbreaks are so popular that they are also used for competitions and are available to buy on the brewery website!




The Little Fish Hut The Little Fish Hut is a fleet of mobile catering vans attending events throughout the country. Their branding looks perfect on our hardwood deckchairs and they have acted as a real draw to customers wanting to purchase food at these events! What a great way to enjoy some local fish and chips than from the comfort of a custom printed deckchair – it certainly gives that traditional seaside vibe!


Case Retail Stores

As well as being an excellent branded promotional tool our windbreaks and deckchairs are perfect for the retail market. We can create an edge to edge bespoke design in a range of bright colours for that perfect sort after product. Got your own design in mind? Contact us to make it a reality.

Picket Fence These don’t just brighten up the beaches but look great in your garden and at the local parks. Take your own perfect picket fence and relax in style.

Beach Huts No British beach is complete without a row of beach huts and with their popularity at an all-time high, these windbreaks and deckchairs are a wonderful accompaniment to make them even more sort after! With your own row of beach huts you are sure to be the envy of the beach!




Carry Case As a great extra, each windbreak comes with its own individual 1.5m soft cotton over-theshoulder carry case for maximum comfort when transporting your product! 11

Stock Windbreaks We keep a range of plain colours in stock and our bespoke service means we can print singles in a matter of days; they are great for one off events or last minute promotions. Just choose a background colour and have your logo, message or slogan printed on the windbreak instantly.

Deckchairs Just like our windbreaks, we also keep our plain coloured deckchairs in stock for those last minute requirements. Choose a background colour and we can print your design, slogan or logo for an instant impact. We also have a range of traditional striped deckchairs should you prefer to keep with tradition instead. 12

Products Hammocks Our striped canvas hammocks are one of our latest products and are the perfect accompaniment to our ever popular windbreaks and deckchairs. Used by holiday accommodation providers, hotels and beach bars these hammocks give your business that quality feel.

Swing Chairs Our premium beautiful fabrics are a real eyecatcher to brighten up any business. Made from high quality machine washable 10oz canvas cotton with UV protected inks, these products don’t just look great but are practical too. Loved by guests and those visiting attractions, they add a wonderful relaxed vibe to ensure your customers feel at home.




Stock patterns & colours

Personalise your deckchair


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