New bulk bag filler provides an ideal solution for users wishing to fill bags by weight whether for internal production requirements or to meet NTEP approval for re-sale. The unit includes a load-cell mounted weigh platform that can be NTEP approved if the contents of the filled bags are for re-sale by weight. NTEP approval is not required if the contents of the bags are for use elsewhere in the production process. Filling rates of up to 20 bags per hour are possible with integral roller conveyors and other options that allow further automation of the system. The bulk bag has broad industrial applications in numerous industries from chemical to food, dairy, pharmaceutical to animal feed, plastics, minerals and aggregates, according to the manufacturer. They are designed to ensure bags are filled in a dust -free manner, without spillage and to the desired weight. Bags are filled to be erect and upright making them, not only aesthetically pleasing, but also stable enough for safe handling, storage and transportation.