Environmental Responsibility

At Velcro Companies, we are committed to practicing environmental responsibility in every aspect of our work. This commitment to sustainability is an investment in our collective future. It‘s our way to meet present needs and preserve the planet for those who come after us. Our goal: A brighter future for our customers, our suppliers, our employees, and our neighbors.

As proof of our commitment, 98 percent of the electrical and thermal power in Velcro Companies’ New Hampshire headquarters is self-generated. By carefully using the heat left over from generating our own electricity, we achieve higher efficiency than public utility power and reduce our emissions by more than 60 tons. What’s more:

SUSTAINABILITY

Our commitment to sustainability is an investment in our collective future. It means meeting our present needs while preserving the planet for those who come after us. Our goal: A brighter future for our customers, our suppliers, our employees, and our neighbors.

Sustainable Manufacturing Processes

Our production methods economize energy use and provide better quality products. Every day, our sustainable manufacturing processes demonstrate our pledge to incorporate sustainability in everything we do:

We regularly partner with consultants, customers, suppliers, and neighbors to rethink how we can positively affect our environment – and then put those ideas into motion.

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards

Velcro Companies is ISO 14001 certified for our environmental management system (EMS). Since 2003, we have met or exceeded our annual goals while managing more than 1,300 environmental initiatives. We have reduced our overall environmental impact by 25% while simultaneously expanding our manufacturing capacity. By expanding our EMS, we are able to minimize our impact on our natural environment, control costs, and produce higher-quality products with greater efficiency.