These Light Sculptures Unleash True Artistry

Rachel Fitzpatrick light sculptures

Artists have unlimited creativity. When they dedicate their careers to exploring one medium, they can unlock a material’s extraordinary potential. That’s precisely what Rachel Fitzpatrick is doing. For the last ten years, she’s been creating light sculptures using VELCRO® Brand fasteners. Who is Rachel Fitzpatrick? At the intersection of art and design, you‘ll find Northern […]

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How to Make a DIY Hand Sanitizer Holder

DIY Hand Sanitizer Holder for Bags and Backpacks

As the world tries to slow the spread of COVID-19, keeping your hands clean while you’re on the go is more important than ever. Follow our quick and easy tutorial to find out how to make a DIY hand sanitizer holder for your purse, bag or backpack. This homemade hand gel holder clips easily onto […]

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Cable installations on a tight budget? VELCRO® Brand Reusable Cable Ties can help

Reusable Cable Ties

Plastic ties are a simple and low-cost solution for cable installations, but when you consider factors such as time of installation and risk of damage, the long term costs can quickly negate the money saved upfront. Reusable cable ties, such as VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Tape, may have a higher price tag, but the benefits can […]

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A Mind-Blowing Biomimicry Example

Nature inspire us - biomimicry

From our beginnings to the present day, biomimicry has been the foundation of our innovations. Read on to learn how nature inspired these three VELCRO® Brand technologies. Biomimicry is a large part of our DNA. From the very first moment George de Mestral invented the hook and loop fastener, to our new and modern technologies, […]

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How to simplify sign installation during ever-changing times

The CDC, OSHA and local governments have produced social distancing recommendations and requirements for manufacturing and operations workers to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The pandemic has significantly changed working conditions and businesses need to communicate with and protect their onsite workers. Among the most common ways to inform is the installation of signs that […]

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Creating custom sneeze guards for safe travel

Custom sneeze guards

As airlines return to the skies, they’re faced with a unique challenge as they look for creative ways to fill seats and maintain revenue, while welcoming passengers back safely. Current practices, such as keeping middle seats empty, are only adding to lost revenue. And while consumers are looking to travel, they want to do it […]

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Sneeze Guards: The New Normal for Transportation

sneeze guard airline seats essentials to the essential

As we return to our new normal, transportation systems are implementing new measures to protect travelers. Countries are slowly beginning to move to phase two and keeping the general public safe is their top priority. Sneeze guards are an essential part of this plan. At Velcro Companies, we’re helping airlines, ridesharing services, and the rest […]

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Dreams to Reality: An Accessible Bionic Prosthetic

bionic arms

From George de Mestral’s historic hike in the woods to today’s talented inventors at Velcro Companies, we celebrate our employees’ ingenuity. Bionic prosthetics may seem like a futuristic goal; however, with perseverance and a dash of our solutions, one employee made this dream a reality. An IT Employee by Day & A Biomedical Engineer by […]

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Revolutionizing Aircraft Maintenance – Hook’nFly™

As consumers return to normal and commercial airlines return to the skies, air carriers worldwide are facing financial pressures. Airlines are cutting capacity to maintain proper social distancing, while flight bans are taking a large chunk of their dividends – it’s no surprise airlines are looking for ways to remain in the sky. Now more […]

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Top Gardening Tips for Beginners

Gardening Tips for Beginners

If you’ve recently taken up gardening, or want to try your hand at it, you’re in the right place! To give you helping hand, we’ve put together our top gardening tips for beginners. From making sure you have the right tools to choosing the right plants, read our essential beginners’ gardening guide before you get […]

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Use VELCRO® Brand Products To Align With Cable Installation Standards

Cable Installation Standards

When working on cable installations, hook and loop cable ties give the installer a much better chance of avoiding an industry-standard violation for several reasons. Don’t risk having to re-do a job because it violated cable installation standards. Get the peace of mind you need with VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® cable ties. General Cable Installation Standards […]

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How to Organize Your Craft Room

Easy Craft Room Organization Ideas

Good craft room organization is essential for creativity! So if you’re feeling uninspired by your messy craft room, it’s time to fix it! Whether you have a big or small craft room, or you’re using your home office as a crafting space after hours, check out our DIY craft room organization and storage ideas for […]

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Yong Joo Kim’s Wearable Art is Jaw-Dropping

Yong Joo Kim and her Wearable Art

Artists often dedicate careers to exploring the limits of a certain material or medium. For the past four years, Yong Joo Kim has been doing just that: working with Velcro® Brand products from her studio in Providence, Rhode Island.

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How to Make a Fabric Face Mask

How to Make a Fabric Face Mask

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the CDC recommends wearing a face covering in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, such as grocery stores, pharmacies, and gas stations. Watch Daisy Multifacetica’s video tutorial to find out how to make a comfortable DIY fabric face mask using VELCRO® Brand Sticky Back […]

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Respiratory Care Made Simple: How Our Solutions Benefit Customers and Patients

During this global pandemic, frontline essential medical staff are working tirelessly to keep the public safe. Although the curve is beginning to flatten, the need for clean and safe respiratory care solutions is still present in the medical device space. With this high-market demand, our medical solutions team has strengthened its commitment to our customers, […]

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