Velcro Companies Quality 4.0 To Add Confidence for Customers & End Users

Quality 4.0

From fastening a jacket pocket to securing solar panels, VELCRO® Brand products are depended on by many brands and users as the Original hook & loop fastener. Many other solutions have emerged, but the VELCRO® Brand has remained as a top choice for many professionals due to the quality of service, culture, engineering and products. […]

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VELCRO® Brand Fasteners Add Confidence in Textile Products with OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100

When it comes to purchasing a baby diaper or medical brace, it’s important to know what materials go into making that product.  For many consumers and businesses today, price is not the only thing being scrutinized on a product’s label. Textile products can come in direct contact with a consumer’s skin, so it’s essential the product is free from any harmful chemicals. At Velcro Companies, we value consumer safety and our customers’ high-quality standards. That’s why many of […]

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Inspired by Installation Art? VELCRO® Brand Fasteners make it happen.

Installation art "Dreamweave" by Karin Giusti

Sometimes controversial, often beautiful, installation art is always fascinating. Mundane but necessary public structures like parking garages become beautiful landmarks that inspire the imagination and create a sense of place. What began as a movement to create work that made a statement has become a way for communities to inspire residents and visitors—a way for […]

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Let it Snow With This Amazing Light Sculpture

Let it Snow Light Sculpture

Winter has arrived, and along with the chill, Northern Irish artist Rachel Fitzpatrick has used our fasteners to create a snow-fallen light sculpture. See how Rachel used our VELCRO® Brand hook and loop tape to create this beautiful piece of art. Who is Rachel Fitzpatrick? At the intersection of art and design, you’ll find Ireland […]

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One Consumer Need Drove Product Development

During the pandemic, wearing face masks for an extended period of time has been a constant for healthcare professionals, teachers, essential workers, and many others. Health experts worldwide have recommended people wear face masks to minimize the spread and exposure to COVID-19. However, without a comfortable solution, masks have left many people with soreness and […]

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Today’s Most Relatable Virtual Meeting Quotes

Since the pandemic began, companies all over the globe are requiring their employees to stay at home and work remotely. With technology transforming the way we work, the internet and its surrounding tools, like Zoom and Skype, have become a vital part of collaborating with coworkers. With over 600,000 people downloading zoom in one day, […]

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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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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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Essential to the Essentials™

The health of our employees comes first as we help make the products that are essential in the fight against COVID-19. During these challenging times, ensuring the health and safety of Velcro Companies employees is our highest priority. Globally, we have implemented important new regulations at our facilities, including added protective gear, enhanced sanitation protocols […]

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with VELCRO® Brand! 

International Womens Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Today, we honor the amazing women who have made our company strong, fearless, and a resource for innovation. Our digital team had the privilege of interviewing five women, whose diverse careers and experiences have lifted Velcro Companies to success. Check out their interviews below:  Carmen Talavera — Sr. Supply Chain Manager, VAP  My name is Carmen Talavera, and I’m the supply chain manager for Velcro Agua Prieta, and I’m also responsible for the Douglas warehouse.   […]

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Terms & Conditions

Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF RECEIVING THE GIVEAWAY. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN, AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF, THE ELIGIBILITY AREA. PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES YOUR FULL AND UNCONDITIONAL […]

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Space-Tested VELCRO® Brand Products

Did you know that our products have been to the moon and back for over 50 years? From the technology that helped launch us to the moon to the connections we make every day, VELCRO® Brand products have been making lives easier, one connection at a time. Our technology used for the lunar landing helped […]

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Velcro Companies announces newest partnership

Velcro University Classroom

New Hampshire has been the principal U.S. manufacturing and R&D center for the company for more than 60 years. Today, Velcro Companies employs approximately 700 people in Manchester and Somersworth and excited to announce a new partnership with the Manchester School District: Velcro University. Students attending Manchester High School West will have the chance to […]

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Institute of Packaging Professionals Awards Perfetti Van Melle for its Mentos™ Pure Fresh Gum Wallet Packs Featuring VELCRO® Brand PRESS-LOK® Closure System

VELCRO® Brand PRESS-LOK wins ameristar package award

Velcro Companies is honored to announce that Perfetti Van Melle’s Mentos™ Pure Fresh Gum Wallet Packs, which feature a VELCRO® Brand PRESS-LOK® closure system, received a Institute of Packaging Professionals’ 2018 AmeriStar Package Award. A panel of 16 judges from various segments of the packaging industry collaborated to deem the Mentos™ Gum Packs the best […]

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Velcro Companies Celebrates the VELCRO® Trademark

Velcro Companies Celebrates trademark at Trademark Expo

Last month to celebrate 60 years of the VELCRO® trademark, Velcro Companies joined the United States Patent and Trademark office for this year’s Trademark Expo in Washington DC. Located at the National Museum of American History, the event was a huge success! The weekend was jammed packed with families and fans celebrating not only the […]

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