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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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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An Idea That Stuck: How George de Mestral Invented the VELCRO® Brand Fastener

Born in the tiny town of Saint-Saphorin-sur-Morges in 1907, George de Mestral filed his first patent at the age of 12, for a toy airplane. “He was driven to invent,” says Fraser Cameron, president and CEO of the modern-day Velcro Companies. But it wasn’t until his mid-30s that de Mestral hit upon the idea that eventually took over the world — though it would take more than two decades for his invention to finally stick.

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Up on the Roof and Securing Solar Panels

Our products are a Mr. Fix It favorite. But did you know we use it to help generate self-sustaining energy for our entire office? We call that a General Fix.

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