Transportation Solutions

VELCRO® Brand fasteners for the transportation industry provide simple assembly, reduce production costs and enhance quality and styling.

Millions of vehicles are assembled every year with VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners. For more than a quarter of a century, our versatile fastening solutions have been used by the automotive, aerospace and mass transit industries to assemble a wide range of components including seat trim covers, carpets and interiors such as headliners and panels. Our high quality fasteners offer secure, reliable holding power and total design flexibility through a wide range of customization options. Our products are tested and certified to customer specific requirements and industry standards. We provide VELCRO® Brand fasteners to OEMs and suppliers around the world and our transportation customers receive dedicated technical support. Our manufacturing facilities are ISO and IATF certified and strategically located in North America, South America, Europe and Asia to assure timely deliveries and consistent high quality.

  • High quality standards – With our ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 13485 and IATF 16949 certifications, we commit to high quality, sustainability and continual improvement.
  • Global capabilities – Our sales and technical teams provide our customers around the world with dedicated technical support and our manufacturing facilities are strategically in key global locations.
  • Ergonomic solutions – Our fasteners offer secure, reliable and ergonomic assembly with low engagement forces. They are easy to assemble and reduce rattling, noise and vibration.

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APPLICATIONS

Automotive Seating

Each automotive seat design requires specific tie-down systems. We offer high strength, adaptable fastening solutions for automotive seat covers in both curved and straight mold-in designs. Our secure, reliable automotive fasteners are ideal for securing trim covers and inserts and are easy to position and adjust without complicated assembly tools. Customized die cut pieces can be easily adapted to fit curved or stylized seat designs, and we offer both gasketed and non-gasketed mold-in products, which lead to less scrap and re-work. Our fasteners are compliant with flame retardant standard FMVSS 302.

Automotive Interiors

VELCRO® Brand fasteners shorten production time by simplifying the assembly of automotive interior parts, such as carpets, door panels, headliners, seatbelts, and instrument panels. Our expanded product range provides hook and loop fasteners in any shape and size, with adhesive-backing and customized features to suit your specific needs. Our customized auto fasteners help to eliminate noise and vibrations from seat buckles, doors and instrument panels. Ideal for car carpet installation, our fasteners are compatible with cut-pile carpet and can be insert-molded, sewn or glued to the floor mat. We offer fast and easy assembly solutions for car headliners, with adhesive and non-adhesive bonding options available. Automotive VELCRO® Brand fasteners can also be used for the easy and secure fixation of trunk accessories such as safety triangles, tool boxes or first aid kits.

Automotive Electrical Protection and Handling

Automotive engineers estimate that some 60 percent of all warranty returns involve electrical system problems. With electrical/electronic distribution systems (EEDS) handling more vehicle functions all the time, electrical protection and cable management is more important than ever. Protecting painted or delicate components is crucial to meeting today's high-quality standards. Our versatile touch fasteners make electrical protection and handling easier; reusable covers that open and close with hook and loop fasteners are custom-made to wrap around everything from wiring harnesses to instrument panels. We can adapt the strength, colour, printing and dimensions of our fasteners to fit the customer’s requirements, and offer permanent and removable assembly wraps to protect wires and connectors during the vehicle installation.

Aerospace and Mass Transit

VELCRO® Brand fasteners meet the stringent industry and OEM quality standards that help manufacturers and suppliers deliver innovative designs, streamline production processes, and improve quality. Our fasteners have a wide range of uses on aircraft and public transport including carpet installation, cable management and attaching seat trims and interior panels. Our lightweight fasteners help to eliminate noise and vibrations and can be customized to suit the customer’s needs. Our wide range of fastening solutions includes UV, chemical and water resistant fasteners as well as pressure sensitive, mold-in products and flame retardant fasteners designed to meet industry regulations and standards.

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