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Engineering Fasteners with a Design for Recycling Approach

As the fashion industry seeks to continuously provide innovative designs, Velcro Companies collaborated with Inditex to create a jacket, under the ZARA brand, using a single material produced from 100% recycled textiles.

The jacket features VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners made with loopamid®. Made by BASF, loopamid® is the first Polyamide 6 (PA6) nylon composed entirely from recycled textiles.

The VELCRO® Brand hook and loop closure can be opened and closed thousands of times, providing a reliable layer of protection from harsh weather conditions.

Based in Arteixo A Coruña, Spain, Inditex is a global leader in fashion design and manufacturing.

A Commitment to Recycled Materials

Recycled Materials

For decades, Velcro Companies has been changing industries with innovative fastening technology.

To provide more sustainable solutions for the footwear and apparel industry, the VELCRO® Brand ECO Product Line was launched in 2021. This family of fasteners is made with up to 55% recycled content without compromising on the performance and quality that customers have come to know. Our production of this product line earned the Textile Exchange’s Recycled Claim Standard, validating its value for apparel brands and consumers.

In 2018, the company introduced the VELCRO® Brand PRESS-LOK® 952 closure, made of 100% recyclable material for flexible packaging.

In 2020, the VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Garden Ties were introduced for consumers. This was the first VELCRO® Brand product made of recycled content.

Innovation for the Footwear & Apparel Industry

Man in winter jacket

When Footwear & Apparel brands look to optimize form and function, they turn to Velcro Companies. For nearly 70 years, Velcro Companies has designed and manufactured innovative easy-to-use fastening solutions known for strength, reliability, durability and versatility. Contact us to learn how we can create a fastening solution to revolutionize your next design.

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