Celebrate International Women’s Day with VELCRO® Brand!
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.…
Velcro Companies Celebrates the VELCRO® Trademark
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…
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.
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.
VELCRO® Brand PRESS-LOK®: “What Closure Feels Like”
Another chapter has been added to our company’s history with the advent of VELCRO® Brand PRESS-LOK® technology.