THERE IS ONLY ONE™ VELCRO® BRAND

In 1941 Swiss engineer George de Mestral and his dog discovered the remarkable properties of the burdock burr and turned it into the first VELCRO® Brand hook and loop product. Over fifty years and 400 patents later, our global networks of designers, manufacturers and marketers have created over 10 billion connections. VELCRO® Brand products changed the 20th century, and […]

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HOW ARE VELCRO® BRAND FASTENERS USED IN SPACE?

As space exploration became a national priority for the US government in the 1950s and 60s, NASA repeatedly turned to Velcro Companies. Space travel presented a wide range of engineering challenges and VELCRO® Brand fasteners provided a perfect solution against the perils of weightlessness. As a result, Velcro Companies worked closely with NASA during the space race to […]

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