About Velcro Companies


Learn more about Velcro Companies and their commitment to innovation, quality, the environment, and employee success.


Learn what inspired Swiss inventor George de Mestral to create the original hook and loop fasteners.

Our Brand

The VELCRO® Brand name conveys superior quality, exceptional performance, and unsurpassed reliability.


With over 300 active patents worldwide, we are proud of our heritage of innovation and ability to satisfy our customers’ needs.

Worldwide Locations

Velcro Companies maintains a network of business offices throughout the world. Many offices serve multiple countries and regions.

Corporate Responsibility

Velcro Companies is committed to community involvement, sustainable manufacturing, fair employment, and supplier diversity.


Velcro Companies values employees who work safely, treat people with respect, focus on our customers, maintain the highest integrity, and strive for excellence.

Alfatex Group

Read more about the Alfatex Group history and the acquisition by Velcro Companies.