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Stephen Ira

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Stephen Ira worked as an inventor for a small manufacturing company where he developed several patents that included Velcro® brand products which led to his founding of HookandLoop.com in 1989, distributing Velcro® brand fasteners across the country. Stephen’s company has grown into a business that specializes in manufacturing hook and loop products that are used in the final products in many industries around the world. Stephen is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a BS degree in mechanical engineering and specialized in machine design and solar engineering. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida where he enjoys an avid outdoor lifestyle and spending time with his two daughters.

  1. Beyond Branding: Elevate Your VELCRO Brand Fasteners with Custom Imprinting

    Beyond Branding: Elevate Your VELCRO® Brand Fasteners with Custom Imprinting

    Imagine transforming your VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners into silent brand ambassadors. You can easily achieve this with our custom logo imprinting service. We offer a seamless solution to personalize imprint products like hook and loop straps made with VELCRO® Brand fasteners, adding a touch of professionalism or a burst of personality to any project.

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  2. Unleashing Precision: A Beginner's Guide to Our Die-Cutting Services for Hook and Loop Fasteners

    Unleashing Precision: A Beginner's Guide to Our Die-Cutting Services for Hook and Loop Fasteners

    Ever envisioned a unique application for VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners, but lacked the tools to bring your vision to life? Look no further than our die-cutting services. We transform your custom shapes into reality, offering a precise and efficient solution for projects of all sizes.

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  3. Web strap with sewing buckle for heavy duty use

    From Lightweight Lashings to Heavy-Duty Hauling: The Versatility of Webbing Straps

    The humble web strap may seem simple, but its versatility knows no bounds. From securing light cargo to managing heavy duty tasks, webbing straps with buckles offer a practical and adaptable solution across various industries and applications.

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  4. Shaping Possibilities With Custom Die-Cut VELCRO® Brand Fasteners

    Shaping Possibilities With Custom Die-Cut VELCRO® Brand Fasteners

    Embrace the boundless possibilities of custom die cutting VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners. Instead of using square or rectangle pieces, you can have precise shapes, tailored to your exact needs. No longer a realm reserved for industrial giants, custom die-cutting empowers you to craft unique fasteners that elevate your projects.

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  5. Clicker press dies for die cutting machine

    Shapeless to Defined: Unlocking the Potential of Die Cutting with VELCRO® Brand Fasteners

    Transforming flat materials into intricate shapes – that's the magic of die cutting. And while the term might conjure images of complex machinery, crafting custom VELCRO® Brand hook and loop designs doesn't have to be rocket science. Let's delve into the world of die cutting presses and explore how they can elevate your projects from simple to sophisticated.

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  6. Plant VELCRO® Brand garden ties

    VELCRO® Brand Fasteners: From Seedling to Sapling

    VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners, often overlooked in the gardener's toolkit, deserve a closer look. While their association with cable management and office supplies persists, their robust potential extends far into the realm of green thumbs and muddy boots. In fact, garden ties, often referred to as "plant velcro" and "velcro plant tape", offer practical solutions for various tasks in the gardening and farming industries and more.

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  7. Thick VELCRO Brand Heavy Duty Tape For Walls

    The Unassuming Power of VELCRO® Brand Industrial Fasteners

    DuraGrip Brand and VELCRO® Brand industrial strength hook and loop fasteners offer a robust solution for securing objects of significant weight and dimensions. Composed of thick nylon monofilament, these hook and loop fasteners offer superior closure strength and strong adhesive options. These thick VELCRO® Brand products excel in demanding environments. These are our standard hook and loop fasteners and they work well securing tools on workshop walls, bundling cumbersome camping equipment, or even providing a closure of strong velcro for walls, holding objects with unwavering grip.

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  8. Grommet Power Up: Adding Strength and Versatility to Your Hook and Loop Straps

    Grommet Power Up: Adding Strength and Versatility to Your Hook and Loop Straps

    Need a little extra security for your straps? Let's talk metal grommets. These small but mighty reinforcements add strength and functionality to your hook and loop straps, making them ideal for tackling tougher jobs.

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  9. elastic strap fastener with hook

    Taming the Tangle: Elastic Fasteners with Hook and Loop

    Elastic fasteners are a great way to get a firm and snug closure while still maintaining a wider range of sizes one strap can fit. Elastic fasteners are where stretchability meets secure hold. Interwoven with rubber fibers, stretch loop material allows for about a 50% stretch, which can extend the functional length of elastic straps (sometimes called elastic with hook).

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  10. Custom hanging straps for heavy duty use

    Hanging Straps: A Versatile and Durable Solution for Your Outdoor Adventures

    Hanging straps are an essential piece of gear for a wide range of outdoor activities, from camping and hiking to tree swinging and hammocking. They are versatile, durable, and easy to use, making them a must-have for any outdoor enthusiast.

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