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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. Strap Samples With Your Custom Logo For Just $95!

    If you're familiar with HookandLoop.com, you may already know we offer a quick sample service where we make four custom straps for $20, including shipping. We're also able to print your company logo, or any custom imaging, onto these straps for just $95.

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  2. "Do You Send Samples?"

    Every day we take phone calls and answer emails from customers trying to find the right product for their application. Sometimes we suggest sending samples to the customer in order to test out the products we have available and to see which one works the best for them.

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    Quick Sample Straps

    With so many strap styles and options available, we get a ton of requests for sample straps so customers can be confident in their purchase. One way we do this is with our quick sample straps option. A quick sample is a sampling of 4 custom straps made to order for $20.00. The $20.00 charge includes shipping.

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  4. HookandLoop.com Shipping Transit Times

    At HookandLoop.com, we're always looking for ways to be more transparent about our process. That includes shipping transit times. Now, how long an order takes to ship depends on the product being ordered, whether we are holding stock on that item, how much is being ordered, and so much more. But once an order leaves our facility, it can take anywhere from 1-5 business days to arrive. But how long will it take to get to you?

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    What is Attach-A-Patch®?

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    Hook and Loop for Construction, Industrial and Commercial Uses

    Construction, industrial, electrical, and manufacturing fields all use hook and loop. These products provide storage, organization, and safety solutions for products, employees, and equipment.

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    Cut & Stack Service

    At HookandLoop.com, we cut rolls of hook or loop to length for free. We’ll even mate the hook and the loop together and cut it to length too. But an additional service we offer is particularly useful for back to back hook and loop fasteners like VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP®.

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  8. Hook and Loop Quality Control Measures

    We manufacture custom straps at HookandLoop.com, and part of that process includes quality controls. There are lots of ways we make sure that the products you receive meet customer expectations. Specifications and tolerances play a role in determining if additional effort is needed, and that can include custom jigs, measuring fixtures, and random inspections of material throughout the manufacturing process. We're happy to do anything a customer wants done to ensure they're getting exactly what they want.

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    VELCRO® Brand Fasteners and NASA

     

    VELCRO® Brand fasteners have been a commonplace fastening solution since the 1980s, but the invention of VELCRO® Brand products dates back to the 1950s, and it is credited with holding together everything from toupees to Space Shuttles.

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    How Much Does Die Cutting Cost?

    In addition to all of the custom hook and loop we offer, we also offer die cutting services. We use a clicker press to die cut hook and loop to specific shapes to be used for various applications.

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