Staying in the Loop

  1. We're Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary!

    We're Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary!
    HookandLoop.com has been in business for 30 years! This month we’re celebrating our 30 year anniversary with a free shipping offer! Just use coupon code SHIPFREE at checkout to receive free shipping on your order (must be within continental US, does not include expedited shipping, offer valid through the end of September). What started in a small office space with a handful of employees has grown into the large company we have today, converting hook and loop by cutting, sewing, welding, and die-cutting material for uses in dozens of industries from schools and government agencies to plastics manufacturers and medical supply companies. Continue reading
  2. How Hook and Loop Has Flipped the Script on Biomimicry

    How Hook and Loop Has Flipped the Script on Biomimicry
    Biomimicry is when science copies nature to design new products. That may be too blunt. It's more like using nature to inspire new ideas and re-purpose natural attributes to create solutions. For instance, George de Mestral created VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners after mimicking his design after the cockle burr. The burrs got caught in his dog's fur during a hike. Continue reading
  3. Staying in the Loop: Bikes, Scooters and Horns

    Staying in the Loop: Bikes, Scooters and Horns
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  4. Staying in the Loop: Oculus Touch, Murphy Beds and More

    Staying in the Loop: Oculus Touch, Murphy Beds and More
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  5. Staying in the Loop: Sandboarding in Peru and Sleeping in Space

    Staying in the Loop: Sandboarding in Peru and Sleeping in Space
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  6. Staying in the Loop: Fallout 4's Pip-Boy and an Epic Stormtrooper Costume

    Staying in the Loop: Fallout 4's Pip-Boy and an Epic Stormtrooper Costume
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading

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