TFI’s news page reporting company developments, new product announcements as well as hook and loop and Velcro® news.
NAMM Highlights From TFI
The NAMM show, short for the National Association of Music Merchants, is a yearly conference that showcases the latest in musical instruments and audio equipment while hosting demos and clinics from some of the top musicians and vendors from around the world. Click here for Winter NAMM 2024 highlights.
Introducing WIRE WRAPS, the newest member of the Cord-Lox® Brand Family.
If you’re a user of our unique Cord-Lox® Brand Fasteners, you’ll love our new Cord-Lox® Wire Wraps. Self-gripping, reusable cable management with no chemical residue and no delamination! Click here to learn more.
Meet TFI’s new General Manager, Carlos Gonzalez
We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Carlos Gonzalez for the position of General Manager.
Click here to learn about Carlos.
SPEEDTECH ACQUIRES TOLEETO FASTENERS
January 10th, 2021, RACINE, WI – Speedtech International, Inc., the manufacturer of SPEEDWRAP® Hook & Loop Products, Specialty Fasteners, and Authorized Distributor of VELCRO® Brand Products has acquired Toleeto Fasteners International located in San Diego, CA. With their expertise custom fabricating webbing, neoprene and hook & loop, Toleeto Fasteners International will dramatically increase Speedtech’s capabilities, services, and geographical footprint.
Dave Deavenport, President of Toleeto Fasteners says “We are not only excited to gain direct access to markets and customers Speedtech serves, but to also offer Toleeto’s existing customers SPEEDWRAP® Brand Fasteners and Speedtech’s Manufacturing Expertise. This is definitely a win-win for everyone!”
What does this mean for Toleeto’s Current Customers?
Dave Deavenport, President of Toleeto Fasteners answers, “Our entire team remains in place- from Customer Service, Management to the skilled team members that manufactured your last order! So in this sense, nothing has changed. But for Toleeto customers who may also currently purchase hook & loop fasteners from a different supplier, it’s possible that we may now be able to serve you with those fasteners as well.
We now have a factory in the Midwest with expertise in different manufacturing techniques. And colleagues who have 25 years of expertise serving Product Managers, Buyers, Engingeers and Installers in the Electrical, MRO, Datacom, Medical and other markets. Now, this expertise is at your disposal!
Toleeto’s customers have also gained direct access to Speedtech’s
- Fabrication expertise.
- Proprietary printing on Hook & Loop.
- Custom Fasteners in support of PPE including Face Shields, Guards and Medical Equipment
- The line of SPEEDWRAP® Brand Fasteners.
How and where do you place your orders for Toleeto?
You may place your orders the same way you always have. Billing will also come from Toleeto just as it has in the past.
If I have a need for application advice or for help with a custom fastener, who do I contact?
Please contact us and if the application is best served by our partners as Speedtech, we will get them involved for you.
Who do we contact about learning more about becoming an Authorized Reseller of Cord-Lox® Cable Wraps, Rack-ups® and the Coil’n’Carry® adjustable handle straps or SPEEDWRAP® Brand Fasteners?
More information about the partnership:
The partnership between the companies will better serve North America. While both companies currently have customers Worldwide, Speedtech may use Toleeto’s San Diego Factory to provide added value and responsiveness to the West Coast. Karnowski explains, “Through our Distribution Network, we service customers like Google, Facebook and large Datacom Centers in the West and Southwest. We will leverage our new presence in California to better serve and support these customers.”
Brief History: Speedtech International, Inc.
Speedtech is the manufacturer of SPEEDWRAP® Brand Fasteners and an Authorized Distributor of VELCRO Companies. The company focuses on Fasteners made from Hook & Loop Materials and other specialty fasteners. These products help to bundle, band, route, organize or identify cables, hoses or cords. While Speedtech’s products are best known for Cord & Cable Management, the company offers solutions for material handling, maintenance applications, and more.
Speedtech International’s President Chris Karnowski explains, “Speedtech’s manufacturing strength is fabricating hook & loop materials, especially VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Fasteners. For most of the SPEEDWRAP® Brand Products and what we custom fabricate for our customers, we rely on cutting, slitting, and welding. With the acquisition of Toleeto, we now have instant expertise of high-quality industrial sewing and other types of die-cutting and printing on VELCRO® Brand Material. We’ve essentially doubled our manufacturing capability with highly skilled experts now all under one umbrella.”
For more hook and loop velcro news, and information about Speedtech visit Speedtech acquires TFI or call 800-771-3896. Or for Toleeto, we remain at (800) 267-3569.
Speedtech International, Inc
2410 Norwood Ct.
Racine, WI 53401
VELCRO®, ONE-WRAP® and VELSTRAP® are registered trademarks of Velcro BVBA. Used with permission. SPEEDWRAP®, CORD-LOX® , Rack-ups® and the Coil’n’Carry® are trademarks of Speedtech International, Inc.