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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.


Born in Mexico, Carlos moved to San Diego and earned his Business Administration degree from CETYS University. His fierce devotion to a better life and strong work ethic has been a guiding force.


After putting himself through college and upon graduation, Carlos started his own manufacturing company, producing wet suits and swimwear for leading brands, Quicksilver and Billabong. Carlos oversaw all aspects of the company including its 450 employees.

Carlos Gonzalez

Leveraging this expertise for you- the TFI Customer:

Carlos comes to TFI with 22 years of textile fabrication experience!  His expertise includes sewing, ultrasonic Welding and printing hook & loop, webbing, and other industrial textiles.

So whether you need a custom fastener or a customized product for the overland, MRO, transportation, or communication marketplace, or help to nearshore your existing supply, TFI and Carlos are uniquely qualified to help. Please contact us to start that conversation.

In his own words:

Carlos is team-oriented and productivity-minded. Carlos explains, “I believe the in-person connection with co-workers is what makes a successful operation. My determination and “get-the-job-done” approach has positioned me in this fortunate opportunity with TFI.”

When asked what excites Carlos most about working with TFI he offers, “TFI has so many custom fabrication capabilities under one roof but more importantly, the highly skilled personnel to fabricate high-quality products. That last part you don’t see often.”

As part of Carlos’ General Manager duties, he will be focused on growing TFI’s Cord-Lox® brand of hook & loop fasteners, exploring new markets for TFI’s custom fabrication services, and working with Velcro Companies to help serve the demand for VELCRO® Brand Fasteners on the West Coast and Mexico.

As a successful dadpreneur, Carlos enjoys spending time with his three kids and is committed to living a mindful, healthy, and active lifestyle. His hobbies include playing various musical instruments, photography, meditation, tennis, and volunteering.

If you’d like to receive more hook and loop velcro news, learn more about TFI’s custom manufacturing capabilities, Cord-Lox® products or for pricing on VELCRO® Brand Products, contact us today.

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