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We are the world’s second largest supplier of zips and cater for all industrial applications in the apparel and speciality sectors.

Luxury zipper overview


Zip types

S Type Zipper


Opti Spiral Zips are manufactured using the unique 'S'-technology, which weaves high quality yarns and inserts the spiral all in the same operation

Plastic moulded zip type

Plastic moulded

Our plastic moulded zips have teeth of individually coupling members that interlock and are injection moulded onto pre-woven, dyed textile tape.

Metal type zip


Our standard metal zips are manufactured using bead technology, where special profile metal elements (teeth) are clamped onto preliminary woven and dyed textile tape

Luxury zip type


Our Opti LUX range of zips all have individually polished teeth, and deliver a silky smooth sliding motion with a brilliant, luxurious appearance


2013 performance

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Results and reports

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The Annual Report 2013 is now available as a PDF

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Corporate Responsibility case studies

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Integrating our approach to Corporate Responsibility across our business operations

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