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Should customers have their product fabricated using sewing or ultrasonic welding?

March 25, 2022

Customers often ask whether they should have their product fabricated using sewing or ultrasonic welding, we thought we’d share some tips. What is ultrasonic welding? The ultrasonic welding process uses ultrasonic, high-frequency acoustic waves instead of heat or electricity. As two components are held under pressure, the ultrasonic welder emits sound waves that travel through …read more…



Top 5 differences between sewing vs ‘industrial’ sewing.

September 15, 2021

With our acquisition of TFI Custom Fabrication, Speedtech can leverage TFI’s 35 years of industrial sewing expertise for you, our customer.  Let’s take a look at the differences between regular vs INDUSTRIAL sewing. Machinery for Industrial Sewing #1 Domestic/Home Sewing Machines are designed to handle lighter materials like thin fabric, clothing and other things that …read more…


Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Technologies: 2021

February 26, 2021

As we’ve entered a new year, it’s a great time to look at some of the emerging trends in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) field.  At the pace of current technology, it would be easy for a person or company to fall behind. Our Information and communications technology (ICT) industry is changing and moving …read more…


Toleeto Fastener Changes Its Name To TFI Custom Fabrication

January 28, 2021

(February 1st, 2021, RACINE, WI) —Toleeto Fasteners International, a Speedtech Company and custom fabricator of hook & loop and specialty fasteners, has changed its name to TFI Custom Fabrication, LLC. This news comes one month after the company was acquired by Wisconsin based, Speedtech International, Inc. TFI Custom Fabrication’s expertise working with webbing, neoprene and …read more…


Speedtech Acquires Toleeto Fasteners International

January 7, 2021 Toleeto Fasteners Logo

 (January 11th, 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, …read more…


Cable Color Coding

November 19, 2020 Cable-Color Coding

Watch-outs & 5 tips for cable-color coding In the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) field, there are several reasons for Cable-Color Coding. In this blog, we look at a few reasons why it’s worth the time to color-code network cabling both during the initial installation phase and during maintenance visits. We offer four tips for …read more…


Speedtech International’s new SPEEDWRAP® Cord Connector™ guarantees quality installation for theatrical lighting in North America and in many countries in the theatre world.

November 5, 2020

The flexible and reusable SPEEDWRAP® Cord Connector™  wraps around any GSP or GPC Slip Pin Connectors, preventing them from accidentally pulling apart. Two reasons why Stage Pin Connectors (often called Slip Pin Connectors) are so popular for theater lighting is that they are easily hidden on stage and are easily pulled apart after a show. …read more…


3 Tips For Bundling Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Cables

August 18, 2020 3 Tips for Bundling Power over Ethernet (PoE) Cables

It’s important to understand current best practices for organizing, arranging, and bundling PoE cables because excessive bundle size (excessive heating), over tightened wire ties (cross talk and alien crosstalk), poor quality cable or installation are all contributing factors to network problems. The technology and capability of power over ethernet (PoE) continues to advance. These smaller …read more…


BERRY COMPLIANT Fasteners: History, Information and How To Purchase

May 6, 2020 berry compliant velcro

Yes, most of the SPEEDWRAP® Product line is fabricated using MADE IN USA Textiles. These fasteners are fabricated in our Racine, Wisconsin location. We offer one of the largest lines of Berry Compliant Hook & Loop Cable Ties, Strap, Cut-to-length Tapes or Custom Fasteners. What Is Berry Compliant? The Berry Amendment (USC, Title 10, Section 2533a), requires …read more…