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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…


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…


The first VOCSN Ventilators featuring SPEEDWRAP® arrive to Chicagoland Hospitals.

April 22, 2020

VIDEO: SPEEDWRAP® Equipped VOCSN Ventilators manufactured by GM & VENTEC Arrive To Local Hospitals Full Story CHICAGO – The first VOCSN V+Pro critical care ventilators produced by General Motors and Ventec Life Systems in Kokomo, Indiana were delivered to Chicagoland Area Hospitals at the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The milestone shipments are …read more…


Speedtech Partners with Fastenal and Bombardier to Produce Face Shields for Healthcare Workers in Quebec.

April 21, 2020

RACINE, WI — Speedtech International is supporting Fastenal to supply custom Hook & Loop SPEEDWRAP® Brand Fasteners for use with face shields for Medical Professionals manufactured at Bombardier Transit. Mandated by the government of Quebec, Bombardier designed a Face Shield to meet COVID-19 Pandemic supply demands. Working with Fastenal to supply the materials needed for …read more…


CBS – Speedtech’s Fight Against COVID. GM/VENTEC Respirator Program & More

April 10, 2020

Milwaukee Wisconsin CBS 58’s evening coverage of Speedtech International’s contribution in the fight against COVID-19. The story highlights Speedtech supply of SPEEDWRAP® Brand Hook & Loop Fasteners for General Motors and VENTEC Life System manufacturing of ventilators as well as Speedtech’s supply of other front line medical needs. Speedtech’s President Chris Karnowski and Plant Manager …read more…


Speedtech’s New Factory & Sales Facilities

March 30, 2020

During this unprecedented and difficult time, we wanted to let you know that we truly care about our customers and hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. As the world experiences major changes, we’re still going strong. So strong in fact that we’re excited to announce that after 25 years in …read more…


Speedtech Named Essential Supplier to Medical Industry. To remain open during Statewide shutdown.

March 27, 2020

Dear Valued Customer & Partner: With the Covid-19 virus spreading Worldwide, causing nationwide shutdowns, Wisconsin manufacturers and suppliers such as Speedtech have been called upon to supply hospitals and other medical equipment manufacturers the supplies they need to help treat this illness. As a manufacturer of Hook & Loop and Specialty Fasteners, including custom fasteners …read more…