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PRESS RELEASE – HALCO USA Enables PPE Manufacturers to Bid on Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and Other Domestic Contracts.

PRESS RELEASE – September 2020

Leading Supplier of Seam Tape, Elastic, and Reclosable Fasteners that Facilitate the Rapid Design and Production of High Demand PPE Including Gowns, Masks and Face Shields

HALCO USA, a leading supplier of Hook and Loop Fastening systems for a variety of applications in medical, industrial and transportation segments has mobilized to address the growing demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As the COVID-19 crisis transitions to a post-pandemic recovery, Halco is assisting manufacturers throughout the USA and Canada with components for producing the following product categories:

  • Protective Suits 
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Respirators
  • 3 Ply Masks
  • Sneeze Guards
  • Face Shields
  • Temporary Shelters
  • Curtains

From the early days of the crisis, HALCO has been working with business partners in medical, industrial, exhibit/print segments to rapidly design and deliver PPE solutions to frontline workers and essential businesses. HALCO has been able to respond quickly and provide customers with re-closeable fastening systems and flexible converting services to help them meet this new demand with:

  • Berry Compliant Seam Tape for Gown Manufacturing
  • Domestic Reclosable Hook and Loop Fasteners for Gown Manufacturing
  • Rotary die cutting for applications requiring specific shapes and adhesives

The company brings extensive application experience in bringing new products to market including product suitability, life of product, adhesives, and custom packaging.

“Our company is both innovative and adaptive”, commented Guy Fussell, General Director of HALCO USA. “We are using that spirit of innovation, in cooperation with many of our customers and manufacturing partners, to solve problems posed by the crisis and the “new normal” that lies ahead.”

Halco works with each partner to design the ideal solution, source the materials, provide precision converting and fabricating services, and manage inventory levels to ensure a steady supply.

“We remain fully committed to our traditional products and industry focus,” noted Guy Fussell. “At the same time, our COVID-19 solutions will meet a new demand for PPE while helping partners to restore revenue sources impacted by the crisis. We are agile enough to cover all the bases.”

To learn more about HALCO’s COVID-19 response, or to explore a potential PPE partnership, visit


HALCO provides state-of-the-art fastening solutions based on hook and loop technology, industrial adhesives, and specialty fastening products. We use advanced technology and ISO 9001 certified methodologies to deliver superior converting services. Our personalized service brings together products, packaging, pricing, engineering, testing, and inventory programs into a total solution. HALCO products can be found in global brands like Tesla, Boeing, and Caterpillar, and we supply printers and sewing contractors across the country with fastening systems that deliver unmatched value.  For more information visit: