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Velcro is not a product

Fact - The term "Velcro" is a trademark of Velcro Industries B.V. To protect the term from becoming generic, the firm maintains that there is no such thing as "velcro" and that it is the name of the company and NOT the product.
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The term “Velcro” is a trademark of Velcro Industries B.V. To protect the term from becoming generic, the firm maintains that there is no such thing as “velcro” and that it is the name of the company and NOT the product.

The company sells items as VELCRO® Brand product lines. Their products include HANGables™, PRESS-LOK® bags, VELCRO® BLOCKS™ and many others.

The name “Velcro” comes from French words velours (“velvet”) and crochet (“hook”). It was invented and patented by George de Mestral.

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