Fidlock strengthens management team

Nils Hinte joined the Fidlock Team as Managing Director on March 1st 2015. He has 20 years of experience in the international sales business and has spent the past few years as Export Director in the field of industrial locking. At Fidlock his main focus will be in Sales and Marketing.

Nils Hinte is excited about this new challenge and says: “I am already impressed by the extremely positive feedback that we receive from our customers and I am looking forward to strengthening and extending our partnerships with current and future clients, together with the motivated and dedicated Fidlock Team.”

Fidlock strengthens international presence with distributor in Japan

Fidlock is responding to the growing demand for magnetic-mechanical fastener solutions through the targeted expansion of its sales structures with strong sales partners in selected markets. With the newly acquired distributor IRIS Co. Ltd in Japan, Fidlock can continue to develop its international presence and supply customers locally and directly in future, also offering them the support of a service partner.

“The demand for Fidlock fasteners is on the increase amongst well-known manufacturers on the Japanese market too. We see huge potential for growth in various industries in this market,” says Christian Schöne, Managing Director of Fidlock GmbH. “With IRIS as a distribution partner we feel we are well positioned to serve customers in Japan with our high standards of quality and to further strengthen our brand on the international stage.”

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helmet fastener for Fullface helmet O’Neal

helmet fastener for Fullface helmet O’Neal

O’Neal is a premier manufacturer of protective gear for mountain biking and motocross. For over 43 years, the company has been in the forefront of development of protective clothing. Passionate about its products, it insists on the highest quality materials. O’Neal equipment allows sportsmen and women to experience the ultimate feeling of unlimited fun and freedom.

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Quick release fastener for School bags by “DerDieDas”

Quick release fastener for School bags by “DerDieDas”

DerDieDas” school bags help lighten the load for children on their way to school – just as the manufacturer’s motto says. The school bags are designed to be as light and as ergonomic as possible, as children already have enough weight on their backs with their books. The “DerDieDas” designers involved children in the product development phase to help them design the school bags according to the children’s need.

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The Fidlock concept

A globally unique technology forms the basis for Fidlock’s innovative, user-friendly fastener systems that are revolutionising the market and its conventional solutions. The Fidlock concept combines the advantages of a magnetic fastener with those of mechanical locking functionality.

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techtextil 2013 in Frankfurt – a record-breaking trade fair

techtextil 2013 in Frankfurt – a record-breaking trade fair

Between 10 and 12 June 2013, over 1,300 exhibitors at techtextil in Frankfurt am Main showcased their solutions for technical textiles and processing textile materials. With a 10 percent increase in both the number of visitors and exhibitors, the leading trade fair highlighted its international role in a rapidly growing market.

Fidlock also set new records at techtextil: “We weren’t expecting quite such a large number of visitors. Over the entire trade fair, our stand practically functioned as a hub for trade visitors from all over Europe who wanted to find out more about magnetic-mechanic fasteners and their application options and to experience our wide range of products first hand,” explained Christian Schöne, Managing Director of Fidlock GmbH.


Customized MINI TURN

The customized MINI TURN combines simplicity, security and successful design. The choice is yours: turn your individual concepts into a reality and use the MINI TURN to effectively accentuate the design of fasteners on bags, school bags or any other products.

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Fastener waterproof bag

Fastener waterproof bag

Ortlieb promises Made in Germany quality for all its high-quality outdoor equipment – for every requirement, in all weathers, whatever the terrain. For cyclists, the manufacturer provides flexible and sophisticated bags and pannier systems for longer trips, the city or the ride to work. Ortlieb bags are synonymous with reliability, ease of use and water resistance.

Bought and packed away in no time

Ortlieb has developed the Velo-Shopper from waterproof, abrasion-resistant nylon for those who like to nip out on their bike to do a spot of shopping. The spacious shopping bag has a magnetic snap-fit cover and a capacity of 18 litres. It impresses from start to finish with its stylish design and clever operation: the magnetic fastener, which conceals a specially developed Fidlock MINI TURN, opens easily in next to no time, and closes again just as quickly and simply.

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Fastener for school bag collection

Fastener for school bag collection

McNeill wants children to have fun with their school bag and to enjoy using and carrying it. The company manufacturers superior, high-class school bags that are made in Germany. McNeill is consistent in the implementation of its concept, which comprises trendy designs, ergonomics, high carrying comfort and safety – right down to the school bag fastener customised by Fidlock.

Adapted to the children’s requirements

McNeill adapts its products to the requirements of the children. The school bag expert places special focus on the functional and anatomically designed fit of the school bags. For example, the ERGO Light 912 series with high-tech light-weight design combines the latest motifs with an ergonomic carrying system. Well thought-out configuration guarantees the distribution of weight close to the child’s back, in line with the orthopaedic recommendation. Another typical feature of McNeill bags is the double retroreflective strips that increase safety when it is dark outside.

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Fidlock expands its brand for magnetic-mechanic fasteners

Over the past two years, Fidlock has considerably strengthened its position as a supplier of innovative, high-performance fastener solutions. Trade show appearances in Germany and North America have played a significant part in this development and have brought about increased demand from international brand product manufacturers, who use the typical characteristics of Fidlock fasteners when it comes to functionality, convenience and safety to achieve added value for their own products.

“We are not only pleased about the increasing international demand, we are also proud that many renowned manufacturers now recognise us as a solution provider and approach us directly for customised developments based on customer requirements,” explained Christian Schöne, Managing Director of Fidlock GmbH. “And this is exactly where our strength lies: in combining high-performance and high-tech fasteners with customised solutions. We are also seeing that Fidlock has become a synonym for magnetic-mechanic fasteners on the market. We now aim to further our pioneering role and penetrate different sectors of industry – from the sporting goods and clothing sector through to the automotive and furniture industry. It is our goal to become an exclusive supplier for companies who are looking for highly functional magnetic-mechanic fastener solutions.”

Fidlock is reacting to the sharp increase in international demand through the targeted expansion of its sales structures: in collaboration with other sales partners, Fidlock will soon be represented locally in a total of seven countries: in Germany, the USA, Japan, the UK, France, Poland and the Netherlands.