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About IDEAL Fastener


Established in 1936 in New York City, IDEAL Fastener Corporation is the second largest zipper manufacturer in the world.

During the past decade IDEAL has expanded its worldwide presence by opening numerous international production facilities and sales offices. IDEAL now operates factories, offices and/or distribution facilities in over 20 countries in North and Central America, the Middle East, Europe, the Far East and Asia.

IDEAL offers zippers for any application including apparel, automotive, furniture, luggage, military, and specialty. Our client list includes virtually every known apparel brand and retailer in the United States and Europe, the world’s premiere luggage manufacturers, the US Armed Forces, and numerous Fortune 500 and international manufacturers across a range of industries.

With unrivaled expertise in styling, technology, and manufacturing, IDEAL provides its customers with the best products on the market. IDEAL® zippers are available in a vast range of styles, colors and materials, customized to your exact specifications. When a new feature is needed, you’ll find that innovation is where IDEAL truly excels. The expertise of our engineering team enables us to design anything our customers need. Along with this, our commitment to research and development means that you receive the most technologically sophisticated zippers on the market.

Even though IDEAL is a large company we embody the family values of integrity and service; in other words, large company expertise with small company attentiveness. At IDEAL we are committed to excellence and doing everything in our power to ensure your success.