Metal/Plastic/Nylon Zipper Sliders: Selection Criteria

April 29, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Zippers have been extensively applied to numerous industries, ranging from apparel, bags, backpacks, luggage to tents. These humble accessories are taking centerstage due to their functionality and efficiency, along with the fashion statement they make. However, a zipper without a proper slider is rendered useless, regardless of its utilitarian function or aesthetic appeal. The selection of sliders is dependent on lots of factors, including the type of zippers, zipper gauge, type of fabrics, application scenario, just to name a few. Basically, sliders can be segmented into 3 categories based on the types of zippers available, covering metal sliders, plastic sliders [Continue Reading]

4 Tips for Selecting Perfect Boot Zippers

April 28, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Zippers have become a fashion trend over the past few seasons in everything from jeans to blouses. From zippers in different colors to circle zippers on blouses and purses, these fasteners have become the must-have accessory. In particular, boot zippers have become increasingly popular as they have succeeded in merging form and function: they are now both a decoration and a tool helping the wearers put their boots on quickly and easily. Are you looking for ways to incorporate zippers into your boot manufacturing? Take a look at some of our tips for choosing the best zippers for your boot [Continue Reading]

The Global Zipper Market Post 2022 Forecast

April 28, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

According to a report published by the India-based research agency Market Research Future, the global zipper market is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 8.3% past 2022. A Bright Future Though most people don’t give second thoughts about zippers, these objects have essential and indispensable applications in the textile, luggage, footwear, and automotive industries. As clothes always need to have zippers to keep them in place, most of the market growth has been projected to come from the garment industry. More people earning larger disposable incomes equates to more people buying clothes. This kind of lifestyle [Continue Reading]

Common Zipper Defects and How To Spot Them

April 27, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Zippers are constantly subjected to mechanical stress. Under strenuous conditions, a low quality zipper can fail unexpectedly and cause distress to a garment’s wearer. Even celebrities themselves are not immune to fashion fails caused by malfunctioning zippers. A zipper of low quality drastically compromises the overall integrity of a garment. Always make sure that the zippers to be attached to the clothes are manufactured well and can stand the test of time. Thankfully, you can easily recognize excellent zippers with your naked eyes alone. Here are a few pointers on how to go about discerning the quality of zippers. Teeth [Continue Reading]

5 Practical Guidelines For Using SBS Plastic Pulls

April 27, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Plastic pulls are a preferable choice for the outdoor sportswear (pockets, plackets, etc.), middle and high-end luggage and bags. They can be further classified based on the manufacturing technique involved, namely, drop molding and injection molding plastic pulls. Drop molding pulls lend a fairly soft touch while injection molding pulls feature a fairly smooth surface. Below are 5 practical guidelines you should follow while using SBS plastic pulls. Guideline 1: Choose The Right Sliders Plastic pulls can be paired up with metal/plastic/nylon sliders in multiple gauges, lending a decorative touch due to their flexibility in terms of shapes and colors. [Continue Reading]

Choosing a Zipper Manufacturer: What You Should Consider

April 27, 2017 SBSZIPPER 0

Zippers, albeit small, are very important part of the fashion industry, and has grown to be a massive industry of its own with $13 billion market share. The current leaders of the zipper manufacturing industry are mainly from Japan and China, and we, SBS Zipper, are proud to be the leading player in the Chinese zipper manufacturing industry, despite our relatively young age. With that massive market size, comes massive opportunity, and as we can see, nowadays there are thousands if not tens of thousands of different zipper brands all around the globe. How then, as buyers, you should choose [Continue Reading]

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