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  • Sustainability in OEM Manufacturing: Highlighting Eco-Friendly Practices and Initiatives

    Here at Ace Supplies we supply buckles, webbing, accessories and assemblies to the world of Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEMs) so we think it is important to supply this world with relevant information to help out. In today’s rapidly evolving industrial landscape, sustainability has become a crucial consideration for OEMs. As environmental concerns grow and consumer demand for eco-friendly products increases, OEM manufacturers are under pressure to adopt sustainable practices. This blog…

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  • The World of Side Release Buckles: Essential Insights from Ace Supplies

    At Ace Supplies, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality, durable components that enhance the functionality and usability of a wide array of products This is why we are trusted suppliers of brands such as ITW Nexus, Due Emme, Fidlock and more. Among our extensive inventory, one of the most versatile and widely used items is the side release buckle. In this blog post, we’ll explore what side release buckles are, the markets they serve, the products they are integral to, and some…

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  • Securing the Skies and Beyond: The Essential Role of Cam Buckles in Modern Industries

    Cam buckles are indispensable tools in numerous industries due to their simplicity, strength, and reliability. These versatile fastening devices are widely used in the MOD PPE, Aviation, Medical, and Marine sectors, where their unique characteristics provide significant benefits. What Are Cam Buckles? are a type of strap fastener that operates via a cam mechanism. They consist of a buckle with a cam lever, which allows the webbing strap to be tightened easily by pulling on the free end. The cam…

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  • The Versatile Magic of Hook & Loop Tape

    What is Hook & Loop Tape? Hook & loop tape, is a type of fastening system that consists of two components: the hook side, which is a rough surface covered with tiny hooks, and the loop side, which is a softer surface covered with small loops. When pressed together, the hooks catch the loops, creating a secure bond that can be easily separated by pulling the two sides apart. A Brief History Hook & loop tape was invented in the 1940s by Swiss engineer George de Mestral. Inspired by…

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  • The Crafting of Life Jackets: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

    Life jackets are essential safety devices, crucial for preventing drowning and saving lives in aquatic environments. The process of making a life jacket involves careful design, selection of materials, and stringent manufacturing procedures to ensure safety, comfort, and durability. Life jackets are essential pieces of kit that serve a life saving purpose. At Ace Supplies they understand the importance of these products and that is why they are dedicated to the stock and supply of essential…

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  • The Future of OEM Manufacturing: Exploring Upcoming Trends and Technological Advancements

    Here at Ace Supplies UK we have been supplying OEM’s since 1981. We are trusted suppliers and stockists of major leading brands such as ITW Nexus, Due Emme, Fidlock, Makefast and more. We have consistently attempted to stay in the loop with advancements and happenings within this world. The world of Original Equipment Manufacturing (OEM) is on the brink of a transformative era. As industries evolve, so do the technologies and trends that shape how OEMs operate. In this blog post, we delve…

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  • Safeguarding Our Soldiers: A Brief History of Ministry of Defence PPE

    When we hear “Ministry of Defence PPE,” we’re talking about the gear designed to keep military personnel safe in the line of duty. From helmets to gas masks, body armour to protective suits, this equipment is crucial for protecting soldiers from the various dangers they face. Items produced are made to rigorous and strict standards. Ace Supplies stock and supply high performance webbing, buckles, fastening systems, hook & loop tape and so much more to manufacturers of MOD…

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  • A Day in the Life at Ace Supplies: From Order to Delivery

    At Ace Supplies we supply OEM’s with buckles, webbing, hook & loop tape and so much more. Every day is a flurry of activity as we strive to provide our customers with the best products and services. Today, we’re taking you behind the scenes to show you what happens from the moment a customer places an order to the delivery at their doorstep. The Order Call The day begins with the ringing of a phone at our office in the heart of beautiful Shropshire. Euan, one of our dedicated team…

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  • Ace Supplies Supports Research with the Families of Preterm Babies

      In a fast and furious prototyping workshop, Northumbria University students and staff, worked with NHS clinicians and parents to create prototype baby carriers – which incorporated a portable supply of oxygen and Ace Supplies were there in support. What?: In this one-day workshop, staff, students, parents and specialist physios worked together to create mock-ups and prototypes for a wearable baby-carrying sling, which accommodates an oxygen supply for the baby. The workshop was one of…

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  • Why Choose Ace Supplies?

    In the realm of business and industry, having access to reliable suppliers is akin to having a sturdy backbone. It’s the foundation upon which success is built, and when it comes to sourcing top-notch products, Ace Supplies stands tall. Let’s delve into the treasure trove that is the Ace Supplies product range. A Legacy of Quality: Ace Supplies has cemented its reputation as a trusted provider of industrial and commercial supplies. With years of experience under its belt, the…

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