After millennia of shoe laces and buckles, welcome to the age of plastic fasteners
When we see how long people have been wearing shoes and other footwear, it may be surprising how long it has taken for plastic fastener manufacturing technology to improve on the humble shoelaces, straps, buckles and buttons used through the ages.
Fortunately today we can choose from better materials and designs than our ancestors ever could. This has enabled the development of newer, better materials for manufacturing shoes as well as setting off a revolution in fastener design.
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