Extremis Technology News

Velcro Companies; Research & Development Partnership


We were delighted to receive an order from Velcro Companies, our R&D partner, for a HuSh™2 shelter.

Constructed by Rowlinson Packaging Ltd, our UK manufacturer, the HuSh™2 shelter will be used by Velcro Companies at its Barcelona facility as a research platform.

The HuSh™2 utilises the innovative Velcro® Brand hook and loop fastening system as an alternative to more traditional fasteners.

Category 5 Hurricane proof, the HuSH2™ shelter is proven wind resistant up to 150mph. The innovative design allows occupants to convert the HuSh™2 into a storm safe shelter in around seven minutes.

With the HuSh™2 shelter delivered to Barcelona, Klaas Jan Stoll, President of EMEA at Velcro Companies remarked that he was ‘delighted with the shelter and that it was as solid as a rock.



Sebastián Smart, Executive Director, TECHO Charity UK

I’m writing to thank you and your team for all the effort that you have made to develop the Dominican Republic project, from the incredible design of the houses, the fundraising, the coordination with the DR team and the Valientes.

All this incredible work will come true in a couple of weeks. The good thing is that some of the poorest families in Latin America, those that are usually living without electricity, sewage and water, will work alongside Extremis and TECHO volunteers to have a new start, with a new house.

Just wanted to say thanks to all your team. You had been amazing!

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