Devanet is a British designer and manufacturer of buckles, metal components for bags, jewellery, belts and leather components, dog and pet collars and leads and undertakes bespoke work. With in house state of the art CAD/CAM and 3D modelling software, brand new 3D scanning and 3d print facility, CNC milling of non ferrous metals, wood and plastics, a new casting facility for zamak, pewter and alloys enables the company to produce bespoke products without expensive tooling. Metal buckles, metal components made in solid brass, pewter,zamak or aluminium, with extensive branding, polished and plated to jewellery standard are made in small batches with the added option of poder coating in over 300 colours. This also includes pin buckles, plate buckles, metal keepers, metal logo plates for bags, wallets and associated leather gifts. One of most important assets is the inhouse capability to produce everything from start to finish and without the big ticket numbers for imported goods. New procedures with our 3D scan and print capability enables us to create rapid prototyping cability and gives customers assurances that the quality and finish are to acceptable standards by proving them with a dimensionally accurate model before full production.
More recently Devanet has invested in casting equipment to extend possibilities for customers, making the moulds and casting in Pewter, Zamak and similar alloys now enables the company to produce more complex shapes efficiently. Devanet has added jewellery items and gifts to the range of products and components from end tips, zip pulls, bag accessories, cufflinks, pendants, bag plates and charms.
The addition of a powder coating facility with over 300 RAL colours and 100 metallic options provides customers with considerable choice over traditional plating methods, especially in the fashion industry. With the facility to custom make small runs and a colour matching service in addition to plated items means that customers can greater freedom in choosing a colour for their product.
Devanet is now making leather accessories and components for the furniture industry, and has completed several large scale projects from display benches to loops and luxury headboard accessories.
Devanet offer extensive metal plating encompassing gold, silver, gunmetal, antique and other finishes from flash coatings to 5 microns top quality. The raw material undergoes several stages in the finishing process to achieve the quality we require for each project, this can be mid to high end and prestige designer products in various market sectors from clothing, jewellery, accessories and components for the trade. Each item is designed and visuals graphically presented for approval, then prototyped and finally produced as an end product.
Control from start to finish, and the ability to produce low volumes is what we believe is essential to help support other British companies who want to make products in the UK, Devanet are continuing to invest to support this ideology become a reality.
Devanet are now designing custom made leather covered buckles in a wide range of leathers, colours with and without prong to order. These buckles can be used in clothing, leather goods and accessories.
New innovations in manufacture now include bespoke metal keepers and end tips for web and leather, all of which can be custom branded for our customers. The keepers make a great gift item as well as adding value to any belt.
For those gifts where you want something different in the presentation, Devanet have designed custom gift boxes in solid surface material, the boxes are machined with special recesses to accommodate metal inlays, such as a logo or graphic design which are silver or gold plated - these stunning boxes make any gift look special and are designed for cufflinks, brooches, pendants, rings, belts, watches and other gifts such as perfumes.
Extensive branding facilities encompassing engraving, laser etching, precision colour filling, embossing are offered so that customers can have their own brands, crests, logos applied to all products.
Devanet has just invested in a new hi speed Class 4 Fibre laser which enables the company to brand small components with intricate detail such as rivets, buckles. bag components, metal badges, studs, D rings etc and offers the service to small manufacturers who require branded components. This addition completes a £70,000 investment in branding solutions for the company and this makes Devanet one of the only UK manufacturers that provides total branding and manufacturing all under one roof.
Leather belts and components are made from various grades of leather from butt split, Vegtan, patented leather, exotic and printed leathers. Pantone colour matched leather hides are offeredwith a minimum order of one full hide, components such as die cut tab ends, perforated leather, skived or split to customer requirements. Reversible two tone leathers can be made to order as well as other converted straps with stitched overlays.
Devanet produces full colour printed webbing up to 80 mm wide, single or both sides. Strips of printed webbing is available for short run application for customers.
Braided, striped or custom woven webbing is designed for customers on continuous rolls from 20 mm wide to 50 mm widths.
The company offers production services to small and medium companies encompassing, slitting from 4 mm to 400 mm widths, die cutting, edge skiving, splitting, computer pattern sewing, riveting, press studs, edge dyeing and glazing, laminating, laser etching, embossing, embroidery, diamond engraving, precision colour filling, Swarovski crystal inplant into metal, onto glass, brazing and soldering to complete production of sub assemblies made in leather, webbing or metal.
Recent investment has brought in house our own tumbling system so that we can tumble all custom products a pre-plating finish. Operating a staged process from raw product to radius parts, remove machining marks and smooth out surfaces to superfinishing means we can offer an inexpensive service to companies that come to us for a total solution.
With our own nickel, brass, rhodium and gold plating system offered as an in house service means we have one a totally integrated facility to offer customers from the design right through to finished product. Other plating systems will be added for customers where consistent runs dictate.
Design services from graphic design, CAD visuals to component prototyping are offered to help customers make informed decisions in their projects.
Devanet is continually investing in technology and machinery to ensure we provide a comprehensive service to customers large and small and welcome challenges and commissions on projects. We welcome enquiries from start up Kickstarter companies. small to medium businesses and the corporate sector.
Devanet is the only British company that can offer everything in house from design - milling or casting - finishing from electroplating to powder coating and extensive branding capability. Our aim is to continually invest and improve this capability for our growing customer base and offer Made in England to everyone who wants a British product.
Our products are designed and manufactured at our two factories in Congleton, Cheshire. England.
Most of our raw materials are made by us at our factory, however leather hides are purchased from local tanneries and certain small turned parts are made for us in continental Europe. Metal alloys we use for casting are all locally sourced. Certain packaging we import in basic form and re-engineer it to a finished product. All in all we are a genuine UK manufacturer whose overall UK content of finished product exceeds 95%. Please note that certain exceptions may occur on hides which are classified as exotic such as snakeskins which are imported.