Devanet is a British designer and manufacturer of buckles, belts and leather components. With in house state of the art CAD/CAM and 3D modelling software. CNC milling of non ferrous metals, wood and plastics enables the company to produce bespoke products without expensive tooling. Metal buckles made in solid brass or aluminium, with extensive branding, polished and plated to jewellery standard are made in small batches with larger volumes tooled up cast in zamak or brass. This also includes pin buckles, plate buckles, metal keepers, metal logo plates for bags, wallets and associated leather gifts.
Devanet has recently completed the design and manufacture of belts for Team GB for Rio 2016 for major sponsor Adidas, over 1200 belts were produced under the guidance and approval of Adidas- we are proud to have been chosen to play a small part for Team GB.
Devanet offer extensive metal plating encompassing gold, silver, gunmetal, antique and other finishes from flash coatings to 5 microns top quality is available with X ray certification of coating weights where precious metal plating is offered. 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, fast turnaround times 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.
Our products are designed and manufactured at our factory 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. 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 90%. Please note that certain exceptions may occur on hides which are classified as exotic such as snakeskins which are imported.