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Flat Shoe Laces

Flat shoe laces, manufactured by NBI, have a flat braided or flat woven appearance. They are available in various widths, colours and materials. Flat laces, when waxed, have a noticeable leather finish and give leather uppers a complete formal presence. Flat laces are diverse in that they are used for various types of footwear and clothing.

Flat laces in multi colours make a huge fashion statement for sports and informal footwear as well as hoodie strings and drawstrings for track pants and pyjamas. The plastic tipped ends are well defined and provide a neat and precise end result for any end use.

Shoe laces are available with different finishes :
• Waxed – waxed laces have a distinct leather look
• Unwaxed – Unwaxed laces clearly show the braid pattern and are softer to handle

Shoe Lace Tipping

Shoe laces are tipped to any required length. There are 2 types of tipping choices :
• Plastic tip
• Fused tip – fuse tips are shoe lace tips that are melted at high temperatures to

Industry Types
NBI flat laces are supplied to a wide range of industries :
• School footwear
• Fashion footwear
• Sports footwear
• Handicrafts
• Gift wrap
• Packaging
• Clothing

Key features of NBI laces
• Choice of different types
• Variety of colours
• End tip options
• Finishing preferences
• Custom made
• Excellent quality



The shoe lace range of products are manufactured in accordance with the following quality management system :
• ISO 9001:2008

The in-house laboratory, where continuous product testing during the manufacturing process is done, allows for consistent quality and specification adherence.


Yarns used in the manufacture of shoe laces, are of superior quality, thus producing product of excellent performance abilities.