• the last word in fasteners

    Be more productive with quick-to-apply shoe lacing and tag fasteners from Avery Dennison.

    Price. Know-how. Reliability. Money-saving shoe and garment fastening solutions from United Global.
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  • one source. many solutions.

    When it comes to shoemaking, we’re in a class by ourselves.

    No other supplier can match our broad range of shoemaking supplies, tools and components. Combined with aggressive pricing and our accumulated centuries of experience, United Global provides you with one source for solutions. See how »

  • for hand tools. we're handy.

    Generations of shoemakers have used United hand tools such as our “Green Handle” tempered alloy knives. For a complete selection of shoemaking hand tools, see our knives, trimmers, jacks, stands and pincers. See how »

  • supply side economics.

    For affordable shoemaking supplies and components, United Global is your one source. Long known for our eyelets, tacks and nails, we’re your supply line for shanks, gore, twine, waxes, shoe wire and rubber cleaners. Read more »

From adhesives to tools, our online store has what you needVisit UGS-Sportslink.com today.

Foiled again but no curses.

KOBO and Regal are hot for stamping and embossing with top-value quality. See our rainbow of foil colors in a variety of lengths and widths.
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Hot tip: Go green.

Improve your eyelet ecology with UGS "Green Tip" setting tools. Accurately made to exact original standards.
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United Shoe machines.
Quality, since 1899.

From new and renewed machines to spare and repair parts and top-notch tooling, United Shoe Machinery is shoemaking’s superior single source, with innovative technology and affordable pricing. Quality and value, since 1899.

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