Pepperell Braiding Company (PBC) was in established in 1917 as a factory to produce shoe laces. During World War 2 PBC braided flameless cigarette lighter wicks under government contract. After the war PBC added candle wicking, laboratory testing wick and provided custom and stock braided products to many industries.

In the late 1970s Pepperell Braiding Company moved into the craft market by manufacturing and marketing macramé cord. In 1978 PBC acquired the Rexlace™ and Pyrolace™ brands of extruded plastic craft lace...

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Wrap this up, will ya?

Mar 5th 2021

Wrap this up, will ya?

     Do you know what Rexlace is?  Does anyone outside this website know what it is?  It's plastic lacing.  Simple.  Flattened a little, sli Read more

Winter Dulls

Feb 26th 2021

Winter Dulls

   Summer.  It seems so far away doesn't it.  Warm sunshine, beaches, sitting in a kiddie pool trying to cool off.  ahhhh.  Well, right now stayi Read more

Black History

Feb 19th 2021

Black History

   Ah, February.  A quiet month, short in length but mighty in content.  The only month with a floating day: every four a Leap Day!  Valentine's Day, Read more

Valentine's Day

Feb 12th 2021

Valentine's Day

    Ugh.  We hate it.  We love it.  We want flowers.  We're stressed out trying to get flowers.  It's all cyclical.  BUT, here's the go Read more

WARNING!

Feb 5th 2021

WARNING!

Warning!  Caution!   Whatever....there's a crafter at work here!  hahahahahaha!    You know those friends?  The friends who walk around the Read more

New Blog!

Jan 29th 2021

New Blog!

    Hi Pepperell friends!  We're trying to get back into our blog and so now I'll be updating this too!  Interacting with customers is something I look for Read more