E.A.Opas started business in 1889,was incorporated in 1940 and specialised in supplying fittings to the Blind trade. 1984 E.A.Opas Ltd. changed style to Opas (Southern) Ltd.Opas now specialise in the distribution of high quality fasteners and hardware to the Textile, Blind, Auto & Marine industries.

With well-known brand names such as DOT & TENAX fasteners, as used on car hoods, spray hoods and awnings. VELCRO touch & close tape, Webbings, Shock cord and Shock cord assemblies, Beaver brand brass and nickel plated brass eyelets & rings, Hipkiss DIY eyelet kits, DOT DIY press stud, Turnbutton and Lift the Dot kits, DURAFLEX plastic buckles, loops and rings.Opas also manufacture and supply many other products such as plastic sew on hooks and brass hooks for boom covers and marquee linings, Wooden Toggles, flag clips and braided cords to Flag & bunting manufacturers. Sail makers palms, Needles and beeswax. Lacing buttons, hooks and eyes.Opas also stock a wide range of snap hooks, rings, buckles and loops in brass, bronze, steel and stainless steel.