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08/13/2014

This Year, Conjure Up a Homemade Halloween with Duck Tape®

This year, nearly 160 million people will participate in Halloween festivities! For some, trick-or-treating is the best part. For others, it’s getting costumed from head to toe. But, to really get into the spirit, homes get decked out in everything from life-sized skeletons and spiders that jump to corn stalks, cobwebs and more. It’s easy to break the bank, but with Duck Tape®, a homemade Halloween that’s creative, fun and affordable is right at your fingertips.

 

 

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07/21/2014

Duck Tape® Creates “Mahomie” Mania with a Dreamy New Design

Calling all “Mahomies!” Teen sensation Austin Mahone wants to let you in on “The Secret.” Duck Tape® has expanded its vibrant palette with a new, lovable design sure to make hearts skip a beat: Austin Mahone Duck Tape®. The pop star rose all the way to number one on the charts, and is now likely to be everyone’s number one favorite in crafting tools, too. 

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07/17/2014

More than $50,000 Awarded as Grand Prize Winners Selected in 14th Annual Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

Today, Duck® brand announces Kechantra Ward and Jeffery Patton of Senatobia, Miss., as the Grand Prize winners of the 2014 Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest, earning $10,000 each for prom night attire with some serious sticking power.

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07/11/2014

Duck Tape® Expands Line with New General-Purpose and Project-Specific Options

With a million and one uses and counting, duct tape is considered to be a general purpose tool that’s perfect for temporary repairs; but, some projects require something a little more specific to the application. Whether you need a quick fix for around-the-house maintenance or a fix-all that’s tough enough to meet the demands of your heavy-duty projects, Duck® brand duct tape has a solution for you. Now, the brand is expanding its repair and project Duck Tape® offering with new Max Strength and No Residue Duck Tape® options. 

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07/02/2014

Duck Tape® Gets a Sweet Makeover with New NERDS® Design

It’s a delightful combination that’s sure to inspire creativity. Duck® brand duct tape and NERDS® candies are teaming up to deliver a sweet new Duck Tape® design! NERDS® Duck Tape® is a playful blend of sweet and sticky – starring the tiny, tangy, crunchy candies on a bright and colorful roll. The newest addition to the Duck® brand palette of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses, NERDS® Duck Tape® is sure to put everlasting fun in the hands of candy lovers. 

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06/16/2014

Duck Tape® Sets Guinness World Records® Record at Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival

Duck Tape® successfully completed its mission to set a Guinness World Records® record during this year’s Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival, an annual Father’s Day weekend celebration of all things duct tape held in the Duck Tape® Capital of the World and home of Duck® brand duct tape – Avon, Ohio.

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06/11/2014

Top 10 Couples Dazzle in Duck Tape® Designs in 14th Annual Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

The hours of planning, the perfect date, the nonstop photos and of course the fashion – prom night is just as exciting as an awards show red carpet! And what better way to make a bold prom style statement than rocking a Duck Tape® outfit? High school students across the U.S. and Canada dedicated countless hours – and hundreds of rolls of Duck Tape®– creating unforgettable DIY prom wear, and now it’s the public’s turn to weigh in on the best Duck Tape® designs!

 

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04/24/2014

Duck Tape® Makes a Splash at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards
From accessories to the entire ensemble, fashion choices make a statement and express one’s personality. For Radio Disney on-air personality Maddy of “Morgan & Maddy in the Morning,” fashion can be described as style that sticks ... literally. On April 26, Maddy will get ducked out for the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMAs) – the prime awards show for kids and families’ music – by glamming up in a one-of-a-kind dress made with Duck® brand duct tape!
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03/11/2014

Get “Ducked Out” with Duck Tape® for the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards

From colorful hair bows and trendy bracelets to creative clutches and funky top hats, it’s time to break out the Duck Tape® and get “Ducked Out” for the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMAs)! And, for one lucky crafter, it could mean a trip to the Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on April 26!

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03/10/2014

Make Prom Memories That "Stick" in This Year's Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

The piles of homework and the stress of final exams will soon be forgotten, but memories of events like prom and graduation are sure to last. This year, show your design skills -- and make memories that are sure to "stick" around -- by entering the Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest, which starts today. Now in its 14th year, this contest is offering more than $50,000 in scholarship dollars to high school students in the United States and Canada.

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02/19/2014

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with New Realtree AP Pink® Duck Tape®
Duck® brand has expanded its palette of Duck Tape® colors, designs and licenses with the introduction of Realtree AP Pink® Duck Tape®. Whether you love hunting, enjoy the outdoors or just want to show your wild side, this new Duck Tape® print will add a fashionable – and feminine – touch to just about anything.
 
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11/05/2013

Duck® brand duct tape and Fiskars® Partner to Introduce Scissors for Duck Tape® Crafting

Crafting with Duck Tape® has endless possibilities, and now, Duck® brand duct tape and Fiskars®, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand™, have partnered to introduce a cutting solution to complete any crafting tool kit: a new line of scissors for Duck Tape® crafting. From personalizing school projects to creating one-of-a-kind fashion items, this partnership will give crafting enthusiasts the perfect tool to snip their way to project completion.

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10/02/2013

It's No Jedi Mind Trick - It's New Star Wars™ Duck Tape®

It’s bringing the iconic space saga Star Wars from a galaxy far, far away to your fingertips! Duck Tape® announces the launch of Star Wars Duck Tape® – a new licensed design that is guaranteed to get crafters, artists, movie buffs and Star Wars aficionados taping in lightspeed!

 

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09/19/2013

ShurTech Brands, LLC, Awarded Top Workplace Distinctions for Third Year in a Row

Flexibility, respect and a sense of accomplishment are all elements employees value in their workplace – and ShurTech Brands, LLC, continues to prove it possesses these qualities and so much more. For the third year in a row, ShurTech Brands has been recognized as one of the NorthCoast 99, an annual recognition program that honors Northeast Ohio workplaces for top talent, as well as a “Top Workplace" by the Cleveland-based newspaper, The Plain Dealer.

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09/17/2013

Expect the Unexpected: Prepare for Winter with Duck® Brand Home Weatherization Products
Unless you’re psychic, you probably can’t predict the weather. However, with guides like the Farmers’ Almanac expecting a bitterly cold winter this year* (and boasting an 80 to 85 percent accuracy rate for their predictions), it makes sense to start thinking about your cold weather preparation now. Start by asking yourself: do you or don’t you? 
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09/16/2013

Duck Tape® Takes Flight in Chicago
Duck® brand is taking a road trip – to Burnham Park in Chicago, as part of the Duck Tape® “Rolls Across America” Tour. The custom, bright green, 31-foot Duck® Bus provides a unique, interactive Duck Tape® experience and honors this classic American fix-all that has helped saved the day for many.
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08/26/2013

How Has Duck Tape® Saved Your Day?

Remember that story about the pilot in Alaska who repaired his bear-ravaged plane with duct tape to fly home? Or the time you were the hero and used duct tape to save your family vacation from an early conclusion? And can you believe astronauts used duct tape to save the Apollo 13 space mission? What started as a battlefield repair tool has truly become a classic American fix-all, helping us out of sticky situations throughout the years. You've heard that there are a million-and-one uses for duct tape, and everyone has a duct tape story - we know because people love to share their stories with us. So we figured, why not offer up the chance to win some cash?

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08/22/2013

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ Take on a New Adventure as Latest Duck Tape® Design

Get ready! Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael are back - and this time, these thrill-seeking heroes in a half shell are embarking on a new, action-packed adventure: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Duck Tape®

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07/12/2013

Georgia Couple Crowned Grand Prize Winners of 13th Annual Duck® brand Stuck At Prom® Scholarship Contest

Prom night has its share of unforgettable moments - naming the King and Queen, that last slow dance, and laughing with your friends all night long. Today, Caden Kluge and Ashton Woolen, of Woodstock, Ga., can add another of those moments to their list, as they've been crowned the Grand Prize winners of the 2013 Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

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07/02/2013

Unroll Fun with the Duck Tape® App

Can't live without your favorite roll of Duck Tape®? Then it’s time to get the download on the latest Duck Tape® addiction! America’s favorite fix-all continues to expand its innovative offerings by launching the first official Duck Tape® app. Now, Duck Tape® enthusiasts everywhere can have the newest Duck Tape® colors and prints at their fingertips – literally – wherever they go. Filled with colorful graphics and eye-catching animations, the Duck Tape® app is free and available now for iPhone/iPod devices through the iTunes® App Store. 

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06/27/2013

Duck Tape® Teams up with Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2

This summer, Gru’s faithful Minions will land themselves in another sticky situation – and this time not only with the (former?) super-villain.  Duck Tape® today announced that it has partnered with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to create Despicable Me 2-inspired Duck Tape®, a fantastically fun print featuring the unpredictably hilarious Minions.

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06/26/2013

Duck Tape® Adds a Strong, New Recruit to its Ranks: the U.S. Army®

It’s a perfect pairing. The U.S. Army®, recognized for its strength and resilience, and Duck Tape® brand duct tape, known for its quality and durability, have joined forces to introduce a new printed Duck Tape® fit to handle just about any situation: U.S. Army® branded Duck Tape®.

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06/25/2013

Add Sticky Spookiness to your Halloween with Duck Tape® Tricks and Treats

Have a hauntingly fun Halloween with some help from Duck Tape® brand duct tape! Available in a thrilling assortment of colors and designs, Duck Tape® makes an ideal treat to create Halloween décor, costumes and crafts everyone will love, whether you’re a grown-up DIYer or crafting with your little boys and “ghouls.”

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06/13/2013

Ready to be Wowed? Top 10 Finalist Couples Show Serious Style in 13th Annual Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

From the first design sketch to the big prom night reveal, students across the United States and Canada have been busy creating their 2013 prom masterpieces with Duck Tape®. They've wowed folks already, including "Project Runway" Season 11 winner Michelle Lesniak Franklin – and now it's the public's turn! Duck® brand announces its 2013 Top 10 finalists in the 13th annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest, which challenges high school students to create original prom looks with Duck Tape® for a chance to win $5,000 each in college scholarship money.

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05/30/2013

Duck Tape® Spreads the Disney Magic

Duck Tape® brand duct tape encourages imagination, wonder and creativity, and is unveiling three new designs that celebrate some of Disney’s most beloved characters – new and old. These enchanting prints are perfect for making your own magical creations.

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05/29/2013

Duck Tape® Hits It Out of the Park with New MLB™ Prints

Baseball season is in full swing, and America’s favorite fix-all, Duck Tape®, has a new relationship with America’s National Pastime, as the Duck® brand introduces new officially licensed Duck Tape® prints featuring Major League Baseball (MLB) teams.

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04/18/2013

Grip-Style Shelf Liner Gets a Facelift

When was the last time you lined your kitchen shelves? Perhaps it’s when you first moved into your house, or when you installed new cabinets when you remodeled; or maybe it was when you changed the color scheme to keep up with the latest trends. Well...shelf liner has come a long way – and now, Duck® brand is introducing a first-to-market option: a designer grip-style liner.

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04/18/2013

New Duck® brand Diamond Grip Easy Liner® Shelf Liner Offers Stronger Grip on Shelves

From holding glasses and plates in place to adding a subtle touch of color and design to your shelves, there’s a shelf liner for almost every application. Now, when you need a little extra hold on frequently used shelves, there’s new Duck® brand Diamond Grip Easy Liner® shelf liner, a lightweight, PVC-free option that offers two times the grip of most other non-adhesive shelf liners on the market.

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03/28/2013

The Perfect Duck Tape® for Directioners

Does One Direction make you “Live While You’re Young”? Then make your One Direction fan kit complete with new One Direction Duck Tape® brand duct tape! Harry, Liam, Louis, Niall and Zayn have made their way from the tour bus to the toolbox, giving Directioners everything they need to create plenty of personalized One Direction memorabilia.

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03/28/2013

The Perfect Duck Tape® for Directioners

Does One Direction make you “Live While You’re Young”? Then make your One Direction fan kit complete with new One Direction Duck Tape® brand duct tape! Harry, Liam, Louis, Niall and Zayn have made their way from the tour bus to the toolbox, giving Directioners everything they need to create plenty of personalized One Direction memorabilia.

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03/22/2013

Angry Birds Take Aim At Duck Tape®

With more than one billion game downloads*, the Angry Birds that have taken the world by storm are now catapulting themselves into another sticky situation: Duck Tape®. The marketers of Duck® brand duct tape have partnered with Rovio Entertainment, Ltd, the creators of the globally successful Angry Birds franchise, to introduce Angry Birds Duck Tape®, an action-packed print featuring gamers’ favorite flock of characters.

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03/22/2013

Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival Commemorates a Decade of Honoring Father’s Favorite Fix-all

From World War II repair kits to the peace-signed vans of the 1960s to the crafting tables of today, what’s the one thing that has stood the test of time – and been a permanent part of everyone’s toolbox? Duct tape, of course! And, this year, we’re celebrating dad’s favorite fix-all once again with the 10th annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival – an annual Father’s Day tradition that has drawn nearly a half million duct tape enthusiasts from around the country since debuting in 2004 to celebrate all things duct tape.

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03/22/2013

Make a Style Statement that Sticks with Duck Tape®!

It’s the can’t-miss style event of the season for high school students from coast to coast: prom night. And whether they dream of rocking colorful couture in a bold, bright pattern or sporting a sophisticated solid shade, students can show off their individual style in a whole new way when they enter the 13th annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

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02/21/2013

Duck Tape® Takes Fashion from the Roll to the Runway on Season 11 of “Project Runway”

Duck Tape® has gone from fix-all to high fashion. On Thursday, March 7, Duck® brand duct tape will be featured on the Lifetime series “Project Runway” during one of the most anticipated moments of every season: the Unconventional Materials Challenge. Inspired by the growing trend of Duck Tape® fashions and more, this episode will test the designers’ skills as they transform Duck Tape® into chic, runway-worthy styles.

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12/11/2012

Duck Tape® Partners with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards to Sponsor Category and Offer New Award

Attention all Andy Warhol wannabes! Duck Tape® brand duct tape announces its sponsorship of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program and largest source of scholarships for creative teenagers in the United States, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

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12/11/2012

Duck Tape® Duds Designed for My Name is Kay

The classic fix-it tool has gone rock n’ roll cool.  Duck® brand duct tape, in partnership with Vervegirl magazine and Fanshawe College’s Fashion Design Program, today announces the winner of the Duck® brand “Style a Star with My Name is Kay” Contest, giving one talented Fanshawe student the chance to design a vibrant, fashion-forward outfit for popular Universal Music artist My Name is Kay.


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11/21/2012

Aspiring Artist’s Work to be Featured as a Future Duck Tape® Print

For the first time ever, Duck® brand duct tape is printing one talented artist’s original design on rolls of Duck Tape®. The winner of the Duck® brand MyDesign™ Contest, Shala Kerrigan, will have her one-of-a-kind artwork, “Retro Owls,” added to the more than 150 Duck Tape® colors and prints available. Kerrigan’s design, which features brightly colored owls perched atop swirly branches, beat out fierce ninjas, splashing whales and even a zombie attack to claim the top prize.

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10/25/2012

Show Your Team Spirit in Style with NFL Licensed Duck Tape®

Pick up your tickets, grab your tailgating gear and get ready to show your team spirit in style this football season with new NFL licensed Duck Tape®! Whether you’re a 49ers fan or you bleed Patriots red, white and blue, all 32 NFL teams are available, so you may cheer on your favorite franchise.

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10/16/2012

Going To Prom? Make A Fashion Statement with Duck Tape®!

Traditional prom wear is so last season. Be totally on-trend and showcase your serious design skills by creating an original prom night look that will really “stick” with you. Using the Duck Tape® palette – more than 150 colors and prints – along with some creativity, you can transform the dance floor into your very own high-glam fashion show – and have a chance to earn a $5,000 scholarship for college – when you participate in the Duck® brand duct tape Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

 

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10/15/2012

Design the Next Duck Tape® Print with Duck® brand’s MyDesign™ Contest

Inspiration can strike anywhere -- doodling in your notebook, experimenting in art class, or leafing through an art magazine. Now, you can capture that vision for a chance to win $5,000 and have your design seen nationwide -- all courtesy of Duck® brand duct tape!  Duck® brand's MyDesign Contest challenges aspiring artists to create a unique design to be featured as the next Duck Tape® print.


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09/20/2012

ShurTech Brands, LLC, Named Top Workplace by Two Leading Northeast Ohio Organizations

Thanks to qualities like passion, creativity, dedication and teamwork, ShurTech Brands, LLC, has recently been recognized for its exceptional work culture by leading Northeast Ohio organizations. On Sept. 19, 2012, ShurTech Brands was named among the NorthCoast 99, an annual recognition program that honors 99 outstanding workplaces for premier talent in Northeast Ohio. Earlier this summer, ShurTech Brands was also recognized as one of the top 100 workplaces in the area by The Plain Dealer, the Cleveland-based daily newspaper.

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09/13/2012

Duck Tape® and Bravado Catch “Bieber Fever”

What could possibly be next for teen sensation Justin Bieber? He’s conquered the music world with a number one album, concert tours that sell out in minutes and even a world record for the most watched music video on YouTube®. His film “Never Say Never” hit it big at the box office, and he has millions of devoted Facebook® fans and Twitter® followers. So, what’s left to make the Canadian cutie’s portfolio complete? His very own Duck Tape®, of course!

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09/11/2012

Team Rivalry Gets Stickier with New College Duck Tape® for Buckeyes and Wolverines Fans

Few college football rivalries come close to the legendary match-up between The Ohio State University (OSU) Buckeyes and The University of Michigan (Michigan) Wolverines. When these two teams face-off, Buckeyes fans unite in a sea of scarlet and gray, while Wolverines die-hards adorn themselves in head-to-toe maize and blue. Football fans nationwide sport jerseys, hats and banners to root on their favorite team – and now they can fix up their tailgates with true sportsmanlike conduct as OSU and Michigan are the latest teams to join the College Duck Tape® brand duct tape roster.


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08/18/2012

Add Flair to Back-to-School Supplies with New Duck Tape® Prints

 

 

 

 

New notebooks, fresh folders, bigger backpacks ... and Duck Tape®! Ace your first assignment of the school year by personalizing all your back-to-school supplies with Duck® brand duct tape's newest prints. The vibrant new designs, with colorful names like Mustache, Rainbow and Graffiti, join the Duck Tape® family of more than 100 colors and prints, perfect for upping the grade on any school outfit, accessory or supply.

 

 

 

 

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08/18/2012

Add Flair to Back-to-School Supplies with New Duck Tape® Prints

New notebooks, fresh folders, bigger backpacks ... and Duck Tape®! Ace your first assignment of the school year by personalizing all your back-to-school supplies with Duck® brand duct tape's newest prints. The vibrant new designs, with colorful names like Mustache, Rainbow and Graffiti, join the Duck Tape® family of more than 100 colors and prints, perfect for upping the grade on any school outfit, accessory or supply.




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08/02/2012

Be As Creative As You Dare and Win $1,000 with the Duck® Brand Stick or Treat™ Jack-O-Lantern Contest

It's frightening how much fun you can have with Duck Tape® -- and Duck® brand is daring you to get scary creative this Halloween by entering the Stick or Treat Jack-O-Lantern Contest to win a $1,000 cash grand prize.



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07/26/2012

Duck Tape® “Rolls Across America” Tour Bus Hits the Road

Duck® brand is hitting the road this summer with the first-ever Duck Tape® “Rolls Across America” Tour. The custom, bright green, 31-foot Duck® Bus will make its way to duct tape enthusiasts in over a dozen major U.S. cities now through December. Celebrating 70 years of duct tape history, the mobile experience features a variety of fun, interactive activities – both inside and outside the bus.

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06/18/2012

Duck® Brand Announces Top 10 Winners for 12th Annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

For the past three months, budding designers and crafty fashionistas in high schools across North America have devoted hundreds of hours  -- and even more rolls of Duck Tape® -- creating fabulous do-it-yourself prom outfits  for an unforgettable prom night. Now it's time to see the best of the bunch!

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06/05/2012

Duck® Brand Duct Tape Introduces Spider-Man® Print

It's the perfect power pairing -- two versatile heroes who cling to most everything and have off-the-charts strength. Duck® brand duct tape is excited to partner with Marvel Entertainment, LLC, on its newest duct tape print featuring Spider-Man, the classic crime-fighting and web-slinging Super Hero. The new tape is now available at retailers nationwide.

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05/17/2012

Duck® Brand Duct Tape Introduces SpongeBob SquarePants Pattern

He may live in a pineapple under the sea, but everyone’s porous pal, SpongeBob SquarePants, will soon be popping up on shelves throughout the country. Duck® brand duct tape is thrilled to introduce a new duct tape pattern featuring the most beloved yellow sponge from Nickelodeon’s hit animated series. The new tape is now available at retailers nationwide.



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04/30/2012

Duck® Brand Duct Tape Announces Licensing Deal with NFL

AVON, Ohio (April, 2012) – ShurTech Brands, LLC, the makers of Duck® brand duct tape, is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with the NFL to launch a line of NFL Team Logo Duck Tape. 

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04/17/2012

Sanrio®, Inc. & Duck® Brand Partner on Hello Kitty Duct and Packaging Tape

Sanrio®, Inc., creator of the beloved icon Hello Kitty®, is partnering with ShurTech Brands, LLC to launch a new line of Hello Kitty® duct and packaging tape, currently available at retailers nationwide. 



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03/26/2012

Celebrate in Safari Style at Ninth-Annual Duct Tape Festival

What should you pack when you head out on safari? Canteen? Check.  Binoculars? Check. Duck Tape®? Triple Check. Find out just how to use “Duck Tape® on Safari”—and everywhere else—at the ninth-annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, where the sticky stuff is sure to provide plenty of safari fun! This free festival takes place Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17, in Avon, Ohio, the “Duct Tape Capital” of the world, and home of Duck Tape® brand duct tape. It celebrates everything duct tape, including the Duck® brand palette of more than 140 colors and prints—especially our popular, animal-inspired  Zig-Zag Zebra®, Spotted Leopard™ and Pink Zebra Duck Tape® patterns.  


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03/20/2012

Duck Tape® Facebook® Page Hits Five Million Fans

Chanel®, Mercedes®, Nickelodeon® and ... Duck Tape®? They have more in common than you think -- five million things, to be exact. ShurTech Brands LLC, the marketers and manufacturers of Duck Tape® brand duct tape, is excited that their Duck Tape® Facebook® page has reached five million fans. Lovers of Duck Tape® products have found a home on www.facebook.com/ducktape for their Duck Tape® creations and are sharing their do-it-yourself tips and designs in huge numbers.


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03/07/2012

2012 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

There’s one night a year when all high school students hope to make the best-dressed list: prom night. Whether they wear outrageous accessories, wild prints, colorful fabrics or sky-high shoes, most prom-goers want to make a statement as they dance the night away. Though finding a unique dress or terrific tux in stores can be a challenge, it’s easy for students to create their own original prom night look—they just need a few rolls of duct tape and some creativity! With Duck Tape® brand duct tape’s more than 140 colors and prints, high school students can construct glamorous prom night attire that will really “stick” with them – plus have a chance to earn a $5,000 scholarship for college.

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12/05/2011

DuckBrand.com Launches Online Store with Alice.com

AVON, Ohio (December 5, 2011) – ShurTech Brands LLC, the marketers and manufacturers of do-it-yourself, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green®, FrogTape®, Caremail®  and Easy Liner® brands, announced today the launch of its direct-to-consumer online storefront, powered by Alice.com, an e-commerce platform and online marketplace for household essentials. Through its new online retail section, Duck® brand products are now available directly to U.S. consumers.

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11/29/2011

Ship in Style this Holiday Season with EZ Start® Printed Packaging Tapes

AVON, Ohio – This holiday season, imagine if the packaging used to send gifts could have as
much personality as the gift itself. Thanks to ShurTech Brands, LLC, marketers of Duck® brand
products, your package can show its true colors with decorative and trendy packaging tapes.

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09/30/2011

Duck® brand products to donate up to $100,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®

 

AVON, Ohio (September 30, 2011) – According to the American Cancer Society, after lung cancer, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women.* So, for the third consecutive year, ShurTech Brands, LLC, marketers of the Duck® brand of duct tapes, packaging supplies and home products, is joining the fight to find a cure by contributing up to $100,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).

 

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09/09/2011

Calling All Football Enthusiasts: Show Your Spirit with College Duck Tape®

 

AVON, Ohio (September 9, 2011) – Loyal football enthusiasts from all over are celebrating their team pride and showing their spirit in tailgate gear, dorm room décor and around-the-house repairs with College Duck Tape® brand duct tape. Now, sports lovers can head to Facebook, put their creativity and love of sports to use and enter the Duck Tape® School Spirit Photo Contest.

 

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09/02/2011

New Stick or Treat Halloween Tradition Could Win You Gobs of Cash!

AVON, Ohio (September 2, 2011) – R.I.P. to the classic tradition of carving a pumpkin that doesn’t last the entire autumn season and leaves a mess for you to clean up. This Halloween, take the carving tools to the graveyard and wrap your real or artificial pumpkin in Duck Tape® brand duct tape. The best-decorated, creepy or costumed creation will win a $1,000 grand prize in the Stick or TreatTM Jack-O-Lantern Contest.

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07/20/2011

Top Couples Win Big in Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest

AVON, Ohio (July 14, 2011) – Students Lindsay Ashby and Jarrid Scott will each head to college $5,000 richer, after winning the 11th annual Duck Tape® brand duct tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest. The seniors combined creativity and duct tape to create one-of-a-kind prom outfits for their high school prom, impressing the judges, including Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan. After being chosen as one of the Top 10 couples, Ashby and Scott went on to amaze the public, receiving a large portion of the more than 21,000 votes sent in between June 17th and July 11th.

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07/20/2011

Real Fans Stick Together™…Round Two…as 12 More Schools Show Their Spirit with College Duck Tape®

AVON, Ohio (July 22, 2011) – Students, alumni and loyal fans, from Oregon to Alabama, have been celebrating their team pride this year with the newest option in team spirit accessories – College Duck Tape® brand duct tape, introduced in early 2011 for 27 colleges featuring the schools’ colors, logos and mascots. Now, supporters at 12 additional schools, from Georgia to Washington, can also go to great lengths to show their spirit in tailgate gear, dorm room décor and around-the-house repairs as Duck Tape® brand duct tape rolls out the following additions to the College Duck Tape® line.

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05/26/2011

Real Fans Stick Together™ at Eighth-Annual Duct Tape Festival

AVON, Ohio (May 25, 2011) – Whether or not your favorite team has a winning record, Real Fans Stick Together to show their loyal support. And this year, they can also attend the eighth-annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival to celebrate their love of sports and pay tribute to America’s favorite fix-all – duct tape. This Father’s Day weekend tradition features fashions, sculptures and parade floats made out of Duck Tape® brand duct tape, along with festival fun, food and entertainment.

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07/22/2010

College Move-In Day: Get a Clean Start to the School Year

AVON, Ohio (July 22, 2010) – College move-in day. The scene is almost always the same: hundreds, sometimes thousands, of students cramming the tight quarters of dormitory rooms or off-campus rental units on a hot summer day with the mission of unpacking their belongings and settling into their new living space as quickly as possible. For parents, this means the daunting task of setting up their child’s “home-away-from-home” – everything from moving in furniture, programming electronics, unpacking clothes, and, of course, cleaning and disinfecting rooms from top to bottom.

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06/19/2010

Duck® Tape Festival Post-Events

AVON, Ohio (June 19, 2010) – A time warp occurred in Avon, Ohio, over Father’s Day weekend with the Seventh-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, complete with a colorful parade that rolled down the streets with participants sporting peace signs, flower power and…Duck® brand duct tape. This year’s festival celebrated all things duct tape in a far-out way by taking festivalgoers on a retro rewind to the 60s, 70s and 80s with a Peace, Love, and…Duck® Tape theme.

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05/21/2010

Duck® Brand Tape Jack-O-Lantern Contest

AVON, Ohio (May 21, 2010) – The art of pumpkin decorating seems to become more intricate every year – from funny faces and scary demons to black cats and witch silhouettes, pumpkin carvers are taking this Halloween tradition to the next level. And, this year, the most creative design could earn $1,000 from the Duck® brand…if it’s made with duct tape.

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05/06/2010

Duck® Brand Donates to Breast Cancer Research

AVON, Ohio (May 6, 2010) – Calling all pink lovers…and charity hounds. Once again, Duck® brand products, marketers of tape, packaging supplies and home products such as Duck® brand duct tape, Duck® brand EZ Start® packaging tape and Smooth Top® Easy Liner® brand shelf liner, is contributing a portion of its sales during the month of October to the fight against breast cancer. This year, up to $75,000 will be donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) to help find a cure for breast cancer.

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04/26/2010

Duck® Brand One Million Facebook Fans Sweepstakes AVON, Ohio (April 26, 2010) – Everyone says there are a million and one uses for duct tape. So why not give the fans of Duck Tape® on Facebook® (www.facebook.com/ducktape) another million reasons to love their favorite crafty, handy fix-all? We’ve reached a milestone in the world of fan pages on Facebook: One Million Fans. So, we’re doing something special to celebrate.

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04/21/2010

Duck® Brand Summerization Ideas for Your Home

AVON, Ohio (April 21, 2010) – Each year, many homeowners take on the task of winterizing their homes, locating problem areas where drafts are abundant and warm air may be escaping. While it’s become common practice to prepare for the cold months, many homeowners are overlooking the fact that the drafts they seal against in the winter may be causing their air conditioners to turn on more than normal over the hot summer months as well.

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03/30/2010

Duck® Tape Jester Donated to Shriners

AVON, Ohio (March 30, 2010) – The New Orleans, La.-based Jerusalem Shriners (local affiliate of Shriners International and Shriners Hospital for Children®) will have a new Mardi Gras-themed sculpture to welcome pediatric patients and help raise money for ongoing care…a Duck Tape® Jester. Created in 2009 by Avon, Ohio-based ShurTech Brands, LLC, marketers of Duck® brand duct tape, for its annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival parade float, the larger-than-life-sized jester head is made almost entirely with Duck® brand duct tape!

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03/14/2010

Duck® Brand Duct Tape Turns Tie-Dye

CHICAGO (March 14-16, 2010) – It’s groovy, man. Duck® brand duct tape is excited to add two hip new patterns of duct tape that are sure to catch the attention of hipsters and fanatics alike – Totally Tie-Dye™ and Cosmic Tie-Dye™

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02/17/2010

Duck Brand® Avon Ohio Heritage Duct Tape Festival Information and Directions

What happens when you combine the 60s, 70s and 80s with duct tape? You create the theme for this year’s Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival – Peace, Love and…Duck Tape. Over Father’s Day Weekend, duct tape enthusiasts and festivalgoers will be treated to the grooviest retro rewind of the year – complete with far-out fashions, sculptures and festival fare.

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02/08/2010

Duck® Brand Duct Tape Roses for Valentines Day

AVON, Ohio (February 8, 2010) – Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it and if you’re looking for a creative way to express your feelings for your sweetheart, then Duck Tape® brand duct tape may have just the idea for you. The ancient symbol of love and beauty, the rose, has long been acquainted with Valentine’s Day festivities. But, the beautiful bouquet the Duck® brand is suggesting is free of thorns and might save you enough money to afford a delicious heart-shaped box of chocolates, too.

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