Published: November 05, 2013

AVON, Ohio (Nov. 5, 2013) – 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.

“The Duck Tape® crafting phenomenon continues to grow, and, as always, it’s our mission to listen to duct tape users and provide the tools they need to personalize their creations,” said Scott Sommers, director of marketing for DIY Tapes at ShurTech Brands, LLC, the company that markets Duck Tape®. “Partnering with a tried-and-true brand like Fiskars® helps us offer another great way for crafters to complete their projects with style.”

“Both Duck® brand duct tape and Fiskars® share a commitment to creating innovative products that help people express their creativity,” said Jay Gillespie, Fiskars® vice president of brand marketing. “This partnership is a perfect fit, and we’re looking forward to giving enthusiasts tools that make creating with Duck Tape® easier than ever before.”

The scissors will be available at select retailers in June 2014. For inspiration or to share your Duck Tape®creations, go to or visit the brands’ social media platforms.



An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes a vibrant assortment of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses. Duck Tape® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and designs such as Mustache, Cheeta Kisses and Comic Book.

Duck Tape® is marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, and the Duck® brand, which offers an array of tapes, packaging supplies and home products that provide simple, imaginative and helpful solutions for a variety of tasks around the home, school and office. Visit for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than five million fans on Facebook®(, following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand), following our boards on Pinterest®( or watching us on YouTube® (


Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled scissors are a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands including: Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649, Fiskars has over 360 years of product quality excellence and is Finland’s oldest company. Please visit and


ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, FrogTape®, Painter’s Mate Green®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip® brands. Visit for more information.

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