Published: March 20, 2012

AVON, Ohio (March, 2012) – 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 for their Duck Tape® creations and are sharing their do-it-yourself tips and designs in huge numbers.

What started with a few unique Duck Tape® outfits and bags has evolved into a wildly creative and seriously stylish trend, with enthusiasts using the Duck® brand palette of more than 140 colors and prints to design crafts, fashion, sculpture and more. Duck Tape®  fans can share their own stories, photos and videos on the Duck® Facebook® page. 

"We have the most creative and devoted fans around, and we're thrilled that our Facebook® page provides a forum for so many of their designs and tips, as well as the newest Duck Tape® products and contests," said Bill Kahl, executive vice president of marketing for ShurTech Brands, LLC. "This incredible milestone is a testament to the originality, quality and diversity of our patterns, and highlights just how versatile Duck Tape® really is."


An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation, which now includes more than 140 colors, prints 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 prints such as Mustache, Graffiti and Zig-Zag. 

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® (

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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