AVON, Ohio (June 14, 2014) – 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.
A total of 340 participants decked out in Duck Tape® – everything from shirts and skirts to accessories and more – helped officially establish the record for “The Most People Modeling in a Duck Tape® Fashion Show.” To qualify, each participant created and wore an outfit consisting of at least one article of clothing and one accessory made from Duck Tape®, such as a Duck Tape® dress and hair bow or Duck Tape® pants and shoes.
Each participant who rocked the runway received an official Guinness World Records® medallion and was entered in a drawing to win a $500 gift card. An official Guinness World Records® adjudicator was on-site to oversee and confirm the record attempt.
DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE
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 Gummy Bears, Cheetah Kisses and Galaxy.
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 DuckBrand.com for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than 5.8 million fans on Facebook®(facebook.com/ducktape), following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand), following our boards on Pinterest®(pinterest.com/theduckbrand) or watching us on YouTube® (youtube.com/theduckbrand).
SHURTECH BRANDS, LLC
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 ShurTech.com for more information.
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