Published: September 19, 2013

AVON, Ohio (September 2013) – 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.

On Sept. 18, 2013, the NorthCoast 99 program recognized ShurTech Brands as one of Northeast Ohio’s leading organizations for building and maintaining a great workplace. The NorthCoast 99 program is developed and presented by ERC, Northeast Ohio's largest professional organization dedicated to human resources practices, programs and services. ShurTech Brands is named among 99 area companies that span more than 20 industries, including manufacturers, health and human service organizations, technology companies and professional services firms, that received the award.

Also, in June 2013, The Plain Dealer named ShurTech Brands a “Top Workplace,” a designation received by 100 local companies based on a survey completed by more than 78,000 employees in Northeast Ohio. The survey assessed employee workplace satisfaction to determine companies that have an exceptional culture and promote a positive work environment. More than 250 companies participated, with 100 earning the honor of “Top Workplace.”

“We are incredibly honored to once again receive such distinguished designationsIt's extremely high praise that our partners consider themselves proud members of the ShurTech Brands family,” said John Kahl, CEO of ShurTech Brands. “It's engrained in our culture to promote open communication, reflect appreciation and consideration, and offer opportunities for all our partners to learn and grow. We are privileged to be included with so many outstanding Greater Cleveland area companies – and we aspire to remain among these leading-edge organizations for many years to come.”



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.