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.
ShurTech’s collaboration with Alice.com creates a host of consumer benefits, including free shipping, automatic coupons, convenient reordering tools and a shared industry checkout that enables DuckBrand.com customers to also choose household products from more than 300 manufacturers participating on Alice.com. Shopping on DuckBrand.com is ideal for brand new or hard-to-find items like the latest Duck Tape® prints and College Duck Tape®.
“The new DuckBrand.com storefront helps us provide consumers with a faster, easier online shopping experience,” said Dave Rodgers, digital marketing manager for ShurTech Brands, LLC. “The Alice.com platform enables us to have a direct relationship with our consumers and we’re excited to provide a convenient one-stop shop for Duck brand products.”
ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green®, FrogTape®, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.