Published: 10/2/2013

AVON, Ohio (October 2013) – It’s bringing the iconic space saga Star Wars from a galaxy far, far away to your fingertips! Duck Tape® announces the launch of Star Wars Duck Tape® – a new licensed design that is guaranteed to get crafters, artists, movie buffs and Star Wars aficionados taping in lightspeed!

The latest addition to the Duck Tape® brand duct tape palette of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses, this new tape includes Anakin Skywalker, Yoda and Chewbacca acting as dueling forces against Darth Vader and his troopers, complete with the classic yellow Star Wars logo. Perfect for personalizing everyday accessories and creating one-of-a-kind crafts and decorations for both Jedi and Sith, this tape will help make sure the Force – and anything else – sticks with you.

"The epic good-versus-evil premise of Star Wars  has made it a timeless story for all generations, and we're excited to introduce Star Wars  Duck Tape® to our creative and faithful Duck® brand enthusiasts," said Traci Finkelmeier, director of licensed products at ShurTech Brands, LLC, the company that markets Duck Tape®. "Whether it's detailing a costume, decorating your cell phone or giving it as the perfect gift to that Star Wars devotee in your life, Star Wars Duck Tape® has endless appeal."

Star Wars Duck Tape® is available now at retailers nationwide. For inspiration or to share your Duck Tape®creation, visit DuckBrand.com.    

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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 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 DuckBrand.com for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than five 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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