Published: 7/2/2014

AVON, Ohio (June 2014) – It’s a delightful combination that’s sure to inspire creativity. Duck® brand duct tape and NERDS®candies are teaming up to deliver a sweet new Duck Tape® design!

NERDS® Duck Tape® is a playful blend of sweet and sticky – starring the tiny, tangy, crunchy candies on a bright and colorful roll. The newest addition to the Duck® brand palette of hundreds of colors, designs and licenses, NERDS® Duck Tape® is sure to put everlasting fun in the hands of candy lovers.

While Duck Tape® is traditionally relied upon for around-the-house repairs, new designs like NERDS® Duck Tape® are also great for personalization, decoration and customization. Add some pop to notebooks and other school supplies, fashion one-of-a-kind accessories and apparel, or enhance just about anything with a touch of pizzazz. NERDS® Duck Tape® is also a perfect solution to dress up parties – use it on accessories, décor and favor bags, or let it save the day when you’re in a pinch with quick fixes and temporary repairs.

“We are excited to expand our offering of licensed Duck Tape® with a whole new category: candy! NERDS® Duck Tape® is sure to add a sweet twist to craft projects, themed décor, around-the-house repairs and so much more,” said Traci Finkelmeier, director of marketing, Home & Office and Licensing at ShurTech Brands LLC, the company that markets Duck Tape® brand duct tape. “This is a perfect blend. NERDS® are known as the candy you can ‘eat in your own way,’ just as Duck Tape® is a product you can use in your own way – the possibilities are endless.”

NERDS® Duck Tape® is available now at retailers nationwide. For more information about this – or the rest of the Duck® brand palette – visit



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 for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than 5.8 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.

NERDS® is a registered trademark of Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.

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