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We’re All “Pros” In The Tape Industry

I got a call first thing this morning from a prospective customer who was looking for a new tape supplier.  That’s a great way to start the day. He began by telling me that he was “firing” his current supplier

Any Color You Want, As Long As It Is Black

Unlike a lot of online companies, we still have a toll free phone number (four, actually) and we still answer the phone.  The questions we get are almost always more easily answered online through our content-rich web sites, but we

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A “” Blog Post Actually About Buying Gaffers Tape

I have just spent two days trying to accommodate a loyal customer who had recently changed jobs and was no longer able to purchase from us.  He had gone out of his way to ask us to register as a

Gaffers Tape Inspires Font Designer

Truth be told, the blog is rarely about gaffers tape, but that’s a story for another time. Today I came across what might be the most unusual use for gaffers tape that I have seen in 20+ years of

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Can Some Well Placed Gaffers Tape Help You Get What’s Coming To You?

I don’t watch much television, and if I do, its usually “late night”. I’m always surprised to see how prominently musical equipment manufacturers logos are displayed when you see bands on programs like Late Night With David Letterman or The Tonight Show. While

This Will Make One Heck Of A Tape Ball

Check out this story about a tape artist and Shurtape, and a tape manufacturer in Hickory, NC. Sun Kwak, a Korean artist, is using over three miles of black masking tape to create an abstract art installation at the Brooklyn

Gaffers Tape Differences

I spend a lot of my time on the phone with new customers. Having a great crew to take care of shipping orders, purchasing from vendors, managing web sites and taking care of administrative duties means that I get to

A while ago I took my family to see The Lion King last night at Memorial Auditorium in Raleigh, NC. What a terrific show! Memorial Auditorium has been a great customer of ours for a long time and they are

You’ve Got To Be Confident To Label Your Cases In Pink!

I usually end a blog posting with an invitation for your to send us an interesting use for something we sell. I got a really good followup from a customer who buys gaffers tape from us. This company uses the

Forget About Ever Getting Gaffers Tape “Back In The Box”

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When we started selling adhesive backed tapes back in the 1980’s, information regarding manufacturers, specifications, name brands, etc. were pretty straight forward Over the last 25 years we have continued to see consolidation of manufacturing and brand names in a

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